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2010-09-17 05:18:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a building in which sunlight could be captured and utilized in the most unexpected and never-before-seen places. Imagine the "World's First Green Olympics." Imagine employees who are happier, more productive, healthier and less prone to accidents.

2010-08-26 03:13:35

Osaka, Aug 19, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation is following up its LED lamps with another mainstay of residential lighting by introducing six models of industry-first(1) LED ceiling lights into the Japanese market.Using Sharp's proprietary light diffusion technology, these ceiling lights achieve a thin design that is 43 mm at the thickest part and just 8 mm at the thinnest.Three of the models, the DL-C501V/C301V/C302V, allow the use of a remote controller to change the color of the...

2010-04-29 10:45:00

WASHINGTON and COOPERSBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In a special donation ceremony today, Joel Spira, inventor and developer of the solid-state electronic "dimming device" and chairman and founder of Pennsylvania-based Lutron Electronics, will donate materials related to the company's 50-year history to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The donation includes an early version of the original solid-state (devices using transistors) Capri dimmer manufactured by Lutron...

2010-04-07 08:00:00

DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a complete LED lighting driver reference board in collaboration with Lemnis Lighting to help address three important issues: cost, dimming and efficacy.

2010-01-19 15:11:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton Manufacturing is launching at the 2010 International Builders' Show® the industry's first slide dimmer specifically designed for use with a wide variety of dimmable CFL bulbs.

2009-06-25 04:00:00

Thin, Low-Cost, 5x3-Inch Module Ideal for ADA-Compliant Wall Fixtures; One-Fourth the Power of Standard Incandescents SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OptoElectronix today announced a unique LED-based lighting module that enables luminaire manufacturers to accelerate adoption of SSL (solid state lighting) for commercial lighting fixtures.

2009-04-07 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NXP Semiconductors announces the following TechOnline Webinar: What: NXP Semiconductors Webinar When: Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 11:00am EDT (8:00am PDT, 16:00 GMT) Where: http://seminar2.techonline.com/registration/distrib.cgi?s=1362&d=2958 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Rebecca Samuel, Media Relations, NXP Semiconductors, +1...

2009-02-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE -- National Semiconductor Corp.

2008-12-30 07:50:00

New Year’s Eve is marked by constant celebration and time spent with friends, but if you find yourself straining to hear, it’s your brain - not your ears - that could be to blame.

2008-06-30 09:03:28

Power Integrations (Nasdaq:POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced a series of design ideas to help designers of LED driver circuitry benefit from the company's recently introduced LinkSwitch-II family of AC-DC power conversion ICs.

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