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Australia: BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik Owns Trademark for 'BLV' and 'RAYS DIVIDE QUEADRILATERAL'
December 19, 2014
Australia, Dec. 19 -- BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik GmbH, GERMANY, owns the trademark (1596355) for 'BLV' and 'RAYS DIVIDE QUEADRILATERAL' from Sept. 19, 2013, through Sept. 19, 2023.

Researchers develop Smart Window that tints without any Power Source
December 19, 2014
Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a unique smart window, which has the ability to darken or brighten without using any external power source. The window does not require electricity to operate and it also has a rechargeable battery. Power of that battery can be used for other purposes like to light up electric components such as light emitting diode (LED).

Daktronics to Light Up Left Field at Petco Park for San Diego Padres; Partnership Results in Third Largest Video Display in Baseball
December 19, 2014
BROOKINGS, S.D., Dec. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The San Diego Padres have selected Daktronics (Nasdaq:DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, to provide a new LED video display system for Petco Park that will include the third largest video display in all of baseball. "This is the next phase of our multi-year plan to improve Petco Park," said Padres President and CEO Mike Dee upon the project announcement in November. "The highlight of this year's updates will be the new HD video board, the first of its kind here in San Diego. This will significantly enhance the fan experience while also providing the opportunity to update the left field seating area."

-ON Semiconductor Unveils New Family of Ultra-Low Power Precision Operational Amplifiers
December 19, 2014
ENP Newswire - 19 December 2014 Release date- 18122014 - PHOENIX, Ariz. - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovations, has introduced a family of affordable, precision CMOS operational amplifiers that deliver zero drift operation and industry leading quiescent current for front-end amplifier circuits and power management designs.

Demand for Solar-Powered Light Grows in North Korea
December 19, 2014
Demand for Solar-Powered Light Grows in North Korea 2014-12-19 Well-off residents of North Korea have been buying solar-powered lighting systems for use in their homes near the Chinese border, creating a brisk business that has forced down prices amid growing competition among merchants, according to sources inside and outside of the country. A shopkeeper who sells solar-powered lights near the customs area in Dandong, a border city in northeast China's Liaoning province, told RFA's Korean Service that the price of a light-emitting diode (LED) bulb, solar panel and electric condenser unit-which converts solar energy into electricity-had fallen by U.S. $80 in recent years to U.S. $240.

-Eaton's Innovative Lighting Solutions and Wiring Devices to be Featured in Upcoming Episode of PBS' 'For Your Home'
December 19, 2014
ENP Newswire - 19 December 2014 Release date- 18122014 - PITTSBURGH, PA - Power management company Eaton announced today that For Your Home, a popular lifestyle show that airs on PBS, plans to feature several solutions from Eaton's Residential, Wiring Devices and Lighting businesses in an episode expected to air during the spring of 2015. Vicki Payne, design expert and host, will highlight the benefits of Eaton's breakers and load centers, residential wiring devices and lighting solutions for homeowners of all types during the program.

Flexible White Organic LEDs Achieve Record Efficiencies
December 19, 2014
The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Incorporated has issued the following news release: Materials scientists have built large, flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) that shine white light with record-high efficiency thanks to a new method for making transparent electrodes with silver networks (ACS Nano 2014, DOI: 10.1021/nn506034g). The new electrode is an important step toward practical OLEDs for roll-up displays and pliable lighting.

OnePlus Power Bank 10k dilancarkan – RM 52
December 17, 2014
OnePlus yang menyambut ulang tahun pertama penubuhan syarikat itu semalam telah melancarkan satu lagi produk terbaru mereka iaitu OnePlus Powerbank.

BeON Surpasses $100K Funding Target with 3 Days Left on Kickstarter
December 17, 2014
BeON wows new customers with its brand new preventative approach to home security Cambridge MA ndash;nbsp;BeON Home a Cambridge MA-based start-up is pleased to announce that it has surpassed its $100K funding goal with three days remaining in their Kickstarter campaign. The funding will allow BeON to manufacture and deliver its preventative security products to its customers in the late spring and early summer. During the campaign BeON also announced seed funding of $1.5M and secured manufacturing partners for its products. BeONrsquo;s first products are available by pledging on Kickstarter through Dec. 19th.nbsp; Additional pre-ordering will start in early 2015.BeON supporters and ldquo;backersrdquo; of their product includeNHL legend Ray Bourque and New England Patriot Vince Wilfork along with his wife Bianca who teamed up to support BeONrsquo;s new ldquo;first line of defense approachrdquo; to home security. The team responsible for BeON has decades of experience including manufacturing LED lighting and consumer electronics products that have generated hundreds of millions in revenue to date. BeON has also built a robust advisory board including David Rose MIT media lab author of Enchanted Objects; security expert Robert Siciliano and Jeff Beck former COO of iRobot.

Puku S8
December 12, 2014
According to the company itself, a Puku is "a breed of antelope found in central Africa. They are beautiful, fast, and the strongest among the existing members of the antelope family." Indeed, the $99 Puku S8 is beautiful as far as external batteries go, and the featured2.1-amp charging output is useful for more power hungry devices. It's also a solid performer, as it adds almost nine hours of extra streaming video time to a depleted device. Yet, the S8's price tag is the hungry lion in the room, as you can find less expensive batteries with highercapacities, such as theJuno Power HUE Pro. Design and Features The 8,000mAh Puku S8 is a 2.83-by-4.80-by-0.6 inch (HWD), rectangular external battery with rounded side edges. It's larger than the 10,000mAh Juno Power HUE Proand uNu Superpak, but it's lighter than both at 8.67 ounces. Its exterior is coated with a pleasingly smooth matte plastic that comes in a vibrant assortment of colors: blue, cyan, gray, red, purple, and yellow.


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