wooden germany

For those of you looking for really, really “warm” lighting, Wooden Germany laminates natural wood onto glass for some unique looks.  They offer a range of different wood species for a variety of styles.

wooden germany

For those of you looking for really, really “warm” lighting, Wooden Germany laminates natural wood onto glass for some unique looks.  They offer a range of different wood species for a variety of styles.

national geographic – visible light video

Check out this beautiful 1 minute video from National Geographic explaining visible light. I especially love the depiction of light waves in the electromagnetic spectrum and the absorption and reflection of light off of colored surfaces (screen caps below).

national geographic – visible light video

Check out this beautiful 1 minute video from National Geographic explaining visible light. I especially love the depiction of light waves in the electromagnetic spectrum and the absorption and reflection of light off of colored surfaces (screen caps below).

lensvector for wall grazing effects?

How about this:  Take a row of LensVector’s solid-state beam-shaping lenses and put them into an old-school wall grazer, something like the classic Edison Price “Spredlite” row of PAR lamps.  The effects of the beams zooming narrow-to-wide along the length

lensvector for wall grazing effects?

How about this:  Take a row of LensVector’s solid-state beam-shaping lenses and put them into an old-school wall grazer, something like the classic Edison Price “Spredlite” row of PAR lamps.  The effects of the beams zooming narrow-to-wide along the length

cmu researchers transform walls into giant touchpads

Via Designboom: Researchers from Disney and Carnegie Mellon University have developed wall++, a low-cost sensing approach that allows walls to become a smart infrastructure. A simple to apply treatment, wall++ challenges the inactivity of walls, turning them into a large

cmu researchers transform walls into giant touchpads

Via Designboom: Researchers from Disney and Carnegie Mellon University have developed wall++, a low-cost sensing approach that allows walls to become a smart infrastructure. A simple to apply treatment, wall++ challenges the inactivity of walls, turning them into a large

samsung debuts LED cinema screen in US

According the Hollywood Reporter, Samsung installed the first LED cinema screen in the US at a theater near Los Angeles.  The screen is 33.8 feet wide and 17.7 feet high with nearly 9 million pixels.  They state that right now, these

samsung debuts LED cinema screen in US

According the Hollywood Reporter, Samsung installed the first LED cinema screen in the US at a theater near Los Angeles.  The screen is 33.8 feet wide and 17.7 feet high with nearly 9 million pixels.  They state that right now, these

lightly technologies

Lightly Technologies is a Dublin-based startup making flat, tiled light engines using LED.  Very simply, they’re targeting the profile shape of OLED with the performance benefits of LED.  They are currently in the midst of an apparently successful equity-crowd-funding program

lightly technologies

Lightly Technologies is a Dublin-based startup making flat, tiled light engines using LED.  Very simply, they’re targeting the profile shape of OLED with the performance benefits of LED.  They are currently in the midst of an apparently successful equity-crowd-funding program

ketra + lutron

Congrats to both the Ketra and Lutron teams:  Lutron acquired Ketra. Founded in 2009, Ketra had raised approximately $31m to date as of 2015.  I have no idea as to Ketra’s revenue or acquisition price.  Lutron is a solid company,

ketra + lutron

Congrats to both the Ketra and Lutron teams:  Lutron acquired Ketra. Founded in 2009, Ketra had raised approximately $31m to date as of 2015.  I have no idea as to Ketra’s revenue or acquisition price.  Lutron is a solid company,