LED Strip Lights co. Responds to LED Breakthrough

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The lighting specialists at LED Strip Lights co. have shared their views on the news that the glow from light emitting diodes may be able to provide robots with an artificial skin that could enable them to sense touch.

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If successful, the concept could be used for inkless fingerprint scanners, biological imaging and to enhance the performance of micro-electro mechanical systems

The article, Piezo-Phototronic LEDs May Help Robots Feel, published 8th August in EE Times, reveals that the project was fronted by piezo-electric expert Zheng Lin Wang, professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. If successful, the concept could be used for inkless fingerprint scanners, biological imaging and to enhance the performance of micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS). During the recent demonstration, Wang and his team grew 2.7 micron diameter zinc-oxide nanowires into arrays that were able to sense touch with a resolution of 6,300 dots per inch and a switching time of 90 milliseconds.

Making use of the latest lighting technology, LED Strip Lights co. are best known for their highly functional, state of the art LED lighting. Naturally interested by all updates and developments within the industry, a representative shares their thoughts on the subject.

“It’s exciting to think that LEDs could be involved in such a big breakthrough. All the time LED technology is being used to make advancements into everything from medical discoveries to food preservation and wireless internet. Because they are so energy efficient, this also benefits the environment at the same time.”

The team at LED Strip Lights co. look forward to following the progress of this story.
LED Strip Lights co. is a leading LED company based in the UK. With a rapidly expanding collection of lights, the company provides both domestic and commercial LED lighting solutions, including LED transformers and drivers and strip light controllers. Using the latest LED technology, customers can make significant energy savings.

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