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Spotlight on Smart LEDs

Posted February 15, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Brainy solid state bulbs bring a whole new level of control and functionality to the home. Smart LEDs control indoor environments by connecting to a lighting hub or an Internet-of-Things device like Google Nest. Over Bluetooth, WiFi, or similar protocols, users can easily control lighting and integrated functions like music and security. Meanwhile, "LiFi" networks that transmit data using LEDs are poised to give wireless protocols a run for the money with more secure, narrowly focused transmission. The future is not coming to a light bulb near you, it's already here.


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02/15/2016 3:01 AM

Watching....

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02/16/2016 12:23 AM

What is that? Do you have a link? I could not find anything on DHGate.com

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02/16/2016 7:53 AM

This maybe?

http://www.amazon.com/Double-Angel-Projector-Lens-Xenon/dp/B00E4EDMN0

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02/15/2016 8:25 AM

Oh, no. Not Cloud Lighting.

What's not in the Cloud now? Wait. Toilet paper?

I think the future of connected lighting is going to be a passing fad, for the most part. It will be cool to impress your friends at first, but once everyone has them it will be dull (no pun intended).

Yes, I know, you walk into a room and the light comes on. Actually, that happens anyway. There is a switch conveniently on the wall that gets activated every time I pass. I don't have to wait for my dead phone to charge to flip a switch.

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02/16/2016 6:15 AM

Unleash the beast of technology. It has gone mad. I say Herbert!

They watch you via the light bulb. CCTV is dead. They control the vertical, the horizontal, the sound and the WiFi SciFi. Do not adjust!

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02/16/2016 8:18 PM

Like we needed 3D TV too.

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