Vishay Intertechnology have released two new series of 10 mm standard surface-mount 7-segment LED displays in compact, low-profile packages. Utilizing AllnGaP on GaAs chip technology for high luminous intensity to 2750 microcandelas typical, the VDMx10x0 and VDMx10A1 series displays are offered in super red, soft orange, yellow, and green for a wide range of applications.
New multi-chip-LEDs with a broad bright blue color range Colors are playing an increasingly important role in the automotive sector. Now it's not only the exterior color of the vehicle that you can choose, you can also tailor the interior lighting to your individual taste. Thanks to the very wide blue color range of the new RGB MultiLED, lighting designers have a free choice of colors for ambient lighting, including customer-specific colors.
Cree announces technology breakthrough for the LED street lighting market. Cree state the XSPR™ LED Residential Street Light delivers better lighting while consuming over 65 percent less energy at an initial cost as low as $99 for common applications. The new Cree® XSPR street light is the ideal replacement for municipalities and cities using outdated high-pressure sodium fixtures up to 100 watts and can deliver payback in less than one year.