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Tag: Light

Wii Crystal Cooler Stand: Today’s Blue Light Special

Wii Crystal Cooler Stand: Today’s Blue Light Special
Most gamers in the know will tell you that the Nintendo Wii doesn’t really require any supplemental cooling. But this cooling stand not only reduces the temperature of your Wii, it makes it LOOK cooler. Imported by Hong Kong’s Brando, the Wii Crystal Cooler is a special stand that not only adds a high velocity fan to the underside of your console, it adds extra-bright blue LED illumination around the base of the system, giving it an otherworldly glow.

Lexon Tykho Bulb Lamps Make Light Squishy

Lexon Tykho Bulb Lamps Make Light Squishy
These unique lighting fixtures from LEXON feature a soft silicon rubber exterior that conceals a cool fluorescent tube light source. The Tykho Bulb lamp can run on either battery power (4 x AA) or an AC adapter, and come in several bright colors.

Projector Lets You Moon Yourself

Projector Lets You Moon Yourself
This light projector casts an ever-changing animation of the phases of the moon onto your wall. The moon phase projector from Banpresto can project a 2 foot diameter moon image from about 6 feet away. The projector gradually changes between all of the lunar phases over the course of about an hour.

Havaleena LED Lights Great for Outdoor Settings

Havaleena LED Lights Great for Outdoor Settings
These battery-operated LED lighting fixtures are perfect for the upcoming barbecue season. They look great on a picnic table or on a deck, bringing a bit of modern sensibility to the outdoors. The oddly-named Havaleena light from Tayo Design Studio is a 20-inch tall tube with a brushed-aluminum finish and an acrylic frosted light diffuser at the top.

Lounge Light Projector: for a Splash of Color Anywhere

Lounge Light Projector: for a Splash of Color Anywhere
In my recent quest for unique lighting fixtures, I came across this minimal LED light source out of Germany. The tiny fixture has a bright color-changing LED projector at the end of a flexible gooseneck. The light head clips onto a special 4.5-volt battery base that can provide up to 150 hours of illumination.

Projector Paints the Aurora Borealis on Your Walls

Projector Paints the Aurora Borealis on Your Walls
Now you can bring the famous Northern Lights inside your house with this nifty light projector from Japan. The Genso Kukan Aurora simulates the beautiful atmospheric phenomena known as the Aurora Borealis and projects the images on your wall or ceiling.

Ge Working on OLED Lighting

Ge Working on OLED Lighting
OLED (organic light emitting diode) technology has been gradually gaining momentum as a display medium for everything cell phones, portable media players and even some upcoming computer monitors. But did you know OLED can be amped up enough to generate a meaningful source of illumination?

LED Candles React to Wind Just Like the Real Deal

LED Candles React to Wind Just Like the Real Deal
These minimal LED lights are designed to act like a real candle by flickering in the wind, and automatically turning off when you blow on them. The clever design even includes a giant “matchstick” which turns the candle on when struck against the side of the tubular silicon fixture.

This Car Protected by Half a Million Volts of Electricity

This Car Protected by Half a Million Volts of Electricity
This theft prevention device is sure to scare off even the most hardened criminal. The custom-built Tesla coil emits a massive purple electrical field around the owners car, making thieves think twice before even looking at this car.

Cell Phone Holder Lights Up for Incoming Calls

Cell Phone Holder Lights Up for Incoming Calls
If you prefer that your cell phone remain totally silent when you get a call at your desk, this little gadget might come in handy. The Signal Cell Phone Adviser detects the radio waves around your cell phone and automatically lights up to let you know you have an incoming call or message.

Lcos Displays Get LED Light Source

Lcos Displays Get LED Light Source
While LCD and DLP sets continue to move towards LEDs as their light source, high quality Liquid Crystal on Silicon LCOS (a.k.a. Sony’s SXRD and JVC’s HD-ILA) displays have so far been left out in the cold.

Meet the Moppels: Flexible LED Desk Lamps

Meet the Moppels: Flexible LED Desk Lamps
Moppels are cute little desk lamps, powered by long lasting LED lamp technology. Each lamp provides over 100,000 hours of life, and never needs replacing. Moppel lights come in a variety of fun designs including dinosaurs, snakes, people and other shapes.

Sony Files Patent for Motion Sensing Controller

Sony Files Patent for Motion Sensing Controller
Back in May 2006, Sony filed a patent application, titled “Detectable and Trackable Handheld Controller,” which approaches motion sensing control in a totally different way than the Nintendo Wii does it. Unlike the Wii’s internal accelerometer and gyroscopic sensors, Sony’s patent uses a series of four LEDs on the front of the controller, which provide points of reference for a webcam device that sits on top of a TV.

The Bowling Pin Lamp

The Bowling Pin Lamp
Industrial designer Josh Owen has created this simple lighting fixture that’s cast in the shape of a bowling pin. The cool part is that it’s got a tilt sensor inside of it that turns off when the lamp is knocked over, and turns back on when stood upright.