2011-01-13

Streetlighting Intelligence Inc. and National Semiconductor to Collaborate on Feature-rich Street Lighting Technologies

StreetlightIntelligence Inc. (TSX-V:SLQ, "SLQ"), of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, a leading developer of adaptive street light control and monitoring technology, and National Semiconductor Corp.
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2010-12-01

National Semiconductor Introduces LED Driver with Industry’s Best Dimming Performance

LED Driver Integrates Power Factor Correction and Phase Dimming Decoding to Provide Flicker-free, Uniform Dimming
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2010-09-27

The LM3492 LED driver with dynamic headroom control introduced by National Semiconductor

National Semiconductor introduces the LM3492 LED driver, a member of National's PowerWise® energy-efficient product family, with dynamic headroom control, which drives current to two independently dimmable strings of LEDs.  
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2010-04-27

National Semiconductor introduces LED Driver with dynamic headroom control

PowerWise Controller Maximizes System Efficiency, Simplifies Design and Reduces System Cost
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2009-12-18

Arrow Electronics, Cree and National Semiconductor Team Up to Deliver ‛Flicker-Free’ LED Driver Board Reference Design

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has teamed with Cree and National Semiconductor Corp. to deliver a reference design for a flicker-free, wide-dimming-range LED driver board.  The new reference design empowers engineers to rapidly develop an LED lighting solution, featuring white LEDs on a programmable board that meets the ENERGY STAR power requirements.
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2009-09-21

National Semiconductor Introduces New High-Brightness LED Driver with Temperature Management Control

National Semiconductor Corp. today announced a new LED driver with temperature management control and the addition of an online design environment to support it.  The LM3424, a member of National’s PowerWise® energy-efficient product family, drives high-brightness LEDs in a variety of indoor, outdoor and automotive applications.  Supported in National’s WEBENCH® LED Designer, its temperature management control, thermal foldback, enables lighting designers to quickly and easily design a reliable thermal syste
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2009-08-25

National Semiconductor Releases New White LED Driver with Dynamic Backlight Control

National Semiconductor Corp. today introduced the industry's smallest white light-emitting diode (LED) driver with dynamic display backlight control. The LM3530, a member of National's PowerWise energy-efficient product family, drives up to 11 high-current LEDs in series, illuminating larger displays in portable media devices such as smartphones. The LM3530 is offered in a 12-bump micro SMD package measuring just 1.615 mm x 1.215 mm x 0.425 mm.
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2009-06-30

National Semiconductor Introduces Industry's First High-side Dual LED Flash Driver

National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) Monday introduced the industry's first high-side light-emitting diode (LED) driver that enables dual LED operation for the camera flash function in portable, battery-powered multimedia devices. The LM3554, a member of National's PowerWise(R) energy-efficient product family, drives one or two high-current LEDs for flash applications in handheld devices such as mobile phones, smartphones and portable scanners.
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2009-02-20

National Semi Offers TRIAC Dimmable LED Driver with Both Full-range and Flicker-free Dimming

National Semiconductor has introduced a TRIAC dimmable LED driver - the LM3445. The company says the constant-current controller enables uniform dimming of high brightness LEDs, without flicker.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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