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....
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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.
The infrared Oslon black SFH 4725S LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors has a wavelength of 940 nanometers, making it nearly invisible to the human eye, and its black package reflects virtually no ambient light. Together with its high optical output power of almost one watt...
JKL Components Corporation introduces a new addition to its two pin LED series. The new planar Z-G4-10WW is a versatile G-4 solution for designers and technicians who wish to replace traditional halogen lamps. Designed for 12 Volt usage, they are operational from 8-25 Volts AC or DC.
The world is positively aglow with rapidly changing technology trends in solid state lighting (SSL) LEDs. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), costs dropped by a third in 2011 to about $12 per thousand lumens and will be on their way down to $2 per thousand lumens by 2015 (Strategies Unlimited, August 2012).
Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced it is stocking the award-winning XLamp XB-D Series LEDs from Cree. The smallest lighting class LED available, the XB-D was selected as a winner of ECN Readers Choice Tech Awards 2012.
Larson Electronics has announced today the release of a powerful and extremely durable compact LED emitter designed to produce light output in the 850nm to 940nm range. Measuring only 2 inches wide and 2 inches high, the LEDLB-1-IR Infrared LED Light is an ideal light source for improving the range and resolution of night vision cameras and devices reliant on infrared light.
The LD48 series, now available now from MicroPower Direct, is a family of miniature, DC/DC LED drivers. Specifically designed to power/control high brightness LEDs, these units feature a constant current output up to 1A, PWM & analog dimming, and efficiency to 97 percent.
iWatt Inc. launched a digital AC/DC solid state lighting (SSL) LED driver platform designed specifically to address the key issues of cost and lifetime in price-sensitive, non-dimmable, residential SSL bulb applications. The first device in this new platform is the iW3626, a single-stage driver with output power up to 10W for 60W-equivalent, non-dimmable LED bulbs.
Larson Electronics announced the release of a 150 watt LED pedestal light designed to provide portable high power illumination in areas designated as hazardous locations. Featuring a 150 watt LED lamp producing 14,790 lumens and a lightweight pedestal base, the HAL-PM-1X150LED-100 Hazardous Location LED Light is ideal for workers who need high power illumination in a portable package.
We here at ECN love to hear what you have to say, so for our April issue we’re opening up the Brainstorm discussion to our faithful readers. We want to hear your thoughts about home energy and the future of technology. Typically, the Brainstorm is an editorial section consisting of short commentary by five or six experts in a particular vertical market.
The EPL-TL-2X10W-C Class 1, Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 LED Traffic Light from Larson Electronics is a new industrial grade LED lighting solution designed to provide reliable and safe operation in hazardous locations. Featuring long life LEDs and waterproof construction, this versatile signal light is ideal for industrial fueling stations....
The LEDP3W-6 Low Profile High Intensity LED Light Bar from Larson Electronics provides high power illumination in a compact yet durable design. This LED light bar measures only 9 inches long by 2 inches high yet produces 1,368 lumens of bright white light in a waterproof package that can stand up to the most demanding operating conditions.
Larson Electronics announced the release of an explosion proof low profile LED light with cart mounting and swivel attachment. The EPLCD-48-100LED Explosion Proof Low Profile LED Light on Dolly Cart is designed to provide versatile placement and maneuverability to allow operators to precisely place illumination where needed.
The question of, "What technology do you expect to take the consumer space by storm in 2013?" continues in part II of the February Brainstorm series as experts take on the question of what will be popular in consumer electronics and the consumer technology space in the next 12 months.
The question of, "What technology do you expect to take the consumer space by storm in 2013?" begins in part I of the February Brainstorm series as experts take on the question of what will be popular in consumer electronics and the consumer technology space in the next 12 months.