LEDs are being rolled out as replacements for incandescent lighting throughout the world. The Chinese government has a very strong commitment to LEDs, especially in street lighting. In the U.S. and Canada, the LED market share of lighting is estimated at around 7 percent. LEDs offer many advantages that are compounded by the length of time they are used. Greg Quirk from Mouser Electronics gives an overview of this process in the different countries and introduces the role of OLEDs.