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The Big Picture
March 15, 2015
It's World Cup cricket season and time for community viewing on large screens. Given a choice between watching the finals on a 40-inch TV or an 80-inch projection, which would you prefer? Especially, if cost wise, it's advantage projector! It's a no contest, really then. A 40 to 42-inch LED TV from Samsung, Sony or LG will not cost anywhere less than Rs 40,000, whereas a home entertainment projector might cost less and will offer a bigger projection area.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: ARTLUX
February 26, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26 -- The trademark ARTLUX (Reg. No. 4691988) was issued on Feb. 24 by the USPTO.

Bayer MaterialScience's Array of Polycarbonate Resin and Sheet Offers OEMs a Multitude of Options for Their LED Lighting Applications
February 26, 2015
Las Vegas, NV, February 26, 2015 --(PR.com)-- LED lighting has seen widespread adoption in many residential and commercial applications. Stricter regulations are being passed and customers are demanding more energy-efficient options without sacrificing design. To meet these needs, Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers a variety of polycarbonate resin and sheet materials for LED lighting applications that satisfy a multitude of design and performance requirements. During Strategies in Light 2015, February 24-26, in Las Vegas, Bayer will highlight some of these diverse polycarbonate material offerings as well as display completed products that utilize Bayer's materials. The brand-new design of Bayer's exhibit (booth 1123) features an open floor plan that enhances visitors' experience, providing a clear and organized showcase of Bayer's materials, technologies and applications that utilize them. Here's a brief preview.

Digi-Key Expands Mentor Graphics' EDA Tools Portfolio With New Features & Low-Priced Premium Bundles
February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015: Digi-Key, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced an expanded suite of the recently released professional-level Mentor Graphics EDA/CAD tools. Premium versions of both the Designer Schematic and Designer Layout tools are now available, featuring unlimited connections. In addition, Import from xDX Designer and PADS Layout for reference designs, as well as import from third party schematic capture and layout tools has been added.

Bayer MaterialScience's Array of Polycarbonate Resin and Sheet Offers OEMs a Multitude of Options for Their LED Lighting Applications
February 26, 2015
Las Vegas, NV, February 26, 2015 --(PR.com)-- LED lighting has seen widespread adoption in many residential and commercial applications. Stricter regulations are being passed and customers are demanding more energy-efficient options without sacrificing design. To meet these needs, Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers a variety of polycarbonate resin and sheet materials for LED lighting applications that satisfy a multitude of design and performance requirements. During Strategies in Light 2015, February 24-26, in Las Vegas, Bayer will highlight some of these diverse polycarbonate material offerings as well as display completed products that utilize Bayer's materials. The brand-new design of Bayer's exhibit (booth 1123) features an open floor plan that enhances visitors' experience, providing a clear and organized showcase of Bayer's materials, technologies and applications that utilize them. Here's a brief preview.

Canon develops next-generation semiconductor lithography system
February 26, 2015
HIGHLIGHT: Canon Inc. has developed a next-generation semiconductor lithography system employing nanoimprint technology.

New nanowire structure absorbs light efficiently
February 26, 2015
Researchers at Aalto University have developed a new method to implement different types of nanowires side-by-side into a single array on a single substrate. The new technique makes it possible to use different semiconductor materials for the different types of nanowires.

Revenue Update on Sunedison Inc
February 26, 2015
Sunedison Inc (NYSE:SUNE) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2014 and Quarter 4. The results came in during after-hours on February 18,2015. Company reported revenue of $625.50 Million, below the estimates of $683.56 Million. The revenues were $-58.06 Million or 8.49% below the estimates. Earnings per share were $-0.16.The reported EPS was above estimates by $0.17 or 51.52 %. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $-0.33.

-Sunstone Circuits Chooses InSight PCB Software for Pre-CAM and Sales
February 26, 2015
YAVNE, ISRAEL - Orbotech Ltd., today announced that Sunstone Circuits has purchased the InSight PCB pre-sales and pre-engineering software.InSight PCBis a web-based tool for managing and assessing incoming customer PCB data for sales people and engineers who are not CAM experts. From automatically retrieving comprehensive product information to generating precise summary reports, InSight PCB empowers sales and engineering people to work more independently, efficiently and profitably. The result is faster and more accurate quoting and product engineering, complete customer data input in minutes, early detection of manufacturing challenges and increased throughput.

-Smartphone and Automotive Display Revenue Swelled in 2014, as Demand for Other Small and Medium Display Categories Stalled, IHS Says
February 26, 2015
TOKYO, Japan - As smartphones continued to cannibalize product sales in other small and medium flat-panel-display (FPD) categories, automotive display revenues rose to become the second-highest growth category in 2014, according to IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source for critical information and insight.


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