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Infrared LED Global Revenue is Growing Faster than Overall Infrared Components

Increased adoption of biometrics security in mobile phones, close-circuit television and other consumer applications has spurred revenue growth in the global market for infrared LEDs, from $201.5 million in 2014 to $241.4 million in 2015. While infrared LEDs grew 19.8 percent year over year in 2015, the overall infrared components market declined 9 percent. Osram, […]

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LG display OLED panels

Following an impressive array of product designs at Light + Building earlier this year, David Morgan discusses the current situation, development and future application of LG Display’s OLED panels following a visit to UK distributor Applelec’s London showroom. In the six years since I last reviewed OLEDs it is surprising how little has really changed […]

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New phosphor blend for LEDs could crank up Li-Fi speed

Adding perovskite to the material that converts blue LED light into white boosts visible light communication modulation rates by a factor of 40, researchers find, improving the capabilities of Li-Fi. LED-based data speeds could operate 40 times faster than they do today if manufacturers alter the design of the phosphors that convert light from blue […]

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Everlight Electronics adds COB LEDs with simple assembly and color-on-demand options

Efficient 36V XUAN high-power COBs for easy assembly in LED spotlight and downlight designs; Color Choice© Series of tunable CHI COBs for indoor retail and residential lighting environments; Shulin, New Taipei City – Everlight Electronics CO., LTD. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, announces two new Chip-on-Board LED families, the […]