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USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: LIGHTINGSCIENCE
December 22, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 22 -- The trademark LIGHTINGSCIENCE (Reg. No. 4657140; International Reg. No 1205358) was issued on Dec. 16 by the USPTO.

QualiTest Group And Texas Instruments Partner To Automate Wireless Protocol Chip Testing Via Managed Testing Services
December 22, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014: QualiTest Group, the world's second largest pure play QA and software testing company, is providing Managed Testing Services globally to Texas Instruments (TI), a leading designer and manufacturer of semiconductors. The vendor has also been selected as TI's software testing partner of choice for its wireless protocol product line chip sets, including Zigbee and Bluetooth.

Pixelworks To Demonstrate Its Industry-Leading Video Processing Technology At CES 2015
December 22, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014: Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PXLW), an innovative provider of video display processing technology, will demonstrate how its technology is being used to improve image quality across a broad range of screens, from smartphones to projectors to UHD TVs. The Company's technology works at the pixel level to dramatically improve display performance and the user experience for gaming, movies, photos, web browsing and productivity. Regardless of screen size, Pixelworks' technology provides manufacturers with a significant opportunity to differentiate their next generation products.

Pure Wafer PLC Re: Fire at Swansea Facility
December 22, 2014
RNS Number : 4107A Pure Wafer PLC 22 December 2014 PURE WAFER PLC (AIM: PUR) Re: Fire at Swansea facility 22 December 2014 Pure Wafer plc ("Pure Wafer" or "the Company"), one of the leading global providers of high quality silicon wafer reclaim services to many of the world's largest semiconductor manufacturers and foundries as an integral part of their cost control programmes, announces that its Wafer Reclaim facility in Swansea has suffered damage following a fire which is believed to have broken out at around 9am yesterday.

AT&S Offers New Outstanding Embedded Power Electronics Solutions
December 22, 2014
AT&S achieved first disruptive technology for power electronics solutions for automotive and industrial applications First reference designs show significant miniaturisation up to 50% for power modules Power applications in different power classes in the range from 50 W to 50 kW 50 W power applications are ready for industrialisation

LED street lights launched in Delhi
December 22, 2014
New Delhi, Dec. 22 -- Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Saturday inaugurated LED street lights in the capital that consume 50 percent less energy compared to conventional ones.

Samsung Introduces High-Brightness Displays
December 22, 2014
Samsung Electronics America reported a new lineup of 2,500 nit high-brightness displays in screen sizes from 46- through 75-inches. Designed to deliver consistently brilliant performance, Samsung said the OMD Series LED-lit LCD displays convey easily readable text and bright graphics in high ambient light environments and outdoor applications, including transportation facilities, banking and retail storefront windows, sports arenas, quick service restaurants and convention centers (outdoor use requires custom-designed weatherproof enclosure).

Qualtre Secures $9M in Funding
December 22, 2014
Qualtre reported $9 million in funding from two strategic partners, including Alps Electric, along with current investors, Matrix Partners and Pilot House Ventures. According to a release from the company, Qualtre will use these funds to expand sales and marketing, scale operations, and extend product development as the company supports new customers and additional applications.

Cypress Unveils USB 3.0 Hub Controller
December 22, 2014
Cypress Semiconductor has launched a small package option for its EZ-USB HX3 USB 3.0 hub controller. According to a release, the 6 mm x 6 mm ball grid array (BGA) package saves board space for Ultrabook devices, tablets, portable port replicators, and other mobile and consumer devices, adding to the HX3 controller's best-in-class feature set that includes interoperability, charging support and full configurability.

NanoMarkets Issues Latest Report On Quantum Dots, Says QDs Now A Major Competitive Threat To OLEDs
December 21, 2014
Sunday, December 21, 2014: Glen Allen: According to "Market Opportunities for Quantum Dots: 2015 to 2022," a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets, quantum dots have now progressed far enough down the curve to pose a significant competitive threat to OLED technology. NanoMarkets considers 2014 as the breakout year for QDs, which achieved significant penetrations in smaller mobile displays for the first time and have now been firmly established as a significant threat to the future of OLED technology. In the firm's new report, the market for quantum dots (QDs) will grow to $5.5 billion in revenues in 2020.


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