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Self-Excited Single-Stage Power Factor Correction Driving Circuit for LED Lighting
April 23, 2014
FULL TEXT (ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) Academic Editor:Teen-Hang Meen Department of Electrical Engineering, National Formosa University, Yunlin County 63201, Taiwan Received 19 February 2014; Accepted 3 March 2014; 27 March 2014 This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. 1. Introduction

Revolution Lighting Technologies Closes Acquisition of Value Lighting Inc.
April 22, 2014
Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc., a company focusing on advanced LED lighting solutions, announced it has closed its acquisition of Value Lighting Inc. and certain affiliates. According to a release, Value Lighting, with 75 employees is a supplier of lighting solutions to the multifamily residential housing sector and new construction marketplace across the U.S. Value Lighting's 2013 revenues were approximately $43 million and are expected to be approximately $55 million in 2014, with EBITDA in excess of 12 percent. More than half of Value Lighting's expected 2014 revenues are in current backlog.

-Philips brings history to life by illuminating the historical Baron Palace in Cairo with spectacular LED digital lighting
April 22, 2014
ENP Newswire - 22 April 2014 Release date- 18042014 - Cairo, Egypt - Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG), the global leader in lighting, today unveiled a stunning lighting makeover of the historic, well-renowned Baron Palace, one of the oldest buildings in Cairo as part of its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow.

SEMI-GAS® Systems Expands GigaGuard(TM) GSM Controller Capabilities; Adding fully-automatic PLC control for 6, 7 and 8 stick gas distribution systems
April 21, 2014
 SEMI-GAS® Systems, an industry-leading provider of ultra-high purity gas delivery equipment, recently expanded the capabilities of itsGigaGuard(TM) GSM(TM)controller to include PLC operation of 6, 7 and 8 stick gas distribution systems. This new controller provides fully automatic purging capability and gas management from a single source to multiple points of use, as needed in semiconductor and LED manufacturing applications. Photo -http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140421/76764

Pulse by Sengled Intelligent Bulb Reinvents Ambiance with LED Lighting Plus Wireless Speaker
April 21, 2014
 Sengled, a leading manufacturer of LED technology has revolutionized lighting with the introduction of Pulse by Sengled(TM), anintelligent bulbwith JBL multi-channel stereo wireless speakers. Pulse streamlines light and sound into one seamless system to enrich the atmosphere in personal, family, and public environments. The bulbs are available beginning today athttp://www.sengledplus.comand other online retail outlets.

Display Week 2014 Sails into San Diego First Week in June with Talented Crew of Display Leaders and Innovators
April 21, 2014
 The Society for Information Display (SID), announced its final program line up for Display Week 2014, which will be taking place in San Diego from June 1-6 at the San Diego Convention Center. More than 6,500 attendees from around the world are expected to converge on the city famous for its Gaslamp Quarter, Mission Bay and Top Gun, to see firsthand the trends and innovations in electronic display technology that are taking flight in the next few years.  Over the last 51 years, Display Week has become the premier showcase event for the global $100B display industry. With North America representing the largest market in the world, Display Week is the place where leading product designers learn about the next-generation display technologies that can be integrated into tomorrow's cutting edge-products. No other conference does a better job than Display Week in showing emerging industry technologies and trends, including plastic electronics, flexible displays, OLED television, ultra-high definition e-readers, 3D, and more. Kicking off Tuesday morning, June 3, are keynote addresses from:

HTC's flagship One M8 with dual rear cameras, 4G LTE & more launched in India for Rs 49,900
April 21, 2014
After unveiling the same late last month, Taiwanese manufacturer of tablets and smartphones HTC has finally launched the successor to its flagship device HTC One in the Indian market. Christened HTC One (M8), the smartphone comes with a larger screen, 4G LTE support for India, and a host of other feature and specification changes. As we had earlier predicted, the company has put an Rs 49,900 price tag against the device. It will be available to end customers from the first week of May 2014. In addition, the company has also announced a Google Play Edition of the smartphone in the country. Priced identical to the One (M8), the device also comes with the exact same specifications. However, the only difference between the devices is the fact that unlike One (M8), the Google Play Edition will run a stock version of Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The device can be is pre-ordered as of now, and will be available in the coming weeks.

Glance And MicroSD 'Missing' in Nokia Lumia 930; Lumia 930 And Lumia 1020 Compared.
April 21, 2014
  Nokia has recently unveiled Lumia 930, its latest flagship, which is a slim and stylish Lumia Icon smartphone variant. The Lumia Icon is an exclusive carrier device launched in the U.S. a few months back that has been garnering favorable reviews.     Two Omissions         Lumia 930 comes with great stuff but misses two features that may keep it from being the best Windows Phone. It has no micro SD card and no (http://www.glancescreens.com/whatareglancescreens) Glance screen . The lack of micro SD card is tolerable considering Lumia 930 works with 32 GB of internal storage, which seems to be fine. Glance is a bit of the matter, and the Lumia 930 not having it is an odd omission.             Glance Screen         Nokia introduced Glance screens to all Lumia models running Windows Phone 8, except Lumia 520 and 521. Glance screens were added with the 2013 Amber GDR 2 summer update. The screens let users see the time on the device without backlighting. In the future, it will also display basic notifications.             With Lumia 1020       Compared to (http://www.nokia.com/ph-en/phones/phone/lumia1020/) Lumia 1020 , Lumia 930 will come with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 while 1020 has Windows Phone 8. The 930 sports a super AMOLED 5-inch touchscreen, 1080 x 1920 resolution, 137 mm x 71 mm x 9.8 mm dimension and weighs 167 grams.

Larson Electronics Releases a 25' Three Stage Telescoping Light Mast with Four 150 Watt LED Light Fixtures.
April 21, 2014
  Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2014           The LM-25-3S-4X150RT-RB produced by Larson Electronics features a rotating boom that allows for 360[degrees] of rotation, a removable mast head affixed with four 150 watt LED light fixtures, and an easy fold over assembly. This three stage light boom can be extended to a height of 25' for effective coverage and collapsed to 12'. The mast is elevated from its folding position with a 1,000 pound hand winch that is fitted with 3/16" cable. A second 1,000 pound winch provides the 12' to 25' elevation of the mast. The 360[degrees] rotation is provided by a single T-Handle. By loosening the T-Handle, operators can rotate the mast with ease in either direction and lock it into place once the desired position is found.

Proactive Home Services Franchise Changes Name and Expands Services.
April 18, 2014
  Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 19, 2014         Labor Panes, a solutions provider of cleaner and brighter home exteriors, formally announced that it will officially change its name to The Go To Crew. Along with a change in name, The Go To Crew will be announcing their new franchise development website and cost benefit model for the consumer.


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