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.
The most advanced technology for use in real-time detection and assessment of common blinding eye disease and general health disorders will soon be available to the world with stimulus funding provided for development by the Australian Government's CRC Program.
Identifying the mysterious mechanism underlying high-temperature superconductivity (HTS) remains one of the most important and tantalizing puzzles in physics. This remarkable phenomenon allows electric current to pass with perfect efficiency through materials chilled to subzero temperatures, and it may play an essential role in revolutionizing the entire electricity chain, from generation to transmission and grid-scale storage.
Silicon nanocrystals have a size of a few nanometers and possess a high luminous potential. Scientists of KIT and the University of Toronto/Canada have now succeeded in manufacturing silicon-based light-emitting diodes (SiLEDs). They are free of heavy metals and can emit light in various colors.
TE Connectivity announced the release of the LED Holder, Type Z50. The LED holder forms the core electrical, mechanical, thermal, and optical interconnectivity for Philips Lumileds LUXEON® K LED and Sharp Electronics MEGA ZENIGATA LED.
On February 21, 2013, women engineers, along with their male counterparts, will engage and mentor as many as one million girls around the country during National Engineers Week Foundation’s 12th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.
Larson Electronics has announced the introduction of a four lamp explosion proof fluorescent light designed to provide high output from a more compact fixture size. Measuring only two feet long and constructed for low profile mounting, the EPL-24-96 Low Profile Explosion Proof Fluorescent Light provides high output....
LED lighting and control systems offer adjustment options via one universal app on an iPhone, iPad or Android smartphoneFebruary 15, 2013 4:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments
EnvironmentalLights.com, a leading source for high-quality, energy-efficient LED lighting, recently launched a family of wifi-enabled LED lighting. The LinkUp LED lighting series allows you to control LinkUp LED light bulbs and LinkUp receivers for 12 or 24 volt LED strip lights from your iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone, when used in conjunction with the LinkUp Wifi Router.
Larson Electronics has announced today the release of a high output explosion proof LED light fixture designed to resist the damaging effects of wet and corrosive locations. The HALP-48-2L-LED-G2 Corrosion Resistant LED Light offers improved light output combined with a corrosion resistant design for use in hazardous locations....
Q: What role will sensors and controls play in emerging solid state lighting applications? Solid-state lighting technology is a natural fit in our digital, wireless world. Adaptive control and wireless sensor networks are the key to ever more sophisticated LED lighting schemes including dimming,
Q: What role will sensors and controls play in emerging solid state lighting applications? Where will the Internet of Things make its big commercial debut? Probably a few feet above your head. Intelligent sensing systems — installed and configured in overhead lighting systems and combining motion, temperature and light sensors with microprocessors, imagers and LEDs
iWatt Inc. debuted an innovative digital AC/DC LED driver platform designed to address cost, performance and operating life in commercial and wireless solid state lighting (SSL) systems. The first device in this new platform, the iW3630 is a two-stage, Flickerless LED driver with output power up to 45W....
Larson Electronics has announced today the release of a pneumatically powered light mast capable of elevating lighting and similar devices up to eighteen feet in height. Designed for ease of deployment and high stability, the PLM-18 Pneumatic Light Mast allows operators to quickly and safely deploy lighting and electrical devices....
NBC got its start in 1926 as the nation's first radio network. Its parent company, the Radio Corporation of America, figured people would buy radios if they had interesting things to listen to.NBC was the leading radio network in the early years, so powerful in those days that it had two networks:
General Electric is saying goodbye to 30 Rock - the building and the TV business born there. It's another step in GE's efforts to focus on less glamorous - but theoretically more profitable - ventures such as manufacturing medical imaging equipment, airplane engines and electrical generators.
Larson Electronics has announced the release an infrared LED light tower designed to provide fully portable operation in a compact and powerful design. The WAL-LED3W-4S-IR Infrared LED Light Tower produces invisible infrared light intended for use with night vision equipment and devices and features a collapsible tower and case....
Atmel announced three new two-channel solid state lighting (SSL) LED drivers that provide accurate color control for two-color LED light engines. In addition, the LED drivers deliver the most efficient power management, with the lowest component count, for high CRI LED lamps.
Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) has introduced a new LED-based ring light that can be integrated into a wide variety of products from desk lamps to vanity mirrors to automotive interior lighting such as cup holders and clocks.
Kyocera Display America has announced three new TFT-LCDs that will be added to its extensive TFT-LCD product line. The three new products are a 7.0” WVGA and two 8.4” SVGA TFT-LCD displays. All displays feature Super Wide Viewing (SWV) technology and two of them are super high brightness for sunlight readable outdoor applications.
It seems that a few groups consistently struggle with how to incorporate and use new technology in a manner that is both appropriate and effective for their brand. They often fall short and take advantage of the “next big thing” only to find it doesn’t work or hasn’t been adopted by enough of the public to make a difference.