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Research News: Lighting

Light-emitting diodes, are the most efficient and environmentally friendly light bulbs on the market. But they come at a higher up-front price than other bulbs,...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Global Lighting Technologies, a manufacturer of LEDbased, edge-lit light guide solutions for general illumination applications, has retrofitted its North American...

Products: Lighting

Heatron LED Solutions (Leavenworth, KS) has introduced Ascendia, a high brightness 8" round LED module. Delivering up to 7400 lumens from an 8" diameter module, Ascendia is designed for mounting heights...

Application Briefs: Energy

Quallion, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion storage systems, assisted in the launch of Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Pegasus® rocket, which carried NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Array...

Application Briefs: Propulsion

Turbines, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of turbine flow metering technology, has assisted NASA with its Morpheus Lander project. Project Morpheus, a vertical testbed, demonstrates new...

Articles: Lighting

Lighting, as an industry, has seen very few significant innovations in the basic technology of light production in the past century. As a result of this static situation, lighting companies have...

Briefs: Information Technology
SequenceL: Automated Parallel Algorithms Derived from CSP-NT Computational Laws

With the introduction of new parallel architectures like the cell and multicore chips from IBM, Intel, AMD, and ARM, as well as the petascale processing available for high-end computing, a larger number of programmers will need to write parallel codes. Adding the...

Articles: Imaging

Today’s micro-imaging analysis software systems provide users with a module-based approach that allows imaging and measurement to be customized to specific workflow...

Products: Lighting

N2Power (Simi Valley, CA) a division of Qualstar Corporation, has announced constant current versions of its 375W AC-DC power supply dubbed XL375LED. The new units are designed to drive strings of LEDs in...

Products: Lighting

Planar lighting pioneer Oree (Ramat Gan, Israel)recently unveiled the LightCell™ Plus to give lighting fixture manufacturers more options for developing innovative LED-based planar light fixtures. LightCell Plus is...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Rad-Tolerant, Thermally Stable, High-Speed Fiber-Optic Network for Harsh Environments

Future NASA destinations will be challenging to get to, have extreme environmental conditions, and may present difficulty in retrieving a spacecraft or its data. Space Photonics is developing a radiationtolerant (rad-tolerant), high-speed, multichannel...

Application Briefs: Lighting

The Harry S. Truman Building is the State Department’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. Its main corridor spans two city blocks and contains more than 150...

Articles: Imaging

Users of machine vision systems often have one common goal in mind: increasing system efficiency. Greater efficiency translates into high productivity. On the factory floor, higher speed...

Articles: Lighting

Originally fueled by environmental concerns and the steadily rising cost of electricity, the market for energy- efficient lighting has been dramatically accelerated by regulations that will restrict the sale of most...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Embedded system designers often find themselves trapped by CPU design choices they made years earlier, since switching costs can be astronomical. Hardware development often involves...

Products: Lighting

Intematix Corporation (Fremont, CA) has announced the availability of ChromaLit™ Contour. Lighting manufacturers can implement ChromaLit Contour to produce 60, 75 and 100 watt-equivalent omni-directional light in an LED...

Products: Lighting

Light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics (Coopersburg, PA) recently announced the addition of the Maestro ® digital fade dimmer to its C•L™ dimmer collection. C•L dimmers work not only with today’s most...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Las Vegas is best known for the bright lights of ‘The Strip’ but thanks to new LED fixtures from GE Lighting, the city’s surrounding streets are starting to take on a...

Articles: Imaging

Cameras are still an important technology feature in manufacturing and inspection applications, but they are also increasingly valuable in non-traditional sectors. As part of June’s OEM...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

In the early days of machine vision, like with all new technology, there was a lot of confusion as to what constituted a video interface between camera and computer. It was known that a...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The COM Express specification was first released in 2005. Its main target was, and still is, to define the mandatory requirements of COM Express modules and carrier boards...

Articles: Lighting Technology

LED, semiconductor, and package designers use complex thermal analysis software to analyze their products, but the analysis is only as good as the data provided. Reliable clarification of heat data upstream and downstream...

Articles: Software

In our annual poll of executives in the Design and PLM Software market, we asked our experts about topics ranging from mobile applications and CAD in the cloud, to improving productivity and enhancing the...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

This apparatus distributes dust (typical of the Martian surface) in a uniform fashion on the surface of multiple samples simultaneously. The primary innovation...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Utilization of COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) products is now almost a bylaw of government and military design projects and is becoming of increasing interest in commercial designs, as...

Articles: Lighting

As lighting technologies transition from power-hungry incandescents to coldcathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs), and now to light-emitting diodes (LEDs), it is clear that while end-users are...

Application Briefs: Imaging

At various times throughout the manufacturing process, medical device and orthopaedic implant manufacturers need to carry out a wide range of inspections and measurements of the parts...

Articles: Lighting

As global energy demand rises, the significant energy-saving potential of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting remains a top consideration for...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Founded over 200 years ago along the Mississippi River in Missouri, the city of Cape Girardeau is now home to almost 38,000 residents. The Missouri Highway 74 corridor...