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Seoul Semiconductor Captures the Home Lighting Market with Its Innovative LED SunLike Technology

Seoul
Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a market leader in LED
(light emitting diode) design and manufacturing, has launched into the
global home lighting market with its innovative LED technology “SunLike.”

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Seoul Semiconductor, a market leader in LED design and manufacturing, launched into the global home lighting market with its innovative LED technology SunLike. SunLike implementing a spectrum similar to sunlight by lowering the blue light wavelength compared to an ordinary LED. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Seoul Semiconductor announced that Mimi Lighting, a Korean LED lighting
company, applied an innovative technology SunLike to the company’s home
lighting products, which to be launched in the 3Q.

SunLike
applied to this home lighting is a natural light LED, which minimizes
the disadvantages of artificial lighting and maximizes the advantages of
natural light. It is an advanced light source that combines the latest
optical semiconductor technology of Seoul Semiconductor and Toshiba
Materials’ TRI-R technology, a sunlight spectrum reproduction technology.

SunLike
is an innovative product that optimizes the balance of RGB (red, green,
and blue), the three primary colors of light, similar to the spectrum of
sunlight, and lowers the blue light, known to affect human biorhythms,
to the level of sunlight.

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain announced
in April that the greater the exposure time to blue light at night, the
more people’s bodily rhythm breaks down, resulting in the higher
incidence of breast cancer and prostate cancer. It is the result of the
study, “Evaluating the Association between Artificial Light-at-Night
Exposure and Breast and Prostate Cancer Risk in Spain.”

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike is being supplied to global LED customers
in Korea, China and Japan that manufacture home lightings, smart desk
stands and lamps. As a light source that protects children’s eye health
and helps maintain the human circadian rhythm, it is expected to
contribute to the enhancement of global customers’ values.

“It is very meaningful that SunLike, the innovative LED technology
resembling natural light, has been applied to home lighting and its
technology has been recognized by the customers for providing healthy
light to consumers,” said Minsu Son, marketing vice president of Seoul
Semiconductor. “We will continue to provide optimal solution that
increases our customers’ values by developing differentiated,
people-oriented light sources.”

In May, SunLike was listed in the “Top 10 MUST SEE Products” at the 2018
Edison Award as its technology was acknowledged by global experts. In
addition, it won the Gold Award in the Product of the Year from a German
electronic parts magazine, Electronik, in March this year.

About Seoul SemiconductorSeoul Semiconductor develops and
commercializes light emitting diodes (LEDs) for automotive, general
illumination, specialty lighting, and backlighting markets. As the
fourth-largest LED manufacturer globally, Seoul Semiconductor holds more
than 12,000 patents, offers a wide range of technologies, and mass
produces innovative LED products such as SunLike – delivering the
world’s best light quality in a next-generation LED enabling
human-centric lighting optimized for circadian rhythms; WICOP – a
simpler structured package-free LED which provides market leading color
uniformity and cost savings at the fixture level, providing high lumen
density and design flexibility; NanoDriver Series – the world’s smallest
24W DC LED drivers; Acrich, the world’s first high-voltage AC-driven LED
technology developed in 2005, including all AC LED-related technologies
from chip to module and circuit fabrication, as well as multi-junction
technology (MJT); and nPola, a new LED product based on GaN-substrate
technology that achieves more than ten times the output of conventional
LEDs. UCD constitutes a high color gamut display which delivers more
than 90% NTSC. To learn more, visit www.seoulsemicon.com.

About Mimi LightingMimi Lighting is a Korean LED lighting
manufacturer that has been producing high quality products based on its
30 years of accumulated technology. It obtained the first “LED Home
Lighting Fixture KS Certification” in Korea and carried out various
national projects, including the Seoul and Incheon Subway project. The
company has been creating a new standard with people-centric premium BCL
(brain care lighting) lighting, beyond a simple lighting that
illuminates the darkness. To learn more, visit www.mimilighting.co.kr.

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