2008-08-27

Matsushita Releases New LED Lighting Equipment

Recently, Matsushita Electric Works Ltd released insect-repellent lighting equipment-LED Light Up Lighting Equipment, whose "insect attraction index" is about two-thirds lower compared with the product of the same luminance. The company released two white-color types and two light bulb-color types of the lighting equipment Aug 25, 2008, in Japan.
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2008-08-26

Merck KGaA aims to be OLEDs displays market leaders

It’s reported that Merck KGaA aims to take a leading position in the future market for OLED, which may become the new technology for displays in mobile phones, computers and TVs.
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2008-08-26

New York Picks LED Design For New Street Lights

Recently, more than 300,000 street lights and every 40 years or so runs an international design contest looking for ways to improve upon those lights in New York. The winner of the most contests was just announced.
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2008-08-25

The next big thing in energy-efficient lighting - the LED bulb

As far as we know, LEDs are brighter and less expensive than ever, and way more efficient than even compact fluorescents (CFLs) and, certainly, ordinary light bulbs.
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2008-08-22

OLED Technology to be The Future Of TV

It’s reported that Universal Display Corporation announced the possible with OLED technology that made a television screen as thin as a piece of paper that weighs no more than a few ounces. Or, so flexible it could be worn around our wrist and is virtually indestructible, which stands for Organic Light Emitting Diodes.
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2008-08-20

Toshiba and Matsushita joint venture to develop advanced OLED panels

Recently, Japan's Toshiba Corp and Matsushita joint venture to develop OLED displays with the world's longest product life span and lowest power consumption. The venture has developed the new panel in cooperation with Idemitsu Kosan Co, a Japanese oil refiner active in OLED materials development.
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2008-08-19

Alpha-One launches unique wavelength LED for medical applications

Recently, Alpha-One Electronics has introduced high reliability LEDs with special peak-wavelength which is suitable for a light source for medical instruments. LED with λP 700nm~810nm are quite important to detect the components of body, such as iris recognition, vein authentication, projection to scan the body, analyzer of the body fluid including blood components.
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2008-08-19

Amperor LED power supplies can eliminate the LED blinking issue

It’s reported that Amperor's LED power supplies have been developed to eliminate flickering issue in LED applications. When installing a dimming module into an LED application, such as LED lighting or LED signs, system developers might be surprised to find that the LEDs, which used to work fine, suddenly begin to flicker. The Amperor LED power supply's internal start-up sequence is fine-tuned to handle both capacitive and inductive loading conditions thereby eliminating any problems with LED flashing, flickering or blinking.
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2008-08-18

ARC SSL announces 3-channel MINI Controller CA3001

ARC Solid-State Lighting, provider of LED driver and controller, announces a new LED lighting controller-MINI Controller CA3001, the control capacity of 3-channels RGB full color is extremely favorable for Lighting Embellishing of Shop Widows and Products Showcases to create amazing lighting effects and romantic atmospheres easily.  Having both control and driving capacities but it is truly simple to install.
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2008-08-18

PolyBrite LED systems light up Bird’s Nest doorways

It’reported that PolyBrite International’s Borealis modular LED lighting system is being used for the channel letter entrance signs in the new Beijing National Stadium.
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2008-08-15

Fiber Optic and LED Clothing presented at Beijing Olympics opening ceremony

Recently, The fiber optic and LED clothing does not illuminate the hotness of the ladies but also light up the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, the green LED suits worn during the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony worked on an artistic level. That was 2008 people wearing them, and witnessed by all the world people.
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2008-08-15

Everett to introduce energy-efficient LEDs lights

Recently, Everett traffic engineers got the green light to replace every green light in the city. City street crews will soon swap out incandescent green light bulbs at 169 traffic signals and replace them with more energy-efficient light emitting diodes, or LEDs.LEDs are used in electronic devices such as cell phones, digital alarm clocks and even the crystal ball that descends on New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve. In addition to green lights, the city also plans to install LED lights in pedestrian signals this year.
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2008-08-14

Osram’s Golden Dragons LEDs illuminate fountains in Beijing’s Olympic Park

It's reported that Osram Opto Semiconductors and Tong Fang Co. Ltd. use Osram Golden Dragon LEDs to illuminate the elegant dragon-shaped water fountains in Beijing's Olympic Park.
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2008-08-13

LED Bulbs Light Up University of North Carolina

It’s reported that new light bulbs present on University of North Carolina, on campus not only conserve energy but also enhance security. The new white LED bulbs use a third of the electricity that the old yellow ones used, and the new bulbs last longer so fewer end up in the trash, and also have a better targeted light, increasing night visibility.
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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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