July 17, 2012
July 17, 2012
Shipments of LCD TVs are now expected to grow at a slower pace in 2012 than 2011, according to the latest Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report issued by NPD DisplaySearch. In addition, the overall TV market is expected to decline this year, even as segments such as emerging markets, large screen sizes, LED backlights, and 3D continue to grow.
Fabrico, the leader in design and manufacturing services for flexible materials and advanced assembly solutions, is hosting a discussion on flame barriers and LED luminaire design on its www.fabricoforum.com site.
Officials in the Beibei district of Chongqing, China recently completed the installation of more than 20,000 street lights featuring 1.9 million Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) XLamp® XP-E and XP-G LEDs. The country’s largest municipal intelligent lighting control project began in July 2011 and includes nearly 16 miles of highway, with Cree LED-based luminaires installed along 119 streets and one tunnel.
Yole Développement announces its report dedicated to the LED manufacturing technology & equipment market, including MOCVD, lithography, dry etching, PECVD and PVD tools: “LED Front‐End Manufacturing”. LED market presents significant opportunities for growth in the next 5 years but is expected to saturate in value by the end of the decade. Driven by MOCVD reactors, the equipment market experienced an unprecedented investment cycle in 2010‐2011.
After three days, the LOPE-C (Large-area, Organic and Printed Electronics Convention) closed its doors on 21 June 2012 with a huge increase in attendance. Over 1,560 visitors from all over the world attended the 4th exhibition and conference for organic and printed electronics, which was held in Munich for the first time.
PRUF LED has flipped the switch on the most cutting-edge, fully automated SMT production facility to manufacture a broad spectrum of LED lighting panels, including the only 4-foot panels produced in the United States, proving once again why the company is a leader in the LED (light emitting diode) lighting industry.
OLEDs have broken through in the past 18 months, and there are now clear signs that OLEDs will finally live up to their long-promised potential. In this new environment, the requirements for OLED materials will also continue to grow, and the next few years will present plenty of opportunities for OLED materials suppliers to break out of their niche, specialty status.
The widespread adoption of retrofit LED lamps will create global energy savings worth $100 billion over the next five years, according to a recent report from IMS Research, a leading provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS).
Situated close to the Arctic Circle in Sweden, the Åre ski resort was named one of the "world's top ski resorts" by the British travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller.
Baleno, a high-end LED lighting manufacturer with a broad portfolio of LED solutions, has selected Stanyl® TC from DSM for their complete range of exclusively styled LED retrofit lamps.
In this new position, Dr. Ploessl will work with Indium’s global team of engineering, sales, operations, and research and development professionals to capitalize on the growth of LEDs, metal organic precursors, power storage systems, fiber optics, and the next generation OLED displays. He will develop Indium Corporation’s marketing strategies, while bringing insights learned from their technical team to further product development efforts.
JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced the publication of a new series of standards for component level testing of high-brightness/power LEDs. Development within JEDEC’s JC-15 Committee involved LED industry leaders, and resulted in the new JESD51-5x series of standards aimed at thermal characterization of power LED components.
Lumenpulse Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, has received U.S. Patent 8,179,058, issued May 15, 2012. The patent, the first of seven pending for the company’s Lumentalk™ technology, provides a method of intuitively reading a traditional analog TRIAC dimmer in a digital fashion, which enables digital control of LED lighting over existing AC power lines, to maximize cost and energy savings.
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