Energy-saving lighting
Governments around the world have passed measures to phase out incandescent light bulbs for general lighting in favor of more energy-efficient lighting alternatives. Phase-out regulations effectively ...
How LG's OLED displays will shape the future
LG believes that OLED will fundamentally change the future of our home and portable devices. See some of the concepts that OLED technology will enable in the...
Some Cities Are Taking Another Look At LED Lighting After AMA Warning
If people are sleepless in Seattle, it may not be only because they have broken hearts. First-generation high-intensity models emit light that may disturb sleep, raise health risks.
How Wireless “X-Ray Vision” Could Power Virtual Reality, Smart Homes, And Hollywood
By seeing silhouettes through a wall, CSAIL device could help with motion capture, fall prevention and even your heating bill. Since 2013, CSAIL researchers have been developing technologies that use ...
The Solution To Feeding The World's Growing Population Doesn't Require Any Sunlight Or Soil
The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no longer meet the demands of all those hungry bellies? ...
Meet Aria, The First Gesture Recognition System To Make A Smartwatch Touch-Free
More often than not when we are talking about cutting edge technologies, the general tendency of a human being to think is that we are talking about something magnanimous. But frankly speaking, the te...
Night Surfing In Morocco With LED Wetsuits - Video
Band Originale filmed professional surfers Axi Munian and Jerome Sahyoun surfing with LED surfboards and wetsuits on a dark February evening off the Moroccan coast.
LG to sell first OLED 4K TV -- for $11K
LG Electronics today announced it is now selling the world's first OLED TV with 4K (3840 x 2160-pixel) resolution. The sets, available in 77-in. and 65-in. screen sizes, will come in a curved panel fo...
Light-emitting diode
Take a tour through the world of the light-emitting diode and learn - who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own. more Make presents: The Resis...
Light-emitting diode
A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source. It is a pn-junction diode, which emits light when activated. When a suitable voltage is applied to the leads, electrons are able ...
Light-emitting diode - Wikipedia
Lights For Learning
Lights For Learning is a British based charity founded in 2000. They provide solar powered electric lighting to places of education with no access to artificial light, mainly in rural African schools....
How Wireless “X-Ray Vision” Could Power Virtual Reality, Smart Homes, And Hollywood
By seeing silhouettes through a wall, CSAIL device could help with motion capture, fall prevention and even your heating bill. Since 2013, CSAIL researchers have been developing technologies that use ...
Energy saving lamp
Energy saving lamps are sources of artificial light that employ advanced technology to reduce the amount of electricity used to generate light, relative to traditional filament-burning light bulbs.Exa...
Barra system
The Barra system is a passive solar building technology developed by Horazio Barra in Italy. It uses a collector wall to capture solar radiation in the form of heat. It also uses the thermosiphon eff...
Heliostat
A heliostat (from helios, the Greek word for sun, and stat, as in stationary) is a device that includes a mirror, usually a plane mirror, which turns so as to keep reflecting sunlight toward a predete...
Heliostat - Wikipedia
Passive solar building design
In passive solar building design, windows, walls, and floors are made to collect, store, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter and reject solar heat in the summer. This is call...
Passive solar building design - Wikipedia
SMD LED Module
"SMD LED" is an abbreviation for Surface-Mount-Device Light-Emitting Diode. An SMD LED Module is a type of LED module that uses Surface-mount technology (SMT) to mount LED chips on printed circuit bo...
Solar lamp
A solar lamp is a light fixture composed of an LED lamp, a photovoltaic solar panel, and a rechargeable battery. Outdoor lamps may have a lamp, solar panel and battery integrated in one unit. Indoor s...
Solar lamp - Wikipedia
Lucibel
Lucibel is a France-based company that designs and manufactures light-emitting diode (LED) lighting products.
Lucibel was founded in 2008 by its current CEO, Frederic Granotier. The company produc...
Lucibel - Wikipedia
Daylighting
Daylighting is the practice of placing windows or other openings and reflective surfaces so that during the day natural light provides effective internal lighting. Particular attention is given to day...
Daylighting - Wikipedia
Daylight harvesting
Daylight harvesting systems use daylight to offset the amount of electric lighting needed to properly light a space, in order to reduce energy consumption. This is accomplished using lighting control...
Trombe wall
A Trombe wall is a passive solar building technique where a wall is built on the winter sun side of a building with a glass external layer and a high heat capacity internal layer separated by a layer ...
Trombe wall - Wikipedia
Phase-out of incandescent light bulbs
Governments around the world have passed measures to phase out incandescent light bulbs for general lighting in favor of more energy-efficient lighting alternatives. Phase-out regulations effectively ...
Phase-out of incandescent light bulbs - Wikipedia
LED cover
A Light-emitting diode cover (LED cover) is a thin removable plastic sticker which covers a light-emitting diode. The LED covers are either semi transparent or opaque and are several different sizes a...
LED cover - Wikipedia
Electron stimulated luminescence
Electron-stimulated luminescence (ESL) is light produced by cathodoluminescence, i.e. by a beam of electrons made to hit a fluorescent phosphor surface. This is also the method used to produce light i...
Electron stimulated luminescence - Wikipedia
Remote Skylights
Remote Skylights are optical systems capable of providing natural light to unlit locations. Utilising an arrangement of parabolic reflectors and fibre optics, Remote Skylights are able to transport na...
Right to light
Right to light is a form of easement in English law that gives a long-standing owner of a building with windows a right to maintain the level of illumination. It is based on the Ancient Lights law. Th...
Right to light - Wikipedia
LED rope light
A rope light is primarily used as a decorative lighting fixture, featuring small light bulbs linked together and encased in a PVC jacket to create a string of lights. Rope lights can be used in many a...
Compact fluorescent lamp
A compact fluorescent lamp (CFL), also called compact fluorescent light, energy-saving light, and compact fluorescent tube, is a fluorescent lamp designed to replace an incandescent lamp; some types f...
Compact fluorescent lamp - Wikipedia
Light tube
Light tubes or light pipes are physical structures used for transporting or distributing natural or artificial light for the purpose of illumination, and are examples of optical waveguides. In their ...
Light tube - Wikipedia