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Bright, laser-based lighting devices

Bright, laser-based lighting devices | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Scientists have devised an alternative means of creating high-power white light by using a different excitation source -- a laser diode in combination with inorganic phosphors, instead of the traditional LEDs.

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Racing beyond LED to OLED lighting - Automotive News (blog)

Racing beyond LED to OLED lighting - Automotive News (blog) | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Racing beyond LED to OLED lighting
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In a few years, the current generation of high-tech LED tail lights and headlights may look quaintly Victorian.
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Timelapse Video of Hundreds of Snails Tagged with LEDs at Night | Colossal

Timelapse Video of Hundreds of Snails Tagged with LEDs at Night | Colossal | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
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Old Bulbs Turned to Adorable Penguin Ornaments!!

Old Bulbs Turned to Adorable Penguin Ornaments!! | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Image Source: boosturl There might not be a house where bulbs aren't lying useless or thrown away. But from today you won't be throwing all those fused.
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Epistar, Everlight, Lextar expected to land orders from LED lighting ...

Epistar, Everlight, Lextar expected to land orders from LED lighting ... | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Cree has seen better than expected sales performance for its LED light bulbs made using mid-power LED chips and other international LED lighting vendors will adopt mid-power LED chips as well. As a result, Taiwan-based ...
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Cutting LED Strip Lights - Some Frequently Asked Questions

Cutting LED Strip Lights - Some Frequently Asked Questions | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
As you might expect, we get asked a lot of questions about our flexible LED Strip Lights. Most of these questions relate to cutting.

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Answers to the most frequently asked questions about cutting LED Strip Lights

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Abandoned Underpass Brightened Up with Thousands of Colourful LED Lights

Abandoned Underpass Brightened Up with Thousands of Colourful LED Lights | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
The historic 18th Street underpass in Birmingham, Alabama becomes the canvas for a new LED art installation by light artist Bill Fitzgibbon, filling the area beneath with a vibrant glowing rainbow of light and colour.

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Wholesale LED Lights's curator insight, August 14, 2013 5:41 AM

Colourful LED Lights used to brighten up historical underpass.

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All About Light Pollution

All About Light Pollution | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Light pollution, also known as luminous pollution, is defined as the excessive introduction of artificial lighting to the outdoor environment. People who are unfamiliar with this problem often do not fully understand how light can become a pollutant.

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The Aurora Borealis Lights Up NYC - PSFK

The Aurora Borealis Lights Up NYC - PSFK | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
A new LED installation by artist Anne Militello is installed at the Brookfield Place World Financial Center.
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New kind of ultraviolet LED could lead to portable, low-cost devices - Science Daily (press release)

New kind of ultraviolet LED could lead to portable, low-cost devices
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The Salvation Army Re-Uses Goods and Spotlights Orange County Design Students in Noahs Arc Interior Design Challenge - News - Bubblews

The Salvation Army Re-Uses Goods and Spotlights Orange County Design Students in Noahs Arc Interior Design Challenge - News - Bubblews | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Speak Freely. Write Your World.(The Salvation Army Re-uses Goods & Spotlights Orange County Design Students-Interior Design Challenge @ASID http://t.co/Dw8gxv822M #bubblews)...
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Old Cameras And Strobes Reborn As Beautiful Lighting Fixtures ...

Old Cameras And Strobes Reborn As Beautiful Lighting Fixtures ... | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
Old cameras are often a thing of beauty. They are well curved, with every aspect both engineered and designed to the maximum. Sadly with the advance of technology, those beautiful cameras and strobes are often forgotten ...
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Across China, Skyscrapers Brush the Heavens

China is home to 60 of the world’s 100 tallest buildings now under construction, but the scale and speed of the projects have caused concern. (China is slowing down, but the buildings keep going up - until now.
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Software adjusts and enhances photo lighting post-capture

Software adjusts and enhances photo lighting post-capture | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
computational lighting design. Hard to believe, but a new technique lets amateurs in five minutes emulate the pro-level lighting an experienced shooter can take hours to set up. Scientists at Cornell University report an ...
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LED “Efficiency Droop” Problem Solved - CleanTechnica

LED “Efficiency Droop” Problem Solved - CleanTechnica | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
One of the key obstacles to the wider adoption of LED lighting may have just been solved, nearly 15 years after its discovery — the mechanism behind the flaw known as “efficiency droop” has finally been identified, potentially ...
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The light bulb's light bulb moment - Future Tense

The light bulb's light bulb moment - Future Tense | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
The simple light bulb has been around in one form or another since Edison invented it in 1878, but it's currently experiencing a significant technological shift.

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LBNL Publishes Study of Responsive Lighting Systems

LBNL Publishes Study of Responsive Lighting Systems | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
In September 2012, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory published, Responsive Lighting Solutions for the General Services Administration (GSA). The report provides insight into the viability of highly responsive lighting control systems.

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Lighting up landscapes proving profitable for Culture Creative

Lighting up landscapes proving profitable for Culture Creative | Lighting Ideas | Scoop.it
BRINGING heritage sites and landscapes to life is paying off for one Northumberland company.
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