2008-10-06

LED lamp from DDP lowers power consumption by 85%

DDP has developed a 120-Vac line voltage lamp that reduces power consumption and maintenance costs in a variety of indicator applications. The 120MBLS-X-CX wide-angle LED operates up to a maximum of 130 Vac, while drawing less than 8 mA, which translates into 85% lower power consumption than a standard 120V mini bayonet (MB).  
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2008-10-06

New LED Artificial Christmas Tree from LEDtrees

Watching the little LED fiber optic lights illuminate in a variety of colors can cause sudden feelings of happiness to those lucky enough to own an LED fiber optic artificial Christmas tree. The feelings of joy one experiences are often credited to a multitude of reasons including unique appearance, adjustable lighting levels, reduced risk of fire related incidents, and possibly the most appealing of them all, lower electric bills.
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2008-09-25

GlacialLight releases LED- BR30 Light

Recently, GlacialTech Inc. announces the availability of BR30 Light Emitting Diode lights - the LED BR30 Globes come in two models which range in brightness.
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2008-09-25

LED Lamps Brighten China’s Automotive Market

It’s reported that Light-emitting diode (LED) lamps have become hot sectors in China’s automotive industry, and their future appears bright. they are used mostly in taillights, turn signals, brake lights, and instrument-panel lighting-especially LED taillights, which are featured on more and more cars made in Germany, Japan, South Korea, and the United States.
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2008-09-25

Dell to Shift All Laptops to LED Backlights by 2010

It’s reported that Dell plans to transition all of its new laptop displays to energy-saving light-emitting diode backlights by 2010, executives indicated that LED-lit desktop monitors will arrive in the near future.
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2008-09-23

Goodwin Avenue LED lighting project

It’s reported that the city of Urbana plans to collaborate with Sternberg Lighting Company in Roselle, Ill., on a project to install LED street lighting on Goodwin Avenue. The manufacturing company will provide its services to Urbana for free, since this is an experimental project.
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2008-09-22

LED lights made Richmond-San Rafael Bridge taken on new glow

It’s reported that San Rafael Bridge is taking on a slightly different glow these days, thanks to the installation of energy-saving LED lights.The new lights going in on the Richmond-San Rafael and Carquinez bridges are part of a pilot project to determine if they are tough enough to use on all state-run bridges in the region.
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2008-09-19

Hug Back as You Hold $160 LED Pillow

It’s reported that some people will take artificial lighting as a sun-substitute for health reasons, which makes the d°light Huggable light-emitting pillow seem like a practical gadget. You could even use it as a night light. Unfortunately, some people have tried it and aren't impressed, especially by the price.
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2008-09-19

LG Display produces LCD panels with RGB LED backlight technology

It’s reported that LG Display Co Ltd has begun mass production of 17.1-inch LCD panels for notebook PCs with RGB LED backlight technology. The RGB LED backlight technology uses LED lamps that emit three primary colors of red, green and blue. The color reproduction rate of the LCD with RGB LED backlight reaches up to 105%, offering 40% more colors and 30% better contrast ratio than conventional CCFL models.
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2008-09-18

Kodak introduces World's First OLED Wireless Frame

Recently, Eastman Kodak Company has introduced the world's first consumer-available wireless picture frame featuring innovative Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology, a Kodak invention that produces exceptionally sharp and vivid image quality. OLED technology generates greater color depth and saturation than other displays, on panels that are substantially thinner, resulting in a sleek, low-profile design.
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2008-09-18

RS Components installs Dialight LEDs in head office

Recently, RS Components, a European distributor of electronic, electrical and industrial components, has begun a trial installation of Dialight LEDs in its Corby, UK, head office. Dialight has supplied more than 100 LED lamps to RS Components to reduce bulb maintenance, save energy and provide better quality light. Over 100 Dialight HL16 retro-fit Halo LED units are replacing MR16 halogen down-lighters in the main corridor that leads to all the meeting rooms.
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2008-09-16

LED Backlight reduces LCD Monitor Power Consumption by 28 %

Recently, Eizo Nanao Corp announced the "Eizo FlexScan EV2411W-H" 24.1-inch LCD monitor that uses white LEDs as its backlight source. This is the first time that Nanao has released a white LED-backlit LCD monitor. The monitor will go on sale from Oct 16, 2008. There is no suggested retail price, but the monitor will be sold on the company's "Eizo Direct" direct marketing website at a price of ¥84,800.
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2008-09-16

LED driver upgrades LCD backlight for media player apps

Recently, ON Semiconductor has released the NCP5890, a lighting management device that integrates LCD backlighting, fun light controls and ambient light sensing in a 3mm x 3mm x 0.55mm µQFN-16 package. It targets compact smart phone and portable media player applications.
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2008-09-16

Brooklyn Park tries out LED streetlights

It’s reported that Brooklyn Park and Xcel Energy Co. started an energy saving experiment this week by installing LED bulbs in nine streetlights.
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2008-09-12

UK government to invest in lighting R&D projects

Recently, The UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB) has announced funding for twelve innovative research projects to accelerate the development of more energy-efficient lighting, lasers and displays. The R&D projects are intended to help British manufacturers to stay ahead of international competition - and contribute to the UK's climate change goals.
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2008-09-12

LED driver IC to target 10-27 inch LCDs

Recently, Freescale Semiconductor is sampling the first LED backlight product in its power management IC portfolio. The 10-channel MC34844 white LED driver IC with an integrated boost converter is designed for LED backlights in notebook computers, as well as in flat-panel monitors with screen sizes ranging from 10 inches to 27 inches.
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2008-09-12

A low-cost 10-channel LED driver - PR4010

It’s reported that PREMA Semiconductor GmbH, is located in Mainz, Germany, has designed 10-channel LED driver dubbed the PR4010 that drives up to 10 LEDs of any color individually.
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2008-09-08

Evident to release LED product

It’s reported that Evident Technologies, a privately held company based in Troy, N.Y., is preparing to release in a few weeks a new type of LED that promises to display any color, making the technology more useful in marketing signage, computer displays, and other applications. Evident announced that it had licensed from Philips Electronics technology that will pave the way for Evident to commercialize its LEDs, which use nanocrystals of semiconductor material that can display any color.
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2008-09-08

Microsharp to develop OLED technology

It’s reported that Microsharp Corporation, a privately owned UK company focused on the development of specialist optical films, has joined the EU funded, OLED-100.eu R&D project as the only UK participant.
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2008-09-04

TV performance is improved by LED backlights technology

Recently, Philips and Sony both unveiled new LCD televisions that use LED backlights at IFA, a major consumer electronic show held in Berlin, Germany on August 29 - September 3. Both companies had new TVs that used the LED backlights to achieve local dimming, while Sony also had a 40-inch LCD TV with LED edge-lighting – almost certainly a first.
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2008-09-03

The breakthrough from ballast technology for LED lighting

Recently, PureSpectrum, Inc. has begun testing the viability of its innovative ballast design for use with LED applications with its ongoing efforts to continue development of the company's breakthrough ballast technology,
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2008-09-03

LED modules illuminates Pumping station in Cologne

Cologne has been graced with a new landmark: the high-water pumping station in the Bayenthal suburb of the city. The pumping station is already a sight to see during the day thanks to its architectural aesthetic, which includes an organically landscaped area that inconspicuously tucks the structure into the banks of the Rhine.
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2008-09-02

GlacialTech launches LED BR30 lights

Recently, GlacialTech Inc announces the availability of BR30 LED lights - the LED BR30 Globes come in two models which range in brightness. The LED BR30 bulbs are designed to replace the equivalent BR30 globes and lamps available in markets today. Using lower wattage compared with the original product, with the high brightness 720 Lumen illumination. The innovative product incorporates the same structure and style of traditional BR30 bulbs but delivers a brighter performance per watt, with less heat radiation.
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2008-09-02

LED project at Dreamland Park is expected to conclude by mid-September

It’s reported that Springfield Park District officials hope they will soon be able to turn on the lights for the first time at Dreamland Park, 2300 Taylor Ave. However, Elliott McKinley, director of parks for the park district, said work is under way to run electricity to Dreamland Park and also install energy-efficient outdoor lights.
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2008-09-02

The key of Bravia TVs’ Picture Quality is RGB LED Backlight Technology

Recently, Sony Corp announced a new product line of Bravia LCD TVs including the XR1 series, which has an RGB LED backlight unit. The company said that the XR1 series offers "the highest picture quality in the history of Bravia," and also has an extremely wide color gamut of 122% NTSC. It is scheduled for release on Oct 10, 2008, many of the details have yet to be released.
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2008-08-29

Microsoft To Introduce No-laser Blue LED Computer Mouse

Recently, Microsoft is readying a mouse that uses a blue LED rather than red lasers because the former can be used on a greater number of surfaces; this would mark the fourth great revolution in the way mice have evolved over the past few decades or so.
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2008-08-29

GlacialLight releases LED-MR16 light

Recently, GlacialTech Inc, announced the availability of the LED–MR16 bulb, designed to replace the Halogen MR16 globe currently available in markets worldwide.
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2008-08-29

LED shimmer wall adorns Raleigh building

It’s reported that the shimmer wall adorns the McDowell Street side of the new convention center in downtown Raleigh. Next month, the shimmer wall art installation measures 211 ft long by 44 ft high and will adorn one exterior wall of the city's new convention center.
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2008-08-28

The LED BR40 bulb

Recently, GlacialTech Inc announced the availability of BR40 LED light – the LED-BR40 Globes come in three models which range in brightness from low, to medium to high. The LED BR40 bulbs are designed to replace the equivalent 80W BR40 globes and lamps available in markets today. The innovative product incorporates the same structure and style of traditional BR40 bulbs but delivers a brighter performance per watt, with less heat radiation.
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2008-08-28

Manassas to introduce LED street lights

Recently, Manassas is doing an experiment that will likely be common practice in less than 10 years. In the coming weeks, the city will begin the process of selecting a neighborhood for the installation of LED lights in place of the common high pressure sodium lights.
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Asahi Kasei Corporation, a leader in developing high-performance UVC LEDs, today announced the Klaran™ Reactor series, the only third-party tested and validated out-of-the-box water purification technology for original equipment manufact... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces an expansion of the XLamp® High Current LED Array family with new CMT LEDs that extend Cree’s latest metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form ... READ MORE