Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting. The lighting, based on field-induced polymer electroluminescent (FIPEL) technology,
Experts in the industry weight in on the question: What trends and technologies have impacted the industry in 2012 and what does that mean for 2013? In their responses the industry experts talk about LEDs, chips and what will be coming up in the next year.
Electro-Mech Components has introduced the SW44863 Split-Image Switch Series offering an ideal solution for high-density instrumentation panels and display areas in a compact footprint.
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com announced today the release of the WALBL-1000WMH Boiler Light with right angle extension arm. This latest addition to Magnalights’ line of heavy duty lighting solutions features a high output metal halide lamp paired with a wheeled tower assembly that can be adjusted for angle and arm length for positioning through boiler access doors.
Omron Network Products, LLC (ONP) announced the general availability of its new optical subsystem, the SX51-02E, beginning immediately. The new subsystem is capable of handling HDMI, USB and Ethernet over five transmit lanes and one receive lane on a single strand of multimode fiber.
Phihong USA has introduced a new 24W LED driver adapter for residential lighting applications, including under-counter lighting and high-brightness floor and table lamps. Designated the PDA024A-S, the Class 2 adapter is available in 700, 1000 and 1500mA outputs at the North American nominal input voltage range 110-120VAC.
Microchip Technology announced the PIC32 GUI Development Board With Projected Capacitive Touch. This tool makes it easy for designers to add the combination of multitouch projected-capacitive interfaces, and high-quality 16-bit color graphics to WQVGA displays in any application.
ADLINK Technology presents its latest COM Express offering, the Express-IB. The Express-IB is a high performance COM.0 R2.0 Type 6 module featuring an Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processor supporting Intel HD Graphics integrated on the CPU with three independent displays.
Newhaven Display International’s new line of Multi-Font Displays feature an additional serial interface IC that has 50+ languages and 37 font tables. This Multi-Font IC contains ASCII, Unicode, and ISO8859 tables for flexibility and compatibility. The fonts featured are either fixed width or proportional width and can be read at a clock rate up to 30 MHz.
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com released a range of new camouflage remote control hunting spotlights, including models featuring halogen, HID and LED light sources. Popular with hunters, boaters and utility workers, these 12 volt spotlights, including the GL-3085H-M, GL-3081-M and GL-9081 are now available in camouflage housings.
The new e-paper display from Microtips Technology offers a high contrast with a 264 x176 resolution. The E-paper display is lightweight, with a 2.7" monochrome display has an extremely wide view cone of about 90° in all directions. The slim design, measuring about a 1mm thick ensures that it will meet your mechanical requirements.
New research at King's College London may lead to improved solar cells and LED-displays. Researchers from the Biophysics and Nanotechnology Group at King's, led by Professor Anatoly Zayats in the department of Physics have demonstrated in detail how to separate colors....
ERNI has developed an ultra compact 1.27-mm pitch single row connector system that delivers the highest current density on the market, according to the company. The MiniBridge wire-to-board connector features a high-temperature IDC wire termination and is
Here at ECN, we often talk about alternative energy options. Sometimes it’s solar power, other times wind power, and occasionally we dabble in the world of electric cars. But there is one energy option we’ve been sorely remiss in covering: pee-power.
Power Integrations introduced its latest family of LED-driver ICs, aimed at consumer, commercial and industrial lighting applications. The new LYTSwitch IC family offers tight regulation and high efficiency for tube replacements and high-bay lighting, while providing exceptional performance in TRIAC-
Microchip Technology Inc. announced its patented GestIC technology, which enables the next dimension in intuitive, gesture-based, non-contact user interfaces for a broad range of end products. The MGC3130 is presented as the world’s first electrical-field (E-field)-based, configurable 3D gesture controller, offering
Larson Electronics LLC announced the addition of the 6000 watt CM-4X15M-25-480V-3P for operators looking for portable 480 volt work site lighting. Equipped with four 1500 watt adjustable metal halide light heads, this Magnalight work site lighting system can be used from the ground or elevated via crane for work site area illumination.
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com has announced the addition of an explosion proof tank light designed for easy deployment and high output. The EPL-24BS-1X4-100 Explosion Proof Portable Base Stand Tank Light is a Class 1 Division 1 Groups C & D approved unit that provides the versatility of portable operation....
Harking back to the good-old-days, before social media, before texting, before mobile phones – all the way back to when we (not me literally) received news from the wireless (radio), this new-fangled invention came along called the TV and sat down in living rooms everywhere.
Microtips Technology offers a few different sized full color TFT LCD modules specially designed to fit within products conforming to the 1U, 2U & 3U standard dimensions and can withstand high operating temperature range. Some of the key features of the 1.77” (1U) version are a 160 x 128 resolution, onboard controller IC...
The semiconductor technology that underlies solid-state illumination represents the epitome of precision manufacturing. Production of these devices begins with creation of blue light-emitting diodes (LED chips) through the nanoscale deposition of semiconductor materials onto a wafer...
As incandescent bulbs are phased out, the two options that offer significant energy savings are compact fluorescent (CFL) and LED. While CFL’s are a mature technology, white LEDs are still advancing rapidly with higher lumens per packaged LED as well as increased efficacy.
Phihong USA has developed a new, low-cost, fixed-prong, wall-plug adapter style LED driver capable of driving small arrays of LEDs, like those in personal lighting applications, at a constant current. Available in outputs of 350mA, 700mA, and 1000mA, the PDA006A-S adapter series is intended for
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Touch panel demand continues to rapidly increase and applications utilizing this advanced technology are expanding into a wide variety of markets. According to DisplaySearch, projected capacitive touch panels have surpassed resistive touch panels in shipments and revenue.