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Mercedes-Benz self-driving car can communicate via LEDs

Mercedes-Benz self-driving car can communicate via LEDs

By BizLED Bureau June 29, 2015: With an aim to be in competition with BMW and Audi, Mercedes-Benz has incorporated a signaling and indicator system comprised of LEDs in its prototype automatic driving car?F 015 Luxury in Motion. The most important feature of F 015 Luxury in Motion is the continuous exchange of information between the car, passengers and the ...

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A coat that signals your turn with flashing LEDs

A coat that signals your turn with flashing LEDs

June 25, 2015: LED lights are being used in many innovative ways. Here?s a coat with LEDs embedded on its sleeve which flash when the rider raises his arm to signal a turn. It is a Visijax product. Visijax is a world leader in wearable electronic products and clothing. LED lights are seamed along the back of the sleeve of ...

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Mount Rushmore introduces unique LED lighting system

Trans-Lux gets into new LED manufacturing resources and technology partnerships

June 20, 2015: More than two million visitors who travel to Mount Rushmore National Memorial each year will now enjoy an enhanced night time viewing experience, thanks to an innovative new lighting system with an LED light source that was recently installed at the memorial. The new system, custom designed and manufactured by Musco, will result in substantially less light ...

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Integrated lighting can deliver 24% returns and create energy gains of $27 billion

Integrated lighting can deliver 24% returns and create energy gains of $27 billion

June 19, 2015: – Integrated lighting technologies, those that combine daylighting with light sensing and controls, can achieve internal rates of return (IRR) of 24% and lead to gains of up to $27 billion in lighting energy costs, according to Lux Research. Daylighting technologies deliver energy savings of between 90% and 95%, depending on weather conditions but have a high ...

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Laser LEDs helping Pico projectors to perform well

Laser LEDs helping Pico projectors to perform well

By BizLED Bureau June 16, 2015: Pico projectors have high potential and are expecting a big comeback in smartphones as well as other portable devices. Currently, smartphones, camcorders with pico projectors are not very successful due to advancement in LCD panels, both in technology and cost. The performance of the Pico projector was also not satisfactory because of the LEDs, ...

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Asia Pacific is emerging as fastest growing region for LED automotive lighting

Asia Pacific is emerging as fastest growing region for LED automotive lighting

June 15, 2015: According to the report titled “Global Automotive LED Lighting Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)”, with growing environmental concerns and rising fuel prices, automobile manufacturers have adopted the new technology of LED and adaptive lighting technologies. LED lights are more desirable as they enhance the fuel efficiency and decrease energy consumption. Asia Pacific is emerging as the fastest ...

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Study shows uniform lighting in parking lots provides better sense of security, 75% energy savings

Study shows uniform lighting in parking lots provides better sense of security, 75% energy savings

June 12, 2015: A newly published study from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that improving the uniformity of lighting in parking lots can increase the sense of safety and security, as well as provide up to an additional 75% energy savings by lowering total light levels. The study, ?Energy and user acceptability benefits from improved ...

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Infrared LEDs are driving optoelectronic components industry: IHS

Infrared LEDs are driving optoelectronic components industry: IHS

June 12, 2015: Over the past 10 years, visible light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been adopted widely in many different applications, as prices have fallen and new technologies have been developed to make full use of them. The Infrared LED market is now also experiencing a similar increase. The market for infrared ambient light and proximity sensors was expected to continue ...

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