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Eaton Calls for Entries for Halo Photo Contest
October 20, 2014
Eaton said that its Cooper Lighting Division is now accepting entries for the first annual Halo Photo Contest. According to a release from the company, the competition hopes to bring awareness of light-emitting diode (LED) Energy Star certified lighting fixtures and the benefits and achievements of the Energy Star program.

Allied Market Releases Organic Electronics Market Report
October 20, 2014
Allied Market Research reported that according to its new report titled, "Global Organic Electronics Market - Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global organic electronics (OE) market would reach $79.6 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 29.5 percent during 2014 - 2020.

Lighting up Plymouth streets in a greener way
October 18, 2014
Plymouth County Council, UK Government has issued the following news release: Plymouth City Council is lighting up the city but saving energy and running costs at the same time.

Ricoh WG-4
October 14, 2014
The Ricoh WG-4 ($329.95) is a minor upgrade to the previous model, the Pentax WG-3. Its design is largely unchanged, and it uses the same lens and 16-megapixel image sensor, but it does add a shutter priority shooting mode. The rugged camerahas a bright f/2 lens, is rated to go as deep as 45 feet underwater, and includes a macro light system around its lens for close-up shots. But it's not quite the equal of our Editors' Choice, the Olympus Tough TG-3, which is a little more expensive, but adds integrated Wi-Fi and GPS capability, and much quicker performance. Design and Features The WG-4 retains the wide form factor and metal faceplate used by previous WG cameras. It measures 2.5 by 4.9 by 1.3 inches (HWD) and weighs 8.1 ounces. Its lens is centered in its body, which isn't typical for a rugged compact camera. Most other models, like the Olympus Tough TG-850 (2.5 by 4.3 by 1.1 inches, 7.7 ounces) place the lens in the top corner of the body.

Sollers starts mass production of renewed UAZ PATRIOT cars
October 14, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Sollers OJSC, an automobile manufacturing company, has started mass production of renewed UAZ PATRIOT cars at Ulyanovsk automobile plant.

OSRAM launches new integrated optical sensor for automatic fitness tracking
October 13, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: OSRAM GmbH, a light manufacturer in Germany, has announced that Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched SFH 7050, an integrated optical sensor for automatic fitness tracking.

Fujitsu introduces new smartphones and tablets for enterprise customers
October 13, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Fujitsu Limited, a Japanese information and communication technology company, has expanded its product series of smartphones and tablets for enterprise customers with 18 new models.

eMagin receives three new R&D contracts worth $6.8 million
October 13, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: eMagin Corporation, a manufacturer of OLED microdisplays and virtual imaging technologies, has received three new R&D contracts totaling $6.8 million.

Primary Color installs EFI VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro LED inkjet printer
October 13, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Electronics For Imaging, Inc., or EFI, a provider of digital inkjet printers and business process automation solutions, has announced that Primary Color, a provider of print-media products and services, has installed the EFI VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro LED inkjet printer with UltraDrop Technology.

Blue LEDs make big splash in decade of practical use
October 10, 2014
Blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs), developed and put into practical use by three Japanese researchers who were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, have drastically changed modern life through their use in lighting, TV sets with liquid crystal displays, smartphones and many other electronic devices.


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