Apple stores start selling $199 Philips Hue custom LED light kits

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The Apple Store sells more smart devices for the home other that the Nest learning thermostats.  The retail chain will soon begin selling Philips’ ‘Hue’ LED light bulb kits, which let you control the color of light in your rooms from your smart device.

 

 

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Physicists invent ‘Spintronic’ LED

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What amazing new devices will utilize this invention?

University of Utah physicists invented a new “spintronic” organic light-emitting diode or OLED that promises to be brighter, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than the kinds of LEDs now used in television and computer displays, lighting, traffic lights and numerous electronic devices…
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Wearable LED television

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David Forbes and his wearable tv.

David Forbes was on his way home to Tucson, Arizona, after a family trip last summer, David Forbes was stopped by a policeman in the Detroit airport. Since Forbes entered the airport the officer said he had received 50 panicked phone calls and now his entire family had been marked for extra screening. The delay was inconvenient, but it shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Forbes had 160 circuit boards and enough electronics to start a data center strapped to his body. What the authorities didn’t realize, though, was that all the equipment wasn’t dangerous—it was actually a wearable TV set.

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Bionic Eyesight Could Become Reality with Electronic Contact Lenses

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Contact lenses with built-in electronics and an LED, powered wirelessly by RF.

A new generation of contact lenses built with tiny circuits and LEDs could make bionic eyesight a reality.  Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have created contact lenses with built-in electronics and an LED, powered wirelessly by RF.

 

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Wild Ideas Light Company – Retro-fit For Industrial Street Lights Utilizing LED Technology

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Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase

Wild Ideas Light Company specializes in the custom design and manufacturing of high-intensity, long-life, light-emitting diode (LED) modules. The modules consist of color-specific LED’s that provide the most natural-looking light.

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Cyglo Bike Tires with Embedded LED’s Powered as the Wheels Turn

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Cyglo bike tires

Cyglo bike tires are the pimped-out equivalent of spinners for bikes. They have LEDs embedded into the rubber which will glow in a perfect circle of light as the wheels turn, making you safe but also making you look awesome/stupid as you ride.

 

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Anti-Mosquito Laser System

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Welcome to the future, where your fly swatters and insect repellent have been replaced by auto-targeting laser systems. The “Photonic Fence,” designed by Intellectual Ventures Lab, is capable of detecting, tracking, and destroying mosquitoes in flight using basic components harvested from laser printers, Blu-ray disc writers, camcorders, and video game consoles. From the website:

 

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