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2014-06-16 23:05:28

GIA announces the release of a trend report on LED Backlights. Market for LED Backlights is projected to witness strong growth driven by rapid penetration of LED LCD TVs in developing countries and rising replacement of CCFL LCD TVs with LED LCD TVs in developed markets. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Light emitting diode or LED is a semiconductor that generates light through excitation of phosphor by UV light. The market for LED backlights is poised to benefit from the...

2014-06-16 23:02:21

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce, the Company has signed a contract and is implementing procedures for installation of its Forever LED Lights™ at The Pork Rind Factory of Spartanburg, South Carolina to help reduce energy usage and corresponding electricity costs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of...

2014-06-13 23:03:37

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high-grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a five inch LED strip light. These LED light strips are available in an optional white, red, white and red, or white and blue color configuration. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The LEDST-12 LED strip light from Larson Electronics is designed as an extremely efficient and...

2014-06-13 16:23:47

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerlux, a global leader in innovation, manufacturing and creative lighting solutions, has appointed Eric Wallace to Senior Design Engineer. Mr. Wallace will work in the Pearland, Texas manufacturing facility and he will report directly to Joe Manning, Vice President of Product Development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/NY36894LOGO "Eric brings a strong technical background, solid designer skills and experience within the...

2014-06-12 23:09:52

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Smart Lighting Markets 2014 V1 and V2" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany,New York (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Smart Lighting Markets 2014 V1 & V2".The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Market. Smart lighting market for four years and has acquired an understanding of the...

2014-06-12 23:09:23

In an effort to educate clients and customers about LED lighting 1000Bulbs.com has released an educational document titled “Understanding LED Drivers.” Written in collaboration with and approved by experts in the field of lighting this original document provides a detailed overview of LED driver technology. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 In an effort to educate clients and customers about LED lighting as it continues to become a prominent force in the lighting industry, Internet...

2014-06-12 23:07:31

Seoul Semiconductor proudly sponsored three talented young lighting designers from CLTC at UC Davis at Lightfair International 2014 Tradeshow in Las Vegas last week. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor was proud to sponsor the attendance of talented young lighting designers at Lightfair International this year. Chase Henriksen, Dylan Laufenberg and Amanda Saeteun were the winners of the 10th Annual Luminaire Design Competition at the University of California, Davis....

2014-06-12 23:02:14

Noribachi Partners With Advanced Eyecare Center to Provide Custom LED Lighting Solutions for Their Redondo Beach Office Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Advanced Eyecare Center of Redondo Beach boasts a history of 90 years of excellence. Born of a successful optometrist practice purchased by Dr. Michael Hansen in 2003, it has continued the tradition of meeting their clientele’s needs with high quality service and care. Emboldened by the advances in the eye care industry and also a...

2014-06-12 23:01:57

LED grow lights break the 1 gram per Watt barrier Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Summary: The latest generation of LED grow lights is light years ahead of its predecessors, and is extremely cost-effective. Super Grow LED grow lights now outperform industry-standard High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting, such as High Pressure Sodium (HPS) and Metal Halide (MH) lamps. In terms of harvested dry herbs, Super Grow LED full-spectrum grow lights regularly achieve more than 1 gram per...

2014-06-11 23:13:21

Vantage LED was chosen to provide billboard-sized LED screens for the 2014 Fan Fest events throughout Brazil to showcase the greatest soccer games live to the greatest fans. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 “Goooooooooal” is the topic this month for Vantage LED, US manufacturer of LED signs, as they send their teams to Brazil to help set up massive LED displays for the fanatical fans outside of the world cup stadiums. They are providing several billboard-sized LED screens for the...


Latest Lighting Reference Libraries

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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