What is the market size of a global smart city?

MarketsandMarkets, the world’s second largest market research organization, recently released a report saying that the global smart city market will be $308 billion in 2018. It is expected to grow to $717.2 billion by 2023, and the year in the forecast period (2018-2023). The compound growth rate was 18.4%. The report points out that public […]


“Lighting on demand”? This Dutch town did it first.

According to foreign media reports, the city of Helmond, the Netherlands, is the first to introduce sensor-based networked street lighting to provide the right amount of lighting when necessary. This “light on demand” technology provides residents with adequate levels of light while preventing energy wastage and light pollution. When a pedestrian, a rider, and a […]


Declining revenue, part of EPISTAR equipment is suspended

Since December 2018 sales hit a new low since January 2013, order visibility has declined, so LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker EPISTAR has reduced production. In December 2018, EPISTAR’s consolidated revenue reached NT$1.99 billion (US$38.63 million), a decrease of 12.33% from the previous month and a decrease of 42.02% from the same period last […]


In order to improve the lighting environment, Tianjin issued urban lighting management regulations

In order to strengthen urban lighting management, ensure urban production and living safety, improve urban lighting environment, and promote energy conservation, on January 9, the Tianjin Municipal Government issued the “Tianjin Urban Lighting Management Regulations”, which will take effect on March 1, 2019. Urban lighting It refers to functional lighting and landscape lighting of urban […]


South Korea plans to restrict OLED equipment exports to China to prevent technology leakage

According to South Korean media reports, the South Korean government is planning to list OLED equipment as a national core technology and restrict exports to prevent technology leakage. Recently, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) held a meeting with a number of display equipment companies in South Korea to discuss the OLED equipment […]


Summarize the top ten keywords of China’s lighting industry in 2018

In 2018, the border is breaking, everything is changing rapidly, and these ever-changing times are tonality, and we need to break the routine and re-examine everything. In the past 40 years, China’s tremendous changes have been overwhelming. It is inevitable that there will be new problems in the LED industry journey, and new development will […]


ROHM creates the largest lighting feast in Kyoto with unique LED technology

Recently, ROHM (headquartered in Kyoto, Japan), a world-renowned semiconductor manufacturer, held the annual “ROHM Lantern Festival” in the area around Kyoto headquarters. This event has ushered in its 20th year this year and has become the largest lighting feast in Kyoto. With the theme of “Sharing a Light Feast and Sharing the Emotional Moment of […]


Talk about the relationship between lighting and the Internet of Things

In recent years, the Internet of Things has become a hot topic, thanks to the rapid development of low-cost sensors, microprocessors, and wireless communication services. Once these IoT platforms are applied in any environment, massive amounts of data on energy use, environmental conditions, and human activities are generated. These data are extremely valuable and can […]