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Vishay VLPC0601A2, VLPC1201A2J, and VLPC1201A2 cool white LED modules
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5/26/2011   4 comments
Vishay's white LED modules offer a color temperature range of 5000 K to 7000 K.
Architecture choices balance cost and performance for embedded graphics applications
Design How-To  
5/26/2011   1 comment
High-end graphics display controllers help define product style and value with dynamic graphics that dazzle consumers. At the other end of the spectrum, modest GDCs display information clearly and simply, giving users what they want efficiently and cost effectively.
Intersection assistant systems make use of car-to-x communications
Research  
5/22/2011   4 comments
BMW and Volkswagen have developed prototypes of "smart" intersection assistant systems aiming at improving the safety in blind or complex intersections.
Up from the patent mine, Rambus sees the light
News & Analysis  
5/20/2011   7 comments
Rambus came to Lightfair in Philadelphia this week to pitch the company’s patented lighting solutions, branded as Pentelic.
Nanosys adds to quantum dot LCD enhancer
Product News  
5/18/2011   5 comments
Materials company Nanosys Inc. has announced that it can enhance the color gamut of liquid crystal displays with its size-scalable Quantum Dot Enhancement Film.
Renesas Electronics PS9402 IGBT drive optocoupler
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5/17/2011   Post a comment
Renesas Electronics has introduced an IGBT drive optocoupler that features an integrated insulated gate bipolar transistor protection function.
Avago ASMT-UWB1 LEDs
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5/17/2011   Post a comment
Avago Technologies launched a white high-brightness LED in a robust SMT package that simplifies manufacturing.
RECOM RACD03 LED driver
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5/17/2011   Post a comment
RECOM has extended its range of isolated AC/DC LED-drivers with constant current-output in 3 to 6 W power supply.
Optocouplers provide isolated IGBT gate drive with ease, speed, and smoothness
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5/17/2011   Post a comment
Using bipolar CMOS/DMOS instead of bipolar, Avago devices offer higher current, smaller package, faster switching, plus other virtues, at 1A, 3A, and 4A peak outputs
Payload efficiency: MOST and Ethernet square off
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5/16/2011   Post a comment
This article discusses the payload efficiency of MOST and Ethernet and the derived influence on the network architecture of vehicles with high bandwidth needs. Furthermore, ideas for coexistence of these competing technologies are described.
Schott Touchscreen glasses
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5/12/2011   Post a comment
Schott announced the Xensation range of touchscreen glasses, which comes in different flavors.
MOST150 optimizes data bus efficiency
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5/9/2011   Post a comment
The MOST150 infotainment bus system is about to take the place of earlier MOST systems. With its high bandwidth which can be utilized up to nearly 100%, MOST150 is a viable platform for advanced next-gen infotainment systems. Daimler already has gathered experience with the new bus.
PaperPhone prototype opens door to flexible, interactive computing
Research  
5/8/2011   5 comments
An advanced "thin-film" flexible paper computer has been developed through collaborative efforts of researchers at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, and Arizona State University.
Neonode plans collaboration with TI to develop next-gen touchscreen devices
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5/8/2011   Post a comment
Neonode, Inc., a leading optical touch screen technology company, is to collaborate with Texas Instruments Incorporated to develop and improve the functionality, performance and cost advantage of zForce, Neonode’s patented optical touch screen technology.


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