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Intematix Wins Second License Agreement for White LED Technology and Continues to Help Licensees Meet Design Specifications

Intematix Corporation of Moraga, California USA, announced another key win for its white LED phosphor technologies with the completion of a multi-faceted license-based agreement related to white LED technology with LumiMicro of Suwon Gyunggi-do, Korea. (Ref. previous article)

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Lamina Ceramics Wins Awards at Lightfair International 2005 for BL-4000 Light Engine

Lamina Ceramics of Westhampton, New Jersey USA, has introduced a new RGB light engine, the BL-4000, that can produce 16,000,000 colors and white light of variable color temperatures. The device has taken the Best New LED Product and the Top Innovation award at the Lightfair International in New York. The …

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LRC Industry Group, ASSIST, Distributes Guidlines for LED Lifetimes

An LRC industry group called the Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST), has distributed guidelines for reporting LED life. ASSIST, which was organized by the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, hopes their LED life-time measurement guidlines will give standards making bodies a starting point on …

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Linear Technology Introduces LED Array Driver

Linear Technology Corp of Milpitas, California USA, introduced a synchronous buck-boost DC/DC converter LED array driver. The LTC3453 operates in synchronous buck, synchronous boost, or buck-boost mode, depending on input voltage and LED maximum forward voltage. The device can drive up to 4 white LEDs at a combined current of …

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Color Kinetics Awarded Core Patent for Controlling LED-Based Illumination

Color Kinetics of Boston, Massachusetts USA can put another major notch in its gun having just been awarded a key USA patent that they applied for in October of 2001 which extends their coverage of core methods for controlling LED-based illumination, including use of standard DMX512 protocol. “This is a …

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Color Kinetics Takes the “Fairy Lights” Underwater

In a coincident follow-on to the awarding of their “smart fairy lights patent” (our words) reported on August 26, “miniaturized, integrated, intelligent solid-state string light, whereby individual LED nodes in a string configuration have the capability to be independently controlled,” Color Kinetics has scored another patent, this time relating to …

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Pacific Insight Ready to Warn

Powered by Osram’s Topled HB-LEDs, a Canadian systems integrator called Pacific Insight Electronics Corporation of Nelson, British Columbia has announced the launch of their line of industrial LED warning lights. According to the President of Pacific Insight, Bradley Smithson, ”After 36 months of intensive R&D with our strategic partner Peterson …

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Color Kinetics Signs Up Four More OEM and Licensing Partners

Color Kinetics Incorporated of Boston, Massachusetts USA, which indeed deserves the distinction it receives for pioneering impressive and very original lighting systems based on HB-LEDs, continues to leverage its newly “public company” status on the Nasdaq exchange (symbol “CLRK”) by signing up four new OEM and licensing partners. By aligning …

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