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2014-08-14 23:05:37

Explosion proof lighting specialists Larson Electronics have announced the release of a Group B approved temporary manhole mount LED light fixture that provides operators with a powerful and highly convenient alternative to traditional string or tank lights. This Class 1 Division 1 & 2 explosion proof light fixture provides 10,000 lumens of high quality light while drawing only 150 watts. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 An innovative 24” man-way support bracket combined with a...

2014-08-14 16:22:29

The revolutionary WalaLight System, developed by USaveLED, LLC, was selected as the most innovative product in the elder care and long-term care field for 2014 during a national industry conference organized by Lincoln HealthCare BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- USaveLED, LLC, a leading supplier of LED lighting products, was selected as the first place award recipient in the annual Lincoln Healthcare LINK Long-Term Care and Senior Living Conference's Innovation...

2014-08-14 12:22:36

Combining AV Integration, Power Supply, and Retail Sector Leaders, LumaStream is Poised to Disrupt Lighting Industry ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaStream, Inc. today announced the addition of three key business advisors with industry-leading experience and the talents to shape, build, and drive market share in the LED lighting industry. Marty Schaffel, Brian Christopher, and John Disa have the vision to help LumaStream navigate through its hyper-growth...

2014-08-13 16:22:23

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed as a family of architectural slim-line recessed and pendant mounted luminaires common in quality, efficiency and aperture size, Amerlux introduces the Linea 1.5 pendant and the GRUV 1.5 recessed family of LED linear luminaires that can transition nicely from walls to ceiling, to open ceiling applications, with an equally high level of aesthetics and performance. These miniature LED linear luminaires interact from multiple...

2014-08-13 08:31:12

SAN DIMAS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gammalux Lighting Systems (GAMMALUX) announced plans today to expand sales of their General Office Lighting Systems, Linear Accent Lighting Fixtures, and their highly Energy Efficient LED Luminaires by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted...

2014-08-12 23:02:15

Incandescent bulbs are seeing their end with innovations that are more efficient and last longer. Mr. Electric suggests four light bulbs to replace the traditional bulb. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Since Congress passed the Security Act of 2007, requiring 25 percent greater efficiency from traditional bulbs, companies have been working to increase the efficiency of light bulbs. The production of 75 and 100 watt bulbs were banned in 2012, and the production of 40 and 60 watt bulbs...

2014-08-12 16:31:04

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:LED Market in South Korea 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2183866/LED-Market-in-South-Korea-2014-2018.html About LEDsAn LED is a semiconductor light source used for various applications such as general lighting, back lighting, and automotive lighting. LED lighting applications include residential, office, retail, hospitality, industrial, outdoor, architectural, and others. LEDs...

Quantum dot displays
2014-08-12 03:00:04

American Chemical Society High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to mass market TVs, tablets, phones and other displays. Today, a scientist will describe a new technology called 3M quantum dot enhancement film (QDEF) that efficiently makes liquid crystal display (LCD) screens more richly colored. His talk will be one of nearly 12,000 presentations at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s...

2014-08-12 08:23:57

Automated home lighting system can now be controlled anywhere with the Wink app AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP), a leader in energy efficient lighting innovations, has integrated its automated home lighting system, Connected by TCP, with Wink, a software platform that allows consumers to control and manage connected home products from multiple brands in a single app. With the integration, users can control their home lighting...

2014-08-11 23:04:34

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 65 watt halogen pole mounted remote control work light. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The FPM-72-GLS fixed pole mounted remote control work light from Larson Electronics is designed to provide convenient and secure lighting for operators working from within the utility...


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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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