“Sunlight-Readable” LCD Modules for Industrial Applications Used in High-Ambient-Light Environments

May 21, 2007 5:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics America, Inc. introduced four amorphous-silicon thin-film-transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) modules featuring the company’s super-transmissive natural light TFT (ST-NLT) technology. The products include two

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Reflective Sheets to Improve Clarity and Efficiency of Lighting Fixtures

May 21, 2007 5:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Furukawa America Inc. announced microcellular PET reflective sheet that was first deployed in backlight systems for LCD TV and fluorescent illuminated signboards to produce brighter, clearer images. The white MCPET sheets reflect blue light with wavelengths of 400 nm and red light with wavelengths of 700 nm

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Full-Color LED with 130° Viewing Angle

May 9, 2007 10:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

TT electronics Optek Technology developed a full-color surface mount LED package. Offering high luminance and a long operating lifespan, the OVSPRGBCR4 device was designed specifically for high current drive. Each color can be independently controlled for high output from each individual chip, as well as programmed for color mixing to achieve all the colors of the rainbow plus white

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Diodes Act as Building Blocks for Modules and Fiber-coupled Packages

May 9, 2007 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Blue Sky Research announced CircuLasers, distributed by AMS Technologies. They are produced by mounting the µLens directly in front of the diode chip emitter. This transforms the highly elliptical output beam of a standard laser diode into a circular beam. The lens profile compresses the fast-axis of the beam down to the divergence angle of the slow axis

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Outdoor-Viewable TFT Display with TMR Enhancement

May 9, 2007 10:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

One Stop Displays announced a 3.5" TFT-LCD display with high-brightness LED backlight. Now standard is our 3.5" landscape orientation TFT display with Micro-reflectivity (TMR) film enhancement. The TMR film adds functionality in sunlight to standard Transmissive panels. It adds a minimum 2 percent reflectivity to panels designed with Transmissive characteristics providing functionality in otherwise difficult conditions

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Half-Watt Power LEDs for Interior/Exterior Lighting and Backlighting Applications

May 9, 2007 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies introduced what is said to be the industry's first half-watt (0.5W) high-brightness LED in an industry-standard PLCC-4 surface-mount (SMT) package. The 0.5W ASMT-QWB2 (white) and ASMT-QxB2 (amber, red-orange and red) series of SMT LEDs, which are available in white, amber, red-orange and red colors, feature a small package size, a wide 120° viewing angle, and are optimized for long operating life under severe environmental conditions.

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Ultrabright White SMD LEDs with 0603 Footprint

May 9, 2007 9:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released a series of ultrabright white SMD LEDs that utilize high-efficiency InGaN technology to provide desirable brightness in a compact 0603 footprint. With dimensions of 1.6 mm x 0.8 mm x 0.6 mm, the VLMW1100 series of white LEDs has been designed to enable smaller products with higher performance, greater flexibility in design, and enhanced applications

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Family of Optically Coupled Isolators with Devices for 6 KV Isolators

April 23, 2007 5:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

TT electronics OPTEK Technology has expanded its family of optically coupled isolators. Designated the OPI7000 Series, the isolators consist of an infrared emitting diode coupled to an NPN silicon phototransistor or photodarlington. The series isolators are suitable for applications that require high voltage isolation between input and output, as well as

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High Power Laser Diodes, Bars and Stacks

April 9, 2007 9:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intense Ltd. announced its Hermes family of robust high power laser (HPL) products that are designed for use in industrial, medical, defense and aerospace applications where high brightness and optical conversion efficiency are needed to reduce energy consumption. Available as

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Constant Current LED Drivers

April 9, 2007 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Austria Microsystems has introduced its AS1110 16-channel constant current LED driver with advanced error diagnostics for open and shorted LEDs. The device uses the serial data input/output lines for the error information read-back so that no additional PCB tracks are needed for LED error diagnostics. It features

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Auto-Shutdown LED Driver

April 9, 2007 9:38 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics introduced its model STP16CPS05 LED driver that includes auto-power-saving features, allowing manufacturers to meet the requirements of industrial lighting, signage and transport applications. These constant-current LED drivers allow the individual ICs to go into a shutdown mode when no active inputs are detected. As a

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Low Profile SMT LEDs

April 9, 2007 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Bright Optoelectronics has announced its line of low profile 1206 SMT LEDs that are well suited for backlighting membrane style keypads, automotive instrumentation, legend illumination and miniature indication in a range of consumer, industrial and automotive applications.

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Serial Input Remote Display

April 9, 2007 9:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Otek Corp. has introduced its HI-QREM panel meter that is designed to meet DOD specifications. It accepts RS232/485 as well as USB V2 that can also be used to power the meter with a maximum of 200 mA at 5V DC. This five digit 0.6" LED unit accepts

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Optical Isolators

April 9, 2007 9:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

OPTEK Technology has developed a family of optical isolators designated the OPI1270, OPI1280 and OPI1290 Series. Consisting of a visible red LED with phototransistor or Photologic sensor, they transfer data through a plastic flexible cable.

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