Business & Event News

Business News | Sep 07, 2016
Mouser Announces Availability of TI's OPT3002 Light-to-Digital Sensor
Mouser Announces Availability of TI's OPT3002 Light-to-Digital Sensor Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the OPT3002 light-to-digital sensor from Texas Instruments (TI). Greatly improving system performance over standard photodiodes and photoresistors, the fully-integrated OPT3002 delivers the functionality of an optical power meter all within a single small device. Offering a wide spectral bandwidth, flexible and automated light measuring over a 23-bit effective dynamic range, and a simplified software and set-up configuration, this low-power optical sensor is ideal for use in optical spectral systems that require detection of a variety of wavelengths, such as optically-based diagnostic systems, or even as a low-power, battery-operated wake-up sensor. Read more »
Business News | Aug 30, 2016
EPIC Strengthens Team with Carmen Ferrari
EPIC Strengthens Team with Carmen Ferrari Carmen Ferrari, a certified meetings professional with a bachelor in business administration, joins EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium) as Events and Marketing Manager. Carmen is passionate about bringing people together and has a wealth of experience in facilitating interaction among individuals. Read more »
Business News | Aug 23, 2016
Acquisition of Nualight’s LED Driver Business Strengthens Fulham’s European Channels
Fulham Company Group, a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the LED Driver business of Lumotech, based in Alkmaar, Netherlands, from Nualight, a manufacturer of specialty LED products. With completion of this acquisition, Lumotech will become Fulham’s new European Design Centre. Read more »
Event Post Show Report | Aug 12, 2016
InterLumi Panama 2016 Made Its Inauguration in a Complete Success
InterLumi Panama 2016 Made Its Inauguration in a Complete Success InterLumi Panama, held its first edition from July 6 - 8 2016, at ATLAPA Convention Center this summer. Attracting over 120 companies from 18 countries/regions and 1,977 high quality visitors from 27 countries/regions, InterLumi Panama 2016 has launched its first step to introduce LATAM’s lighting market to the whole world. Read more »
Business News | Aug 03, 2016
Fulham Opens New European Headquarters and Design Centre
Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has established a new European headquarters and design centre in Alkmaar in the Netherlands. Opening of the new regional headquarters follows Fulham Group’s recent asset acquisition of Lumotech’s LED driver business which itself is based in Alkmaar. The transaction to acquire Lumotech assets was completed on June 30, 2016. Read more »
Business News | Jul 26, 2016
ams Acquires Color and Spectral Sensing Specialist MAZeT
ams Acquires Color and Spectral Sensing Specialist MAZeT ams AG, a leading provider of high performance sensors and analog ICs, has closed the transaction to acquire 100% of the shares in the color and spectral sensing systems specialist MAZeT GmbH for an undisclosed amount in cash. The strategic acquisition extends ams’ market leadership in advanced optical sensors and strengthens ams’ position in emerging optical sensing applications. Read more »
Business News | Jul 14, 2016
Infineon to Acquire Wolfspeed for US Dollar 850 Million in Cash
Infineon to Acquire Wolfspeed for US Dollar 850 Million in Cash Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced today that Infineon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wolfspeed Power and RF division (“Wolfspeed”) of Cree. The deal also includes the related SiC wafer substrate business for power and RF power. The purchase price for this planned all-cash transaction is US Dollar 850 million (approximately Euro 740 million). This acquisition will enable Infineon to provide the broadest offering in compound semiconductors and will further strengthen Infineon as a leading supplier of power and RF power solutions in high-growth markets such as electro-mobility, renewables and next-generation cellular infrastructure relevant for IoT. Read more »
Event News | Jul 11, 2016
Intel, LG Display, Dolby Laboratories, Audi and More Slated to Preset at the OLEDs World Summit 2016
Intel, LG Display, Dolby Laboratories, Audi and More Slated to Preset at the OLEDs World Summit 2016 Join top OLED display, lighting and material developers at the 18th annual OLEDs World Summit, taking place September 20-22 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA. For nearly two-decades, the OLEDs World Summit has served as a homecoming for the display and lighting industries and provided a platform for them to highlight successes, address challenges and network. This year you can expect a complete overview of the industry. Read more »
News-Spot | Business News | Jun 27, 2016
Honglitronic's High Power AC LED Module Obtained the CE Certificate
Honglitronic's High Power AC LED Module Obtained the CE Certificate Honglitronic high power AC LED module obtained the CE certificate, 10W LE002,and 20W LE003, that means that the products meet European Union’s safety and EMC standard with CE certified lable.The LED components with CE certification could be an advantage for customers to make use of in the design of lamps and lanterns, and cost saving. It also can help the client to shorten down the lamps and lanterns’ CE certification cycle. Read more »
Business News | Jun 22, 2016
Mouser Electronics Now Shipping Cree’s Next Generation of XLamp XPG LEDs
Mouser Electronics Now Shipping Cree’s Next Generation of XLamp XPG LEDs Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new XLamp® XP-G3 LEDs from Cree. This third generation of the XLamp XPG platform incorporates elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform for high reliability at high operating temperatures. The LEDs deliver 31 percent more lumens and 8 percent higher lumens-per-watt than the previous generation. Optimized for directional, high-lumen applications, from indoor and outdoor to portable and lamp retrofits, the XP-G3 LEDs deliver the benefits of the XP-G platform — a compact, 3.45 × 3.45mm package and established ecosystem — enabling designers to simplify the design process and shorten time to market. Read more »
Event Announcement | Event News | May 31, 2016
LpS 2016 – The Leading European Lighting Conference Announced a Comprehensive Program
LpS 2016 – The Leading European Lighting Conference Announced a Comprehensive Program The 6th International LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2016) in Bregenz, Austria, from September 20th to 22nd, has increased the conference program to 5 parallel running tracks with 100+ lectures, 4 workshops, 3 forums and 3 top-level keynotes. The three days of the symposium have been divided into a “Strategy Day” followed by a “Technology and Design Day” and ending with a “Solution Day”. In addition to the outstanding conference program, over 100 exhibitors will present latest innovations and the current status of LED and OLED lighting in the 3,000 square meter exhibition area. The organizers are expecting more than 1,500 visitors from over 50 countries. Read more »
Resources | LpR Article | Event-Reports | Trends | May 30, 2016
Light + Building Post Show Report: The Six Most Noteworthy Observations by LED professional
Light + Building Post Show Report: The Six Most Noteworthy Observations by LED professional In the weeks and months before the show it was obvious that the major topics were going to be IoT and connectivity. There are many reasons for this. One is that LED lighting has become established but the big deals for smart lighting and human centric lighting are missing. IoT seems to be the way to improve communication and enable both smart lighting and HCL. Arno Grabher-Meyer from LED professional gives a summary of his impressions of the fair in regards to these topics, and beyond. Read more »
Business News | May 30, 2016
Samsung’s LED Component Test Lab Approved by UL for UL Total Certification Program
Samsung’s LED Component Test Lab Approved by UL for UL Total Certification Program SEOUL, Korea – May 26, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today announced that its test lab for LED packages and modules has been qualified by UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a widely-recognized global safety science organization, to operate the UL Total Certification Program (TCP), one of the highest levels of testing and qualification under the UL Data Acceptance Program (DAP). Read more »
Business News | May 16, 2016
Sensity Systems and Chinese Academy of Sciences to Construct Global Platform For Smart City Applications and Services
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Sensity Systems Inc., provider of a leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Smart Cities, today announced an agreement under which the two organizations will form a new joint venture in China to focus on the development of smart city solutions for China and sales worldwide. The resultant IoT Platform for Chinese Smart Cities will be application compatible with the current Sensity IoT Smart City Platform, thereby providing application developers access to a global market for cities. Outside of China, the joint venture products will be sold under the Sensity platform program. Read more »
Business News | May 14, 2016
Epistar to Partner with End Product Manufacturers with Increased Issues of 165M Shares
Epistar to Partner with End Product Manufacturers with Increased Issues of 165M Shares The board of Taiwanese LED chip manufacturer Epistar decided to invite strategic partners through Global Depository Receipts (GDR) or private equity (PE). Epistar locates at the upstream in the industry supply chain and the partnership with application clients secures the company’s oversea exit, said Epistar Spokesman RiderChang. In other words, the company intends to partner with the clients of their client through stake investment. Read more »
Event News | News-Spot | May 12, 2016
Luger Research Organizes a One-Day Innovation Workshop with Prof. DDr. Sergei Ikovenko (M.I.T. USA) in Dornbirn, Austria
Luger Research Organizes a One-Day Innovation Workshop with Prof. DDr. Sergei Ikovenko (M.I.T. USA) in Dornbirn, Austria At the 17th of June 2016, Prof. DDr. Sergei Ikovenko, a global leader in systematic innovation, will explain the key strategies for innovations at the Hotel Martinspark. Successful companies like Samsung, Philips, General Electric and Intel have attended Prof. Ikovenko’s workshops before. This is a great opportunity for CEOs, CTOs, R&D Manager, Innovation Managers, Patent Officers and Inventors to get answers on the following key questions: "How to find new markets for your product and technology?" and "What technology you need and how to find it?". Read more »
Event News | May 12, 2016
Codega Prize - International Prize to Lighting Design Excellences
Codega Prize - International Prize to Lighting Design Excellences Milano, 2nd May 2016 – At its 4th edition, the Codega Prize is the international award to Lighting Design excellences which is assigned to professionals for their creativity and know-how in transforming LED technologies in new ideas. Promoted by Assodel (Italian Association of Electronics Clusters) in partnership with IDEA (International Distribution of Electronics Association), under the patronage of APIL (Italian Association of Lighting Professionals), the Prize aims at disseminating the importance of the quality and versatility of LED lighting and of an “intelligent” and integrated use of light. Read more »
Business News | May 06, 2016
Lumileds and Arrow Electronics Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Lumileds and Arrow Electronics announced a strategic agreement for the global distribution of Lumileds comprehensive portfolio of application optimized LEDs including high power, mid power, low power, CoB, color and UV LEDs as well as the infinitely configurable Matrix Platform. The agreement aligns with both companies’ dedication to providing customers with responsive, accelerated service and reliable, high performance solutions. Read more »
News-Spot | Business News | Apr 28, 2016
Memorandum of Understanding between European Photonics Industry Consortium and LUX Photonics Consortium
Memorandum of Understanding between European Photonics Industry Consortium and LUX Photonics Consortium Prof. Tjin Swee Chuan, Chairman of the LUX Photonics Consortium in Singapore, and Carlos Lee, Director General of EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium) signed a collaboration agreement on April 22, 2016. The signature was witnessed by George Loh, Programmes Director at the National Research Foundation of Singapore’s Prime Minister’s Office. Read more »
News-Spot | Business News | Apr 22, 2016
Founders of RAYLASE Receive EPIC Phoenix Award 2016 that Recognizes Entrepreneurship in Photonics
Founders of RAYLASE Receive EPIC Phoenix Award 2016 that Recognizes Entrepreneurship in Photonics RAYLASE Group has its headquarters in Weßling, Germany and a subsidiary in China, located in Shenzhen. Both entities are doing production of components, submodules and software to deflect, modulate and control laser beams in a broad variety of applications e.g. marking, drilling, cutting, engraving and welding in growing and demanding markets worldwide. Read more »
News-Spot | Business News | Apr 12, 2016
LightingEurope Strongly Recommends not Applying Amendments on Tolerances Before the “Single Lighting Regulation” is in Place
LightingEurope Strongly Recommends not Applying Amendments on Tolerances Before the “Single Lighting Regulation” is in Place “Lighting Europe appreciates last week’s proposal from CoolProducts in relation to halogen lamps,” said Diederik de Stoppelaar, Secretary General of LightingEurope, “but believes that such an important change goes beyond halogen lamps and will have a significant effect on all lighting products. The impact of such a change is impossible to predict and prepare at such short notice before the vote of the Regulatory Committee.“ Read more »
Business News | Mar 23, 2016
Lumileds and BluGlass Cooperate for Developing Certain RPCVD Enhanced LEDs
Lumileds and BluGlass Cooperate for Developing Certain RPCVD Enhanced LEDs Australian technology innovator BluGlass Limited has today announced that it has entered into an exclusive collaboration agreement with Lumileds. Lumileds develops, manufactures and distributes LEDs and automotive lighting products. The two companies will work together to explore potential use of low temperature RPCVD for specific LED applications defined by the agreement. This agreement follows on from the initial collaboration of BluGlass and Lumileds. Read more »
Business News | Mar 21, 2016
Nichia Corporation and Future Lighting Solutions Announce Partnership
Nichia Corporation, the pioneer and the leader in LED technology and Future Lighting Solutions (FLS), the world-class leader and innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, today announce a new distribution agreement covering the Americas and Europe*. Read more »
News-Spot | Project News | Business News | Mar 11, 2016
5000m2 LED Museum Opens in October 2016
5000m2 LED Museum Opens in October 2016 Responding to the call of national policy, Guangzhou Hongli Opto – Electronic Co., Ltd. has been committing to delivering innovation in LED (Light Emitting Diode) research and development in the past years, which has injected new blood and cultural element for the industry. Read more »
Event News | Mar 11, 2016
Illuminotronica 2016: LED Lighting, Smart Technologies and Customized Solutions to Achieve Wellbeing, Safety and Energy Savings
Illuminotronica 2016:  LED Lighting, Smart Technologies and Customized Solutions to Achieve Wellbeing, Safety and Energy Savings Milan, March 5 - Smart lighting, Li-Fi, OLED, Internet of Things, Solid State Lighting. All these words are related to innovation and new technologies which are changing - after the introduction of LEDs in lighting sector - our way of thinking light in different scenarios. Not to mention the high performance and lower costs that make LED a pervasive technology, with growth peaks in all applications. Read more »
Event News | Mar 09, 2016
Photoptics 2016 Report
Photoptics 2016 Report PHOTOPTICS 2016 – The 4th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology took place in Rome - Italy, from February 27 to 29. PHOTOPTICS 2016 was held covering a broad range of related fields on Optics, Photonics and Lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. After a strict selection process, the PHOTOPTICS program included full papers (13% of submissions) and short papers (28% of submissions). Additionally 19% of submissions papers were accepted for poster presentation. With these acceptance ratios, we can assume that PHOTOPTICS next editions tend to be a quality conferences with high caliber. Read more »
Event News | Mar 08, 2016
Over 100 Seminars on Design, Market and Technology at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016
Over 100 Seminars on Design, Market and Technology at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Experts share industry forecasts through interactive THINKLIGHT programme Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE), continues to work towards exposing the market’s untapped potential. The fair’s 21st edition, scheduled to take place from 9 – 12 June 2016 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, features an event programme that focuses on promoting out-of-the-box thinking and pushing the boundaries of conventional lighting concepts. Read more »
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