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Top 10 LED Package Manufacturer Revenue Ranking of 2018

2018 has proven to be a difficult year for many LED manufacturers: the industry as a whole was burdened with the weight of oversupply, and the US-China trade dispute caused end demand to stagnate. LED packaging revenue in 2018 reached

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DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, HVAC and Solid-State Lighting

Residential and commercial buildings account for approximately 40% of the Nation’s total energy demand and about 75% of all electricity use. Topic 3 – Solid-state Lighting Technologies: This topic supports the development of highly efficient lighting technologies and systems to

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Apple in Talks with Potential Suppliers of Sensors for Self-Driving Cars

The moves provide fresh evidence of Apple’s renewed ambitions to enter the autonomous vehicle derby, an effort it calls Project Titan. The talks are focused on next-generation LiDAR, a sensor that provides a three-dimensional look at the road. (LiDAR, which

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Hotel’s Wake-Up Call – Using Lighting

Guests at the Retreat in Iceland can book a ‘natural wake up’ call in the morning along with their daily newspaper and breakfast. At the time indicated by the guest, a five-minute-long dynamic light cycle is activated, which shifts the

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Automotive LED Lighting to Take off with Smart Applications

Despite that the global automotive sales have slowed down in the past year due to the trade dispute and overall market decline, the demands for luxury automobiles in China and the increasing new energy (NEV) car market still bring up

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Signify Agrees to Acquire a Wi-Fi Lighting Controls Specialist

Signify has agreed to acquire a small Hong Kong company specializing in Wi-Fi for wireless lighting control technology, marking the second time in a month that the world’s largest lighting company has drawn attention to a technology other than Bluetooth

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LRC Additive Manufacturing for Lighting Consortium

From economies of scale to economies of scope, additive manufacturing (AM) is poised to transform industries by increasing flexibility, speed, efficiency, responsiveness, and power across value chains and entire ecosystems. The Additive Manufacturing for Lighting Consortium by Lighting Research Center

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Robot Helps Light Japan’s Toyota Stadium

In a world first, robots sped up the installation time for the pitch lighting at the Toyota Stadium in Aichi, Japan, one of the stadiums earmarked for the Rugby World Cup this autumn. By marching across the playing field and

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EW’s Top 10 Product Picks for April 2019

Congrats to ABB, ASCO, Cerro Wire, Klein Tools, Healthe Lighting/Lighting Science, Lind Equipment, LumenFocus, Meltric, Nora Lighting and WAC Lighting, for having their products selected for Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 Product Picks for April, 2019. Do you have a product

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DOE Releases New Report on OLED Panel Longevity and Performance

In a new DOE “round 2” report based on accelerated stress testing of OLED panels with a focus on general illumination applications, the researchers found improvement in the latest products, yet longevity still trails LED significantly. The report also includes

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Why Blue-Free Lamps Are the Next Big Thing

First your iPhone eliminated blue light with its Night Shift app, now light bulbs are following suit. A wave of blue-free lamps is hitting the market with a promise that they won’t interfere with sleep. It’s the lighting industry’s latest

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ISELED Alliance Expands Membership to 22 Companies

Automotive OEMs to semiconductor manufacturers to tests specialists are new members of the ISELED Alliance that is seeking to accelerate innovation in automotive cabin lighting through highly-integrated microcontroller, LED driver, and LED modules. The ISELED Alliance has announced that eleven

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Farmers Use Light to Boost Milk Production

James Bruna of South Alston Farm in Callington, Cornwall, is one of hundreds of UK diary farmers who has seen milk production boosted…by LED lighting. Bruna estimates that his investment in new LED lights has increased yield by 2,000 litres per

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UV LED Market Value in 2023 Will Reach USD 991 Million

According to LEDinside’s latest report- 2019 Deep UV LED Application Market- Sterilization, Purification, and Water Treatment Markets, due to global recession, UV LED manufacturers’ revenue in 2018 failed to grow as expected, but the increase was stable. In terms of

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Inside Spurs’ Stadium: A Story of 77,000 Lights

TOTTENHAM Hotspur’s new home in north London features some of the most integrated lighting seen in a sports ground. There are 77,000 luminaires supplied by the Zumtobel group in the 120,000 square metre, 62,062 seater stadium, the second largest in

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We Could Lose the 5G Race to China, Warns US DOD

A new report on the risks and opportunities presented by the introduction of 5G Networksby the Defense Innovation Board – an arms-length consultation panel of the US Department of Defense focusing on technology and innovation – suggests “China has taken the

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LED Lighting Adds Up to Big Savings for Target

Target’s LED lighting partner is Acuity Brands. Back in 2015, Target kicked off a test at about 100 stores in which it replaced the existing fluorescent light fixtures in its ceilings with LED lights. Flash forward to the present day,

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Current, No Longer Powered by GE, will Continue to Use the Brand

GE announced it has completed the sale of its Current, powered by GE business unit to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm focused on buying, improving and growing industrial businesses. Financial details were not disclosed. Current’s

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Research Proves LED Lighting Improves Flower Growth Compare to HPS Lighting

To prove the advantages of LED lighting in horticultural applications, researchers at the University of Guelph, Canada, tried to find out to what degree LED advancements could benefit greenhouses. The team cultivated three varieties of cut gerbera under both LED

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Darwin Is Latest City to Go Smart With Its Street Lighting

In what is set to become one of the largest local authority-run projects of its type in Australia, Darwin will replace close to 10,000 lights on its street and public lighting network with LEDs wirelessly connected by UK firm Telensa. The

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