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Strategies Unlimited Posts Agenda for Annual Strategies In Light Meet

Make your reservations now for the annual “must attend” Strategies In Light (SIL) conference which will be held at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel in beautiful Burlingame, California USA (I know of Burlingame’s beauty first hand as Burlingame is this founding editor’s old home town! I also had the …

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Osram Posts Details of Harvatek White LED Licensing Deal

As followup to our Nov. 23 coverage on Osram’s licensing of white LED technology to Harvatek Corporation in Taipei, Taiwan, we point our readers to the newly posted Nov 18th Osram Opto news release that fully describes the licensing arrangements. The contract between the two is a royalty bearing license …

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Agilent Signs MOU to Explore Establishing Wireless R&D Center and HB-LED Manufacturing in Korea

According to a report in The Korean Times, Agilent Technologies of California USA intends to establish a research and development center in Korea aimed at studying wireless applications. Last Tuesday, a meeting between Korean Information-Communication Minister Chin Dae-je and Agilent’s CEO, Edward W. Barnholt, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was …

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Osram Agrees Royalty Bearing Patent License with Harvatek

Osram GmbH, Munich, and Havatek Corporation, Taipei, today signed a patent license contract. Osram has granted a royalty bearing license to manufacture and sell white LEDs with conversion technology, for which Osran holds patents. Typical applications include backlighting for mobile phone and car radio displays. Conversion technology for LEDs was …

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South Korea Gearing to Compete with Taiwan in Blue Spectrum LED Production

Another recent DigiTimes report caught our eye, this time because it was information gathered by Taiwan’s trade association, PIDA (Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association) on South Korea’s ramp of HB-LED production, which looks to be gearing to compete with Taiwan’s output. According to PIDA, South Korea’s monthly capacity reached …

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Opto Tech and Harvatek Making Blue LED News

In the same DigiTimes report report covering SSC’s suing of Taiwan packaging firms (above), reporters Kathryn Chiu and Jessie Shen noted that Taiwan’s Opto Tech, which recently signed a precedent-setting licensing contract with Nichia, quickly got started on its new Nichia contract and has already begun shipments. The source cited …

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August Estimates Already In From Taiwan LED Makers

Leading LED makers in Taiwan, including Epistar, Harvatek, Everlight, Formosa Epitaxy, Arima and Bright LED have been reported by DigiTimes to be experiencing mixed estimates, depending on their market focus. Those waiting for handset makers from China, which include Epistar, Harvatek and Everlight, are seeing monthly revenues down, but those …

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A New Look at Nichia

Nichia Corporation, a company that has been in existence since the mid 1900s, has made its mark on our compound semi world as a pioneering leader in developing and commercializing exceptionally high quality, high brightness blue spectrum LEDs. Nichia has recently revamped its corporate website making it easier now for …

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Kopin’s Prospects for CyberLite Manufacturing in the USA Dim

During last Friday’s earnings report conference call, John Fan, President and CEO of Kopin Corporation of Taunton, Massachusetts USA told analysts that… “While Kopin continues to make good technical strides improving product performance, the global market remains extremely competitive, and it is clear to us that the current business model …

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