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  • NewSight Corp develops worlds 1st 3D LED 180-inch monster screen

    Don’t get too excited, Trust Fund kiddies. This massive display probably will not be available for your purchase but my goodness, wouldn’t GOW2 be sweet on it. The 180-inch 3D LED video wall is destined for commercial use considering four of these can be connected together to make a gigantic 360-inch screen. LEDs make up each pixel and are arranged at a pitch of 6mm. Even… Read More

  • Apple LED Cinema Display now shipping

    The fancy LED Apple display is shipping now. Right now it only works when connected to a MacBook or MacBook Pro or MacBook Air as a result of it using the new mini DisplayPort interface. Ars has one of those “unboxing” deals that the kids love so much these days, alongside its first impressions of the device. Apple wants $899 for the display, which is just shy of Absolutely Insane… Read More

  • Hiranao Tsuboi of 100% digital LED watch

    Sexy, just plain sexy. Too bad it’s just a concept. Read More

  • LEDs might reduce wrinkles

    The high intensity light LEDs produce has been found to reduce winkles as much as Botox by a German study. Allegedly, the light removes the sub-surfaces moisture and therefore improving the skins elasticity. LED light bulbs are still kind of pricey to be used around the house, but hopefully someday, just having the bulbs installed will reduce the common housewife’s incessant need… Read More

  • Lexar unveils DDR3 memory with, get this, LEDs!

    Computer components bedazzled with LEDs seem to indicate speed in the same way that stickers on the back of rice-burners do. So with that fact in mind, the Lexar Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR3 memories with LEDs highlighting the memories activities must be super fast. I kid, I kid as the PC3-10600 DDR3-1333MHz memory shouldn’t be sluggish by any means. The modules will be available in… Read More

  • Dell going Green with the help of LEDs

    Environmentally friendly products are all the rage these days and Dell’s determined to help with LED back-lighting. Never mind that retooling production lines and importing the “green” material generally carries a higher carbon footprint than the current material, but still, it’s nice to feel like Captain Planet sometimes. Read More

  • Do not ride a bike down 8 Mile with Joyrider LEDs; you will die

    There is absolute no way on this green earth that I would ride a bike with these LEDs on any street with the exception of maybe a deserted Montana road or in a sleepy Vermont town. Sure, the LED-powered wheels might bring a smile to some folks, but somehow I don’t think everyone is going to be smiling with you. The images come from a single LED device, dubbed the… Read More

  • Microwaves heating up headlight technology

    The old saying “Win on Sunday, sell on Monday” still applies today with racing technology. Ceravision ran a BMW, outfitted with the firms microwave-powered headlamps to demonstrate, not only the bulb’s extreme brightness, but also the lamps durability verse conventional electrode bulbs that tend to burn out under racing’s extreme conditions. Read More

  • NIN latest tour a spectacle of LEDs and lasers

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    from Neil Kohler on Vimeo. Wired takes on the NIN “Lights in the Sky” tour and gives us a glimpse at the systems involved. The group has always integrated special effects into their performances, but after you read this… Read More

  • Delta announces LED-lit DLP projector; AV crowd looks on curiously

    Delta Electronics took the IFA global stage and announced the companies first LED-powered DLP projector. The initial specs sound good – expect one, keep reading – 1080p, large color gamut, and 20,000 hours on the LED unit. The company didn’t announce pricing yet, but it will be at CEDIA next week so I’ll hit ‘em up with some questions then. Before I ask about… Read More

  • Black is the new Black with Philips LED Backlighting

    LED LUX is the name of the technology in the new 42PFL9803 television unveiled by Philips today that uses LED backlighting to produce more natural black colors.  With individual dimming control over 128 areas, LED LUX produces blacks that compete with plasma televisions, with a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Read More