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Osram laser chip simplifies fibre optic power

Osram Opto is claiming cleaner laser injection into optical fibres with its most recent laser bar. The device is 5mm wide and consists of five emitters, each 100μm wide with a 4mm long cavity. Called SPL BF98-40-5, it creates 976nm infra-red at 3W/mm.mrad at…

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Cree seeks to beat mid-power LEDs on intensity

Cree has introduced lens-less surface-mount LEDs in a 7x7mm format, emitting over most of their surface area. MHD-E and MHD-G deliver 1,800 lm at 14W and 2,500 lm at 19W respectively, and build on the earlier 5x5mm MHB-A. “MH LEDs enable a smaller…

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Ambient light controller has on-chip light sensors

An lighting controller IC from ams has integrated light sensors and is designed to bring control capabilities to luminaire, light engine and replacement lamp manufacturers. The AS721x senses the ambient daylight and enables the delivery of constant lux levels in the space by managing subtle adjustments as the amount of…

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CES: Imagination says GPUs can do more

Imagination Technologies says highly parallel graphics processors in mobile phones can be doing more processing. The UK-based company has announced a new PowerVR imaging framework for Android, which will allow computational photography and computer vision functions to be integrated into the phone’s camera applications. Processing intensive functions which…

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CES: Osram's day in the spotlight

Osram Opto Semi has doubled the power of its top-end multi-coloured stage lighting LED, creating Ostar Stage LE RTDUW S2WP. “Compared with previous members of the product family, the chips are twice as large as the previous ones but, at 5.7 x 6.4 x 1.3mm…

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ARM CPUs for French cloud provider

Iliad, the French provider of telecommunications services, launches a cloud service next month based on ARM-based servers which it has built in-house using Marvell chips…

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