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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...

USB LED Night Light

A typical USB LED bulb shown in Fig. 1 is a 5V, 5W USB-powered solid-state lamp. At the heart of this light bulb is a circular aluminium PCB made with a...

How To Make RF Remote Controls?

Radio-frequency remote controls are inevitable. They are now appearing in great numbers owing to better user experience and by overcoming various drawbacks of infrared (IR) remotes including - line-of-sight pointing, short transmission range,...

7×5 LED Matrix Using Arduino

Presented here is a simple 7x5 LED matrix circuit vriven by Arduino Uno (Arduino LED). It can be used to display your name or create any number of patterns. If the...

ULTRA-BRIGHT LED LAMP

This ultra-bright white LED lamp works on 230V AC with minimal power consumption. It can be used to illuminate VU meters, SWR meters, etc. Ultra-bright LEDs available in the market cost...

Display Brightness Control Using Ambient Light Sensors

With more than ever electronic products available today and accessible by consumers, Ambient Light Sensors have become an indispensable component for a variety of design needs. Poor environmental lighting or changing...
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Innovative Components for LED Lighting Systems

Business has two basic functions, namely, marketing and innovation. A general shift to light emitting diode (LED) lighting across markets is expected to drive the LED industry to the point where...

Controlling RGB LEDs To Get Million Colors In Your Pocket!

Many modern lighting applications need millions of colors. That is why we are finding RGB (Red Green Blue) LEDs all around us - in our phones, traffic lights, cars, advertising signs,...
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Test and Measurement Tools for LED Lighting

In the arena of light emitting diode (LED) test and measurement (T&M), manufacturers are creating many modular T&M devices, which allow for a swift assessment of lighting components and devices. Drivers...

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...

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