Innovation doesn't always carry a big brand name
The giants of the electronics industry make the big splash at the Consumer Electronics Show, as usual, with towering displays, celebrity spokespeople (Taylor Swift sang for Sony, live and in 3-D) and invitation-only soirees.
Gadgets: Consumer Electronics Show 2010 roundup
With the annual Consumer Electronic Show taking over Las Vegas last week, an endless number of products were introduced and on display.
Samsung aims to quadruple LED-backlit TV sales
South Korea's Samsung Electronics on Sunday said it aimed to quadruple its sales of LED-backlit flat panel televisions to 10 million units this year.
Many take dim view of new-fangled Christmas lights
(AP) -- To Steven Walls, it's beginning to look nothing like Christmas, anywhere he goes.
NXP Introduces Advanced 3DTV Processor
NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of the PNX5130, the industry's first video co-processor enabling 3DTV, frame-rate conversion (FRC) and local backlight dimming in a single chip. By eliminating the need ...
Sony optimistic on 3-D TVs, in-house display
(AP) -- A third to a half of the Sony Corp. TV sets sold annually will be packed with 3-D features by the year ending March 2013, a senior executive said Thursday.
Solar Cells with LEDs Provide Inexpensive Lighting
NXP Sets New Benchmarks for LED Drivers
NXP Semiconductors today announced three major developments in its portfolio of mains connected LED driver solutions: the success of its SSL2101 LED driver IC in matching LED lifetimes in an accelerated lifetime test; the ...
Lighter, cheaper, LED light bulbs are starting to enter the marketplace
Just when you were finally warming up to the idea of swapping out your old light bulbs with compact fluorescent ones, you may soon find a new alternative at your local hardware store.
All That Glitters Is Now Gold
(PhysOrg.com) -- In full sunlight at mid-day, gold objects are brilliant and richly colored. Put those same objects in a dark interior room with only fluorescent lamps, however, and they will look pale and ...
HP Introduces ProBook 5310m and Pavilion dm3 Notebooks
HP today introduced the world's thinnest full-performance notebook PC as well as a slim, stylish consumer notebook that delivers an optimal balance of mobility, performance and affordability.
Ultrathin light-emitting diodes create new classes of lighting and display systems
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new process for creating ultrathin, ultrasmall inorganic light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and assembling them into large arrays offers new classes of lighting and display systems with interesting ...
LED light bulbs yield big savings in energy
One way the United States could slash its electricity use, dependence on fossil fuels and emissions of heat-trapping gases is really quite simple: better light bulbs.
LED closes the yellow gap: Full conversion of blue into amber light by new nitride phosphor
(PhysOrg.com) -- Monochromatic light-emitting diodes cover a large part of the visible spectrum with high effi-ciency. For blue light, nitride diodes achieve external quantum efficiencies in excess of 65%, ...