Samsung’s LM301 packaged LED family achieves 220-lm/W efficacy

Samsung said the new performance level was achieved based on a flip-chip architecture and with the help of new phosphor technology. The maximum efficacy was achieved at a relatively low drive current, and the company has yet to publish a

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Smartphone OLED Shipments to Reach 450 Million Units in 2017

Shipments of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for smartphones are likely to double to 450 million units in 2017 as against 250 million units in 2015, according to an estimate by market research firm, IHS. https://technology.ihs.com/581605 At present, nearly 97%

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Apple Orders 70 Million OLED Panels from Samsung

In 2016, Samsung signed a deal with Apple to supply 100 million OLED panels worth 3 trillion won to be used in the next iPhone. LG Display also has the technology to make bendable OLED panels. Samsung has already used

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Samsung Signs MoU with Chinese LED Giant ETi

Chinese LED manufacturer, Elec-Tech International (H.K) Co, Ltd, recently signed a MoU with South Korea’s Samsung Electronics in Shenzhen, China. ETi sells most of its products, including LED panel lights, downlights, and LED tubes, to North America. In addition, it

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Samsung Display Bags OLED Deal Worth $11.3 Billion From Apple?

According to reports from South Korea, Samsung Display has bagged a deal worth $4.3 billion. This is an additional deal to an earlier one that Samsung Display had bagged, bringing the total amount to $11.3 billion. It required Samsung Display

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Samsung Buys Harman to Counter Apple, Google in IoT Market?

Aiming to revolutionize the Internet of Things (IoT) domain, and make long-term growth in the auto technology market, Samsung has acquired car audio and electronics manufacture Harman, which is the parent company to Martin, a provider of lighting solutions. Samsung

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In War Over OLED, Samsung, LG’s Investments to Hit US$11.6 Bn

With the aim to win new orders for Apple’s iPhone, leading Korean players Samsung Display and LG Display are set to battle it out in the flexible OLED leadership domain by investing on a massive scale. Their combined investment in

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Can Apple Save OLEDs?

Speculation is mounting that Apple is set to opt for OLED screens for the 2017 iPhone, a move that would transform the fortunes of the technology in the lighting sector. The sheer scale of production involved in the switch from

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The Coming LiFi Opportunity?

The Coming LiFi Opportunity? – The advantages of LiFi is that it is faster than WiFi, up to 100x faster (224 Gbps is the fastest recorded to date in a lab setting), it is more secure and it is more

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Apple and Samsung Display Close to Inking OLED Contract

A report from Korean media ET News pointed out that Samsung Display will be supplying flexible OLEDs for the next generation Apple iPhones. The Korean company is expected to invest US $7.47 billion into the plant and equipment investment. The

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Apple Rumored to Adopt OLED Displays in iPhone from 2018

Following the announcement, South Korea LG Display has started to scale up production capacity in Paju, South Korea.. The report noted it will be difficult for Apple to secure panels to meet the demand for 200 million phones that the

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Samsung Adds COB LEDs with Smaller LES Options and Vivid Color

Samsung has announced a number of new chip-on-board (COB) packaged LEDs with the goals of providing solid-state lighting (SSL) developers more options in terms of optical control and color quality. LEDs with a smaller light emitting surface (LES) enable tighter

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Samsung Heats Up Indoor Lighting Market with 6W and 8W Chip-on-Board LED Packages

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced component solutions, today introduced new chip-on-board (COB) LED package products, the LC006B and LC008B, with six and eight watts of power respectively. The new packages join five others in Samsung’s popular

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Samsung Scales Down LED Lighting as Outlook Dims

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday that it will cease its light emitting diode (LED) lighting business outside of South Korea, scaling back what was identified as a key growth business just four years ago. Learn more via Yahoo

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Samsung Clarifies LED Exit

Late Friday, EdisonReport received the following statement from John Lucas, Sr. Mgr., Public Relations at Samsung: “We have decided to discontinue our LED lamp business in all markets, except Korea, so that we can focus more resources on our core business

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Samsung Step-Dim L-Tube 4000K 4ft (32W EQ)

Samsung introduces an industry first AC direct 3 level step-dimming L-Tube. With light levels ranging from 100% to 42% to 14%, this L-Tube delivers maximum efficiency and minimal power consumption to light expansive commercial spaces. The all-new lightweight design includes an integrated

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Samsung Gets into the Smart Lighting Game with a Bluetooth-Enabled LED Bulb

That Bluetooth connection means that the new smart bulb won’t require a hub, but instead will connect directly with your phone. Samsung claims you’ll be able to control up to 64 of them from one device at a range of

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Arrow to Offer Samsung LED Lighting Components in EMEA

Arrow Electronics, Inc., and Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH have extended their existing agreement to include Samsung’s full range of LED components. Learn more via Evertiq.

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GM, Samsung, Best Buy Receive 2014 EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards

General Motors, Samsung and Best Buy are among the 127 organizations to receive 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards, which the Environmental Protection Agency awards to organizations that have demonstrated innovative strategies to help customers, partners and stakeholders

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News Updates for the Week of January 9

1.     The 2011 IES Progress Report Finds Its Way into Print in the January Issue of LD+ A – http://www.ies.org/PDF/ProgressReport/PR.pdf 2.     2011: The Year in Energy Efficiency – http://ase.org/efficiencynews/2011-year-energy-efficiency 3.     ZigBee Light Link: LED Lighting Control Standardized – The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem

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