Backlighting, Signs, & Displays 

LEDs have become the predominant light source that provides backlight in LCDs and also have pervaded the direct display space in applications such as large video boards and displays in public venues.

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Strategies Unlimited tempers LED and SSL market projections but remains bullish on sectors

Strategies Unlimited tempers LED and SSL projections but remains bullish on s...

Analysts led off the Plenary Session on each day of Strategies in Light, reports Maury Wright, with growth projections for both packaged LED markets and lighting products slightly lowered relative to the 2014 presentations.

Osram delivers new auto-targeted packaged LEDs, and IR LEDs

Osram delivers new auto-targeted packaged LEDs, and IR LEDs

The Synios P 2720 family of packaged LEDs is designed to optimize optical efficiency in automotive exterior-lighting applications where the LED is coupled directly to a light guide.

GE Lighting manufactures PFS red phosphor for LED-backlight display applications

GE Lighting manufactures PFS red phosphor for LED display backlight applications

Narrowband red light conversion allows LCD-based TVs, monitors, and mobile devices to present richer red colors, but GE will reserve the use of the technology for its own lighting products.

Linear Technology announces DC/DC LED driver IC for 80W SSL applications

Linear Technology announces DC/DC LED driver IC for 80W SSL applications

Synchronous step-down power-conversion architecture targets LED applications including architectural lighting, digital light projectors (DLPs), and industrial inspection.

Matthew Placzek’s LED-lit sculpture 'Spirit' welcomes Children's Hospital patients

Matthew Placzek’s LED-lit sculpture 'Spirit' welcomes Children's Hospital pat...

A whimsical LED-lit sculpture helps brighten the outlook for Children's Hospital patients and their families, using LED striplights and drivers to illuminate the installation.

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