2008-02-18

Carmanah Provides Solar LED Aviation Lights for Airfield Upgrades in United Arab Emirates

Carmanah Technologies Corporation has received an order through Dubai-based GESOLAR - the company's authorized aviation distributor in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - to supply solar-powered portable airfield lights for privately-owned airfield applications within the region. The order, valued at more than $600,000, provides the tools to enhance visibility and safety at remote airfields using energy-efficient LED (light emitting diode) beacons powered by clean, cost-effective solar energy.
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2008-02-18

Glowing appeal: In car design, energy use, LEDs add 'cool factor'

Light Emitting Diodes (LED) are changing the face of autos, inside and out, designers and engineers say. Once a beacon for the plush interiors of Lexus, Mercedes and Cadillac, LEDs have made their way into daily drivers such as the Ford Focus and Chevy Malibu, and certainly will make their way into more. Interior and exterior designers love the little light bulbs and are finding new ways to use them.
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2008-02-18

Innovative cranes anti collision systems and LED flexible Neon lighting from Atlas Electrical Technologies Services

Atlas Electrical Technologies Services designed and installed an anti collision system that supervises the work area limits, gathers information on the proximity of these limits and prevents dangerous movements. This involves radio telecommunication features which aid in establishing limiting features to prevent jib to jib, jib to load and jib to tower deck collision. The system also has zone points along loading bays, traffic lanes and edges of buildings where the cranes should not tread.
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2008-02-05

EXCLUSIVE Unboxing: Tchibo Tweezers with LED

  You can forget the Wii, PS3 or iPhone right now. The most exciting product unboxing of the 21st century is here, and it dumps on all of 'em from a great height. Oh yes, Tech Digest has the exclusive on the Tchibo Tweezers with LED. That's right: laser-guided tweezers (almost).
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2008-02-04

CBI 3 Plug 25' Extension Cord with LED 14 Gauge 25 Foot

14-gauge, 25' black cable with 3 outlets spaced evenly apart. CBI MOX Series cords are engineered for easy storage and the elimination of twisted cords.
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2008-02-04

Nanocrystal coating makes for warmer, increased efficiency LED lights

A new study has shown that a coating of carefully tuned nanocrystals helps make LED light warmer and less clinical. Hilmi Volkan Demir of Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, says that this development may pave the way for energy-efficient LED lights headway in the commercial market. He has revealed that nanocrystals show promise to create LEDs that give off a warm white light, with efficiency far beyond compact fluorescents.
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2008-02-04

Furman PL-Pro II Power Conditioner with LED Volt Meter

The PL-Pro II Power Conditioner serves up Furman's Series Multi-Stage Protection (SMP) and Linear Filter Technology (LiFT).
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2008-02-01

Austin Energy to Test New LED Light Bulbs

Austin Energy is joining a national effort to develop new, energy efficient light bulbs made from LEDs. Those light-emitting diodes are commonly used in billboards and traffic signals, and new developments in the field mean they could soon be used in everyday office and home environments.
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2008-02-01

MXR CSP-101CL Custom Shop Script Phase 90 with LED Phaser Pedal

Often imitated but never duplicated, the elusive vintage MXR Phase 90 guitar pedal is at the top of the list for pedal collectors world-wide.
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2008-02-01

Advanced Analogic Technology Introduces White LED Driver for Portable Displays

Advanced Analogic Technology has introduced a new LED driver, the AAT1239-1. The driver, a high frequency, high efficiency constant current boost converter, can drive up to ten white LEDs in a series. The driver is designed for backlight applications in PDAs, eDictionaries, Electronic Photo Frames and cellular handsets.
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2008-02-01

Austin increasing use of LED bulbs

The city of Austin will begin taking steps toward using more LED lighting as part of a national LED use initiative. The LED City initiative (www.ledcity.org) is sponsored by Durham, North Carolina-based company Cree Inc. Cree [NASDAQ: CREE] produces semiconductors that increase the energy performance of LED lighting.
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2008-01-31

Escalade Platinum Brightens Up With LED Headlamps

There'll be some bright lights in the big city once the new 2008 Cadillac Escalade Platinum edition hits town, over the summer. The newest and most lavishly-equipped version of the popular SUV will be the first mainstream automotive product to feature high-tech LED headlamps.
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2008-01-30

Mason streetlights going LED

City Council on Jan. 28 approved a $134,902 contract with Portsmouth-based Tri-Master Inc. to replace or retrofit all existing signal heads, pedestrian signal heads, school flasher signs and railroad flasher signals with LED lenses, which are brighter and use less power than traditional lights.To increase traffic safety, a battery backup system will be installed at the intersections of Mason-Montgomery and Tylersville roads, Tylersville and Reading roads, Kings Mills Road and state Route 741, Mason-Montgomery Road and Main Street and Reading Road and state Route 741.
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2008-01-30

Remco Solid State Lighting Inc. Demonstrates LED-Based Direct Replacement For Conventional Street Lights

After 4 years of extensive Research & Development, Remco Solid State Lighting Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based SSL Solutions Company, has broken through the barrier to replace conventional street lighting with its recently patented SSL technology and LED-based street light.
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2008-01-29

LEDs light up new Escalade

SUV is first to use longer-lasting, more stylish diode headlamps.When the 2008 Cadillac Escalade Platinum arrives this summer it will include the first fully functioning LED headlamps in an SUV, General Motors Corp.'s luxury brand announced Monday.
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2008-01-29

Business Owners, Home Owners Reap Benefits of LED Decorative Lighting

This holiday season the consumer market was a-buzz with the relatively new holiday lighting product, LED Christmas lights. The new lighting technology boasted energy savings of over 95% and lamp life of 50,000 hours or more. The consumer market embraced this new technology and now many people are looking for LEDs suitable for other applications. LED technology has been around for more than 30 years but it was largely used only in industrial applications. Most consumers didn't even know it existed until recently.
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2008-01-28

Ann Arbor Lighting Up With 100% LEDs

Last year Ann Arbor joined forces with LED manufacturer Cree, Inc, on an ever-expanding citywide LED initiative to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With a recent retrofit contract signed with Lumecon, Ann Arbor is on its way to being the first U.S. city to light up its downtown with 100% LED technology!
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2008-01-28

OSRAM powers Cadillac LED headlights

Recently, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors announced its OSTAR Headlamp LED have been selected to power the headlights of Cadillac Escalade Platinum sports utility vehicle (SUV). The Cadillac Escalade Platinum, scheduled to be launched this year, is claimed to be the first SUV with LED headlights as standard. OSRAM LEDs powered the functions in the headlights supplied by Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
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2008-01-24

POP Outdoor to launch SA's largest outdoor digital LED billboard at Sandton City

Television and outdoor advertising will soon merge with the launch of South Africa's largest and highest resolution outdoor digital advertising screen at the country's busiest shopping destination, Sandton City. This 40m² LED screen will be capable of delivering 4,4 trillion colours with unequalled brightness and contrast levels, even in full sunshine.
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2008-01-23

LED concept watch is how we'll tell time in the fancy future

This LED concept watch requires you to slide the band open to reveal the time.If it does end up getting made, it'll be made by Gucci, as its who the concept was created for.
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2008-01-23

Frankfort eyes installing LED traffic lights

It's reported that the village of Frankfort is looking into replacing its traffic and street lights with light emitting diodes, also known as LED lights.Department of Public Works Supervisor for the village of Frankfort Ron Vivacqua says the village could cut its electric payments by a significant amount if it switches to LED lights.
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2008-01-23

Visibly Equivalent LED Street Light Replacement Now a Reality

Many companies have ventured into the LED street light market with varying degrees of success. One new company, Remco Solid State Lighting, has delved into this market with a recently patented light engine for a truly equivalent prototype street light. As the old adage suggests, seeing is believing (See the bright LED street light in the foreground).
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2008-01-23

LED Street Light Replacement for Conventional Street Lighting Now a Reality

Remco Solid State Lighting Inc. (Toronto, Canada) has broken through the barrier to replace conventional street lighting with its recently patented SSL technology. Its disruptive SSL technology utilizes the dynamic resistance of LEDs providing a LED light engine that is up to 98% power efficient–only a 2% power loss which enables optimal power and LED lighting efficiencies as verified in a pilot test as proof of concept.
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE