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Rich document chemical/x-pdb VTT and Neonelektro Have Made LED Advertising Boards Light, Flexible and Energy-Efficient
Through a European project, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Neonelektro have developed new types of LED displays that combine the flexibility, low cost and high technical performance enabled by roll-to-roll mass manufacturing technology.
Rich document Bilton Realizes a Completely Encapsulated LED Module
With the new Bilton AIR series, Bilton is presenting innovative and avant-garde ideas that will revolutionize the future of LED lighting. This is achieved through a progressive hybrid solution. The new Bilton LED module series Bilton AIR is a highly flexible silicone hose and, in addition to protection class IP67, guarantees top light quality, effective heat dissipation and is resistant to external influences (UV, salt, chlorine, etc.).
Rich document Gigahertz-Optik Introduces the CSS-45 – Remote Spectral Detector
The CSS-45 detector incorporates a powerful microprocessor which performs not only data acquisition but also all necessary lighting calculations. Both USB 2.0 and RS 485 interfaces are standard enabling the flexible configuration of single and multi-detector based systems. An optional software development kit supports integration into third party application software.
Rich document Supercomputers Aid Discovery of New, Inexpensive Material to Make LEDs with Excellent Color Quality
A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has used data mining and computational tools to discover a new phosphor material for white LEDs that is inexpensive and easy to make. Researchers built prototype white LED light bulbs using the new phosphor. The prototypes exhibited better color quality than many commercial LEDs currently on the market.
Rich document Tridonic basicDIM Wireless Light Control - Simple Installation and Commissioning
Tridonic's compact basicDIM wireless control module paves the way for easy wireless communication with up to 127 luminaires. It is suited primarily to projects that need no direct IP connection and that aim to achieve more lighting comfort in a cost-effective manner and with no additional wiring.
Rich document InterLumi Panama Is Lighting Up a New Sector in Energy Efficiency in Its 3rd Edition
Following the global trend of energy efficiency, InterLumi Panama, the international lighting fair, will inaugurate a renewable energy pavilion at its 3rd edition.
Rich document New Infrared LED from Osram for 2D Facial Recognition
Smartphones, tablets and the like can now be unlocked in very different ways: with a password, fingerprint scan or even an iris scan. 2D facial recognition is another method and involves illuminating the user’s face with an infrared light source and capturing the image with an IR camera. The system then compares the image with the images previously stored for the purposes of identification, focusing on characteristic two-dimensional features. If there is a match for the various data such as the width of the mouth, length of the nasal ridge and distance between the eyes then the device will be unlocked.
Rich document A Revolution in Optics from IQ Structures
Brand new revolutionary lenses for luminaires come to the market under the trade name NANOPTIQS. This is a completely new approach to designing and manufacturing lenses using calculated surface nano- and micro-structures.
Rich document Selteka Introduces Skylighter Luminaires for Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric Lighting
On 18 March at show Light + Building 2018 in Frankfurt, Selteka will present Biodynamic, Enhanced Human Centric lighting luminaires Skylighter with BIOWN light mixing technology – amazing light spectrum and color rendition, automatic light intensity and color profiling which supports natural human biorhythm.
Rich document 100 Years Lighting IP Applications
These IP Snapshots show approximately 100 years of patent applications of the IPC class F21 lighting and the IPC class H05 electric techniques. Both IPC classes are the most relevant in the lighting domain. Annually, over 60,000 applications are filed globally and an increasing number of IP applications is predicted over the next few years. Lighting, in general, and the electronics are, therefore, quite similar in numbers.
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GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module

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LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects

LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects The acronym LiFi (Light Fidelity) was born at the beginning of the 2010s. Its name derives from the very well-known WiFi (Wireless Fidelity). The term VLC (Visible Light Communication) is used in the restricted instances of visible light. Mr. Luc Chassage who works for Oledcomm and the Versailles ... Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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