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Chinese Smartphone Makers Look to Mini LED Technology

Mini LEDs which are slightly larger than microLEDs hold potential for replacing AMOLED displays in smartphones, at least according to a DigiTimes article that cited Chinese smartphone vendors switching to MiniLED displays as soon as the second half of 2018. The article indicated that China-based smartphone vendors, including Huawei Technologies,…

Osram Opto Semiconductors Adds Oslon Compact PL to Automotive LED Portfolio

Osram Opto Semiconductors of Regensburg, Germany, has added the new Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of automotive sector lighting products. The Oslon Compact PL LED is particularly suitable for vehicle headlights and can be utilize for an adaptive glare-free high beam, daytime running lights, and low beam, as well as…

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The TM-30-15 Standard, an Improvement Over CRI (Updated)
By Scott McMahan The Illumination Engineering Society intends to cease using CRI as metric. CRI as a standard for lighting quality has been around since 1964. The value of CRI as a standard is…
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Mobile Concession Stand Chicken Charlie’s Gets PixelFlex LED Video Systems

Hitch-Hiker Mfg. of New Middleton, Ohio, specializes in design innovations for the mobile food concession industry. Chicken Charlie’s of San Diego, California approached Hitch-Hiker to help create an LED video display for the new “FryBQ” mobile concession stand that would capture the attention of passing patrons. The Chicken Charlie’s mobile …

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Plessey Plans MicroLED Display Product Release in First Half of 2018

Plessey Semiconductors, a company known for its gallium nitride on silicon LED technology, announced the company’s intent to be the first to market with a monolithic microLED based display. Several companies so far have showcased prototype microLED displays. However, no firms have released microLED display products yet. Also, Plessey is …

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Researchers Devise Speed Breeding Protocols to Accelerate the Cross Breeding of Plant Species Using LED Lighting

A plant variety produced using selective breeding is called a cultivar. For most crop plants, breeding new, advanced cultivars requires several years to produce genetically stable lines. After selected parent lines are crossed, typically 4–6 generations of inbreeding are needed to grow genetically stable lines for evaluation of yield and …

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KAIST Researchers Fabricate OLED on a Fiber Thinner Than Human Hair

KAIST researchers have reportedly developed a technology for fabricating high-performance organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) on thinner fibers than hair, according to an article from ETNews of South Korea. The fabrication method utilizes a “dipcoating process” which Choi Kyung-cheol, professor of electrical engineering and electronics, and Dr. Kwon Sun Il, …

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