News-Spot | Business News | Apr 03, 2015

Welcome to the Future of Light - A Letter from Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

I am pleased to announce that as of April 1, Philips Lumileds and Philips Automotive Lighting division have officially joined forces to form a new company: Lumileds. Our combined strengths promise to keep us on the leading edge as we continue to shape the future of light. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Mar 30, 2015

KOTRA Offers Travel Incentives to Qualified Buyers Attending LED/OLED EXPO

In its 13th year, LED & OLED Expo is expected to draw approximately 350 companies from Asia, Europe and the U.S The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) is ready to help pay your way to attend LED & OLED Expo 2015. KOTRA is offering a tiered incentive program, including airfare and hotel accommodations, for qualified buyers to attend the LED & OLED Expo which will be held June 23-26, 2015 at KINTEX, located outside Seoul, Korea. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Mar 27, 2015

GILE 2015 Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Adressing the Future of Light

For their 20th anniversary, GILE is striving for an even more dedicated event program Evolution of the lighting and LED industries has been significant, and both are becoming more valuable by going beyond basic illumination. Technological advancements are enhancing lighting focuses on energy efficiency and aesthetics to include a transformation to a form of communication. The future of lighting will be integrated into users’ daily lives and enhance well-being, and presents numerous opportunities for users to directly interact with lighting to create dynamic ambience, optimise work performance, heighten security and improve health. The 20th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, scheduled to run from 9 – 12 June 2015 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, is the most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia. As such, the fair is positioned to help industry players recognise new market opportunities. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 26, 2015

Nanoco and Marl Cooperate to Develop Lighting Products with Cadmium-free Quantum Dots

Quantum dots are recognized to being a promising solution for tuning white light from LEDs for a high CRI and improved light quality Nanoco Group plc, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, and Marl International, a pioneer of the LED lighting industry, today announced that they have entered into a partnership to bring novel LED lighting products to market. The new products will feature Nanoco’s cadmium-free quantum dot technology. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 19, 2015

Lambda Research Corp. Collaborates with LUXeXceL to Produce Printed Optics

A custom lens array designed by TracePro and printed by LUXeXceL Lambda Research Corporation, a leading designer and publisher of the TracePro illumination and optical design software, has collaborated with LUXeXceL to produce customized 3D printed plastic optics. Read more »

News-Spot | Event Announcement | Mar 17, 2015

EBV Invites to the First EBV Lighting Academy

The EBV Lighting Academy is supported by Luger Research / LED professional EBV is excited and pleased to inform you that we, EBV Elektronik’s Vertical Segment Lighting, want to invite you to our first EBV Lighting Academy event at March, the 23rd and 24th in Munich. It’s a 2-day-seminar full of speeches and presentations that will provoke the most interest in LED luminaire, lamp and system designers. The purpose of our seminar is to educate you in Solid State Lighting technology and inform you about the latest trends and developments, but also entering into a dialogue to understand and elaborate on your needs and requirements. It’s primarily targeting an R&D audience, so the content of the presentations is of deep technical nature. Presentations are held by university professors and high-class industry experts. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 11, 2015

Epistar Licenced ALLOS’ GaN-on-Si Epiwafer Technology

Epistar licenced GaN-on-Si technology from ALLOS Semiconductors and concluded the first phases of the technology transfer successfully Leading LED maker Epistar Corporation, Taiwan and the engineering and consulting company ALLOS Semiconductors, Germany announced today that Epistar licensed ALLOS’ unique gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) technology and that the initial phases of the technology transfer project have already been concluded successfully. Read more »

News-Spot | Products, Materials & Tools | Event News | Mar 10, 2015

Essemtec to Present Innovations at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015

One of Essemtec's highlights at the fair is the Paraquda G2. It is the world’s first machine that combines three different processes within one platform Essemtec AG, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, will exhibit at booth #7.135 at SMT/HYBRID/PACKAGING, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 in Nuremberg. Company representatives will demonstrate the latest generation of Paraquda pick-and-place system and Scorpion dispensing system. Other highlights will be the new SMT storage device Cubus Large and the new highly flexible and cost-effective pick-and-place system Lynx. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Mar 06, 2015

ALT Presents Lighting Solutions for Harsh Environment at Taiwan INT’L Lighting Show 2015

Exemplary collection of ALT's LED products that are on display at the Taiwan International Lighting Fair Leading High-Power LED lighting manufacturer Aeon Lighting Technology Inc. is attending 2015 Taiwan International Lighting Fair to showcase its LED illuminations designed to operate in harsh conditions for both indoor and outdoor use. Lightings equipped with higher brightness, IP68 waterproof, anti minus 65°C low temperature and anti-explosion function are expected to attract buyer’s attention. The fair will be a chance for professional LED buyers and LED end-users to see and experience ALT’s all-new high-quality lighting products. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 04, 2015

Samsung Electronics Expands Digital Display Portfolio with YESCO Electronics Acquisition

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its acquisition of Logan, Utah-based YESCO Electronics, LLC, a leading LED sign and display manufacturer with more than 2,000 installations across the U.S. and abroad. The acquisition reinforces Samsung’s entry into the LED display market, extending the reach of the company’s pioneering technologies and expertise beyond large-format displays (LFDs) using LCD panels, where the company has been the worldwide market leader for six consecutive years. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 02, 2015

Dutch Chipmaker NXP to Buy Freescale Semiconductor for $12B

NXP Semiconductors N.V. and Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NXP will merge with Freescale in a transaction which values the combined enterprise at just over $40 billion1. The merger creates a high performance mixed signal semiconductor industry leader, with combined revenue of greater than $10 billion. The merged entity will become the market leader in automotive semiconductor solutions and the market leader in general purpose microcontroller (MCU) products. The combined company will capitalize on the growing opportunities created by the accelerating demand for security, connectivity and processing. Read more »

News-Spot | Event News | Feb 24, 2015

XPhoton Open Innovation Challenge Launches on the International Year of Light 2015

PhotonTransfer celebrates the International Year of Light 2015 with the XPhoton Open Innovation Challenge The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session has proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015 light2015.org), in order to gain awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges. For this reason the XPhoton Open Innovation Challenge 2015 has been created with the global goal to bridge the gap between science and market. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Feb 09, 2015

Edmund Optics and LUXeXceL Bring 3D Printed Plastic Optics to the Photonics Industry

Recently, LUXeXceL improved the manufacturing process to make printed optics up to 20 mm hight as demonstrated at Lps 2014 in Bregenz for the first time Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it has formed a working relationship with LUXeXceL Group BV to bring 3D printed plastic optics to the photonics industry. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Feb 03, 2015

LightingEurope Announces Election of Executive Board

LightingEurope is pleased to announce the election of Jan Denneman as President of the Executive Board, Peter Hunt as Vice-President, Alfred Haas as Treasurer for 2015, and Yves Robillard as Treasurer for 2016. Additional Board members include: Thomas Walentowski (BLV), Zoltan Koltai (GE Lighting), Peter Dillen (Havells-Sylvania), Klaus Breisch (Panasonic), Dietmar Zembrot (TRILUX), Johan Segers (AGORIA), Alfredo Berges (ANFALUM), Massimiliano Guzzini (ASSIL), Nathalie Coursière (IGNES), André ten Bloemendal (NLA), Lionel Brunet (Syndicat de l'Eclairage), and Dr. Jürgen Waldorf (ZVEI). Read more »

Event Post Show Report | News-Spot | Jan 23, 2015

Year of Light and Light Based Technologies Opening in Paris - Let There be Light

William D. Phillips did not simply hold a lecture, he truly gave a performance that brought "Einstein, Time and Light" to life The Opening Ceremony was held on January 19th and 20th 2015 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. During the ceremony the key themes of the year were introduced as an inspiration for worldwide events throughout the year. The IYL 2015 was initiated to raise awareness of the importance of light-based technologies in providing solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications and health. The diverse program covering scientific, religious, political, cultural, artistic, humanistic, economic and ecological views was an inspiring start to the International Year of Light. Read more »

FEATURED

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver MOSO, one of the most influential and well-known new energy enterprises in China, dedicates to provide the efficient, intelligent and safe outdoor LED power supply solutions by introducing its programmable LDP series worldwide. Read more »

FEATURED

Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED

Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED Cree announces the new XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs. The XD16 LED combines breakthrough lumen density, low optical cross-talk, unsurpassed thermal contact and ease of ... Read more »

FEATURED

Lumileds Delivers up to 48% Higher “Punch” than Competitors

Lumileds Delivers up to 48% Higher “Punch” than Competitors Lumileds introduced today the Luxeon CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The Luxeon CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Director of the Luxeon Color Family. To meet the recent market trend of color ... Read more »

FEATURED

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor LIFUD just launched her second generation of high bay driver, LF-FHB series. It can be completely turned OFF even without cutting off the AC power. When the second generation of LF-FHB series works with a smart sensor (= microwave sensor + light sensor) which was developed by LIFUD R&D, the light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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