Sony, Panasonic join hands to print OLED displays
News & Analysis 6/25/2012 10 comments
Sony and Panasonic have said they will collaborate in the development of organic light emitting diode (OLED) panels and modules for TVs and large-sized displays and, at the same time, consider the oossibility of collaboration in mass production of OLED displays.
Highly efficient LED drivers provide intelligent lighting solutions
Design How-To 6/25/2012 1 comment
"Smart home", "smart metering" or "smart grid" are the actual keywords for a new type of intelligent technology. From supply of energy, water and heat to intelligent automation and lighting solutions, an efficient, environmentally friendly but also more comfortable operation can be achieved in many areas with the help of new concepts and advanced components. Especially the lighting sector benefits from these new technologies in several ways.
50-Gpixel camera is better than the human eye
Research 6/22/2012 12 comments
Engineers from Duke University and the University of Arizona have developed a camera with the potential to capture up to 50-Gpixels of data with a resolution over a 120 degree horizontal field that is five times better than 20/20 human vision.
Switching to smart lighting
News & Analysis 6/22/2012 9 comments
Lighting is becoming the largest consumer of electricity in buildings, accounting for 25 percent or more of total costs. At the 14th Leti Annual Review, the CEA-Leti research center demonstrated its engagement in research leading to smart lighting systems with adaptive and controllable properties.
Signal processing allows next-gen MOST PHY to retain legacy optoelectronics
Design How-To 6/7/2012 Post a comment
The optical version of the MOST physical layer has several well-known advantages (virtually no EMI problems, the fiber is low weight, and it and the optoelectronics are low cost). As the need for higher data rates grows, the feasibility of adapting signal processing techniques to use next generation MOST with these current attractive link components becomes compelling.
Science behind color mixing
Design How-To 6/1/2012 2 comments
High Brightness (HB) LEDs continue to increase in popularity due to the numerous advantages they offer when compared to the conventional lighting solutions. This article will explain the science behind color mixing, including the mathematical equations involved and how to implement them efficiently.