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LED phosphor prices declined dramatically, volumes to double by 2020

LED phosphor prices declined dramatically, volumes to double by 2020

April 25, 2015: While volumes are expected to more than double between 2015 and 2020, LED phosphor prices have declined dramatically, leading to a flat revenue outlook. Low technology barriers of entrance on the most mature compositions have prompted companies to procure turnkey manufacturing equipment and enter the market. With little to no quality control and R&D expenses, some have ...

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LED lighting is the right choice for hazardous environments

LED lighting is the right choice for hazardous environments

By Jared Burke, Contributor, BizLED Bureau April 24, 2015: It is very important to install safe lighting systems in hazardous environments, and hence, more and more hazardous industries are replacing lighting systems like high-intensity discharge (HID) and fluorescent lighting with LED lighting. Hazardous environments or high risk areas are places where explosive gases or liquids or flammable materials are manufactured ...

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Top 5 LED applications in India

Top 5 LED applications in India

By Sanjay Ahuja, BizLED Bureau April 20, 2015: Waking up to the challenges of climate change, energy conservation and green environment, the Indian government has decided to promote LED lighting on a large scale. India?s Power Ministry has launched a programmme to sell energy-saving LED bulbs to households at Rs 10 (less than 20 cents) each, as against the market ...

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Japan?s LED lighting penetration in 2015 will be 78.6%

Japan?s LED lighting penetration in 2015 will be 78.6%

By BizLED Bureau April 18, 2015: Japan LED lighting market is growing. According to a report, in 2015, demand for all types of lighting products in the Japan market has been estimated to be US$5.39 billion (JPY646 billion), of which, LED lighting will account for 78.6%, states Digitimes Research. As LED lighting penetration has been the highest across the world, ...

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US Navy asked to use LED lighting in all new ships

US Navy asked to use LED lighting in all new ships

April 17, 2015: Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus directed that brighter, longer-lasting and more energy-efficient LED lighting be installed in U.S. Navy ships under construction as part of a strategy designed to help increase these ships’ time on-station, decrease time spent on maintenance, and prevent shipboard injuries. Program managers for all new construction ships have been directed to pursue ...

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Applications of LED/LCD displays increasing significantly

Applications of LED/LCD displays increasing significantly

By BizLED Bureau April 15, 2015: Light emitting diode (LED) and liquid crystal display (LCD) display systems have a vast array of applications?from railways, telecom to medical sectors. Today, even basic models of any electronic equipment tend to have a simple LED/LCD display and the higher end-versions, have a thin film transistor (TFT) one. Hence, the market is growing rapidly. ...

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China exports LED grow lamps worth US$5 million in Jan-Feb

China exports LED grow lamps worth US$5 million in Jan-Feb

By BizLED Bureau April 14, 2015: China is becoming a manufacturing hub for LED grow lights. China-based LED lighting manufacturers exported more than US$5 million worth LED grow lights in January-February 2015. These LED lamps are used for growing plants. LED lamps used for growing plants emit light with physical properties like color, brightness and wavelength. According to China-based research ...

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LEDs help remove wrinkles, cure hair fall

LEDs help remove wrinkles, cure hair fall

By BizLED Bureau April 14, 2015: The goodness of LEDs is being used for medical and cosmetic treatments. It’s a known fact that LEDs help in healing wounds. LEDs light goes deep into the tissues of the body and help heal wounds and growth in human tissue. Now, this amazing light source is also being used to remove wrinkles and ...

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