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USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: ECO RIGHT LIGHTING
October 22, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 22 -- The trademark ECO RIGHT LIGHTING (Reg. No. 4621954) was issued on Oct. 14 by the USPTO.

New Digitally Enhanced Power Analog Controllers from Microchip Offer Digital Power Supply Flexibility with Easy Analog Control Loops
October 22, 2014
 Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced its latest Digitally Enhanced Power Analog (DEPA) controllers- the MCP19118 < http://www.microchip.com/get/AT61> and MCP19119 < http://www.microchip.com/get/KDCW> (MCP19118/9). They provide simple yet effective analog PWM control for DC-DC synchronous buck converters up to 40V, with the configurability of a digital MCU. And they are the industry's first devices to combine 40V operation and PMBus(TM) communication interfaces. These features enable quick power-conversion circuit development with an analog control loop that is programmable in the integrated 8-bit PIC® MCU core's firmware. This integration and flexibility is ideal for power-conversion applications, such as battery-charging, LED-driving, USB Power Delivery, point-of-load and automotive power supplies.

TAG Smart Energy Goes Back to the Future
October 22, 2014
The Technology Association of Georgia issued the following news release: The Technology Association of Georgia's Smart Energy Society will host a luncheon focused on DC Microgrids at Club e in College Park on October 30th. Speakers will include Guerry Waters, Vice President, Oracle Utilities; Sol Haroon, Director of Energy Services, IP Utilinet; and Clemson University Professor Rajendra Singh, a 2014 White House Solar Energy "Champion of Change."

Panasonic to Debut 4K Ultra HDTVs
October 22, 2014
Panasonic reported that the 65-inch class AX900 and 85-inch class AX850 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TVs will make their U.S. debuts next month.

Micrel Selects Dongbu HiTek to Produce Camera Flash LED Drivers for Smart Phones and Tablet Computers
October 22, 2014
Dongbu HiTek confirmed that it has been selected by Micrel to manufacture the Silicon Valley company's recently introduced camera flash LED drivers for smart phones, tablet computers and digital cameras.

Soraa Founder Shuji Nakamura Garners Nobel Prize in Physics
October 22, 2014
Soraa reported that Shuji Nakamura, one of its founders, has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. In a release, the Company noted that recognizing that Nakamura's invention, the blue light emitting diode, represents a critical advancement in LED lighting, the Nobel committee explained the innovation "has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources."

Eaton LED Products Garner Illuminating Engineering Society Recognition
October 22, 2014
Eaton reported that the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Committee has noted nine of its light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires from its Cooper Lighting Division for inclusion in the 2014 IES Progress Report.

Energy Efficient Lighting Solutions at TruLight LED
October 22, 2014
Kansas City Missouri(prbuzz) October 21 2014 - Businesses looking for a revolutionary LED lighting solution must consider TruLight LED. The commercial electric lighting technology employed here assures significant energy efficiency and savings. The light bulbs are brighter and utilize much less wattage.

Mayor Walsh Accelerates City's LED Streetlight Retrofit Program
October 21, 2014
The office of the Boston Mayor issued the following news release: Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the Public Works Department (PWD) has retrofitted 38,838 of its 64,000 streetlights to Light-emitting Diode (LED) technology, which use less energy, last longer, and provide better lighting for Boston's streets as of September 26, 2014. These retrofits are saving the City an estimated $4.25 million each year in energy costs. The program also takes advantage of financial rebates provided by NSTAR.

India LED Television Market Outlook to 2018 - Rising Price Competition With New Players Entry
October 21, 2014
•The LED and OLED television market in India is expected grow at an estimated CAGR of 40% by FY'2019. •Future Growth of LED Television market is expected to be led by the sales of 32 inch LED Televisions.


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