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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2008-01-22

Apple's super-thin MacBook Air is the result of LED BLU

Apple Computer Inc. has launched a 13.3-inch LED-BLU-based MacBook Air, which is only 0.76-inch (19 mm) thick on the hinge side, and 0.16-inch (4.1mm) for the opposite side. Apple mentioned that this super-thin product is the result of LED BLU technology advances, and moreover, the mercury-free, arsenic-free notebook is more beneficial in power
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2008-01-21

Qiao Xing Mobile's CECT Subsidiary Releases New C3100 LED Flashlight Mobile Handset

On January 18, Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Co., Ltd announced the launch of its new C3100 handset model that targets the low-end and rural markets with a bright LED flashlight and long standby time. The retail price of RMB499 is expected to make the handset attainable to a wide variety of consumers.The C3100 has the following features:LED Flashlight–The C3100 offers a bright flashlight powered by six light-emitting diodes (LED)Long standby time –The handset can run for over 25 days in standby mode without a recharge
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2008-01-21

Cell Phone concept: no screen, heavy on LED

It not only cuts cost and weight, but it also boosts battery life by getting rid of the display or touch screen completely. Instead, all functions and displays use LEDs below the translucent surface.
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2008-01-18

Osram Ostar LEDs to be Featured in Headlights of Cadillac Escalade Platinum

Osram will be giving its LED for use in headlights of a new class of automobiles, the sport utility vehicle or SUV.Osram announced that the Cadillac Escalade Platinum will be the first SUV to feature LED headlights as standard. Osram says its LEDs drive the headlights supplied by Hella. The full function headlights offer low beam, high-beam, daytime running light, position lights and side marker lights. The luxurious automobile will be launched in 2008.
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2008-01-18

Future Homes will be Interactive, Personalized

Microsoft has set up a "Home of the Future" exhibition to share their vision of a high-tech home 10 years from now. It involves a mix of software technology, hidden projectors and organic LEDs (light-emitting diodes) that could display information or images on walls and other surfaces; personal devices like smart phones that can control the lights, home security, the television and other devices; and interactive devices and appliances that respond to voice and gestures.
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2008-01-18

LEDs Integrated in European Energy Efficiency Program

On January 17, 2008, Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina) announced that the company's LED lamps will be utilized in an energy efficiency initiative launched by RWE Rhein-Ruhr, the major regional energy company of the RWE Group. The program represents an effort by RWE Rhein-Ruhr to help commercial and residential customers conserve energy and reduce utility bills by replacing their current light sources with Lamina's SōL™ MR16 LED product, the only LED in the world which carries a CO2 offset certification.
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2008-01-17

Narva's Versatile LED Strobe Lamp Improves Safety

A unique LED safety warning lamp with a wide range of applications and features has been released by Australia's leading automotive lighting company, Narva.The 'Sentry' LED strobe is powered by two common 'D' size dry cell batteries providing more than 100 hours of life for this convenient portable warning lamp.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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