Volkswagen Recalls Tiguan SUVs Due to LED Short-Circuiting Risk

German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen has been recalling 700,000 of its Tiguan and Touran cars around the world due to the possible short-circuiting risk of their LED lights. Volkswagen said that humidity may cause the short circuit in the LED modules

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Forget Lighting, This Li-Fi Is for Outdoor Data Communications Only

Germany’s Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) has turned the concept of lighting on its head, developing a Li-Fi transmission box called the LED Backhaul in which the light waves have nothing to do with illumination, but everything to do with

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UV Power Research Project is Working on LED-replacements for Conventional UV Light Sources

Since February 2017, a total of five research institutes and companies have been working on “UV Power”, a collaborative project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The partners have made it their goal to provide

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German Town Taps Bluetooth-Enabled Outdoor Luminaires to Transmit Information About What’s Happening

The German town of Wipperfürth is using outdoor LED luminaires to transmit wireless information to residents and visitors about things happening in the city, marking the first known public deployment of Osram’s Bluetooth-based Einstone location-based service technology. Wipperfürth has installed

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