Press Releases

Nichia’s Direct Mountable Chip LED “Highly Commended” at Lux Awards 2017

On November 16, 2017, Nichia was awarded the “Highly Commended” at LUX Awards 2017 in London, organized by Lux Live and the Lighting Industry Association (LIA). Nichia’s product, Direct Mountable Chip, was competing in the “Enabling Technology” category and was rewarded for its creativity and sustainability in lighting enabling new …

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TI’s new automotive LED lighting controller puts the power in designers’ hands

Achieve higher power, better reliability and thermal dissipation in automotive LED lighting systems by selecting a controller and external MOSFET DALLAS  – Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the first 3-channel high-side linear automotive light-emitting diode (LED) controller without internal MOSFETs which gives designers greater flexibility for their lighting …

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Dialog Semiconductor Acquires ams LED Backlight Technology and Backlight Product Portfolio

Dialog Semiconductor plc reported that it acquired ams AG’s LED backlight technology and product portfolio including LED backlight drivers. Also as part of the purchase, Dialog obtained particular ams intellectual property rights. ams says that the LED backlight products are already in volume production with Asia Pacific TV makers. Dialog …

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Ultravision International Enters Four-Year Agreement with Lamar Advertising Company for LED Lights and Displays

Partnership furthers industry adoption of energy-efficient LED lighting DALLAS–Ultravision International, a world-leading innovator and manufacturer of LED displays and LED lighting, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ: LAMR), a leading owner and operator of outdoor advertising and logo sign displays, for Lamar …

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Eleven New SBIR-STTR Grants Awarded for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded 10 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants and one Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant for projects targeting critical advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The 11 FY17 grants will explore the technical merit and commercial potential of different innovative …

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Maxim’s Automotive LED Controller Eliminates Trade-Off Between Fast Response Time and Low EMI for Exterior Lighting and Improved Safety Applications

MAX20078 provides high performance, ease of design, and fast time-to-market for advanced front lighting applications San Jose, California USA——The MAX20078 synchronous buck, high-brightness LED controller from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) is the only product available which provides both fast response time and low electromagnetic interference (EMI) for exterior …

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