2008-03-28

New Super Bright LED Remote Display for Clear Reading at Distance

Avery Weigh-Tronix is launching its XR Series of easy to read LED remote displays. Available with a choice of 5, 11 or 17 cm digits the high intensity, red LED characters can be seen from up to 325 feet and with a filtered lens are clearly visible both indoors and outside. These easy to read displays mean that operators do not need to walk around a site checking readouts. When integrated to a weighbridge, for example, there is no reason for a driver to leave the safety of his or her cab. 
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2008-03-27

Streamlight's Newest Flashlight Delivers Superior LED Performance

Streamlight has introduced its brightest LED tactical flashlight ever - the Super-Tac. The new light is a powerful, versatile new tool for tactical and law enforcement professionals operating in low-light situations.
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2008-03-26

Traffic Police and PHA bicker over LED screens

LAHORE: The recently installed light emitting diode (LED) screens on the city’s main roads have started a controversy between the Traffic Police and the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA). The Traffic Police have strongly objected to the PHA’s not seeking permission before installing these LED screens. The Traffic Police officials said that if they had been taken into confidence, they could have helped the PHA in defining areas to avoid accidents.
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2008-03-25

LED sign bill may have plug pulled

A bill to allow LED signs at churches and community centers in residential neighborhoods appears headed for demise or at the least compromise.  At best the bill to allow Light Emitting Diode (LED) signs in Nashville's residential neighborhoods appears headed for a compromise that will seriously limit their implementation. At worst, Councilman Charlie Tygard's bill may be headed straight for legislative defeat.
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2008-03-24

50-LED Solar Motion Floodlight

Since the 50-LED Solar Motion Floodlight relies on the power of the sun to get it going, you don’t have to worry about spoiling your room with ugly wiring.
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2008-03-24

Easter Egg Waterproof LED Lights Enhance Romance

These Banpresto 'Feeling Egg' Waterproof Lifestyle Lights, and just in time for Easter. Ambient lighting that adds color and egg-citement to booths, baths or both!Banpresto's 'Feeling Egg' Waterproof Lifestyle Lights are a Japanese product - you can instantly tell by the cuteness factor of each egg-light, the ingenious egg-carton-like packaging and of course, the charmingly fractured English copy. "The mini Light of egg type"... odd yes, but accurate to a fault.
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2008-03-24

Stereo zoom microscope has LED illumination

A stereo zoom microscope with LED illumination does not use conventional eyepieces, but instead an optical viewing head, which reduces eye fatigue and gives greater freedom of head movement.Vision Engineering is launching an updated Lynx LED stereo microscope. Now employing LED illumination technology, the Lynx offers engineers a stereo microscope without conventional eyepieces. The eyepieces are replaced by a patented optical viewing head allowing for a reduction in eye fatigue and greater freedom of head movement.
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2008-03-21

Mayor to Pass Bill on LED Billboards

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is expected to sign a bill passed by the Common Council on LED billboards Tuesday.The Common Council approved LED Billboards that will be able to have messages change every eight seconds instead of every 30 seconds.The test-site for a LED billboard for the past six months has been at Sil's Drive-Thru located on Milwaukee's east side at the busy intersection of North and Oakland avenues. 
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2008-03-20

LED on Show in St Petersburg

Creative Technology (CT) and Dimension Audio staged the annual Laureus World Sport Awards in the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall in St Petersburg.The two British companies, working for production house Done and Dusted, used Barco OLite 612 LED for the 8x6 module main screen, which was split into four columns that were tracked backwards and forwards on a Vertigo Rigging system during the show to create entrances for winners and presenters to emerge through.
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2008-03-18

LED Glass Brick wins Red Dot Design Award

Imagine looking at an entire wall built of these LED Glass Bricks, with the square shapes of LED light stretching into infinity and colors changing in countless computerized configurations and patterns. The possibilities are mind-boggling. The Red Dot Design Awards for 2008 were announced last Friday, 3/14/08, and among the winners was this LED Glass Brick design.
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2008-03-17

Sparkling LED displays shine at the April China Sourcing Fair

Visiting buyers passing by the Electronic Components pavilion at the April China Sourcing Fair will be impressed with the tall LED displays to be shown at the booth of Guilin Hivision Technology Co. Ltd. With over 10 years' experience in the design and production of LED products, the company currently offers over 40 models of two-color or full-color LED displays. These products are widely used indoors or outdoors as information boards or billboards.
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2008-03-17

MIT Student Gets Artistic With LED Art

An MIT graduate student has up a page showcasing a standout art project. He's designed custom LED light fixtures which are seven times brighter than the closest similar commercial models, and include colors which can't be reproduced by a normal RGB cluster (including two ridiculously bright UV LEDs). The result: some beautiful mixed media artwork.
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2008-03-13

Nexxus Lighting Introduces Industry's First LED Line Voltage Floodlight for General Illumination

On 12th March, Nexxus Lighting announced that its SV Lighting business unit has introduced the industry's first LED floodlight for general illumination that operates on direct line voltage without the need for an internal or external power supply. This breakthrough has produced the new Savi SHO White Floodlight. Utilizing Seoul Semiconductor's new Acriche LEDs, the Savi SHO White Floodlight is a new white light LED floodlight for interior and exterior applications that can operate on a standard 120VAC supply.
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2008-03-13

Law Enforcement Could Have New LED Light Weapon

Police often use tasers, rubber bullets and pepper spray to control riots and crowds out of control. But there could soon be a new weapon in their arsenal, a high-tech flashlight - with a big punch. The device called a "LED Incapacitator" causes 'flash blindness' or a nauseated, disoriented feeling. Dr. Robert Liebermen is president of Intelligent Optical Systems. The California company has an $800,000 contract from the Department of Homeland Security.
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2008-03-12

Global Lighting launches LED-based keyboard backlight

It's reported that Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) has introduced an LED-based backlight for use with desktop or notebook PC keyboards that provides brightness and uniformity, along with the opportunity to utilize fewer LEDs, reducing the cost of the backlight.
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2008-03-12

Water-resistant LED light strip features flexible PCB, self-adhesive backing

The HL-5060/K31C4-12-E linear LED light strip from Guangzhou Hongli Optoelectronic Co. Ltd features an IP67-rated water-resistant casing, flexible printed circuit boards (PCB) and self-adhesive backing.
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2008-03-12

Kim Lighting Announces GEM® Performance Bollard Series

Kim Lighting, a leading manufacturer of outdoor architectural lighting, has announced an expansion of its  GEM® Performance Bollard line to now include new super bright white LED technology.
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2008-03-11

Latest Generation of PAR30-Style LED Spotlight Bulbs

LEDtronics announced its latest generation of PAR30-Style LED spotlight bulbs. The PAR30 LED bulb is made up of five three-Watt high-power LEDs. PAR30 LED bulbs are direct incandescent PAR30 replacements, combining advanced Light Emitting Diode (LED) technologies, standard 25mm Edison screw-in bases, and light optimizing designs producing 480 to 544 lumens of vivid light depending on the bulb model. PAR30 LED bulbs are available in a 40° light-emitting viewing angle, running on 80V to 260V AC current.
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2008-03-11

Activists target LED-lighted billboards

Billboard company executives say LED-lighted billboards are the wave of the future. But several community activists are fighting a proposed change in City of Reno rules that would allow the billboard industry to put up the digital electronic signs.
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2008-03-10

Fully submersible high-performance LED light

A new, competitively priced, all-purpose LED lamp designed for boat trailer use has been released by Narva.The Narva Model 36 uses just eight high-powered, light-emitting diodes.This keeps down the cost of each unit and cuts current draw, taking less energy from the battery.Yet light spread and performance remains effective.
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2008-03-07

Darfon aims to ship RGB LED notebook keyboard in 2Q

Darfon Electronics expects to ship illuminated notebook keyboards utilizing RGB LEDs, whose thickness is 0.7~0.9mm larger than traditional LEDs, to a Top-3 notebook maker in the second quarter, according to the company.
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2008-03-07

GlacialLight melts the divide with LED light technology

We recently reported that Thermaltake is going to be expanding into LED technology for the home. However, a quick walk around the CeBIT halls today made it clear that others are also trying to change the way we light our lives. GlacialLight's solution is very much like Thermaltake's but different in one important way - it's not restricted to the standard bulb sizes. With various sizes for different applications, including replacement fluorescent strip lights found in most offices, it seems that GlacialLight is one step ahead of the others.
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2008-03-07

Leynard puts up giant LED panels at Olympics site

Beijing Leyard has completed the installation of five LED panels at the Olympic Cultural Squares in Beijing, with each panel measuring around 100m². The company has integrated its color correction technology with Macroblock's MBI5030 16bit pulse width modulation LED driver to achieve higher display performance and enhance color resolution of LED panels.
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2008-03-06

Ferndale considers more LED lights for streetlights

It's not easy becoming green, but that's not stopping Ferndale from trying. City officials are looking into switching in LED lights into the inner-ring suburb's street lights next year. Why not this year? Money. "It's quite expensive, but we're looking at it," says Jack Crowly, superintendent of Ferndale's public works department.
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2008-03-05

Bay City officials explore use of LED lights

A light in the parking lot of Bay City Hall shines a little brighter than the rest. It's an LED, or light-emitting diode, that uses a fraction of the power of a standard light and lasts longer, but also costs more upfront. The city is experimenting with the LED parking lot light as a pilot project, and measuring how much energy the light uses, said Phil Newton, acting director of Bay City Light and Power, the city-owned electric utility.
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2008-03-05

LED lighting to replace high power halogen at Eco Living Centre

Eco Living Centre offers wide range of LED lighting products for use both inside and out, for domestic or commercial use. LED lighting products are key to saving your energy and maintenance costs. As lighting the home and business accounts for a large proportion of Eco Living Centre energy consumption, LED technology is also a way to reduce its CO2 emissions. Here is an easy way to start. Eco Living Centre recommends LEDs to replace high power halogens:High power halogen replacement 10W:
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2008-03-05

LED bulbs in traffic signals save electricity

Environmentally friendly LED bulbs are being installed in traffic lights at the city's 605 intersections. They won't save commuters time during rush hour, but officials say the upgrade will save the city about $325,000 a year. "It's going to allow us to save 80 percent on our electric bill," said Patrick Hassett, assistant director of Pittsburgh's Public Works Department. "It's a no-brainer."
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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