Electronic Products & Technology


June 11, 2016 by Stephen Law

Programmable bridging device supports mobile image sensor protocols

LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CrossLink programmable bridging device supports leading protocols for mobile image sensors and displays. Device combines the flexibility and fast time to market of an FPGA with the power and functional optimization of an ASSP to create a new…
June 10, 2016 by Stephen Law

905nm pulsed laser diode integrates micro lens

OSI LASER DIODE CVN 63-90ECL a 905nm pulsed laser diode with an integrated micro lens provides a far-field beam pattern with equivalent divergence values (8 x 8 degrees FWHM) for both the Fast (perpendicular) and the Slow (parallel) axes of…
June 1, 2016 by Stephen Law

Metamaterial Tech eyes Silicon Valley expansion via Rolith’s biz acquisition

Halifax-based Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI), a global leader in smart materials and photonics has acquired Silicon Valley based nanofabrication company Rolith. The deal includes Rolith’s proprietary manufacturing technology, as well as its rolling mask lithography (RML) and its NanoWeb products.…
June 1, 2016 by Dr Guillaume Chansin, senior technology analyst, IDTechEx

Use of plastic, flexible OLED displays grows

Market expected to reach $18-billion by 2020
May 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

LED IC simplifies smart LED development

FAIRCHILD FL77944 LED Direct AC Drive solid-state LED lighting solution can be used to easily scale power and create smart and scalable LED-based lighting products that can be smaller, have higher performance and a longer system lifetime compared to products…
May 25, 2016 by Stephen Law

Tech initiative develops patented OLED backplane technology

Christie’s works in association with University of Waterloo and DifTek Lasers, new technology will change the way OLEDs are manufactured; Conestoga College to scale production
May 25, 2016 by Stephen Law

Adhesive boosts optical clarity in electronics applications

ASHLAND Aroset PS 6449 solution-based acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) delivers improved optical clarity to electronics applications. Product is acid free and reduces the likelihood of future corrosion. Product provides a good balance of adhesion and cohesion and improved temperature resistance. Product can be used…
May 18, 2016 by Stephen Law

Smart graphics displays are customizable

OMEGA ENGINEERING OM-SGD Series of panel meters with bright color TFT smart graphics displays are available in three screen sizes. Units provide a wide operating power supply voltage range of 4 to 30Vdc and two alarm outputs. Waterproof NEMA 6…
May 9, 2016 by Victoria Fodale, senior analyst, IHS Technology

Annual power component market growth to exceed 20%

Although LED lighting shipments accounted for only 7.7 percent of the total lighting market in 2015, they are projected to rise to 27.2 percent in 2020, according to a report from HIS Technology. This growth bodes well for vendors of…
May 8, 2016 by Stephen Law

Improved epitaxial processes reduce droop in LED

OSRAM Luminous efficacy of firm’s high-power LEDs has been improved by reducing the unwanted droop effect at high currents. This development was made possible by optimized epitaxial growth processes. At a current density of 3 A/mm², the quantum efficiency of…
April 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

AMOLED growth a bright spot for display industry

Active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) displays are rising fast, thanks to lowering costs, wider use in end-market consumer electronics devices and the ramp-up of new manufacturing capacities.  While liquid crystal display (LCD) technology is still the dominant technology in…
April 25, 2016 by Stephen Law

OLED lighting: will it eventually disrupt or fade away?

The OLED lighting technology faced a difficult challenge since the very beginning in the shape of inorganic LEDs. The challenge was that LED lighting got there first and leveraged its accumulated production experience to improve its performance and to reduce…