Now that 3D television has failed to take off the way designers were hoping, companies have moved on to a newer, better, greater, bound-for-failure idea: Smell-O-Vision. Haruka Matsukura and a team from the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology have designed an olfactory display system that can work in conjunction with a 2D display.
Samsung Electronics announced the introduction of a new lineup of Zhaga-compliant LED H-Series linear modules that feature extremely high efficacy, as well as excellent light quality, and color consistency for use in a wide range of LED lighting applications including ambient lighting and linear fixtures.
Amulet Technologies is pleased to announce today its plans to launch the Multitouch Capacitive 4.3" GEMmodule developed in conjunction with partners Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and Clicktouch NV. The new product will be able to sense up to 10 fingers simultaneously on the multitouch screen....
Newport Corporation introduces precision-grade (PG) optical breadboards with patented modal damping to improve dynamic performance. Ideal for the most critical laboratory and ultrafast applications, the new PG breadboards include sealed mounting holes which make it simple and easy to contain and clean up spills or retrieve small objects.
The new generation of the Mini Topled and Topled LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors produce a uniquely pleasant white light in varying tones that is ideal for the interior illumination of buses, trains, airplanes and cars. The successful standard packages for these LEDs have been retained....
Larson Electronics Magnalight announced the release of the WAL-TSL-300W-LED LED tower security light. Modeled after the successful metal halide light series, the LED version of this amiable security light features ‘instant on’ and hot restrike capabilities.
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the release of Graphics Display Designer X (GDD X), an enhanced visual design tool that provides a quick and easy way of creating Graphical User Interface (GUI) screens for applications using Microchip’s 16-or 32-bit PIC MCUs. With GDD X, developers may
The life of a light-emitting diode (LED) isn’t as simple as some advertisers may lead you to believe. Manufacturers offer numbers like 100,000 hours as the expected lifetime of high-powered LEDs, but those numbers reflect calculations done using optimum conditions and specification points.
It happens to everyone who owns a smart phone or tablet. One ill-fated toss into the car or accidental drop on the hardwood and suddenly the screen is too cracked to read. Not only does this render the phone useless until you can get to a store, it can mean spending hundreds of dollars on a new screen or an entirely new phone.
Sometimes ideas that seem well-intentioned (in theory) actually fall somewhere in the realm of “worst idea ever” when it comes to real-life implementation. This includes ideas like holograms in the airport or QR codes for remote real estate signs (or using QR codes for anything at all, ever).
DILAS announces today a direct, multi-bar diode laser system. The DILAS SD3000 is capable of delivering up to 3-kilowatt output at 980nm wavelength to the work piece. The direct diode laser system, DILAS SD3000, is available either with symmetric spot configuration (SD3000S) or with different line focus configurations (SD3000L).
Under the name of Fangbanger Productions, the hit TV show True Blood selected yet another Magnalight spotlight for an episode in the upcoming season. The GL-8130-M handheld spotlight offers a uniquely convertible configuration for use as a handheld lantern or traditional spotlight form factor.
Kyocera Display America has announced four new TFT-LCDs that are being added to its extensive product line. The new 10.4” SVGA and 12.1” SVGA TFT-LCD displays feature Kyocera’s Advanced Wide Viewing (AWV) technology
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that it has begun producing a new lineup of middle power LED packages with the industry’s highest efficacy level, making it ideal for use in a wide variety of LED lighting applications including LED tubes, LED ambient lighting, downlighting and retrofit lamps.
Precision, Inc. announced the global launch of its new LLC transformer which is asserted to provide up to 99 percent efficiency and extremely low power loss. The technology combines two discrete components – a resonant inductor and transformer – into a single package reducing real estate up to
Larson Electronics has announced the release of a powerful LED light tower designed to provide easy setup and powerful illumination. Featuring a compressor powered pneumatic tower that can extend to 18 feet and a pair of 150 watt LED lamps, the PLM-18-2X150W-LED Pneumatic Light Tower is ideal for work sites, emergency scenes, and anywhere powerful mobile illumination s needed.
Female professors are almost 50 percent less likely than their male counterparts to be invited to join corporate scientific advisory boards (SABs) and start new companies mainly because of gender stereotyping, says University of Maryland researcher Waverly Ding, an assistant professor of management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
LED fixtures designed for daytime and nighttime lighting on communication, television and radio towers, wind turbinesMarch 8, 2013 4:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments
Hughey & Phillips (H&P) announces the new HORIZON™ line of medium-intensity strobe LED based obstruction lighting solutions for daytime and nighttime lighting on tall structures such as communication, television and radio towers, wind turbines, smokestacks and other obstructions to aerial navigation.
A few weeks ago, we took a look at Walter Cronkite’s 1967 prediction of a media room in the year 2001 and, setting aside the 1960s aesthetics, he wasn’t too far off. Humans are always trying to figure out what the future of technology will be. It’s fun to imagine what would happen if Google Glass became the new iPhone or 3D printing allowed for on-site organ creation. These things could change the world as we know it.
ams AG introduced a new intelligent LED driver for mobile phone cameras that maximizes the brightness of the flash without causing the phone’s battery to fall below its minimum operating voltage. The AS3649 LED driver uses an innovative “diagnostic pulse” – a burst of controlled high current lasting a few milliseconds – immediately before every flash operation.
Larson Electronics has announced the release of a multi-mode capable LED light with remote control that is compatible with standard PAR38 style light fixtures. The LED18W-PAR38-RGB 18 Watt RGB LED PAR 38 Remote Control Light provides innovative control and operating options with remote control operation and multi-color output choices....
Cree introduces a series of LED bulbs at a retail price point that gives consumers a reason to switch to LED lighting. The new bulbs shine as brightly as comparable incandescents while saving 84 percent of the energy compared to traditional bulbs. The Cree LED bulbs are backed by a 10-year limited warranty and available exclusively at The Home Depot.
Wilbrecht LEDCO introduces bipolar LEDs in its range of panel mount LED’s in varied housing styles for front or rear panel mounting in response to international demand. The pre-wired assembly of a red, green or yellow bipolar LED and a resistor will work directly off a 120 VAC or 240 VAC line as a LED power indicator or as a drop-in replacement for neon indicators.
Skyworks Solutions introduced several new backlight LED drivers supporting next-generation smartphones and tablets. Skyworks’ family of highly efficient, integrated, multi-channel products are tailored to support display panels ranging in size from 4 to 12 inches, significantly enhancing image quality and resolution while maximizing battery life.
iWatt announced its latest LED driver for LCD TV backlighting. The new iW7011 is a 6-channel LED driver with a built-in intelligent digital control engine, developed to reduce the bill of materials (BOM) cost and simplify design of edge-lit and direct-lit LCD TVs.