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LucidShape software for lighting design and analysis

LucidShape software for lighting design and analysis
Synopsys has announced the latest release of its LucidShape software for the design, simulation and analysis of automotive exterior lighting. Sophisticated new simulation capabilities in LucidShape version 2018.06 make the design of automotive headlight and signal light systems faster and more efficient.
13th June 2018

Smart window displays view to blind passengers

Smart window displays view to blind passengers
Some of the best parts of road trips is the incredible views and scenes you get to see, from rolling hills to mountain ranges, but for blind passengers this is part of the experience that they miss. A prototype smart car window aims to change this – by enabling blind or partially-sighted people to visualise passing scenery through touch.
3rd May 2018

High current SEPIC reference design for automotive lighting

In this video from Texas Instruments, watch a live demonstration of the high current SEPIC reference design for automotive lighting and ADAS applications, the PMP15027.
10th April 2018


Evaluation kit simplifies automotive LED light design

Evaluation kit simplifies automotive LED light design
The ISELED Alliance has launched a new evaluation kit for ISELED, a digital smart RGB LED solution for automotive ambient lighting. The evaluation kit allows developers to quickly build and prototype ISELED solutions, thereby significantly reducing development time. Custom lighting effects can be easily programmed using the supplied software suite from Lucie Labs and tested on the kit’s 16 RGB LEDs. Optical measurements can be carried out to evaluate various lighting solutions.
14th March 2018

Standalone LED driver for in-car lighting

Standalone LED driver for in-car lighting
Inova Semiconductors has announced a new standalone smart RGB LED driver and controller, the INLC100Q16. This is the latest member of Inova’s ISELED family, a truly revolutionary concept for in-car LED lighting that substantially reduces costs, simplifies control and enables dynamically changing light. The next generation of in-car ambient lighting will typically comprise of 10 to 30 LEDs mounted on a flexible light strip.
13th March 2018

Driving beam headlight technology enhances driver visibility

Driving beam headlight technology enhances driver visibility
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Texas Instruments has unveiled its DLP technology for high resolution headlight systems. According to the company, the new DLP chipset is the only offering on the market that combines full programmability and the highest resolution - more than one million addressable pixels per headlight - exceeding the resolution of existing Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB) technologies by more than 10,000 times.
10th January 2018

LED solutions are eye catching in latest concept car

LED solutions are eye catching in latest concept car
Osram Opto Semiconductors is the exclusive lighting partner for Rinspeed’s Snap concept car. Rinspeed believes it is known for its visionary ideas and progressive design, therefore the Swiss-based think tank created Snap for a future defined by autonomous driving and urbanisation.
4th January 2018

LED vehicle headlights designed for adaptive glare-free high beam

LED vehicle headlights designed for adaptive glare-free high beam
Osram Opto Semiconductors has added the Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of products for the automotive sector. The LED is suitable for use in vehicle headlights. It can be used for adaptive glare-free high beam, daytime running lights, low beam and standard high beam. This all-rounder combines improved design with low system costs, making it suitable for different vehicle classes and accessible to a broad spectrum of customers.
4th January 2018

Upgraded streetlights provide better illumination

Upgraded streetlights provide better illumination
An upgrade to Cree Europe's NanoOptic Precision Delivery Grid optical system has been announced. The system is designed to enhance the performance of Cree streetlights across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets. The optics will be mounted on new orders of luminaires across the XSP, Urban, Square LED and RKT series.
3rd January 2018

Automotive LED lighting controller provides greater flexibility

Automotive LED lighting controller provides greater flexibility
Providing designers greater flexibility for their lighting designs, Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the first 3-channel high-side linear automotive LED controller without internal MOSFETs. The TPS92830-Q1’s architecture enables higher power and better thermal dissipation than conventional LED controllers, and are particularly beneficial for automotive LED lighting applications that require high performance and reliability.
1st December 2017


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