International LED manufacturers' performance, patent infringement Have you eaten these melons this week
within the LED circle, the major international manufacturers performed actively, mainly showing the results of the second quarter and the first half of the year, including Ge, OSRAM, xinnuofei, Seoul semiconductor, Veeco and Elsevier
this week, we bid farewell to July and ushered in August. In the LED industry, the major international manufacturers performed actively, mainly showing the results of the second quarter and the first half of the year, including Ge, OSRAM, xinnuofei, Seoul semiconductor, Veeco and Elsevier. OSRAM and xinnuofei also made other moves. Xinnuofei repurchased its shares. OSRAM has been in the process of transformation recently. In addition to acquiring a number of enterprises, OSRAM also announced this week that it will sell its lamp business?????? In addition, technology and patent infringement cases are also very interesting. Have you eaten all these melons? Please review together
★ OSRAM will continue to focus on the high growth market by selling its lamp business. The board of directors of OSRAM group recently made a decision to sell its lamp business. Olaf berlien, CEO of OSRAM group, said: "Due to a number of measures taken, the financial income of OSRAM professional lighting system solutions business unit tends to be stable. This also enables us to start the sales process of this business in an orderly manner, so as to ensure that OSRAM always focuses on the application fields with high growth potential at the strategic level.
★ current and JFC work together to build one of the world's largest vertical farms
recently, current and Jones foods under Ge JFC is building one of the largest vertical indoor farms in the world. This plant nursery, located in North Lincolnshire, England, will become the largest indoor farm in Europe. With a planting area of 5120 square meters, up to 420 tons of green leafy vegetables will be produced every year. The planting areas are arranged on shelves up to 11 meters high. To help vertical farms maximize production, current is installing a new arize * LED garden lighting solution
★ with a value of more than 1.8 billion, xinnuofei has begun to repurchase 9.9 million shares
30, xinnuofei announced to launch a stock repurchase plan to repurchase up to 230million euros (about 1.837 billion yuan) of its own shares to reduce the company's capital. The plan will be implemented on july30,2018 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. Based on the current share price, the repurchase plan totals about 9.9 million shares, accounting for 7.2% of the issued share capital of the company. Xinnuofei intends to cancel the repurchased shares
★ Wanrun technology subsidiary won the bid for the 263million yuan landscape lighting project
1, Wanrun technology announced that the company's holding subsidiary Guangdong Zhongzhu Tianyou aesthetic Lighting Co., Ltd. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Guangdong zhongzhao Ruiguang Lighting Design Co., Ltd. received the letter of acceptance from the tenderee Guizhou Shuanglong Airport Construction Investment Co., Ltd. on July 31, 2018, The notice confirms that Zhongzhu Tianyou and zhongzhao Ruiguang are the successful bidders for the general contracting of design and construction of Liangli project (phase I) in Guizhou Shuanglong Airport Economic Zone, with a project investment of 263404900 yuan
★ the Q3 demand of crystal power is warming up. Mini led E-sports products or Q4 come out.
the demand for Quaternary led in the third quarter of crystal power is hotter than that in the second quarter. The capacity is full and continues to increase, and the demand for backlight is also warming up; Mini led E-sports applications have found solutions one after another, which is expected to come out in the fourth quarter, and the demand momentum can be expected. For the application part, the solutions proposed by Jingdian have been affirmed by customers, but the delivery schedule still depends on customers' products and market planning
★ the price of LED lighting is likely to be under pressure. Yiguang plans to respond with the "eight character formula"
it is reported that yeyinfu, the chairman of Yiguang, said on the 30th that the recent trade friction between the United States and China has continued to burn. At present, it seems to have an impact on the export of mainland brands or LED related components made in the mainland to the United States. In the future, it may have a negative impact on the price of LED lighting
at present, the proportion of Yiguang lighting has been reduced to%, yeyinfu said that it is impossible to predict what will happen in the market at present, but Yiguang will respond by "receiving orders in red and shipping in black", that is, receiving orders at a price lower than the competitive price, and then reducing costs through manufacturing and other links
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★ with LED technology, the sleep and mood of Alzheimer's patients have been improved.
the lighting research center of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, USA, conducted a lighting experiment, pointing out that under the light source similar to natural light, Alzheimer's patients in nursing homes have the opportunity to improve their sleep and mood problems. The head of the research team said that with the progress of LED technology, it is easier to control the light and the color of light. Through the light source, the inhibition ratio of the light source on melatonin is increased during the day and decreased at night, so that patients can have a regular day and night work and rest
★ liquid quantum dots are used to suppress matrix effect, and LED luminous efficiency is greatly improved.
the research team of Ko? University in Istanbul, Turkey, has developed a high-efficiency led. The researchers put the quantum dots in the liquid directly into the LED device, and the luminous efficiency is 50% higher than that of the solid quantum dots
★ with Boston University, Jingdian won the second instance
?? The court of appeal made a second trial? q. The patent right of Boston University was judged invalid, and Jingdian won the lawsuit
Jingdian said that the lawsuit has been going on for many years. The Boston University Foundation filed an infringement lawsuit against Jingdian and its customers in the Massachusetts District Court on October 12, 2012. At that time, it claimed more than $5.68 million
★ end the dispute with Hongqi over the infringement of YAG patent in Germany, and Nichia was compensated
2, Nichia issued a draft, announcing that it was compensated and ending the dispute with Hongqi technology over the infringement of YAG patent in Germany. It is reported that in October, 2010, Nichia filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Taichang Hongqi technology in Germany. The infringing products are four white LEDs owned by Hongqi technology, including "ht-v116tw", "ht-u158tw", "ht-t169tw" and "ht-p178twu pqps DG"
★ MOCVD is in great demand. The growth of many performance indicators in the first half of the year will affect the final test results. On the 26th, the deposition equipment supplier Elsevier announced its performance report. In the first half of 2018, the revenue increased by 3% year-on-year, reaching 117.6 million euros (about 932million yuan). Due to the shipment arrangement agreed with customers, the revenue in the second quarter of 2018 decreased to 55.2 million euros (about 437million yuan)
★ the first report card was released after the name change. Xinnuofei's sales in the first half of the year exceeded 24.1 billion
27. Xinnuofei disclosed its performance on 2q18. The company achieved sales of 1.537 billion euros (about 12.195 billion yuan), a decrease of 9.5% compared with 2q17; Net income reached 29million euros (about 230million yuan), down 60% from 2q17. In the first half of 2018, the company achieved cumulative sales of 3.038 billion euros (about 24.104 billion yuan), a year-on-year decrease of 10.4%; The net income reached 49million euros (about 389million yuan), a year-on-year decrease of 63.2%
★ the 2q18 performance of Seoul semiconductor was released, and the automotive lighting business grew strongly.
27, Seoul semiconductor disclosed its performance. 2q18. The company achieved a consolidated revenue of 290billion won (about 1.721 billion yuan), which was in line with the expected target (billion won); The operating income was 18billion won (about 107million yuan) and the profit before tax, interest, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) was 45billion won (about 267million yuan). It is reported that the sales of automotive lighting in all regions of Seoul semiconductor show strong growth
★ GE's second quarter results were released, and the lighting revenue accounted for only 1.43%
a few days ago, Ge disclosed its 2018 results. According to GAAP, Ge achieved a revenue of US $58.764 billion in the first half of this year, a year-on-year increase of 5%. In the second quarter, Ge achieved a revenue of US $30.104 billion, with an average year-on-year increase of 3%
among them, the lighting business contributed $887million in revenue in the first half of the year, and Q2 contributed $431million in revenue, a decrease of 9% over the same period of the previous year, accounting for only 1.43% of GE's revenue in the second quarter
★ OSRAM's revenue in the third quarter remained stable, reaching 1.02 billion euros
1 day, OSRAM announced its third quarter financial report. The revenue in the third quarter was the same as that in the same period of the previous year, reaching 1.02 billion euros. Adjusted EBITDA for special items was EUR 133million lower than that of the same period of the previous year. The adjusted EBITDA profit margin reached 13.1%. The impact of exchange rate changes and increased costs for R & D and Capacity Upgrading on the adjusted EBITDA in the third quarter exceeded 40million euros
★ Veeco, a major manufacturer of MOCVD equipment, reported 2q18 results with a revenue of 1.079 billion
2 days, and was not allowed to refuel or remove MOCVD equipment. Veeco Instruments Inc., a major manufacturer of MOCVD equipment, announced the results of the second quarter of 2018. 2q18, the company achieved a revenue of US $157.8 million (equivalent to about RMB 1.079 billion), an increase of 40.64% over the same period last year (US $112.2 million)
★ Feile audio lost 400million yuan in the first half of 2018. On February 2, Feile audio announced that the company's net profit attributable to the company's owners in the first half of 2018 was expected to lose about 400million yuan, compared with a profit of 113million yuan in the same period of the previous year