Electronic Products & Technology


December 10, 2015 by Stephen Law

Super low-profile IRED permits eye tracking in mobile devices

OSRAM OPTO SFH 4770S compact Synios infrared LED (IRED) in a high-power class provides low profile and high optical output of 1200mW and broad emission characteristics. Package measures 2.7mm x 2.0mm x 0.6mm and provides optimum light extraction. Installed in…
December 5, 2015 by Stephen Law

LED delivers luminous efficiency up to 205lm/W

EVERLIGHT 5630KK5D and 5630KK6D series (0.2W) LED can improve the luminous efficiency to more than 205lm/W (5000K) to meet the demands for high luminous performance of commercial lighting lamps and fixtures. Device’s brightness is efficiently increased without modifying the circuit…
November 2, 2015 by Dr Guillaume Chansin, senior technology analyst, IDTechEx Research

Quantum dots making inroads in displays

Quantum dots have been developed since the early 80’s, but it is only recently that they made an appearance in consumer products such as TVs and tablet computers. IDTechEx Research has published a new market report on quantum dots, which…
October 12, 2015 by Stephen Law

High intensity color LEDs boost candela performance

CREE XLamp XQ-E High Intensity family of color LEDs optimized for optical performance. The drop-in upgrade for proven XQ-E High Density designs enables lighting manufacturers to double the candela performance with minimal redesign. Product leverages proven optical symmetry and consistency…
October 5, 2015 by Stephen Law

Next-Gen 5.7” LCDs suit industrial displays

TIANMA NLT USA 5.7-inch TFT LCD modules for industrial display applications, includes four VGA resolution models and two QVGA resolution models. Units provide a built-in LED driver board, wide operating temperature range (-30 to +80 Celsius), high contrast ratio of…
October 1, 2015 by Stephen Law

Pyrogenesis files provisional patent for high purity silicon production

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. , a Montreal-based clean-tech company that designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products, has filed a provisional patent for a one step process using plasma for producing high purity silicon from silica. The…
September 14, 2015 by Stephen Law

Rising flexible display technology patents lead market growth

With a recent sharp rise in the number of patent applications for flexible display technologies, the market for various types of flexible displays is expected to broaden. According to IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight,…
September 14, 2015 by Stephen Law

Optical sensor measures pulse rates and blood oxygen levels

OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS SFH 7060 integrated optical sensor provides improved signal quality and low energy consumption, while measuring pulse rates and the oxygen saturation level of blood. Device contains five light emitting diodes with three different wavelengths and one high-sensitivity…
September 7, 2015 by Stephen Law

High power LEDs boost performance standard

CREE XLamp XHP35 family of LEDs provide 50% more light output than firm’s previous highest-performing single-die LED, setting a new performance standard for the 3.5mm footprint. Built on firm’s SC5 Technology platform, device includes breakthrough high-voltage power die architecture, delivering up to…
September 4, 2015 by Stephen Law

Pre-cut flexible LED strips come pre-wired

NTE 16 pre-cut flexible LED strips measure 19.69 inch (0.5 meter) long and come pre-wired with a power supply connector (5.5mm x 2.1mm) already attached to provide a direct plug and light experience. Suitable for use in most applications, products…
August 25, 2015 by Stephen Law

Demand for novel display materials set to surge

Overall consumption of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) materials will surge
August 21, 2015 by David Stauth

‘Quantum dot’ technology may help light the future

May soon lead to a new generation of LED lighting