2008-08-12

Sale and Installation of L.E.D. Lights for Motorcycles available in Ocean City

Recently, Wyked Illuzionz, a premier motorcycle L.E.D. light vendor, who launched their new e-commerce website, will be set up at Fish Tales this year to sell and install L.E.D. lights on motorcycles during Delmarva Bike Week. Delmarva Bike Week is one of the nation’s major motorcycle rallies. This year is it will be held September 11-14, 2008 primarily in Ocean City.
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2008-08-11

Beijing Olympic opening ceremony combines LED technology

It's reported that Beijing Olympics opening features dozens of new technologies developed in many areas, LEDs were installed across the 20,000-square-meter National Stadium, better known as the Bird's Nest, to create an ideal multimedia environment, with storage cells backing up electricity supplies.
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2008-08-11

Avago Technologies introduced 1W warm white LED emitter

It’s reported that Avago Technologies has introduced a 1W warm white Moonstone power LED emitter for use in a variety of architectural, commercial, spot light, task, backlighting, and decorative lighting applications.
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2008-08-06

LED technology solve Olympics' need for large panels

It’s reported that only one existing technology that can be tapped to display images large enough for arena use and are viewable even in direct sunlight: the LED.
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2008-08-06

The LED lighting phenomenon

In general, LED is commonly found as indicator lights on cars and electronic devices, they are now available as an everyday lighting option for our home.As LEDs significantly reduce energy consumption, this lighting solution is beneficial for home applications that require illumination for several hours a day or places where the lights are frequently turned on and off. The challenge of changing hard to reach light bulbs such as in recessed pot lights and track lighting, can also easily be solved by using LED light bulbs. 
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2008-08-04

For large screens, only LEDs make the cut

It’s reported that the light-emitting diode is only one existing technology that can be tapped to display images large enough for arena use and are viewable even in direct sunlight.  
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2008-08-04

Panasonic Planning to launch 40-Inch OLED TV In 2011

 It’s reported with Panasonic will plan to launch its 40-inch OLED TV sets in 2011 because of the future of OLED looks promising. OLED is an advanced system of lighting that creates high quality TV picture with much less power consumption, moreover, it is organic and requires less efforts in managing.The company is expecting to turn its Kyoto based semiconductor R&D laboratory, into a full-fledged OLED development centre with a huge investment of around GBP165 million.
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2008-08-04

LEDs brighten the venues of Beijing Olympics

It’s reported that contractors for the Beijing Olympics considered fluorescent lighting for some of their key venues until they evaluated light-emitting diodes and found them to be a more colorful, lower-power route to illuminating their creations.
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2008-07-31

Taiwan Government expects to invest NT$1-2 billion on LED traffic-light

Recently Premier Liu Chao-hsuan announced the government would promote an energy policy to develop energy technologies. It’s reported that the government would encourage changing the remaining 460,000 incandescent traffic lights islandwide to LED types, replacing all the incandescent lamps at government organizations with compact fluorescent lamps, and install solar hot water panels in 140,000 residences over the next four years. The government is estimated to spend NT$1-2 billion on LED traffic-light investments.  
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2008-07-30

Panasonic Hoping For 40-in OLED HDTVs

It's reported that a 40-inch target is mass-produced and ready for retail in the same time frame. As always, Panasonic simply confirms that they're investing heavily into the tech and goes about their business.
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2008-07-30

Anchorage Joins Cree's LED City Program Initiative

Recently, Municipality announced that Anchorage participated in the LED City program and appropriated $2.2 Million for First Phase Installation of LED Roadway Lights. Cree, Inc, a market leader in LED lighting said this is to promote the deployment of energy-efficient LED lighting.
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2008-07-29

New Traffic Signals Use LED

It's reported that traffic lights across Bahrain will be equipped with devices to make sure they are not knocked out during power cuts. The Works Ministry announced plans to introduce the special power storage devices just a month after a one-day power cut affected around 20 percent of the country.
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2008-07-25

LED Design Lighting up the Peak of Tallest Philadelphia Building

Recently, the new Comcast Center , the tallest in the Philadelphia skyline measuring 297m, was officially opened on June 8, 2008. PA features a unique new color changing LED lighting system. 
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2008-07-24

New LED sign Presenting to the Town

It’s reported a new LED sign on Old Highway Number Six is now illuminating the Town of Elloree, serving as a welcoming beacon to visitors and a reminder of community events for residents.
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2008-07-24

LED Offers the Home Renovator and Designers for Kitchen Design

According to the latest research, LED strips in both rigid and aluminiumLEDS-R-US, a subsidiary of Eco Living Centre , offers the home renovator, providing a long lasting and low energy use globe. Usually, LED lighting generates very little heat, has a small footprint, and has a variety of colour options. The added benefit is their long life >50,000 hours or 6.2 years of 24/7 operation and low power consumption.
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2008-07-21

Upgrading to LED Lighting

In the past, high power LED lighting has been one of the technical revolutions. Filament lamps have reigned supreme for something like a century, are now being replaced by LEDs.But using high power LEDs has never been as simple as using filament lamps - what with the need to control current by a dropping resistor or a DC:DC converter. for example, take the replacement of an interior car light. By the time you source a LED of sufficient intensity and organize and position a dropping resistor, it's a project that very rapidly loses appeal!
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2008-07-21

Portable fluorescent and LED lamps

It's reported that KINCROME Australia has released two ranges of workshop lights using fluorescent and cordless LED technology.The "Fluoro" range includes four 240V fluorescent lamps, three of which have five metre leads and one with a 15m lead.The units differ in wattages, ranging from 13W up to the 26W featured by a twin fluorescent tube lamp. According to the company, the lamps have high impact shatterproof bodies, drop-resistant lenses, protective bumpers and ergonomic grip handles.
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2008-07-18

White OLEDs made brighter than incandescent bulbs

Recently, a University of Michigan researcher has described that a solid-state, white-light source is said to be brighter on a per-watt basis than incandescent bulbs
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2008-07-17

EMTEQ introduced the industry’s first LED 400cd anti-collision exterior light

Recently, EMTEQ, a leading provider of interior and exterior LED and aircraft systems integration and certification, has been granted FAA STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) ST03595AT for the industry’s first 400cd anti-collision exterior light. Flight Components AG, an EMTEQ Company, located in Switzerland, in conjunction with EMTEQ’s Wisconsin headquarters, is the primary designer of the light.
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2008-07-16

Toshiba lights up new full color LED screen in New York Times Square

Today, Toshiba will unveil of a new full color LED display, Toshiba Vision Times Square, that supports over one billion colors and high definition resolution. The new LED display will take pride of place at the top of One Times Square Building, and carry its message to the crowded streets 285 feet (about 87 meters) below. It will be switched on today, at 19:30 EST. 
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2008-07-15

Honeywell Provides LED Technology for Wingtip Navigation Lighting on Airbus A320 Family of Planes

Yesterday, Honeywell announced that it has signed a contract with Airbus valued in excess of $80 million to upgrade the navigation wingtip lighting on the A320 to Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology that lasts more than 40 times longer than current halogen technology, resulting in significantly lowered maintenance costs for airline operators.
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2008-07-15

Joliet Technology offered LED street Lighting with energy savings of up to 80%

Recently, Joliet Technology has launched a range of street lights based on high power LED (light emitting diode) technology. The range offers a selection of LED mast head lamp units designed to replace existing sodium and metal halide street lamps, a simple LED light bulb that fits standard E40 bulb holders, a specially designed tunnel light for underground applications, and a solar powered street light system which is totally independent of mains power.
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2008-07-15

Toshiba to provide white LED approaching 100 lm for lighting applications

Recently, Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC) has announced the TL12W02-D, a high power, high brightness white LED for commercial, residential and industrial lighting applications that can provide a typical flux of 90 lm when driven at only 250mA.
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2008-07-14

Philips with Dutch government to provide LED-based, solar-powered lighting

Recently, Philips has signed a public-private partnership (PPP) agreement with the Dutch Government, which will see the development of a new generation of sustainable, LED-based, solar-powered lighting products for sub-Saharan Africa. The new PPP agreement aims to provide 10 million people in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa with affordable, appropriate and sustainable energy solutions and services by 2015.
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2008-07-14

LED to replace bulbs in Metro Manila's traffic light system

In Philippines, The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is mulling to use energy-efficient and durable light-emitting diodes (LED) to replace bulbs in Metro Manila's traffic light system.
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2008-07-11

Hisense to be mass producing its own self-developed 42-inch LED backlit LCD TVs

Recently, Hisense, China flat-panel TV maker, is mass producing its own self-developed 42-inch LED backlit LCD TV (TLM42T08GP), as part of its Anyview series of TVs, the new LED backlit LCD TV has a thickness of only 55 millimeters, according to Chinese language Sina.com report.The report indicated, Hisense will invest in a large-size LED backlight module unit (BLU) plant in China during the second half of the year according to Hisense's develop plan.
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2008-07-10

LED Alarm Clock Blocks, too pretty to smash

If you're a habitual destroyer of snooze buttons, there's at least a smidgen of a possibility that picking one of these up could stop that habit. Seiji's stylish LED Alarm Clock Blocks (¥8,190; $76) rely on a trio of LED-filled boxes to convey the time (right down to the second), and best of all, the trifecta can be arranged however you'd like (horizontally, vertically, etc.) in order to please your fuzzy eyes in the AM.
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2008-07-10

In greater Taipei, temples 'going green'

It’s reported that temples in the Greater Taipei area are going green in accordance with the government's carbon-reduction policy.
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2008-07-07

Capital Vending Inc. introduces LED light strips for vending machines

Recently, Capital Vending, Inc. in Laurel, Md. has developed energy saving LED light strips designed specifically for vending machines. These light strips are designed with a connector that attaches to the existing harness in the machine, eliminating the need for a ballast. On-location installation typically takes just a few minutes. These LED strips are protected in clear acrylic tubing which helps protect the LED’s and allows them to be shipped individually without damage.
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2008-07-04

In 2009, Blue LEDs with red and green phosphors may become mainstream for TV-use BLUs

With costs for LED backlights using a mix of red, green and blue LEDs remaining high, LED industry players are considering using a combination of blue LEDs with red and green phosphors for TV-use backlights. In 2009, such designs may become popular.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE