Posts Tagged ‘LEDs’

Retail Show Cases Prove LEDs Save Money

Monday, September 27th, 2010
Royalty Jewelry, Tel Aviv, Israel - Photo courtesy of Philips LumiLEDs

Royalty Jewelry, Tel Aviv, Israel – Photo courtesy of Philips LumiLEDs

Scientists have proven it and the statistics are out there – using LED lights can reduce your power consumption by such-and-such a percentage, save you such-and-such amount of money, and last for so-and-so years. But when was the last time you actually heard a real-life example of LED efficiency? Well, read on.

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Father-Daughter Triathletes Compete For Place In 2011 World Championship in Beijing

Sunday, September 26th, 2010
Doug and Alycia Hill - Photo Courtesy of The Adventure Guys Blog

Doug and Alycia Hill – Photo Courtesy of The Adventure Guys Blog

A father-daughter triathlon duo from Washington took four top finishes last week, earning them a chance to compete for a spot in the 2011 World Championships in Beijing.

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LEDs and Fashion: Target Says “Yes!”

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Who would’ve thought that high fashion and LED lights could go hand in hand? Why, Target, that’s who!

On August 18, Target hosted an opening party for its East Harlem store at the Standard Hotel, creating a giant exterior facade they used to preview its fall clothing collection. So what was the highlight of the show? Was it the clothes? The music? Of course not. It was the lighting.

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Mexico City Will Serve As Test-Run for Solar-Powered LED Street Lights

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

A superhighway in Mexico City will be the country’s first attempt at using solar-powered LED lights in streetlamps as a roadway lighting alternative.

The roadway-lighting project will run along the new 23 km. Viaducto Bicentario elevated superhighway from Lomas Verges to Tepotzotlan in Mexico City. The project is a joint venture by the Lighting Service Group (LSG) and BHP Energy Mexico and will use LSG’s Prolific DC series LED Roadway 100 watt bulb.

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Cree LEDs Appease Fans in Dallas

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

American Airlines ArenaCree, Inc. announced its LEDs are featured in the new HD video screens recently installed in the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas.

Home to both the Mavericks (NBA) and Stars (NHL), the American Airlines Arena is now equipped with Cree’s versatile 3-in-1 high-brightness LEDs that are delivering crystal-clear, high-definition images to fans throughout the arena.

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New Article: Innovations in LED Lighting

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Coast recently published a new article called Innovations in LED Lighting. The article explores the recent popularity of the LED, briefly examining the technology’s historic roots and speculating where it may lead us in the future.

As I read through the article, I was struck by the extremely long incubation period for LEDs. The technology sat virtually disregarded for close to 50 years before it was given due attention. After that, it still took another 50 years to develop the technology to be used in the way we see it today, when LEDs practically exploded onto the scene not even ten years ago.

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LEDs 2009: Year-in-Review

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

The year has been a good one for LED technology — from new innovations to adopted policies — 2009 has been a banner year for the light-emitting diode. Take a look at the following list of achievements for LEDs.

LED Wallpaper — It’s exactly what you think it is.

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Thanksgiving Fun with LEDs

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

LED Turkey CenterpieceJust thought we’d brighten your Thanksgiving day with a do-it-yourself LED turkey centerpiece, courtesy Sparkle Labs.

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