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SEMILEDS DEBUTS COMPLETE 80MIL EV LED CHIP FAMILY
September 01, 2014
SemiLEDs Corporation has debuted a complete line of 80x80mil rugged metal LED chips, including white, blue, and UV variations. The EV-80mil family allows packagers and integrators a wider variety of high-efficiency/high-output choices to address the growing number of applications in both the commercial lighting and industrial spaces. With the new family, a single 80x80mil device will typically replace four 40x40mil LED chips, which simplifies packaging and optical designs, while minimizing color fringing and shadow effects common to multi-chip implementations. SemiLEDs EV family, which combines vertical LED architectures with rugged copper-alloy substrates, has proven to be especially well-suited for handling the increased thermal and electrical demands of large-chip implementations.

Smart Lighting Market; Sensors, Controllers, and Chipsets estimated to reach $6,747.95 Million by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets.
September 01, 2014
  (PRWEB) September 01, 2014       According to a new market research report "Smart Lighting Market (2013 - 2018): By Component (Sensors, Controllers, Chipsets, Others); Lighting Type (Led, FL, CFL, HID); Connectivity (Wired, Wireless); Application (Commercial, Industrial, Public, Government, Residential) & Geography", the total market is expected to reach $6,747.95 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 36% from 2013 to 2018.

Feeney Inc. Launches New LED Rail Light Kits for DesignRail; R Aluminum Railing.
August 30, 2014
  Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014         Leading railing and railing infill manufacturer, Feeney, Inc., is continuing its practice of developing attractive, cutting edge building products with the launch of new LED Rail Light Kits for the DesignRail(R) line of Aluminum Railing. Functional as both an outdoor lighting accent and a visual aid for low-light areas, the new LED Rail Light Kits are the latest addition to the company's popular DesignRail(R) line.       The new LED Rail Light Kits are available in two sizes, a 21 inch length and a 32 inch length, providing fuller light distribution than systems using smaller lighting components. The Power Kits (required for installation) include 35, 60, or 96 watt 24 volt drivers. The optional inline LED Dimmer Kit includes a remote control and an easy to install dimmer to control the lighting level. Providing enhanced ambiance in the outdoor living environment and better lighting at stairs and railings, the new Feeney LED Rail Light Kits utilize the latest LED technology. Outdoor LED lamps offer longer lamp life and lower energy usage than traditional lighting sources. LED lamps contain no hazardous substances, making them eco-friendly for those builders, contractors and homeowners seeking to use sustainable products and practices.           "Feeney is very excited about launching the new LED Rail Light Kits for the builder, remodeler or homeowner looking for architectural products that blend high-style design with the latest technology," said Andrew Penny, vice president, marketing and advertising.

HTC Desire 816 vs. LG G3 Beat; aka LG G3 S, LG G3 Mini: Specifications, Features And Price Showdown.
August 30, 2014
  The HTC Desire 816 was released in May, whereas the LG G3 Beat (aka LG G3 S, LG G3 Mini) was launched in July and the device is expected to be released in Q3 2014. Readers who are interested in the HTC Desire 816 or the upcoming LG G3 Beat should check out the specifications, features and price comparison.

Timely & reliable
August 01, 2014
FULL TEXT Effective maintenance and sound equipment choices are helping Oak Harbor Freight Lines operate efficiently. Freight volumes are higher than expected, notes Dan Vander Pol, director of maintenance at Oak Harbor Freight Lines. "While that is certainly good news, it does put a lot of pressure on our maintenance department to keep equipment running efficiently and on the road," he says. "We don't have extra equipment; so, if we have a vehicle down, then we have drivers waiting and we have to rent a replacement to meet our customers' delivery requirements.

ALKILU Makes Consumer OLED Products Available for Pre-Order.
June 04, 2014
  Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 04, 2014         ALKILU Enterprises today announced that its line of affordable OLED products is now available for pre-order on the company's website. The announcement coincides with the 25th Annual Lightfair International in Las Vegas, Nevada – the site of ALKILU's debut in January 2014 as part of the Consumer Electronics Show.             "For the past six months, our entire focus has been on getting these unique OLED products into the hands of consumers, and today, we're one step closer to making that a reality," said ALKILU CEO Alex Khayat. "Lightfair International has showcased some of the world's most innovative and anticipated lighting products, and we're incredibly honored to have our products mentioned among them."           With a wide range of redesigned OLED products – including all-terrain lights, night lights, reading lights and others – ALKILU is one of the first companies to market OLED technology to consumers at an affordable price point.

60 Watt Low Profile LED Wall Pack Light with 100' Cord and Optional Plug Type Released by Larson Electronics.
June 04, 2014
  (PRWEB) June 04, 2014             The LEDWP-600E-100C from Larson Electronics produces a wide flood beam without the high heat, fragile construction, or high energy costs of incandescent lighting. The light assembly consists of forty-five LEDs paired with high purity optics to produce a wide light distribution overpowering that of a 500 watt quartz flood light. This light is constructed of three angled boards that help provide a wider spread. Instead of the light shining forward, the center board is concentrated to go straight out while the boards on the side are 45[degrees] offset. The LED lamp assembly is protected by a shatterproof polycarbonate lens which is secured to the housing with a waterproof seal. A 1/2" waterproof connector provides a secure and sealed power connection point and rounds out this unit's weather resistant construction.

Coco's Day Spa & Salon Modernizes with the Only LED with a Lifetime Guarantee™ - Forever LED Lights™.
May 20, 2014
  Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2014         Energy Saving Solutions USA ("ESS" or the "Company"), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that through its authorized LED dealer, Vic Braunstein, Coco's Day Spa & Hair Salon located in Aventura, Florida, will upgrade to the Company's energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™ within the interior of the salon.         Forever LED Lights™ are the only LEDs on the market offered exclusively through Energy Savings Solutions and its authorized national dealer organization, protected by a lifetime guarantee exclusively administered by McCusker & Company and backed by Service USA, world class warranty and service providers out of Dallas, Texas. The Company's Forever Green Savings Program ™, which allows for a conversion to LEDs with no up-front costs and with payments based on a portion of their electrical savings, remains the most convenient, energy- and cost-saving lighting solution for businesses and municipalities in the market today.     With over 20 years of experience, Coco's is known for exceptional service and expertise in all aspects of the beauty industry, and has been labeled a top hair salon in the Aventura area.

BLACKJACK Lighting, Performance, Decorative LED Lighting by Stephen Blackman, Now Available at LightKulture.com.
February 20, 2014
  Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014       LightKulture.com is pleased to offer BLACKJACK Lighting. BLACKJACK Lighting is the brainchild of Chicago based designer Stephen Blackman, a leading American lighting designer. “Stephen has been commissioned by some of the top lighting manufacturers to create lighting works of art, which embody his sense of elegant, understated practicality. I am pleased to support this new endeavor of stylish, forward-thinking LED lighting,” noted Susan Inderbinen, President of LightKulture.com. A rare combination of expertise, ingenuity and artistry goes into every BLACKJACK design. Particularly outstanding are the collection of LED pendants and chandeliers. Blackman’s mission is to manufacture the next generation of performance decorative lighting. Distributed from the East Coast by Illuminating Experiences, BLACKJACK is ready for prompt shipment. Architects, Interior designer, specifiers and homeowners now have access to this creative expression of contemporary LED lighting.       Launched in 2013, Blackman wanted to develop an entire brand under his own label.

Azoteq Announces the IQS360 Capacitive Touch Controller for Keypads and Trackpads.
February 20, 2014
  Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014         Azoteq, the world leader in proximity and touch solutions, today announced the release to market of the IQS360. The IQS360 implements a 4 x 3 trackpad with a resolution of 768 x 512. The IQS360 is also well suited for 12-key keypads that require backlighting and proximity wake-up.       The IQS360 offers 12 mutual-capacitance channels. Proximity wakeup allows very low power consumption until the user interacts with the product. The IQS360 also has 8 PWM LED drivers to implement fade in/out backlights. The PWM dimming does not require any overhead from the host controller.         “The IQS360 is the first capacitive controller targeted at small trackpads for applications such as remote controls and VoIP phones. With the integrated 8-channel PWM LED driver the IQS360 can be used to implement a complete user interface,” said Kobus Marneweck, VP of Marketing.       Features:


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