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04.24.12
Droplet and StackAR bring physical interface to virtual experiences, communicate through light (hands-on)
04.24.12

Droplet and StackAR bring physical interface to virtual experiences, communicate through light (hands-on)

Light-based communication seems to wind throughout the MIT Media Lab -- it is a universal language...

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03.04.12
Mercedes slaps sheet of LEDs on the side of an F-Cell, turns car into a chameleon
03.04.12

Mercedes slaps sheet of LEDs on the side of an F-Cell, turns car into a chameleon

It's not often that folks want to hide the fact that they're driving a Mercedes, what with plenty o...

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03.02.12
Neonode zForce uses infrared LEDs to measure pressure, replace capacitive touch (hands-on)
03.02.12

Neonode zForce uses infrared LEDs to measure pressure, replace capacitive touch (hands-on)

Smartphone fanatics may recall the Neonode N2 -- a rather unique recall-plagued feature phone that...

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01.09.12
Japanese 'Dream Project' looking to kill bugs with LEDs, harvest crops with robots
01.09.12

Japanese 'Dream Project' looking to kill bugs with LEDs, harvest crops with robots

No, they aren't harvesting us just yet, but Japan is putting in place a plan that could see autom...

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12.16.11
Man illuminates electromagnetic waves using coffee cans and LEDs, Christmas-colored science ensues
12.16.11

Man illuminates electromagnetic waves using coffee cans and LEDs, Christmas-colored science ensues

Electromagnetic radiation is all around us, but we're largely unaware that our bodies are constantly...

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09.18.11
Tiny infrared LEDs could find a home in ultra-thin multitouch screens
09.18.11

Tiny infrared LEDs could find a home in ultra-thin multitouch screens

A company called Osram Opto Semiconductors has created a new infrared LED that can be used in con...

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09.17.11
Tetris played on 6-foot LED matrix, controlled by DDR mat
09.17.11

Tetris played on 6-foot LED matrix, controlled by DDR mat

Watching two people play Tetris against each other is only slightly more entertaining than watchi...

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09.02.11
Audi announces A2 electric concept car, uses lasers to ensure safety of future humans
09.02.11

Audi announces A2 electric concept car, uses lasers to ensure safety of future humans

Lasers make everything better, including (but not limited to): microphones, kidneys and Audi's el...

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08.11.11
Sharp's energy-efficient LED ceiling lights are hip to be square
08.11.11

Sharp's energy-efficient LED ceiling lights are hip to be square

If you live in Japan and are looking to lower your household electricity bill, you might have to...

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