Business News | Jan 24, 2007

Color Kinetics illuminates "store of the future" for national retail federation

New York, NY - National Retail Federation Convention & Expo - Color Kinetics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CLRK), a leading innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, announced today the exclusive selection of its LED systems to bring dynamic, customizable effects to the X07 Store of the Future - an 11,000 square foot exhibit at the 96th annual National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention & Expo. Read more »

Business News | Jan 24, 2007

Lighting science group announces private label agreement with Philips Solid State

DALLAS–Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG) (OTCBB: LSGP), a leading provider of energy-efficient and environmentally responsible LED lighting solutions announced today that it signed a private label agreement with Solid State Lighting, N.A., a business unit of Philips Lighting Company, a division of Philips Electronics North America Corporation, whereby Philips will private label the Company’s patented LED lowbay lighting products for global sales and distribution under Philips’ brand. Read more »

Business News | Jan 17, 2007

UTEK Corporation completes technology transfer with cyberlux corporation

Tampa, Florida USA, Durham, North Carolina USA, & Santa Barbara, California USA--UTEK Corporation, a specialty finance company focused on technology transfer, and Cyberlux Corporation, a provider of LED lighting solutions, today announced that Cyberlux has acquired Hybrid Lighting Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UTEK Corporation in a restricted stock transaction. Read more »

Business News | Jan 17, 2007

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors choose RS to provide their online Light Shop in Europe and Asia

RS Components is pleased to announce that it has entered into a sales partnership agreement with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, as part of the lighting semiconductor specialists’ new Internet Light Shop initiative. Read more »

Business News | Jan 16, 2007

Lighting Science Group commences shipment of LED lowbay fixtures to OptiLED holdings

Lighting Science Group Corporation, a leading provider of energy efficient and environmentally responsible lighting solutions, has commenced shipping its Optimized Digital Lighting(TM) (ODL) Lowbay LED fixtures to OptiLED Holdings Co. Ltd. (OptiLED(TM)), a leading marketer and distributor of LED products in the Asia Pacific Region. Read more »

Business News | Jan 09, 2007

Cree, Inc. announces 2007 second quarter earnings call webcast

K&L (Kinglumi), China, a major producer of high specification LED light bulbs, has established a sales office in London, UK, to serve the UK lighting industry. Read more »

Business News | Jan 05, 2007

Kinglumi opens UK sales office

k-l1-gif K&L (Kinglumi), China, a major producer of high specification LED light bulbs, has established a sales office in London, UK, to serve the UK lighting industry. Read more »

Business News | Jan 05, 2007

SemiLEDs closed investment round with Powerchip Semiconductor Group

Milpitas, California and Hsinchu, Taiwan– SemiLEDs Corporation and PowerChip Group jointly announced today that SemiLEDs has secured an investment by Powerchip Semiconductor Corp., Taiwan's biggest DRAM Company. Read more »

Business News | Jan 05, 2007

Philips announces 100% ownership of Lumileds

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHI) today announced it has obtained full ownership of Philips Lumileds Lighting, the world leader in highpower light emitting diodes (LEDs) and pioneer in LED technology for every day purposes. Read more »

Business News | Dec 28, 2006

LED manufacturer Edison Opto Corporation is opening a new plant in China

first_compo-gif Edison Opto Corporation, a Taiwanese specialist high power LEDs manufacturer, that is being represented by distributor First Components in Europe, has established another production facility in Heng-Li, DongGuan in China. Read more »

Business News | Dec 28, 2006

Seoul Semiconductor and Avnet Electronics Marketing Sign Distribution Agreement

Seoul, Global LED leader Seoul Semiconductor has selected Avnet Electronics Marketing to distribute its entire line of LED and solid state illumination products in the Americas. The partnership makes energy-efficient lighting solutions and other LED applications more readily available to North American manufacturers though LightSpeed, Avnet’s new illumination-focused business unit. Read more »

Business News | Dec 19, 2006

Changes to the managing board of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors: Josef Ringsgwandl appointed chief financial officer

Josef Ringsgwandl                                                                   Robert Wittgen Regensburg: On January 1, 2007 Josef Ringsgwandl (49) will take over as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from Robert Wittgen (48) on the Managing Board of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. Read more »

Business News | Dec 19, 2006

Super Vision gains $9.0 million in funding for LED lighting plan

Super Vision has secured $9 million in funding to execute its new business strategy that includes a focus on LED lighting systems. Read more »

Business News | Dec 12, 2006

Showa Denko K.K. to increase ultra bright red/yellow LED capacity

Tokyo, Japan--Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has decided to increase its capacity for producing aluminum-gallium-indium-phosphide (AlGaInP) ultra bright LED chips to meet growing demand for use in LCD backlighting and automotive parts. Read more »

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