Cree and San’an Cooperate

Cree and San’an Optoelectronics will form a joint venture to produce mid-power LEDs for general illumination applications, while Osram begins shipping advanced auto-targeted LEDs and Vishay has new amber, red, and yellow components. The Cree and San’an announcement marks at least the fourth strategic move by Cree to address the momentum of mid-power LEDs in […]


LED business news: Cree and Feit settle, Gooee adds partners, Telensa opens office

After a long-running patent and intellectual property dispute, Cree and Feit Electric cross-license technology with Feit paying a license fee and royalties, while Gooee adds another Internet of Things partner and Telensa adds an Asia presence. Cree has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Feit Electric settling intellectual property (IP) suits and […]


Cleveland Browns Name Cree as Official Lighting Partner

Durham, North Carolina-based Cree, Inc. reports that its has been named the exclusive Official Lighting Partner of the Cleveland Browns profession football organization (American football not soccer). As part of the lighting sponsorship, FirstEnergy Stadium now has a Cree-branded gate. The Cleveland Browns organization installed the Cree LED lighting throughout the new Cree branded gate. […]


100 lm/W from a ‘100W’ LED replacement light bulb

Cree’s lighting division has created a range of high-end high-efficiency LED replacements for incandescent light bulbs. The 100W replacement, for example, achieves a highly creditable 100 lm/W – delivering 1,650 lm from 16.5W. What makes this remarkable this is the 2,700K (warm) white version, with a CRI of 85, and the bulb is dimmable – […]