LED Lighting Modules Seamlessly Integrate On Cameras

July 17, 2008 10:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Imaging Source announced a series of LED lighting modules that seamlessly integrate with The Imaging Source USB, FireWire and GigE camera. The modules' features include very bright LEDs; direct connection to the camera; all parameters can be set via the shipped software, IC Capture and IC; imaging control or by

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White SMT LEDs Deliver up to 1,800 mcd

July 10, 2008 5:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Provided in a CLCC-2 flat SMT ceramic package 0.7-mm thick, the VLMW82 Series of white LEDs from Vishay have a thermal resistance of 20°C/W and an optical power output from 9,000 to 18,000 mcd. Offering a service life of approximately 50,000 hours, the InGaN devices have a 3.3 x 3.4 mm footprint and are optimized for display backlighting and other illumination applications.

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White LED Provides 90 Lumens

July 8, 2008 11:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Yielding a typical flux of 90 lumens (113 lm max) at 250 mA, Toshiba America Electronic Components’ TL12W02-D white LED has a typical chromaticity of 0.32 (Cx) and 0.31 (Cy). The 10.50 × 5 × 2.10-mm SMT-packaged device has a forward current of 300 mA max and a forward voltage of 6.8 V

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Optocouplers Offer 20 kV/µs Noise Immunity

July 8, 2008 7:11 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Having a minimum common mode noise rejection rating of 20 kV/µs, Fairchild Semiconductor’s FOD07xx Series logic gate optocouplers provide bandwidth yielding 25 Mbps. The J-STD-020- and UL1577-standardized devices consist of a high-speed AiGaAs LED driven by a CMOS IC and utilize lead-free (Pb-free) terminals. The RoHS-compliant optocouplers have

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SIP SSLD Modules Accurately Drive LEDs

July 7, 2008 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing a constant-current output with an accuracy of ±1%, the BP58xx Series of solid-state lighting drivers (SSLD) integrates all required LED-driving control circuits, switching elements, isolation transformers and constant-current circuits into a single SIP package. Operating at an efficiency of 85%, the 32.9 x 25.0 x 15.1-mm dimmable modules are set via an external resistor and

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Five Megapixel Camera Equipped With a Camera Link Interface

July 2, 2008 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering thermal management and pre-processing for sensor operation, Sony's BM-599CL and BB-500CL, are two versions of a five megapixel camera that are equipped with a Camera Link interface. Both models are built around the Sony ICX625 2/3" CCD sensor (2448 x 2050 pixels - QSXGA) and are mid-range cameras. Potential applications for the cameras include:

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Multi-Chip White LED Delivers up to 790 Lumens

July 2, 2008 5:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

With the same 7 x 9-mm footprint as its single-emitter predecessor, the multi-chip XLamp MC-E LED integrates four emitters to provide up to 790 lumens at 6,000K and up to 605 lumens at 3,000K with an input power of 9.8 W. The devices are available in color temperature ranges of 2,600K to 3,700K, 3,700K to 5,000K, or 5,000K to 10,000K.

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Reference Design Creates SFP Optical Modules

June 30, 2008 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Incorporating the recently PHY1040 laser transceiver and limiting amplifier IC and an off-the shelf 8-bit microcontroller with embedded flash, a hardware and software reference design from Phyworks can create Small Form-factor Pluggable 125 Mbps to 1.25 Gbps optical modules with digital configuration and monitoring capability. The system architecture allows users to configure the PHY1040 in software to meet specific optics and network requirements and

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Online Database Provides LED Ray Data

June 27, 2008 9:32 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

Including information such as emission patterns, the coordinates of the emission point, as well as the direction, intensity, and wavelength, an online database at from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors provides ray data files for its entire LED portfolio. Engineers can immediately view and download all the ray data and a custom CAD model for board design

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Development Kit Creates Multi-Touch User Interface

June 24, 2008 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presented as the first commercially available, the SMK 15.4 development kit from Stantum Technologies can enable designers and integrators to develop a multi-touch display user interface. The resulting interface lets users simultaneously move an unlimited number of fingers, nails or utensils (such as styli) on a screen.

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LED Panels Incorporate Direct Die Attachment Technology

June 23, 2008 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing direct die attachment (DDA) technology, American Bright’s family of 5W or 10W LED panels has typical flux ratings of 800 lumens and 300 lumens, respectively. The Y-bin 10W module has a forward voltage of 36V DC at 320 mA and will typically produce 800 lumens, creating a luminous

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LEDs Deliver up to 2850 mcd

June 20, 2008 8:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using drive currents up to 70 mA, Vishay Intertechnology’s VLMx32 Series power surface-mount LEDs provide a luminous intensity range from 1400 to 2850 millicandelas (mcd). The PLCC 4-packaged devices offer a thermal resistance down to 290 K/W and power dissipation of up to 200 mW. The AEC-Q101-qualified LEDs have dominant wavelengths from 610 to 621 nm in amber and.

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Reflector LED Suits Backlighing Applications

June 19, 2008 8:22 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

Specifically designed for light guide-based back- and edge-lighting of 5” to 20” displays in high ambient light conditions, the CERAMOS Reflector LED from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors delivers 70 lumens/W at 80 mA. Suited for in-coupling into light guides as thin as 2 mm, the device has an oval out-coupling window in a ceramic package.

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E-paper and OLEDs

June 9, 2008 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-paper can also bend like the newest OLED and LCD displays, but is much more energy efficient as it is a bistable (only uses power when changing the image) system that does not require a backlight. Readable in any light regular paper is, e-paper promises to create a new means of accessing information that will challenge traditional paper media. This e-paper display (EPD) from LG Display uses e-ink core tech and LG driver and backplane technology.

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See-Through, Bendy, and Round LCDs

June 6, 2008 12:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

What would SID be without cool and different new display technologies and ways to use them?

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