AMOLED Module Delivers 16M Colors

November 4, 2008 9:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Utilizing a 24-bit parallel RGB interface, OSD Displays’ OSD0430WQLC-T 4.3” diagonal WVGA active matrix organic LED (AMOLED) module supports up to 16 million colors. The 102.40 mm × 65.60 mm × 1.60 mm device exhibits typical luminance of 200 cd/m², contrast ratio of 10,000:1, and an active area of 95.04 mm × 53.85 mm with 480 × 272 resolution. The display

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Lighting System Touts 20 Percent Battery Consumption Reduction

November 4, 2008 6:30 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Enabling an up to 20 percent reduction in battery power consumption through the use of an “intelligent” lighting-control, the single-chip ADP5520 lighting management system from Analog Devices automatically detects ambient light levels and adjusts backlight brightness according to changing lighting environments. The lighting system can also assume control of key-scan and general-purpose I/O

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LCD Modules Display High Contrast

October 31, 2008 11:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting industrial applications, Sharp Microelectronics’ LQ043T3DG01 and LQ043T3DG02 4.3” landscape-mode VGA LCD modules show a contrast ratio of 900:1. The 480 × 272 pixel displays exhibit a horizontal viewing angle of 160°, a vertical viewing angle of 140°, response time of 29 ms, and 262,144 6-bit colors. The devices have an LED backlight, an anti-glare polarizing

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Design Platform Creates Displays

October 31, 2008 5:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Having a layer of colored oil operating as an optical shutter, Liquavista’s ColorBright Liquidizer electrowetting design platform makes displays by generating a transparent channel to give selectable views of reflector designs and effects. The tool exhibits defining of segment shapes within the colored oil active area, selective fill, and a “hidden until ON” function to have the display match the color of the product casing until activated. The segmented cells offer reflectance of 40%, a contrast ratio of

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Touchscreen Uses Projected Capacitive Touch

October 30, 2008 10:08 am | Ocular, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Showing no film deformations over time, Ocular’s Crystal Touch all-glass projected capacitive touchscreen works using a finger, styli, or a thin glove with the optical quality of a TFT or monochrome display. The scratch-resistant device exhibits auto calibration, a power input of 3 V, resolution of 3 million pixels max., operating temperature from -20°C to 75°C, storage temperature from

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APD Receivers Incorporate Thermoelectric Cooler

October 29, 2008 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing in military laser radar and optical communications, and commercial telecommunications applications, Voxtel’s VDHAX line of hermetically-packaged avalanche photodiode (APD) receivers use Nextreme’s OptoCooler UPF4 thermoelectric cooler. The cooler integrates directly into the VDH-A TO-8 package to deliver >45°C of cooling curing operation via Nextreme’s thin-film thermal bump technology. The component removes a maximum of 610 mW of heat at

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Lamps Include Switch and Sensor

October 28, 2008 7:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Suiting panels and enclosures, Omega Engineering’s SL025 Series of slimline lamps come equipped with an on/off switch and a movement sensor. The CE-compliant devices fit into any position in a steel enclosure via a magnet fixing. The user has the choice of a lamp with or without

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LED Strips Give Color Choices

October 27, 2008 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Suiting signange and channel-letter applications, OPTEK Technology’s OVM18F4x7 Series 4 LED module strips, OVM12F3x7 Series 3 LED module strips, and OVQ12S30x7 Series LED light strips have availability in red, amber, green, blue, and white. The OVM12F3x7 Series consists of 30 modules per strip in lengths from 3” to >40 ft, power dissipation of 1.5 W, input voltage of

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Light Sources Demonstrate Low Power Dissipation

October 27, 2008 9:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Functioning over an operating temperature from 10°C to 40°C, EXALOS’ EBS4000-0000 and EBS8000-000 stabilized broadband light sources exhibit power dissipation of ~5 W for each superluminescent LED inside. The 200 mm × 160 mm × 124 mm 2 kg EBS4000-0000 incorporates up to 4 superluminescent LEDs over a single output, and the 200 mm × 290 mm × 124 mm 3 kg EBS8000-0000 integrates up to 8 superluminescent LEDs over up to 8 outputs. The turnkey devices offer

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LED Bulb Shines in Edison-base PAR16 Fixtures

October 24, 2008 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Consisting of three 1 W LEDs, LEDtronics’ PAR16 LED spotlight bulb acts as a direct drop-in replacement in standard E26 Edison-base PAR16 fixtures. The 3000K warm white-colored device produces up to 120 lm of vivid light while consuming 3.3 W of energy for up to 50,000 continuous hours. The component offers a 20° light-emitting viewing angle while running on

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LEDs Cover Over 125% of NTSC Color Gamut

October 23, 2008 10:21 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

Providing 15% more light for direct display backlighting than standard Advanced Power TOPLEDs, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ Advanced Power TOPLED Plus LEDs cover >125% of the NTSC color gamut in the usual combination of red (623 nm), green (527 nm), and blue (457 nm). At an operating current of 100 mA, the LEDs achieve 14 lm (red), 24 lm (green) and

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LCD Module Achieves High Luminance

October 23, 2008 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Showing ultra-extended graphics array (UXGA) resolution, NEC LCD Technologies’ NL160120AC27-22B 21.3” (54 cm diagonal) amorphous-silicon TFT LCD module displays luminance of 900 cd/m². Proprietary UA-SFT technology and a direct backlight system reproduce the grayscale images required for medical diagnosis in applications such as radiograms and

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Turnkey Devices Incorporate SLED Technology

October 21, 2008 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing in laboratory applications, Exalos’ EBS4000-0000 and EBS8000-0000 turnkey devices with touchscreens enable the use of superluminescent light emitting diode (SLED) technology. The EBS4000-0000 can utilize up to 4 different SLEDs, and the EBS8000-0000 can utilize up to 8 ones with availability as

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Displays Connect to Four Load Cells

October 16, 2008 11:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Incorporating display and controller functions in one instrument, Loadstar Sensor’s DS-3000 family 4-channel displays accept input from up to 4 iLoad Series load cells. The devices automatically sum loads from all connected cells, and show individual cell readings. The LED display shows 0.56” digits in resolutions from 0.01 to 999.90 in kilogram, pound, or

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SSLDs Exhibit Adjustable Output Current

October 15, 2008 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Having a nominal output current set by a resistor, Diodes Incorporated’s ZXLD-1352, ZXLD-1356, and ZXLD-1366 continuous mode SSLDs deliver adjustable output currents of 350 mA, 550 mA, and 1 A, respectively, by applying a PWM or DC voltage control signal. The 3 mm² ZXLD1356/1366 present typical output current accuracy of better than

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