video

Control your LEDs with your TV remote (Arduino IR Tutorial)

In this project, the author will show you how he repurposed the useless buttons on my TV remote to control the LEDs behind his TV. You can also use this technique...

Smart Way To Build Smart Street Light Solutions

A significant portion of the national electricity production goes to street lighting. The existing street lighting solution models in different parts of the world are not very efficient and optimised. Due...

Anatomy Of A ‘Smart’ Street Light System

How does one create an intelligent lighting solution for controlling street lights and lamp posts? What are the subsystems and components that go into it? The folks at STMicroelectronics explain these...

Implementing Capacitive-Touch Interfaces in Low-Cost LED Lighting Designs

In recent months, there has been a move to integrate capacitive-touch and capacitive-proximity user interfaces (UIs) into lighting applications. The simplicity of the UI, the ability to use irregularly-shaped sensors and...

Physics Nobel Prize 2014 for LEDs as Future Lighting Devices

According to Nobel committee citation, this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan, and Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara,...

Technological Advancements in LEDs and ZigBee are Making Lighting Smart

For most of us, light bulbs are basically ‘turn on, turn off’ devices. But today, smart lighting is changing the way we think about them. Light emitting diodes (LEDs) especially change...

Lighting Industry Will Offer More Core Jobs for Engineers by 2020

The opportunities in India for engineers to bag core jobs might be limited, but lighting is an exciting and challenging field to work in, regardless of whether your interests are design,...

Home Lighting’s Tech Makeover

Smart lighting technology is on a high! From Internet-connected lights and 3D-printed light emitting diode (LED) optics to light-emitting electrochemical cells and hybrid organic-inorganic LEDs, there is no end to tech...

LED Scrolling Display

Most outdoor LED displays and some indoor LED displays are built around individually-mounted LEDs. A cluster of red, green and blue diodes is driven together to form a full-colour display.In a...

What’s New in Displays for Embedded Systems

We have all seen the transition from CCFT- to LED-backlit LCD modules, and the many benefits it provides for design engineers working on incorporating display technology into their devices. Modern displays,...