Insights from BCC Research

What is an LED?

Posted by Aneesh Kumar on Mar 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Solid-state LightingLight emitting diodes belong to a class of lighting technology called solid state lighting that use semiconductor diodes instead of filaments, plasma or gas for illumination. We have entered an era of advanced LED technology, and consequently, an enormous global market has developed for LED lights. The following blog, an excerpt from the BCC Research report “Solid-state Lighting: Technologies and Global Markets” provides a short introduction to LED technology.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

Vehicle Head-up Displays Enter New Era – Facing Stiff Competition

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Nov 1, 2017 12:45:00 PM

Head Up Displays.jpegDrivers of luxury cars and SUVs have for years enjoyed the benefits of head-up displays, where information is projected on to the lower part of the windshield, close to the driver’s line of vision. Premium brands like Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes and BMW often have head-up displays as standard equipment, but now the units are popping up as options in more affordable cars like the Mazda3, the Mini Cooper, the Ford Shelby and the Toyota Prius.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

A Solid State “Air Conditioner” for You and Your Smartphone

Posted by Clayton Luz on Sep 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Electronic devices and systems have seen tremendous technological growth on two main fronts: increased functionality on a single device unit and miniaturization of each unit. But these advances pose challenges, as well. Both of these developments have increased the need for thermal management technologies.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

Virtual Reality, Head-Mounted Displays and the Future of OLEDs in Electronic Displays

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Sep 11, 2017 11:00:00 AM

VR and Head-Mounted Display.jpegElectronic displays are one of the world’s fastest growing technologies. Until recently, these displays were limited to computer monitors and televisions, but today, the field is exploding with a variety of head-mounted and hand-held displays.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing