News-Spot | Business News | Jan 17, 2012

IMS Research Expects 2012 Packaged GaN LED Revenues to Stay below 2010 Results

IMS Research expects the 2012 packaged LEDs revenue to stay below the 2010 results after the decrease in 2011 and to grow between 2013 and 2016 due to lighting After 60% growth in 2010, the gallium nitride (GaN) LED market is now expected to fall 6% in 2011 to $8.0B as shown in the figure below and reported in IMS Research’s latest Quarterly GaN LED Supply/Demand Report which tracks and forecasts all aspects of the LED market quarterly. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 16, 2012

e:lumix Technology AG Expands Production Facilities with Fab in Augsburg / Germany

Thomas Zabel, CEO of e:lumix Technologie AG presenting an LED module assembled with the most recent generation of e:lumix "Pirate" LEDs in front of the huge 2.2m integrating sphere The innovative manufacturer and service provider in the area of LED semiconductor technology, e:lumix Technologie AG, announces the expansion of the Augsburg, Germany location to the Headquarters of Technology with their project “Augsburg – FAB6.1”. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 16, 2012

Zumtobel Group Announces Changes in Management at Components Subsidiary Tridonic

Changes are taking place in the management team of the Zumtobel Group's components business (Tridonic brand): Tridonic CEO Walter Ziegler and COO Rüdiger Kofahl are to leave the company at the end of January. For an interim period, the Chairman of the Management Board of Zumtobel AG, Harald Sommerer, will be taking charge of the management of Tridonic in addition to his role as Group CEO, working closely with Tridonic CFO Werner Blum. Executive search measures are being initiated to fill the two vacancies. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 16, 2012

ALT Provides Full Worldwide Service Even During the Chinese New Year

Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) has a reputation for its world class products and services. During the Chinese New Year (January 21-29, 2012), ALT provides non-stop worldwide customer service for any inquiries. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 13, 2012

Fischer Elektronik Launches New Website

A stylish look, optimised operator guidance and integrated social media are among the features of Fischer Elektronik’s brand new web presence. Read more »

News-Spot | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 10, 2012

Marvell Launches Smart Energy Management Platforms for Appliances and LED Lighting Solutions

Marvell, a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced two smart energy management platforms for smart appliance and LED lighting applications, which give consumers the ability to conveniently manage their smart appliances and lighting solutions from anywhere in the world, minimizing wasteful energy consumption and furthering the seamlessly connected lifestyle. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 10, 2012

Eulitha Signs Collaboration Agreement with EV Group to Establish Low-Cost-of-Ownership Nanopatterning Solution for HB-LED Manufacturing

Eulitha AG, a pioneer and leader in the production of high-quality nanostructures using advanced lithography techniques, today announced that it has signed a joint-development and licensing agreement with EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets. EVG will integrate Eulitha’s PHABLE™ mask-based ultraviolet (UV) photolithography technology with EVG’s automated mask aligner product platform with the goal of developing a low-cost-of-ownership (CoO) nanopatterning solution to enable the production of high-brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs). With demo capabilities in place already, the first products are expected to ship in 2012. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 10, 2012

TÜV SÜD America Opens Energy Efficiency Lab

TÜV SÜD America Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of its new 30,000 square foot Energy Efficiency Center of Excellence located just north of Atlanta, Ga. The new NVLAP* ISO/IEC17025- accredited laboratory allows TÜV SÜD to test and certify products to global energy efficiency programs. Services include ENERGY STAR®, Lighting Facts Label, California Title 24/20, IEC 60529/IPXX, IES files, NRTL Certification, CE Marking, ENEC Mark, Energy-related Products (ErP) Directive, RoHS, and CONUEE. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Jan 10, 2012

Spark Solar&Wind Hybrid LED Street Light Project in Guiyang City, China

SPARK's Solar&Wind hybrid LED Street lights were widely recognized by market in the world wide by its outstanding energy-saving advantage At the Garden Street, nanming district, Guiyang city, All the Solar&Wind hybrid LED Street lights from SPARK will lightened in the evenings, which break the darkness of the night. They not only make the city’s night more beautiful, but also provide the reliable and green lighting source for the residents. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 09, 2012

Bias Power Universal Input/Output BPWXL Series LED Drivers Now Available from Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from Bias Power. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 09, 2012

Farnell Signs Exclusive Agreement to Stock Low Profile LED Lighting Connectors from JAE

Farnell becomes the first European distributor to stock LED lighting connectors from JAE Farnell has added three new designs of LED lighting connectors to the range of products it offers from interconnection specialist JAE. The agreement between the two companies, which includes an exclusivity period of six months, will see Farnell become the first European distributor to stock the ES3 series. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 04, 2012

Reed Exhibitions and China Solid State Lighting Association Hold Taiwan Press Conference to Promote Communication and Development in LED Industry

End of December, Reed Exhibitions held a joint press conference with the China Solid State Lighting Association (CSA) in Jinghua, Taiwan. The two parties, co-organizers of Green Lighting Shanghai 2012 and CHINASSL 2012, were keen to unearth opportunities for bilateral cooperation and boost development. About 100 people, including representatives from the leading lighting companies and electronics manufacturers in Taiwan, as well as several members of the local trade and mass media, attended the press conference. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 03, 2012

ALT Announces 3 Year Warranty on Entire Product Line

Aeon Lighting Technology Inc, a leading manufacturer of high power LED lamps, announces a fantastic update to its product line, which will benefit ALT’s customers worldwide. Due to the proven reliability and long-term performance of the LED lamps, ALT is enhancing its product warranty to provide a full three years of standard products. This major announcement is effective as of January 1st, 2012. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Jan 03, 2012

Prolight Opto Will Move Into the New Plant in January 2012

In 2004, Prolight Opto was founded with the goal of promoting solid-state lighting technologies and keeping our beloved Earth evergreen. As one of Taiwan’s professional manufacturer in LED packaging, Prolight Opto dedicated its research, development and manufacturing towards producing high reliable middle and high power LED light source. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 22, 2011

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Red Phosphors in Korea

On December 20th, 2011, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (“MCC” “; Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshimitsu Kobayashi), has filed an infringement lawsuit in Seoul Central District Court against a USpany, Intematix Corporation and a Korean distributor, GVP, to enjoin them from importing and selling their phosphor products, claiming that they infringe a red phosphor patent in Korea (No. 816693) which is owned by MCC and National Institute of Material Science. Read more »


Nichia UV LED Technology Supports Evolving Markets

Nichia UV LED Technology Supports Evolving Markets Nichia, a leading global specialist in LED technology, is now aiming to extend its dominance to the UV market following its impressive showcase at the recent RadTech 2020 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida, USA. The company's latest solutions remain ideal for curing applications, but an ... Read more »


TLCI + CRI 90-95 LEDs for Broadcast Illumination

TLCI + CRI 90-95 LEDs for Broadcast Illumination Optimize sports lighting for broadcast videography with the best possible illumination for eyes and cameras. Cree XLamp XP-L2 and XHP50.2 LEDs provide a natural "daylight" experience to indoor & night events while reducing the lighting intensity and manual color correction needed for excellent ... Read more »


Advanced "Super-Planckian" Material Exhibits LED-Like Light When Heated

Advanced "Super-Planckian" Material Exhibits LED-Like Light When Heated Could there be a new kind of light in the universe? Since the late 19th century, scientists have understood that, when heated, all materials emit light in a predictable spectrum of wavelengths. Research published this week in Nature Scientific Reports presents a material that emits light when ... Read more »


Ecosense Enters Replacement LED Lamp Business by Buying Soraa Shares

Ecosense Enters Replacement LED Lamp Business by Buying Soraa Shares Ecosense®, a leading LED technology company, announced today that it has acquired assets from Soraa, a designer and manufacturer of full-spectrum LED lamps based in Fremont, California. Under the terms of the deal, Ecosense acquires the Soraa name, intellectual property and lamps, including the ... Read more »


WEBINAR (May 14th): How to Achieve Better Products to the Eye Through Virtual Prototyping?

WEBINAR (May 14th): How to Achieve Better Products to the Eye Through Virtual Prototyping? In the CADFEM webinar on May, 14, 2020 you will learn, how physics-based simulations - virtual prototyping - contribute to develop better lighting products. The live presentation pictures the whole process - from editing the geometric model to the definition of light sources and sensors to the use ... Read more »