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...

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,...

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...

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...

LED And Luminaire Testing Can’t Be Taken Lightly

Standards and tests are essential to evaluate the quality and longevity of LEDs and luminaires. So test and measurement solutions have to keep pace with the evolving LED lighting standards SHWETA DHADIWAL...
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How To Build A Simple Laser Tachometer

Did you know you can use an LED as a light sensor? In this video, the author will show you how to use this phenomenon to build a laser tachometer capable...

What’s Next in Lighting?

Sustainable, flexible design creates new opportunities for product development, finds Frost & Sullivan's TechVision Team SANTA CLARA, California, Oct. 21, 2016 -- In response to the growing demand for cost-effective and eco-friendly...

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...
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LED Scrolling Display

Most outdoor LED displays and some indoor LED displays are built around individually mounted LEDs. Presented here is a LED scrolling display that uses 64 LEDS to display alphabets and numbers....

Raspberry Pi and M2M Technology Power This Smart Street Lighting System

Venturing into the large-scale application market, a team of five from Bosch has come up with an indigenous smart street lighting solution, powered by Raspberry Pi, Bosch Internet of Things (IoT)...

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