Projection display firm raises VC News & Analysis 10/27/2010 2 comments Light Blue Optics Ltd., a startup company developing a color projector suitable for inclusion in mobile phones and other portable equipment, has announced it has raised $13 million in funding.
Rohm's BD8381EFV-M LED driver Product News 10/25/2010 Post a comment ROHM Semiconductor has developed LED driver for automotive forward illumination applications that allows designers to specify the same driver for use in high-beam, low-beam and daytime running light circuits.
Diodes’ ZXLD1374 LED driver Product News 10/19/2010 Post a comment Diodes Inc.’s new multi-topology LED driver, the ZXLD1374, is designed to increase the performance of high brightness automotive, industrial and commercial lighting systems.
Catania solar 'fab' appoints chairman and CEO News & Analysis 10/13/2010 Post a comment Enel Green Power, Sharp and STMicroelectronics, the three companies turning a former ST wafer fab shell into Italy’s biggest photovoltaic panel factory, have announced the appointment of the chairman and CEO for their joint venture.
Testing high brightness LEDs in a production environment Design How-To 10/13/2010 13 comments Visible light emitting diodes (LEDs) combine high efficiency and long lifetimes. Today, they’re used in a wide range of applications. Extensive R&D efforts by manufacturers have led to the creation of devices with higher luminous flux, longer lifetimes, greater chromaticity, and more lumens per watt. Accurate and cost-effective testing is critical to ensure device reliability and quality.
T&M gets dedicated designline Test & Measurement Designline Blogs 10/4/2010 1 comment Welcome to the Test & Measurement Designline, the latest addition to the EE Times Group's 'heads down' communities designed to help engineers tackle practical, technical and software challenges to bring product specification to reality.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.