LED lights point shoppers in the right direction
Looking for an item in a large department store or mall can be like searching for a needle in a haystack, but that could change thanks to a hybrid location-identification system that uses radio frequency transmitters and ...
LED bulbs hit 100 watts as federal ban looms
Two leading makers of lighting products are showcasing LED bulbs that are bright enough to replace energy-guzzling 100-watt light bulbs set to disappear from stores in January.
Tiny particles make LED light more pleasing
(AP) -- Light-emitting diodes are prime candidates for replacing inefficient incandescent bulbs, but have a few things working against them. They can provide a pleasing warm light or they can be energy-efficient, ...
ZeroTouch: New kind of infrared touch computer interface (w/ video)
LG claims world's thinnest LCD-TV panel
South Korea's LG Display said it has developed a liquid crystal display (LCD) television panel that is thinner than a pencil, describing it as the world's slimmest.
Study may lead to less expensive consumer lasers and LEDs
(Phys.org) -- A recent theoretical study by a University of Waterloo doctoral candidate in nanotechnology engineering suggests that manufacturers may one day make lasers and LEDs out of silicon, with the potential to significantly ...
Researchers roll out a new form of lighting
In this month's edition of Physics World, Paul Blom and Ton van Mol from the Holst Centre in Eindhoven describe a way of creating thin, flexible sheets of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) using a cheap, newspaper-style "roll- ...
Bridgelux demonstrates silicon substrate LED that produces 135 lumens per watt
LED startup Switch Lighting hopes to light the way in Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley is known for computer chips, software companies and social networks - but not light bulbs.
Smart Lighting: New LED Drops the 'Droop'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed and demonstrated a new type of light emitting diode (LED) with significantly improved lighting performance and energy efficiency.
Data are traveling by light
Regular LEDs can be turned into optical WLAN with only a few additional components thanks to visible light communication (in short, VLC). The lights are then not just lighting up, they also transfer data. ...