Summary:

The latest GigaOM Research podcast examines the LED market: why we need it, what the new business models are, and which companies should be watched in the coming months.

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Though it’s grown tremendously in the recent past, the light-emitting diode (LED) industry continues to face challenges on its road to greater adoption. For this GigaOM Research podcast, we sit down with Ucilia Wang and Katie Fehrenbacher to discuss the state of the market, challenges it faces, areas for more growth, and which companies the world needs to watch.

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SHOW NOTES
Host: Adam Lesser
Speakers: Ucilia Wang and Katie Fehrenbacher

  • LEDs versus compact-fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
  • LEDs as semiconductors and networked lighting
  • The state of the LED market
  • LED-as-a-service business models
  • LED startups to watch
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