Created by UK-based RB Concepts, Xylobands use wireless ICs and low-power microcontrollers to take lighting effects into the audience at concerts by the band Coldplay, writes Steve Bush.
Osram has signed a contract with the Wuxi New District Administrative Committee to build a assembly plant in Jiangsu. LED chips will be packaged…
X-Fab, the silicon foundry, has added a 700V CMOS process for ultra-high-voltage consumer applications such as AC LED lighting, chargers with no-load power consumption and other power conversion and control applications, writes David Manners.
LED lighting and design technology day is free to design engineers and takes place at the Williams F1 Conference centre near Oxford on March 27th.
Check out the latest in the Electronics Weekly’s ‘big guides’ to LED technology – specifically, to LED heatsinking.
Ever been working tightening nuts and bolts, but had diffulty seeing wehat you were doing? Maybe working under a car bonnet in a darkened garage… Well, these spanners come with built in LED lighting.
Don’t miss a new addition to our ever-growing series of LED reference articles – Big Guides as Steve likes to think of them.
Flickering lights are annoying but they may have an upside. Visible light communication (VLC) uses rapid pulses of light to transmit information wirelessly. Now it may be ready to compete with conventional Wi-Fi, writes Jamie Condliffe of our sister-site New scientist.