2022-04-22

VueReal Announces Oversubscribed 14M Series B Round of Financing

Led by Cycle Capital, round includes strategic investor TDK Ventures, and Vitro Monday, April 18, 2022 - VueReal, a leader in micro printing technology, announced today the closing of a 14.4 million USD oversubscribed Series B round of financing led by Cycle Capital. The funding will enable VueReal to expand its customer base, scale up its team and enhance its current facility. Cycle Capital, an impact investor and leading cleantech venture capital investment platform, is joined by strategic investors TDK, world leader in electronic solutions for the smart soc...
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2021-05-21

PlayNitride introduces new microLED display prototypes at SID Displayweek 2021

MicroLED developer PlayNitride introduced interesting new display prototypes at SID Displayweek 2021 <iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/aum4S8PtbZQ" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe> The first display is a 89-inch 5K (59 PPI) curved display, produced from tiled microLED panels. The display has a 32:9 aspect ratio with the microLEDs driven by PCB. The 89-inch display is build from ...
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2016-05-20

Measuring Heart Rates with Light Technology Applications Expands in Wearables and Potentially Home Healthcare Applications, Says LEDinside

The combined shipments of smartwatches and smart bands will reach 7.5 million units this year, and 90% of which will be equipped with optical sensor components used for pulse rate monitoring, according to the 2016 UV LED and IR LED Application Markets Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Shipments of smartwatches and smart bands together will total 170 million units by 2020, and all of them are expected to incorporate optical sensor components. A common sensor system that measure pulse rate and blood oxygen concentration is the reflective photoplethymography (PPG) sensor. Due to opportunities in health and fitness trends, the reflective PPG sensor is gradually becoming an integral part of most wearable devices. Additionally, wearable optical sensors that can track pulse rate and other health-related data have huge potential in the home healthcare market.
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2015-08-17

Hot Designer Rocks Smart LED Miniskirt and Platform High Heels

More wearable projects have surfaced on the net as tech-savvy girls try to add LEDs to their wardrobes. Apparently, the cute, innocent Hikaru Skirt is not for everyone, some have started to redesign the tutu skirt. Moreover, many wearables are not designed for daily use, but for special shows or Cosplay conventions. A female designer known as SexyCyborg on Reddit set out to customize her own "adult version of Hikaru Skirt," and later matched the skirt with a pair of sparkling LEDs platform high heels.
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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