LEDs Magazine writes about the new Energy Star Luminaire specifications that took effect on April 1st. Philips L-Prize winning LED bulb is set to go on sale to the public this weekend.
This Gizmodo article profiles the LighScythe, an open source hardware/software project that creates a device for writing text and images frozen in midair.
According to ElectroniCast Consultants, the consumption of LED lamps in the US was US$592 million in 2011, an increase of 22% over 2010. The firm forecasts the consumption value will reach US$2.4 billion in 2016 representing an average annual growth rate of 32.4% (2011-2016).
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium released an economic cost-benefit analysis tool to help cities and other organizations estimate the impacts associated with switching to LED street lighting.
Discover Magazine talks about Petridish.org, a new company which is aiming to be the Kickstarter for science. The company uses a crowdfunding model to provide money for new scientific projects.
When Mercedes wanted to promote its new fuel cell vehicle, instead of placing it squarely in front of everyone in the world, the company decided to make the car invisible.