2008-03-26

Bright LED sampling LED street lamps for customers in SE Asia

Bright LED Electronics is sampling its LED street lamps with customers in Southeast Asia, including Thailand and Vietnam, and the company expects to receive orders in the second quarter of this year.Bright LED expects to receive orders of 1,000 LED street lamps with a 30~100lm/W light efficiency from Thailand in the second quarter, and the company expects to receive orders for about 10,000 units to Thailand overall.
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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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2008-03-26

DDP's LED Lighting Assembly Reduces Power Consumption in High Temperature Medical Equipment

DDP, a leader in engineered LED solutions, has developed a low-profile LED light source that provides task lighting in a surgical fluid and blanket warmer designed to keep these materials at a consistent temperature. Engineered to withstand a maximum ambient temperature of 200°F, DDP's LED assembly reduces the fluid warmer's power consumption and enables better thermal control by eliminating problematic temperature spikes, caused by excess heat from the halogen bulb.
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2008-03-25

Adjustable TFT Bias Power Supply for TFT-LCDs & LED Driver in a 4x4mm QFN

Linear Technology announces the LTC3524, an integrated BIAS and white LED power converter solution for small to medium sized (3" to 7") thin film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) panels. The device operates from an input voltage range of 2.5V to 6V, enabling it to accommodate multicell alkaline/NiMH batteries as well as single cell Li-Ion. Each low noise output of the TFT converter is fully adjustable enabling it to power a wide array of LCD panels.
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2008-03-25

Flashing LED Solar-Powered Safety Bike Lighting Provides Visibility in Nighttime Outdoor Activities

LEDtronics® announces its latest solar-powered LED safety light for outdoor evening activities, such as bicycling, walking, jogging and inline skating. Now any outdoorsman can carry an extra measure of security into the backcountry or when battling for a spot on the concrete jungle, with a new compact and lightweight Flashing LED Solar-Powered Safety Bike Light.
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2008-03-25

LED headlamps win red dot

The world's first energy saving full LED headlamp has just won its developers a "red dot" award. Developed by Automotive Lighting Reutlingen for the Audi R8, the lamp includes 24 closely spaced white LEDs with a colour temperature of about 6000 deg K, close to the quality of daylight. The LEDs are used to realise all the lighting functions: low beam, high beam, turn signal, daytime running light and position light.
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2008-03-25

New Miniature SMD LED's from Dominant Semicondutor

DOMINANT is now offering a new series of miniature SMD LED. These Mini DomiLED devices are designed to provide compact, high-power solutions for automotive and industrial applications. Devices are available in complete color portfolio, typical wavelengths ranges from 470nm to 632nm, providing exceptionally bright illumination at 20mA. Mini DomiLED chips options include AlInGaP, InGaN and InGaN White technology that offered up to 1125mcd.
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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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2008-03-24

LED patent dispute could block Blu-ray, cellphone imports

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has begun an investigation into a list of companies that reads like a Who's Who in the modern electronics industry. At issue is whether or not the companies in question have infringed upon a series of patents held by Dr. Gertrude Neumark Rothschild.
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2008-03-21

Watchfire Signs Unveils Higher Resolution 16mm Color LED Sign

Watchfire Signs,  the most reliable LED sign manufacturer in the business with unique loyalty to its sign company customers, will unveil to the industry its new 16mm color LED sign with XVS video capability offered as a standard feature at the International Sign Expo, March 27-29, in Orlando, Fla. The new sign will be displayed at the Watchfire booth #1614.
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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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2008-03-21

Asian HB-LED Manufacturers Snapping Up Veeco MOCVD Systems

Veeco Instruments Inc, announced today that an additional four of its TurboDisc(R) K465(TM) gallium nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems have been accepted by high brightness light emitting diode (HB-LED) manufacturers located throughout Asia.
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2008-03-21

ITC to hear complaint about LED / LD patent infringements

The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to hear a case filed by a former Columbia University professor with a 50-year engineering career, Gertrude Neumark Rothschild, who has accused 34 companies including Nokia, Sony, Motorola, and Samsung of infringing her patents for LEDs and laser diodes. The Emeritus Professor seeks to block the importation into the U.S. of a wide array of consumer electronics products manufactured by the companies that she claims infringe her patent.
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2008-03-20

Making tracks of OLED for profits

Most of us are familiar with light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, if for no other reason than that we might have worn a way-cool LED watch back in the 1970s. Well, LEDs have come a long way since then; these days, they represent the next generation of lighting technology that has the likes of General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Philips scrambling to scoop up LED manufacturers.
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2008-03-20

Kelowna "goes green" with solar-powered LED lighting

Carmanah Technologies is working with the City of Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada to equip the community's parks, paths and other public spaces with solar-powered LED lighting technology. 
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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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2008-03-20

CPT reportedly to supply LED notebook panels to Dell and HP

According to the Chinese-language Commercial Times, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) reportedly has seen its LED notebook panels enter the supply chains of Dell and Hewlett Packard (HP).CPT declined to comment, citing client confidentiality, the paper said. But the maker said it had been in talks with clients over the supply of LED notebook panels, which were now being validated, the paper added.
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2008-03-20

LED (light- emitting diodes) leaders light up Toronto's Exhibition Place with energy efficient technology event

In partnership with the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, greenTbiz will host Toronto's first LEDiscovery event on March 25-26th, 2008 as a part of the LightSavers program. What: LEDiscovery When: March 25th (4:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and 26th, (8:00 am            to 5:00pm) 2008 Where: Salon 107, Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place             (inside Hall B entrance), 100 Princes' Blvd., Toronto
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2008-03-20

LED measurement made faster and more affordable

Pro-Lite Technology has released an LED measurement system that stands out as being both highly affordable as well as quick and easy to use.
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2008-03-20

Luminus broadens its LED future

Luminus' John Langevin talks about pocket projectors, the company's $72 million round, and an eventual initial public offering.
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2008-03-19

LED company aims to improve TVs, gets $72 million

Luminus Devices, a company that wants to change the lighting systems in digital TVs and in buildings, has raised $72 million in its latest round of funding.
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2008-03-19

LED Modules offer optimal brightness and visibility

Available with 6 or 9 LEDs, Meteorlite® X-Series High Intensity LED Modules are capable of up to 19 built-in selectable flash patterns including simultaneous or alternating flashing with amber, blue, clear, and red LEDs. Weather-resistant modules are epoxy encapsulated for interior and exterior use and meet SAE and CA Title 13 requirements. Six-LED Model SYLEDX06 draws 0.70 A, while 9-LED Model SYLEDX09 draws 1.05 A.
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2008-03-19

AMS Technologies Agrees on Distribution of High Power LED for All EC Countries

AMS Technologies AG, a Pan-European distributor of high-tech components and systems, and Enfis Ltd., a British manufacturer of semiconductor based light source modules and systems, have signed a distribution agreement for all EC countries.The agreement comprises intelligent, high-power light emitting diodes (LED) arrays and smart light engines across a wide range of wavelengths.
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2008-03-19

Charge Pump Drives up to Six LEDs

Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. introduced the CAT3637 fractional charge pump LED drivers which address the requirements for high-efficiency and easy LED programming in portable devices.
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2008-03-18

Hella Marine's LED floodlight

Hella Marine's LED deck floodlight is not just an ordinary light; as we all know it is imperative to have a clear view of what lies ahead in rough waters to prevent injury or boat damage.  Each of the completely sealed and resilient "fit and forget" lamp is excellent for vessels subject to high vibrations, impact and shock loads.  Using LED technology and offering close range illumination, it recently won SAIL magazine's Pittman Innovation Award.
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2008-03-18

Zumtobel Group forms single LED organisation

The Zumtobel Group hopes that concentrating its existing LED activities, including TridonicAtco Optoelectronics, Lexedis Lighting and Ledon Lighting, into a single unit will help achieve dynamic growth. With effect from May 1, the beginning of its 2008/09 financial year, the Zumtobel Group will be concentrating its existing LED activities in a single unit. The Austria-based, billion-Euro lighting company says that this will create a flexible and efficient platform for its planned dynamic growth in the LED sector.
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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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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE