Latest Firefly Stories

2014-03-17 23:22:50

Glowing mobile photo booth launched by Colorado based design company – Snapden – at WPPI trade show in Las Vegas, NV. The Snapden “Firefly” received rave reviews from spectators and media alike for its forward thinking and well-engineered design. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Snapden Photo Booths publically launched its 4th Generation Photo Booth Kiosk at Las Vegas trade show, WPPI on March 3rd 2014. Nicknamed “The Firefly” for its brightly glowing LED system,...

2013-11-12 23:31:36

Come see them at the MEDICA show in Duesseldorf (Booth 16/D32-3). (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 It may not be a household name yet, but more and more organizations are talking about the next big step in healthcare: Telemedicine. Telemedicine is removing the barriers of entry for people in rural areas without access to advanced healthcare. Patients several hours away from the nearest hospital can now see a doctor, or specialist at a local telemedicine center, mobile clinic, or even in a...

2013-11-08 23:24:33

Musicians to benefit from new PageFlip product launched on Kickstarter. Woodmere, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 A new programmable wireless foot pedal makes it possible to perform hands-free page turning of electronic documents on iPads, Android tablets, Macs, and PCs. The pedal, known as the PageFlip Firefly, will be available in January 2014 for worldwide distribution directly from PageFlip. The Hal Leonard Corporation has agreed to handle U.S. retail channel distribution. PageFlip has...

New Firefly Species Discovered Delaware
2013-10-11 08:04:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Dr. Christopher Heckscher, associate professor of environmental science at Delaware State University (DSU), has become the first at that institution to discovery a new animal species. His discovery, a new firefly species among the Photuris genus , was described in the journal Entomological News. Dr. Heckscher originally discovered the new firefly, named Photuris mysticalampas, in 2004 when he was working as the state zoologist for...

2013-08-13 23:04:57

Just One Day Left to Order the Firefly Pick and Help Creators Peter Holm and Brandon Williams Reach Their $40,000 Stretch Goal San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The Firefly Pick creators Peter Holm and Brandon Williams are wrapping up their crowdfunding campaign for an LED flashing guitar pick that creates a rhythmic light show synchronized to music as it is being played. The duo launched their campaign on July 10th, and have currently raised almost $35,000 from supporters who...

2013-08-06 23:17:42

The Firefly Pick’s new battery will last two times longer than the previous prototype while reducing its size down to the standard #351 guitar pick. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Founders Peter Holm and Brandon Williams launched a crowdfunding campaign on July 10th to help produce a LED flashing guitar pick, and reached half of their funding goal of $30,000 within the first three days on Kickstarter. And because the campaign has been so successful, Holm and Williams are...

2013-07-22 23:02:56

Firefly Pick is a guitar pick that creates a rhythmic light show for musicians San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 After only 10 days on Kickstarter, the Firefly Pick has raised over half of its crowdfunding goal. With over $19,000 pledged so far, the team behind the Firefly Pick is hopeful about reaching their $30,000 funding goal. This guitar pick intelligently senses and lights up in sync with the music, enhancing the live music experience for artists and audiences alike. Whether...

Latest Firefly Reference Libraries

2005-09-09 08:49:52

The soldier beetles (Cantharidae) are relatively soft-bodied, straight-sided beetles. They are closely related to the Lampyridae, or firefly family. Some are important predators of aphids during their brief adulthood.

2005-09-08 12:01:05

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...

2005-08-25 08:59:58

Photuris is a genus of "fireflies" (actually beetles in the family Lampyridae).

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