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Cree Enhances CXA2 Family of COB LEDs

Cree CXA2 LED

Cree, Inc. reported that it has improved the performance of its XLamp® CXA2 family of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs and added premium color options. The performance improvements include higher light outputs and what Cree claims to be the longest projected lifetimes published for this kind of LED. The newly offered premium …

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Osram Opto Introduces New Oslux IR LED for Iris Scanners

Osram Opto Semiconductors introduces 3rd generation Oslux IR LED (top) for iris scanners and depiction of iris scanner (bottom)

Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced a new Oslux IR LED for iris scanners. The company claims that the new SFH 4787S infrared LED (IRED) for iris scanners can illuminate the eyes so evenly that the iris pattern identification software now hardly needs to correct artifacts. Like its predecessor Oslux IR …

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LG Innotek Launches 70mW UV-C LED

LG Innotek introduces 70mW UV-C LED (6060 series)

LG Innotek of Seoul, South Korea, announced that the company developed the first 70mW UV-C LED. The firm created the LED for sterilization applications. According to the company, the UV-C LED’s sterilization performance is 1.5 times higher than their competitor’s 45mW module. The UV-C LED produces short wavelength ultraviolet rays …

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LEDiL Releases New Optics Portfolio

LEDiL Oy of Norway has introduced a new optics portfolio including Strada, Carmen, and Florence products. CARMEN The firm released the CARMEN optic for track, retail, general indoor, and outdoor architectural lighting. The CARMEN features a new hybrid lens and reflector design. According to LEDiL the CARMEN’s design reduces glare, protects …

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PixelFLEX Launches Weather-rated FLEXStorm Display Modules

Nashville, Tennessee-based LED display producer PixelFLEX, has introduced the company’s new weather-rated FLEXStorm LED video technology. Pixelflex designed FLEXStorm specifically to overcome the challenges associated with traditional outdoor LED video displays. The display uses an intelligent, auto-correcting light sensor-based control system that ensures the ideal brightness level. FLEXStorm boasts safe …

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HexaTech to Supply AlN Substrates for UV LED R & D at Osram Opto

HexaTech Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina USA, reported that the firm signed two strategic agreements with Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. The agreements include a long-term contract for HexaTech to supply its aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, licensing of certain HexaTech intellectual property (IP), and support of HexaTech’s 2” …

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