Jul 22, 2010
Aurora Lighting has announced an exclusive partnership with Ledzworld Technology, becoming European distributor for a new line of professional LED solutions. The new lamp series has been developed in the Netherlands and Malaysia and comprises an array of halogen and incandescent lamp replacements.
Jul 22, 2010
Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) has introduced the iTHERM-100™ Test Station, a turnkey system of laboratory instruments and sensors for studies that require precise air flow velocity and temperature measurement. Applications include thermal management studies on boards, heat sinks, fans, ATCA cards, and racks.
Jul 21, 2010
General Electric and Konica Minolta have achieved 56 lumens-per-watt efficiency, proving that flexible, white OLED lighting devices can be made at low cost using "solution-coatable" materials.They plan to manufacture OLEDs using high-speed, roll-to-roll processes rather than the vacuum-based batch processes in the OLED display industry.
Jul 21, 2010
TSMC will set up a new plant with more than $9.4 billion in Taichung, Taiwan. The new plant has a total site area of 18.4ha and will have a building area of 430,000sqm and clean room area of 104,000sqm. It's reported to create 8,000 jobs over the next few years.
Jul 20, 2010
ON Semiconductor Corporation and SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement providing for the acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SANYO Electric, and other assets related to SANYO Electric's semiconductor business, by ON Semiconductor in a cash and stock transaction with a purchase price of approximately $366 million (¥33.0 billion), subject to adjustment pursuant to the terms of the transaction. Based on the most recently completed quarter, SANYO Semiconductor's annualized revenue was approximately $1.2 billion and the annualized revenue of the combined entity would be approximately $3.5 billion. The acquisition is expected to be completed before the end of 2010.
Jul 19, 2010
eldoLED introduced a new LED driver - the LINEARdrive DC 100, which targets at lighting applications that use a large number of low-power LEDs and meet UL Class 2 requirements for the North American lighting market.
Jul 19, 2010
HEICO Lighting has released the D-LEDbar – special offer for casinos, hotels, resorts, and commercial and residential applications. D-LEDbar™ can also be used in a variety of retail and architectural applications such as display lighting, cove lighting, accents & perimeters, kitchen countertops, refrigerated displays, glass door freezers, task lighting, etc..
Jul 19, 2010
EV Group (EVG) announced that it has introduced the EVG560HBL wafer bonder-the industry's first fully automated wafer bonding system for high-brightness light emitting diode (HB-LED) manufacturing. The system features a new design for multi-substrate bonding and is capable of throughput rates of 160 bonds per hour.
Jul 14, 2010
Leeds-based Fibre Optic Systems has announced the availability of the range of LED luminaires from Canadian manufacturer, Lumenpulse. FOS has taken on the distribution for the UK and Ireland.
The 10th China (Shanghai) International LED Exhibition 2011
The 10th China (Shanghai) International LED Exhibition Will be held at Shanghai Everbright Convention& Exhibition Center from Dec. 20th and Dec. 22nd of 2011, where buyers at home and abroad will attnd and well-known companies of the industry will present.
Forum LED Europe
For the third consecutive year ForumLED Europe, international congress and exhibition focusing on LED innovations will bring together the key player of the LED sector and the leading companies in the industry.
10/27/2009Efficient LED Headlights even more important for electric cars
Osram’s LED technology will contribute to the energy efficiency of Volkswagen’s L1 concept car, which according to Volkswagen can go into production in 2013, has headlights that are equipped with new Osram Joule JFL2 LED systems and matching reflectors.
08/27/2009Celsia helps keeping LED lights cool
Celsia NanoSpreaders were developed with one simple goal in mind: cool today's silicon chips, LEDs, LCDs, and other electronic components better than any other technology in its price band.
07/29/2009Selling LEDs: The Time is Now
A new survey on the adoption of LED lighting in the marketplace shows that full-line electrical distributors and lighting specialists are already starting to play major roles in the sale and marketing of LED lighting products to end users.
04/03/2009Common LED Types and Packages
Diagrams of typical LED structures shown. Difference between "conventional" and high power LED explained.
03/18/2009Candela to lumen conversion wizard
This calculator allows you to do an approximate conversion between millicandelas (or candelas) and lumens for an LED where you know the beam angle.
01/12/2009Review: Ledfolio PaneLux 2x2
The paneLux is the flagship product of LED folio. It was designed to replace standard 2' x 2' fluorescent fixtures in office buildings. Brilliant idea. The result, however, is a bit controversial.