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SEMILON TECH: ICRA Assigns 'SP 3D' Grading on Weak Fin'l Strength
March 27, 2015
ICRA has assigned 'SP 3D' grading to Semilon Technologies PrivateLimited, indicating 'Moderate Performance Capability' and 'WeakFinancial Strength' of the channel partner to undertake off-gridsolar projects. The grading is valid till February 08th 2017 afterwhich it will be kept under surveillance.

Indoor Harvest to Introduce Vertical Farming Platform at Indoor Ag-Con
March 27, 2015
Indoor Harvest, Corp., through its brand name Indoor Harvest, will be introducing its recently developed low cost vertical farming platform at Indoor Ag-Con next week in Las Vegas.

Multi Wheel Miniature Rotary Switch from Elma Provides Accurate One-Finger Control; Hall effect encoder offers incremental positions and center push-disc joystick function
March 26, 2015
 Elma Electronic Inc. now offers aminiature rotary encoderthat includes an illuminated 8+1 joystick, enabling seamless, accurate control using just one finger. The new Multi Wheel Encoder features Hall effect sensed incremental encoder output and 12 detents with magnetic indexing to ensure proper alignment and positioning through the life of the encoder. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150326/194710

Columbia Lighting's RLA Brings Efficient Flexibility to Office and School Lighting
March 26, 2015
Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today that Columbia Lighting has introduced the RLA-an LED recessed architectural luminaire. With a low initial and operating cost, the RLA is an excellent choice for savings without sacrificing function.

TI's smart power switch replaces discrete components in powertrain and automotive body electronics; High-side switch provides highest current sense and accurate diagnostics without calibration
March 26, 2015
 Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's first smart, high-side power switch with programmable current limit. As automotive systems become more complex, the various loads within the system can each require different profiles during operation. Using the TPS1H100-Q1, designers can drive various loads with advanced flexibility in powertrain, body-electronics safety and driver-information systems where reliability is paramount. For more information and to order samples, seehttp://www.ti.com/tps1h100-q1-pr.

MHT Lighting Launches New Line of "SMART" LED Lighting Products With Integrated Controls; Saves up to 90% in Energy over HID, significantly reduces field labor costs and simplifies the project!
March 26, 2015
 Creating the most efficient lighting project with the best Return on Investment (ROI) has never been easier.  MHT Lighting, a leader of energy efficient lighting products in the USA, has announced the launch of their innovative new line of interior and exterior"SMART" LED lighting products.  The "SMART" fixture could not only save up to 90% in energy over conventional HID lighting products, but can help customers by eliminating the coordination headaches of adding field controls to the project, therefore, saves significant costs for installing extra controls, wiring and sensors in the field and making sure they are wired correctly.

New York City is lighting up with intelligent LED wristbands!; New technology wristbands light up audiences in Radio City Music Hall for the New York Rockettes.
March 26, 2015
A showbiz legend embraces new technology, audiences are lighting up with the New York Rockettes. The Radio City Music Hall has a new show featuring interactive lighting using LED wristbands called Xylobands putting everyone in the show. The Radio City Rockettes NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR is a brand new production, and the first on Broadway to feature the immersive technology that toured the globe with COLDPLAY and has been lighting up concerts and special events ever since. Each person in the audience become a part of the show, courtesy of the light-up wristbands. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150325/194457

Cree Redefines Outdoor Lighting Performance for Rural Applications; New LED Rural Utility Lighting Brings Reliability, Affordability, and Ease of Installation to Utilities and Municipalities
March 26, 2015
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) introduces the LED Rural Utility Light (RUL) Series, designed to deliver an unprecedented combination of price, performance and quality to accelerate adoption of LED lighting across rural areas in North America. The first of Cree's innovative outdoor LED luminaires to address the estimated 10 to 13 million rural street and area light fixtures installed, the new RUL Series delivers a better, more affordable lighting experience for residential roadways, security, storage and loading areas with game-changing efficacy, rapid payback of less than one year* and Cree's industry-leading 10-year warranty. "The RUL Series exemplifies Cree's commitment to relentless innovation, resulting in another uncompromising LED luminaire that challenges long-established assumptions for what's possible in lighting, while lowering the cost of ownership," said Norbert Hiller, Cree executive vice president, lighting. "By providing unmatched performance and price, the RUL Series improves the value of LED lighting for our customers and enables municipalities and utilities to take advantage of Cree's best-in-class solutions for all of their outdoor lighting needs."

Washington: Method of Manufacturing a Light Emitting, Photovoltaic or Other Electronic Apparatus and System
March 26, 2015
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, The Government of USA has issued the following news release: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing an electronic apparatus, such as a lighting device having light emitting diodes (LEDs) or a power generating device having photovoltaic diodes. The exemplary method includes depositing a first conductive medium within a plurality of channels of a base to form a plurality of first conductors; depositing within the plurality of channels a plurality of semiconductor substrate particles suspended in a carrier medium; forming an ohmic contact between each semiconductor substrate particle and a first conductor; converting the semiconductor substrate particles into a plurality of semiconductor diodes; depositing a second conductive medium to form a plurality of second conductors coupled to the plurality of semiconductor diodes; and depositing or attaching a plurality of lenses suspended in a first polymer over the plurality of diodes. In various embodiments, the depositing, forming, coupling and converting steps are performed by or through a printing process.

Washington: Method of Manufacturing a Light Emitting, Photovoltaic or Other Electronic Apparatus and System
March 26, 2015
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, The Government of USA has issued the following news release: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing an electronic apparatus, such as a lighting device having light emitting diodes (LEDs) or a power generating device having photovoltaic diodes. The exemplary method includes depositing a first conductive medium within a plurality of channels of a base to form a plurality of first conductors; depositing within the plurality of channels a plurality of semiconductor substrate particles suspended in a carrier medium; forming an ohmic contact between each semiconductor substrate particle and a first conductor; converting the semiconductor substrate particles into a plurality of semiconductor diodes; depositing a second conductive medium to form a plurality of second conductors coupled to the plurality of semiconductor diodes; and depositing or attaching a plurality of lenses suspended in a first polymer over the plurality of diodes. In various embodiments, the depositing, forming, coupling and converting steps are performed by or through a printing process.


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