2009-11-26

OKI Group Develops First 1.1 Inch QVGA High Brightness LED Display

OKI Digital Imaging Corporation, a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation, a subsidiary that develops, manufactures, and markets LEDs, today announced it has succeeded in developing a 1.1 inch QVGA LED display while reducing power consumption to one-tenth that of conventional LCDs.
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2009-11-24

Daktronics Provides Equipment & Event Support for London NFL Events

Wembley Stadium in London, was transformed into a National Football League venue for the third straight season on Oct. 25 for the NFL International Series game. For three seasons, Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D. has worked with the NFL in a rental agreement that includes the setup and tear down of a mobile and modular integrated light emitting diode (LED) video and scoring system to help create an NFL experience within the United Kingdom’s most renowned soccer stadium.
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2009-11-23

Test Trial Approved for Daktronics Courtside LED Scorer’s Tables in NBA Facilities

Daktronics Inc of Brookings, S.D., announced that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has approved a test trial of Daktronics courtside light emitting diode (LED) scorer’s tables. Until recently the NBA had approved digital light processing (DLP®), but not LED, technology courtside.
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2009-11-19

Ecotek Lighting Installs LED Light Boxes at San Diego Natural History Museum

EcoTek Lighting has installed a high-performance, energy-efficient light box with Direct Backlit LED Array technology at the San Diego Natural History Museum along with three beautifully designed and engineered poster frames. The three matching poster frames hold movie posters on the south wall of the theater entry vestibule just off the atrium.
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2009-11-12

Orlando's New Amway Center to Feature Daktronics Integrated LED Display System

Daktronics Inc. in conjunction with the Orlando Magic and the City of Orlando, announced yesterday that it will provide an integrated scoring, video and advertising display system for the new Amway Center scheduled to open in Orlando in the fall of 2010. Installation of the first displays of the multi-million dollar system will begin in early 2010.
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2009-11-10

Macroblock's LED Driver Adopted in LED Displays for China’s 60th National Day Ceremony

China 60th National Day has just come to a spectacular end. The Tiananmen Square in Beijing was beautified by a lot of LED displays with abundant color and uniform brightness expressing the congratulations to the National Birthday. Some of these LED displays were provided by Beijing Leyard Co. and GULX Tech Co. Macroblock also shines in the ceremony with constant current LED drivers adopted in these LED displays.
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2009-11-02

BT Creates Biggest LED Display to Celebrate 1,000 Days to Go until the London 2012 Olympic Games

British Telecommunications plc (BT)  has installed a giant electronic information band at the top of the iconic BT Tower in London. The 360 degree LED array – which is believed to be the highest of its kind in Europe and the Americas – will be switched on for the first time this evening with a pyrotechnic display and a message to celebrate 1000 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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2009-10-27

AUO Exhibits Innovative Display Technologies at FPD Intl 2009

AU Optronics Corp. today announced that its new cutting-edge innovative display technologies will be exhibited at FPD International 2009, held in Yokohama Japan, from Oct. 28-30.
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2009-10-23

Rutgers University Installs Daktronics HD Football Display

Scarlet Knights fans this season are being treated to a state-of-the-art, high definition video display at Rutgers Stadium. Daktronics Inc. recently installed the new HD video display at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. 

Rutgers is currently in the midst of a $102 million expansion of the stadium to increase its seating capacity to 56,000. The LED displays are part of that expansion. Last season, three Daktronics ribbon displays were installed along the fascia of the stadium.
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2009-10-14

DRI Corporation Announces New Sign System Product for U.S. Public Transit Market

DRI Corporation (DRI), a digital communications technology leader in the global surface transportation and transit security markets, announced today that its TwinVision na, Inc. subsidiary in Durham, N.C., recently launched a new electronic destination sign system product, the TwinVision Silver Smart Series.
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2009-09-24

Digital Projection Announces New LED Illuminated DLP® Display for Home Entertainment

Digital Projection International, an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announced the brand-new M-Vision Cine LED at CEDIA ‘09 in Atlanta, Georgia. The new Cine LED delivers 3-chip color saturation with the imaging fidelity of Texas Instruments’ DLP® technology. The single-chip M-Vision Cine LED adds the first Lifetime Illumination™ display to DPI’s already extensive single-chip product line.
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2009-09-04

Kinoton To Launch Unique Transparent 360° LED Display at IBC

Kinoton GmbH has announced the availability of the Litefast MAGIC 360° Display, a crystal-clear 360-degrees LED display.
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2009-08-28

Electro-Matic Products Introduces Mass-Notification LED Display

Electro-Matic Products Inc. has introduced the latest high tech Mass Notification LED displays in response to the rising concern of safety and security among school campuses nationwide. These LED displays can work with existing mass-notification systems to make sure displayed messages reach everyone on campus. Together, this complete high-tech system will allow users to broadcast safety concerns, terrorism alerts, severe weather alerts, news, and any other emergency announcements within seconds to ensure the safety of the campus.
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2009-08-21

Barco Empowers Abu Dhabi’s New Formula 1 Race Circuit with 14 LED Displays

Barco has just announced that it has signed a deal in Abu Dhabi for the delivery of 14 LED displays for the new Yas Marina Circuit. In total 452 square meter of LED will be installed around the track to optimize the fans' viewing experience. On 1 November 2009 this brand new race track will host the F1 season finale on the occasion of the first ever Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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2009-08-20

Vishay Announces New LED Graphics Displays with Drive Electronics and + 5-V HC CMOS Level Video Interface

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has recently announced two new 128 x 32 LED graphics displays with drive electronics and a + 5-V HC CMOS-level video interface. The new displays come in bright red (LEE-128G032B) and neon orange (LEE-128G032-1), are designed as replacements for the popular APD-128G032 plasma display module.
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2009-08-17

BenQ Unveils New V Series Eco LED Displays

BenQ last week launched its new 24” and 21.5” LED widescreen displays, namely the Full HD 1080p V2400 Eco and Full HD 1080p V2200 Eco. These first two models will prelude what BenQ promises to be a broad-spectrum offering of LED displays to be launched by mid-August, according to the company.
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2009-08-03

Diguang Presents LED Products at Government-sponsored Press Conference

Diguang International Development Co., Ltd. recently announced that a press conference was held exclusively for Diguang to introduce its LED display products at the Yangzhou New Light Public Service Center in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province in July.
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2009-07-31

Lighthouse Displays at American Airlines Center to Add More Excitement to Mavericks and Stars Games

Lighthouse Technologies announced to have begun the installation of high definition LED screens at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Working with long time partner TS Sports, 25 Lighthouse LED screens, including four 1080p full HD screens on the center hung display, will be installed at the facility. The upgrade will be completed over the summer for the 2009-2010 Dallas Mavericks’ and Dallas Stars’ seasons, according to the company.
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2009-07-28

displayLED Installs The Largest LED Video Display in Cricket Ground

Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) will host the 4th npower Ashes Test starting on 7th August 2009. All the hard-fought action will be replayed on Headingley Carnegie Cricket Ground’s new giant 102m2 digiLED Ld10S screen. The 16m (w) x 6.4m (h) screen replaces the previous scoreboard and is the largest LED video display in a UK sports venue.
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2009-07-24

Taking Advantage of SnapDriveTM to Improve the LED Display Screen Quality

Full-color LED video display screen has become popular in recent years for various applications such as indoor/outdoor commercial advertisement, stadium billboards, traffic message signs…etc. Thanks to the evolution of LED technology which enables lower cost, higher luminance, uniform wave-length and better efficacy LEDs available, the LED display screen makers are able to build high quality display screen with cheaper cost.
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2009-07-09

QFN Packaging Solves The Heat Dissipation Problem of LED Display

QFN Packaging Solves The Heat Dissipation Problem of LED Display Currently, almost all LED display manufacturers face the problem of heat dissipation during PCB design, with the thermal effect of drivers disturbing the normal light emitting property of LED and further influencing the color uniformity of the overall display. This article will illustrate how headaches can be prevented by changing the packaging of driving chips.
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2009-07-08

Daktronics LED Display Features Real-time Carbon Counter

Van Wagner Communications recently chose Daktronics Inc. to design and manufacture a new, light emitting diode (LED) display as a component of a spectacular new sign for its client, DB Climate Change Advisors, an institutional and alternatives climate change business of Deutsche Asset Management, a business division of Deutsche Bank AG. The curved LED display functions as the world's first scientifically valid, real-time carbon counter.
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2009-05-27

Interview with Macroblock Chairman, Dr. Li-Chang Yang: 2009 Will be Macroblock’s First Year of Entering the Illumination Market

LEDinside has recently visited Dr. Li-Chang Yang, Chairman of Taiwan’s LED  IC manufacturer Macroblock Tech, to get some knowledge about the current situation on the global LED display (LED advertising screen) market, and the future developing direction of the company.  
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2009-05-20

Macroblock Launches New 16-Bit PWM LED Driver with 8-Bit Digital Dot Correction for High-End LED Display

Macroblock launches a new 16-bit PWM LED driver with 8-bit digital dot correction, MBI5040. To provide uniformed LED brightness and accurate LED color for high-end LED display panels, “matched LEDs” are insufficient, and dot correction of each LED pixel becomes necessary. However, it is costly and complex to process dot correction through controllers for the increasing loading of the controllers and the limited control of LED pixels.
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2009-05-05

LED Digital Display

LED digital display is a semi-conductive lighting component, with light emitting diode (LED) as its elementary unit. By the number of segments the digital display is made of, there are 7-segment digital displays and 8-segment ones, with the latter with one more LED unit (also displays one more decimal point) than the former. By the number of the figure “8” displayed, there are 1-digit, 2-digit, 4-digit LED digital displays and so on. And by the way in which the LED units are connected, there are common anode digital displays and common cathode digital displays.  
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2009-02-10

Blue and green LED versions added to digital panel voltmeter range

Murata Power Solutions has introduced its low-power, high brightness, three-and-a-half digit, DMS-20PC digital panel voltmeters. The company announces that they are now available with 'brilliant blue' or 'pure green' LED colors in addition to the current 'low-power red'. The DMS-20PC series provides a sub-miniature, low-cost solution in applications such as battery chargers, power amplifiers, rack-mounted power and high-end consumer electronics.
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2009-02-06

Rangers Ballpark Adding LED Displays

It’s reported that Daktronics Inc will design, manufacture and install full-color LED display technology throughout Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, home of the Texas Rangers.
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2008-12-15

ENE TECHNOLOGY enters LED Display market

ENE TECHNOLOGY, the NB Keyboard Controller (KBC) provider, starts to focus on LED Driver IC. Recently, ENE is promoting its latest LED product claimed to be the fastest amongst its middle-end competitors. In order to gain more insights of the company, its strategies and products, LEDinside interviewed Jeff Cheng, the product manager of ENE TECHNOLOGY. The leading firm of KBC
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2008-12-10

Konka Group to Build LED Industrial Chain

It’s reported that Konka Group Co., Ltd., of Shenzhen, China, announces that it is to open its LED backlight design and production line in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province, Eastern China in mid December 2008. Established in May 1980, the Shenzhen company plans to spend three to five years building a complete LED industrial chain in China. The industrial chain is expected to produce LED related products with a value of more than CNY 10 billion per year.
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2008-12-04

180-inch 3D LED screen is the world’s first and largest

NewSight Corp of the US developed a new "3D LED Video Wall". The 3D display used LEDs as pixels for the first time in the world. The feature is a 180-inch screen with a width of 3.84m, the "3D LED Video Wall" is one of the world's largest 3D displays.
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Today Philips Lumileds launches its proprietary CrispWhite Technology, yet another quality of light breakthrough in its portfolio, making whites appear vivid and bright while colors appear saturated. LUXEON CoB arrays with CrispWhite Technolog... READ MORE

For the first time there is a compact laser multi-chip package. Osram Opto Semiconductors can pack up to 20 blue laser chips in the new PLPM4 450 module. Instead of taking the laborious approach and constructing a light source from individual ... READ MORE