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Articles tagged with: light

Panasonic Reveals The World’s Lightest 3D Glasses

Everybody is so into 3D nowadays. Watching 3D movies, Playing 3D games, this is the new hype, and whether you’re on board or not with the 3D revolution, it’s still here.

For 3D viewing purposes, either 3D glasses or a LED TV with 3D capable LED display is used. Although 3D glasses are not a new thing, folks have been looking to see something extremely lightweight so that the user doesn’t feel like he is wearing glasses. So here comes Panasonic with its TY-EW3D series.

Go Green For $20, New IKEA Lamp

IKEA has introduced a new eco-friendly table lamp that is the perfect way to help reduce our carbon footprint. The solar-powered lamp is called the Solvinden and is packed with three rechargeable AA batteries and a solar charger. The batteries power the lamp for about four hours and while simple in design, it’s an excellent way of lighting up your home without hitting your electricity bill. The lamp weighs in to be about two pounds and recharging times takes 9-12 hours in sunlight with over 12 hours on a cloudy day.

Light Up Your Computer For Under $15

Many of us are on our computers for extended periods of time. PC Gamers fall into this category. I sometimes find myself playing for hours in a row. Now, gamers around the world can make their home setup just a little bit cooler with Antec’s new Soundscience Halo 6 LED bias lighting kit. The company states that this type of backlighting which is also used on some models of HDTV, helps reduce eye strain, lessen “image contamination” due to glare, and increases image clarity by creating a “halo” of white backlight behind computers.

View WiFi Signals In Terms Of White Light (Video Proof)

Norway design researchers are working on displaying the material and spatial qualities of WiFi networks through light, demonstrating signal strength in long-exposure photographs. The researchers have built a tall wooden probe, measuring four meters high, a WiFi module, and used 80 LEDS.

The 80 LEDs run a length that pulses and raises based on the strength of a specified WiFi network. After three weeks of hard work in Oslo, Norway, the pulsing lights have created a physical representation of the invisible world of WiFi networks.

Lego Camera Takes Real Photos!

According to PCWorld, Photographer Cary Norton has created a fully-functional large-format camera that is made almost completely from Lego bricks (besides the lens and a piece of sanded plexiglass).

The camera, called Legotron, shoots 4×5 plates and comes with a 127mm lens. We cannot begin to express how cool this is to have a camera made of all types of Lego pieces.