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Larson Electronics Releases Explosion-Proof, UV, LED Flashlight, 9W, 365nm UV/200lm White, CID1

Press Release – updated: Jan 19, 2020 17:00 CST

KEMP, Texas, January 19, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of a 9-watt, explosion-proof, LED, portable flashlight for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2 hazardous locations. This UV LED flashlight features a 7-watt main UV LED spotlight with a wavelength measurement of 365nm and a secondary 2-watt light on the side of the flashlight.
The ATEX-EPL-20W-LED-UV365 explosion proof UV LED flashlight features a primary 7-watt UV LED and a secondary 2-watt UV LED that emits 200 lumens of light with a color temperature of 5000K in a flood beam configuration. The LEDs can be operated together or separately and are dimmable. This LED flashlight is rated for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups A, B, C and D; Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups E, F and G; and ATEX/IECEx hazardous environments.
Larson Electronics’ explosion-proof UV LED light allows operators to activate an SOS strobe by double-clicking the power button. This unit comes with rubber bump guards around the light head, center and end of the housing for added protection. This light is powered by a rechargeable 2,600mA battery that can be charged via a docking station.
The total runtime in a fully charged state is five hours, while charging to full capacity takes 3.75 hours. The LED flashlight offers 50,000+ hours of lamp life and comes in several voltages, including 120V AC, 240V AC, or 12V-24V. Suitable applications include military, aerospace, non-destructive testing, and more.
About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.
Source: Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics Releases 8W 24V DC Low-Intensity LED Light, Type B, Red Color, FAA Compliant

Press Release – updated: Jan 19, 2020 06:00 CST

KEMP, Texas, January 19, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of an 8-watt low-intensity Type B LED light designed for aviation use and harsh environments. This red LED light is FAA compliant and is IP66 rated. This LED is made of aluminum and polycarbonate and offers protection against electrical surges.
The AVL-L810-CPR-24V Type B low-intensity LED light is designed for airports and aviation-related applications. This unit features an 8-watt steady burn LED bulb that operates on 24V DC. This LED light emits a red beam with 50-500 cd/m2 adjustable light control settings and features optics that provide efficient light projection. This LED is secured on a circular base plate for mounting to flat surfaces and walls.
Larson Electronics’ LED light for aviation use is wind resistant at 80 m/s and has a lightning rod at the top of the lamp. This unit is equipped with anti-surge and lightning protection and offers constant current output for smooth operation. This unit is rated IP66 and features an ambient temperature range of -40 degrees C to 55 degrees C. Suitable applications include aviation, airports, military, pilot safety, and more.
About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.
Source: Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics Releases 18W LED Blasting Gun Light With Handle, Emergency Backup Battery

Press Release – updated: Jan 18, 2020 18:00 CST

KEMP, Texas, January 18, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of an 18-watt work area LED blasting light with handle. This work area nozzle mount LED blasting light features a quick-change lens and in-line transformer with an 18-watt LED that produces 1,530 lumens of light. This blasting gun light is designed to be mounted to any standard blasting gun (gun not included with this LED).
The BLG-LEDBLT-HGL-X24I-XEMG blasting gun nozzle mount LED light features a polycarbonate handle and comes with all necessary mounting hardware and protective lens cover that can be removed. The lens is a drop-in, drop-out configuration behind a twist-on lens frame. The protective lens comes in either polycarbonate or hardened glass.
Larson Electronics’ blasting gun nozzle mount LED light is designed to be operated and serviced with gloves on. This unit comes with a step-down transformer that is installed in-line so operators can automatically monitor and adjust input current to maintain proper LED voltage. The transformers can operate on current ranging from 90V to 305V AC or 127V to 431V DC without modifications.
This LED light comes with an emergency backup battery feature that operates for 90 minutes after the power is lost. The external battery is protected by a durable encapsulated case that features an on/off switch. This unit comes with 100 feet of 12/3 SOOW cord leading to the transformer and 5 feet of 16/3 SOOW cord on the input side of the transformer and is fitted with an industrial grade cord cap. Suitable applications include blasting operations, portable lighting, emergency lighting and more.
About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.
Source: Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion-Proof Timer Switch, 60-Minute Timer, DPST Switch, 24V AC/DC

Press Release – updated: Jan 18, 2020 09:00 CST

KEMP, Texas, January 18, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of an explosion-proof timer switch rated for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2 hazardous locations. This timer switch provides timed control for equipment in combustible and hazardous locations. The timer can be configured using a DPST switch.
The EXP-RT-DPST-MIN.60-24V explosion-proof timer switch is rated for use in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups C and D; Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups E, F and G; and Class III, Divisions 1 and 2 hazardous locations. This timer switch is equipped with a dual pole single throw switch allowing operators to set the timer up to 60 minutes. This unit can be reset back to zero at any time during the countdown.
Larson Electronics’ explosion-proof timer switch operates on 24V AC/DC and is rated at 15 amps at 24 volts and 6 amps for Tungsten loads. This unit uses 0.2 horsepower at 24 volts and is made of copper-free cast aluminum. This unit is not factory sealed and requires external sealing fittings. Two external mounting lugs allow the unit to be mounted to walls or other flat surfaces.
This unit comes with either 1/2″ or 3/4″ NPT tapped hubs with conduit openings on the top and bottom. This explosion-proof timer switch features an operating temperature range of -40˚C to 40˚C. Suitable applications include industrial and manufacturing applications, warehouse use, and can be used with fans, motors, heaters, and lighting.
About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.
Source: Larson Electronics

Delve Fonts Launches New Website, Releases New Variable Font 'Tome Sans'

The San Francisco Bay Area digital type foundry Delve Fonts launches a new website utilizing variable font technology and showcasing the latest typeface design Tome Sans by type designer Delve Withrington.
Press Release – updated: Jan 17, 2020 18:32 EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., January 17, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Delve Fonts LLC announced Friday the immediate availability of the new typeface Tome™ Sans with Variable Font versions by type designer and founder Delve Withrington. Desktop, web fonts, and mobile app licenses can be purchased exclusively at the company’s new website at delvefonts.com with prices starting at $29 USD.
Tome Sans is a new “super family” intended for everyday use, by everyone. This initial release of Tome Sans has a Latin Plus character set and a complement of over 875 glyphs, supporting 224 languages including Vietnamese and Pinyin. Adding to its versatility, Tome Sans is a 20 font family featuring 10 weights ranging from ExtraThin to Black and their accompanying italic styles.
The Variable Font version of Tome Sans leverages the new font technology to include all 20 styles in a single font file and allows the option to use any custom instance (variations) between those 20 styles. “This is a huge benefit to website designers and developers since the file size is much smaller and it reduces the number of requests to a web server. Simply put: it means websites can have better typography and load faster,” states Withrington, the owner of Delve Fonts and a Type Designer with 20 years of experience developing font software.
For its release, Tome Sans is given center stage in the debut of the new Delve Fonts website built by the team at Faculty Inc., a Boulder, Colorado-based award-winning web design and development firm.
Delve Withrington is the founder of Delve Fonts and a type designer with over two decades of experience developing fonts. He previously designed type at FontShop and Monotype. Withrington served as an officer on the board of directors for The Society of Typographic Aficionados (the organizers of TypeCon) for six years, founded the San Francisco chapter of Type Thursday in 2016, and has been a member of the Type Directors Club since 1997.
Delve Fonts LLC is a digital type foundry in the San Francisco Bay Area offering new, original retail typefaces like Tome™ Sans, Maxular®, Vena Amoris®, and Sketchnote™. Delve Fonts also designs custom typefaces for clients like Beleren™ for Magic: The Gathering® by Hasbro, and the open source type family Overpass for Red Hat, Inc.
If you would like more information about this topic, please email news@delvefonts.com.
Source: Delve Fonts LLC

Larson Electronics Releases 480W High Bay LED Light Fixture, 120-277V AC, Day/Night Photocell

Press Release – updated: Jan 17, 2020 17:00 CST

KEMP, Texas, January 17, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of a 480-watt, high bay LED light fixture with Day/Night photocell. This light is ideal for flood lighting, crane lighting, light towers and more. This unit produces 60,000 lumens with a 3.34 amp draw at 120V AC and provides 80,000 hours of lamp life.
The GAU-HB-400W-LED-SS-DNS 480-watt high bay LED light features 48 Cree LEDs that produce 1,250 lumens of light each and are arranged in rows and paired with PMMA high-purity optics to produce a 24˚ wide spot beam. Other optional optics include a 10˚ spot, 38˚ narrow flood, 60˚ flood and 90˚ wide flood beam spreads. This unit is IP67 rated and can withstand rapid temperature changes of -40˚C to 80˚C.
Larson Electronics’ high bay LED fixture features housings made of die-cast aluminum. This unit comes with an integrated Day/Night photocell that offers automatic operation of the light when ambient light levels drop below a certain amount, such as at night or in low light conditions. The sensor can be adjusted to turn on the light at different ambient levels.
Each unit comes equipped with a back mount trunnion style mounting bracket made of 304 stainless steel allowing the light to be adjusted to 160˚ vertical movement. This unit operates on 120V or 208V to 277V AC and is suitable for a wide variety of uses, including industrial manufacturing, light plant LED retrofits, light towers, mining, sports complexes, billboards, and more.
About Larson Electronics LLC: Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.
Source: Larson Electronics

Proximity Lab Releases Research-focused Report on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Product Design: Features Insights from AI Experts and Product Designers

Proximity Lab Special Report on Artificial Intelligence for Digital Product Design

If you can get [AI] interactions right, you have the opportunity to develop entirely new conversations that can lead to insights and knowledge that neither a person or machine alone would have uncovered.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (PRWEB) January 17, 2020
Proximity Lab, a leading UX research, strategy, and design agency, released an in-depth research report that studies the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on digital product design. The report provides highlights from interviews with AI experts at leading product development companies including Adobe, Alarm.com, Eagle Genomics, MIT Media Lab, Nuance, and Salesforce and summarizes the results of a survey of over 100 digital product designers and knowledge workers.
Key areas of exploration include:
What designers and knowledge workers think about AI
The best ways to build trust with AI
Balancing AI autonomy with user-directed activities
Using AI to boost creativity among creatives and knowledge workers
The impact of AI on the product development lifecycle
Anthony Finbow, CEO of Eagle Genomics and an expert in AI and ML, was part of the research. “The team at Proximity Lab focused on finding the answer to a critical issue for anyone building products: how to foster the right relationship between AI and the people using it. If you can get these interactions right, you have the opportunity to develop an entirely new conversation that can lead to insights and knowledge that neither a person or machine alone would have uncovered.”
The report is divided into the following sections:
Survey findings & interview insight
Designing for AI-to-people interactions (explicit AI)
Expert interview highlights (Adobe, Eagle Genomics)
AI product spotlights (Salesforce, IBM, DrivenData)
Using AI to drive increased organizational creativity
AI’s impact on product design (product lifecycle)
The report, “Up & Rising: How AI is Transforming Product Design & Creativity,” is free and available for download at Proximity Lab’s website.
About Proximity LabProximity Lab is an award-winning interaction design studio with deep experience in research, product strategy and UX design. We are designers, creators and thinkers who bring diverse backgrounds together to develop a common vision – to create products that emphasize clarity, simplicity and value. Our team has been helping enterprise software leaders and innovators rethink and reimagine software experiences for over 10 years. Proximity Lab is headquartered in Portsmouth, NH with offices in San Francisco, CA.
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