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Get Ready for the ‘Internet of Moving Things’—the next Revolution in Mobile. Cree Jumps Into the LED Lighting Controls Market. Cree, the North Carolina-based producer of LED lighting systems, continues its steady pace of announcements.

Cree Jumps Into the LED Lighting Controls Market

After beating analyst expectations for revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013 and becoming a lead business partner in President Obama's new manufacturing hub at North Carolina State University, the company is now moving aggressively into lighting controls for commercial office buildings. Cree has developed a new wireless platform called SmartCast, which will be embedded into its LED luminaires and will feature occupancy controls and ambient light sensors for dimming. The platform allows each individual luminaire to talk to others and adjust behavior based on changing conditions. Konstruktion och utveckling. Support my project, make a contribution on the link below and share it with your friends, thanks.Crowdfunding campaign PodRide PodRide is a four wheeled bicycle with full body, giving a dry and safe ride in all weathers.

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Run the electric motor and just Cruise along or turn it off and exercise, bike to work all winter, park free in the city center, skip the traffic jams, use both roads and bike paths, no uncomfortable saddle, no driver’s license, cheape to run and great for the environment. With AutoGrid, big data becomes a new source of energy. Current, powered by GE. Luxim Plasma Light Bulb Kicks Some Serious LED Butt.

NanoLight - The world's most energy efficient lightbulb! by Gimmy Chu, Tom Rodinger, Christian Yan. Future Transportation Technology Will Blow Your Mind. Hydro technology extracts energy from sewage water. Every Day, This Algae Canopy Produces The Same Amount Of Oxygen As Four Hectares Of Woodland. The bio-digital architecture combines microalgal cultures and real-time digital cultivation protocols to produce nearly 330 pounds of biomass per day.

Every Day, This Algae Canopy Produces The Same Amount Of Oxygen As Four Hectares Of Woodland

Is Dean Kamen's SlingShot water purifier viable? - Quora. Lit Motors C1 - Scientific horizons. GI Gadgets - Future Supermarket. SunPower Seeks to Drive Down Commercial Solar Costs With New Integrated Platform. In 2010, SunPower launched Oasis, a preconfigured solar power block for utility-scale projects.

SunPower Seeks to Drive Down Commercial Solar Costs With New Integrated Platform

The modular systems are made up of standardized components designed to streamline project development and, ultimately, cut costs. Five years later, after three product updates and several gigawatts' worth of solar array deployments, SunPower is bringing the modular concept to the commercial market. On Monday, SunPower launched Helix, a fully integrated commercial solar solution that combines solar power production and energy management.

The platform covers all major application types for solar across roof, carport and ground installations. Home Solar Panels, Commercial & Utility-Scale Solar Solutions. Transparent Armor from NRL; Spinel Could Also Ruggedize Your Smart Phone. Imagine a glass window that's tough like armor, a camera lens that doesn't get scratched in a sand storm, or a smart phone that doesn't break when dropped.

Transparent Armor from NRL; Spinel Could Also Ruggedize Your Smart Phone

Except it's not glass, it's a special ceramic called spinel {spin-ELL} that the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been researching over the last 10 years. Dr. Jas Sanghera and colleagues at the U.S. No, the robots are not about to rise up and destroy us all. The spherical genius of the Hüttlin Kugelmotor. The car is not going to disappear anytime soon and neither is the combustion engine, despite the inevitable rise in fuel prices.

The spherical genius of the Hüttlin Kugelmotor

We have said it before, electrical motors are an energy-efficient method for driving vehicles but battery technology is simply not going to advance quickly enough for all-electric vehicles to be a practical reality for most uses anytime soon. The near and mid-term future is undoubtedly a combination of compact combustion engine generators charging dense battery packs that drive electric motors - the "range extender" option.

Plug It On The Window - AC Solar Panels with 110/220V Plug. Have you ever wondered how to turn your windows into solar electricity source with AC power plug?

Plug It On The Window - AC Solar Panels with 110/220V Plug

Solar panel portable 220V / 110V is the perfect answer how to do this. Just to mention, this invention has nothing to do with Microsoft company, design is completely done by Korean tandem Boa Oh&Kyuho Song! Simple in design, yet very effective, this unique product offers a cool way to collect sun energy and use it instantly, or use it later (there is a battery inside) as a regular mains socket, supplying any small electrical device with needed power (US 110V / Europe 220-230V). The plug attaches easily to any window. On one side of this solar powered device is a suction plate absorber constructed to be easily attached to, or removed from window surface by using vacuum. During laboratory stress test (one solar-plug-it prototype has actually been tested), sample unit behaved quite well.

Water Storage Tank Thermal Energy Storage. There are numerous examples of water storage tank being built into home interiors to form a solar thermal energy storage unit.

Water Storage Tank Thermal Energy Storage

Primary role of such unit is to act a as a buffer to the daily-nightly swings in temperature. By storing excess solar energy using water filled tanks, it is possible to control indoor air temperature and minimize huge temperature swings in hallways, living rooms or even greenhouses. Solar storage tanks placed near the south side window can provide not only a cool, sculptural centerpiece for your home but can also drastically cut down on your heating bills and save both electrical energy and money. Beside their main role, solar tubes often serve as attractive accents or room space dividers. Elon Musk is terrified of this supercomputer - Video - Technology. Powermat Pioneers Wireless Cell Phone Charger. Thinnest, lightest, solar cells ever created outperform their bulky glass brethren. Using gossamer-like layers of flexible polymers, researchers at MIT have created the thinnest and lightest solar cells ever made.

Thinnest, lightest, solar cells ever created outperform their bulky glass brethren

Just one-fiftieth the thickness of a human hair, and capable of producing up to 6 watts of power per gram, these cells are so thin and light that they can be supported on the surface of a soap bubble without breaking it. With such impressive credentials, the prototype cells have the potential to add solar power to everything from paper-based electronics through to all manner of mobile devices and exceptionally lightweight wearables. Though flexible solar cells are hardly a new innovation, even being produced experimentally in everything from continuously printed rolls to spray on panels, the power-to-weight ratio is where these new cells come into their own. With a demonstrated output of 6 watts per gram, they produce an output some 400 times greater than standard glass-covered solar cells that generate about 15 watts of power per kilogram on average. 3D solar towers offer up to 20 times more power output than traditional flat solar panels. While we’ve looked at the development of solar cell technologies that employ nanoscale 3D structures to trap light and increase the amount of solar energy absorbed, MIT researchers have now used 3D on the macro scale to achieve power output that is up to 20 times greater than traditional fixed flat solar panels with the same base area.

3D solar towers offer up to 20 times more power output than traditional flat solar panels

The approach developed by the researchers involves extending the solar cells upwards in a three-dimensional tower or cube configuration to enable them to better capture the sun's rays when it is lower on the horizon. Solar panels placed flat on a rooftop are most effective at harnessing solar energy when the sun is close to directly overhead, but quickly lose their efficiency as the angle of the sun’s rays hitting the panel increases – during the mornings, evenings, in the cooler months and in locations far from the equator. Every Time You Shower, This Gadget Makes Energy From The Extra Heat. A few years ago, an engineer was taking a shower and started looking at the water going down the drain and wondering how much energy was going with it. The answer, it turned out, was pretty large: after heating and cooling, hot water uses more energy than anything else in the typical home, and 80-90% of that energy is wasted seconds after the water flows out of the showerhead.

Glowing Plant. Solar Paper turns the page on portable solar chargers.