Sunday, 30 March 2014 21:49

Samsung introduces Smart Bulb

Philips is one of the pioneers of the smart bulb market, but with accelerated pace other big names are arriving on the scene. Earlier, Nokia announced entry into this market, and now Samsung decided to join.

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A Project on Kickstarter called POP, which stands for Portable Power, has collected $140,000 from individual investors. This is almost three times more than the required capital to begin production. POP is a universal charger for portable devices which can be used to charge both old iOS devices and devices with microUSB connector.

Monday, 03 December 2012 21:05

Plastic light bulbs to remove the buzzing

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Say goodbye to boring fluorescent tubes that cuts the nerves in your office with buzzing and flashing. Scientists at Wake Forest University have invented an alternative lighting technology that works on the basis of the electroluminous field of induced polymer (FIPEL), which radiates a "soft" white light instead of yellow and blue hues typical for emitting LEDs. “People often complain that fluorescent lights bother their eyes, and the hum from the fluorescent tubes irritates anyone sitting at a desk underneath them,” says professor of physics and director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials David Carroll.