October 4th, 2016

Feature Article


Promoting Adhesion of Conformable Coatings to Multi-Component PCBs
Jeff Elliott, Technical Writer


Exposure to water, dust, oil, chemicals, movement and extreme temperature changes can damage circuitry.  This problem is exacerbated for multi-component printed circuit boards (PCBs) found in outdoor devices that must withstand a wide range of weather conditions for decades with little or no degradation in performance. Vulnerable devices include environmental sensors, broadcast equipment, power supplies, billboards/signs, automotive components, solar panels and outdoor lighting.<read more>




  Sponsored Announcement

Mean Well Teams-up with LEDSupply

Mean Well Enterprises, a reputable power supply manufacture based out of Taiwan, has partnered with LEDSupply to distribute LED drivers and power-supplies. LEDSupply now has access to all of Mean Well's inventory and can get out-of-stock items very quickly. Their trained technical support staff, low prices and fast shipping make it easier than ever to find and receive a quality Mean Well power solution for your next LED project. Visit LEDSupply.com or Call 802-728-6031 to learn more.

  New Products

Lumileds Releases LUXEON SunPlus Series, the Only LEDs Designed Specifically for Horticulture

Lumileds has introduced the LUXEON SunPlus series, the company’s first line of purpose-built LEDs that provide the exact wavelengths of light required for horticulture applications. <read more>


Digital LED Driver ICs from Infineon with Flicker Free Control and Low Stand-by Power
Modern LED technology offers many advanced possibilities for lighting applications. With the XDPL8220, Infineon Technologies AG extends its product portfolio of digital and configurable LED driver ICs. <read more>


Revolution Lighting Technologies Releases 10.5-Watt LED Lighting Tube Technology
Revolution Lighting Technologies has announced the availability of its latest and most efficient LED solution. At only 10.5 watts, the four-foot, T8 LED linear tube improves efficiency by up to 15 percent compared to its previous generation technology and other similar competing technologies. <read more>


PointLED and Firefly E 1608: Bright LEDs Offer Design Flexibility for Fitness Tracking Wearables
The new versions of the PointLED and Firefly LEDs are Osram Opto Semiconductors’ latest additions to its portfolio for use in wearables applications such as fitness tracking and health monitoring. <read more>


EarthTronics Introduces Low-Watt, High Output Design Light Consortium 4.0 T8 and T5 LED Linear Tubes
EarthTronics has introduced its high energy efficient, smooth dimming 2,200 lumen, 15-watt T8 LED linear tube that delivers 146 lumen per watt and its 25-watt, 3,200 lumen T5 that easily replaces 54 watt T5HO fluorescent lamps providing 128 lumens per watt. <read more>


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  Industry News

City of Los Angeles and Philips Lighting Pilot new Pathway to Smart City Utilizing Connected Street Lighting Infrastructure
Philips Lighting has announced that the City of Los Angeles is embarking on a new pilot project to expand its smart city capabilities designed to help improve public safety and support city services for residents, visitors and local businesses. <read more>


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Event Listings

IoT West Conference Program Announced

The Internet of Things West conference has announced its final conference program. The event will host an array of IoT experts from companies such as Google, Oracle, Intel, PTC, Ingenu, and many more. This event provides a forum to discuss new developments in technology, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements in M2M, connectivity/telemetry, machine intelligence, and the IoT industry.


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InterLumi Panama

InterLumi Panama, the global lighting trade show organized by America Expo Group, will be held at ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama from 29 June to 1 July, 2017. Serving the Latin American & the Caribbean countries, InterLumi Panama is positioned to be an effective tool to stimulate the development of the region’s lighting industry as well as provide a gateway for exhibitors to tap into this emerging market.





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