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Preventing Streetlight Glare In The New World Of LED

Preventing Streetlight Glare In The New World Of LED Lighting

The Optical Society Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our vision adapts to the surrounding darkness, the sudden stabs of brightness from streetlamps can be irritating, distracting and even painful. Even as LED...

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2014-07-22 08:24:59

WORCESTER, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbs.com, one of the largest online distributors of replacement lighting is going to market with a new larger assortment of LED indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131021/NE00845LOGO The broader assortments of LED fixtures include: -- LED High Bay Fixtures - use fewer watts of power and can save up to 80% in energy cost -- Landscape Fixtures - rugged build will last up to 50,000 hours...

2014-07-21 23:10:23

The outdoor fixture can be used to highlight design features of any landscape and provide security for the home. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Customers of TheHardwareCity.com can now find a high quality landscape floodlight by Coleman Cable in the store’s extensive online catalog. The landscaping light is in stock and available for 54% below retail price. Customers enjoy free shipping while purchasing a quality lighting product. Coleman Cable’s 20 lumen floodlight with...

2014-07-21 23:07:46

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Smart Lighting Markets-2014; V1. Market Drivers and Forecasts” to its store. Inquire for a discount on this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=194032. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 This report has been covering the smart lighting market for four years and has acquired an understanding of the key markets, technologies and companies in this rapidly expanding business. This year, NanoMarkets has decided to...

2014-07-21 23:06:18

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a New 320 watt high intensity LED light that is ideal for use in mining applications as well as heavy equipment, hunting, boating, vehicle, military, law enforcement, and industrial manufacturing uses. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The LED10WSA-320 LED light released by Larson Electronics produces 29,446 lumens of light output while drawing only 320 watts at 12.53 amps...

2014-07-21 08:25:03

At 125 Lumens per Watt, Groundbreaking New High Output LED High Bay Addresses the Need for a Viable, Efficient and Maintenance-Free HID Replacement Light for Indoor Industrial Applications; Sleek, Durable Design Features Dialight's Proven Integrated Power Supply, All Backed by the Industry's Only 10-Year Full Performance Warranty FARMINGDALE, N.J. and LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovation leader in LED lighting technology, today announced the...

2014-07-18 23:07:21

LED grow box systems manufacturer, SuperCloset, has released the LED SuperNova, the largest LED grow box on the market today. The increase in grow space and electricity cost savings provided by the LED lighting system enables the SuperNova to be one of the most sought after hydroponic grow boxes. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The SuperNova stands at 78” tall is 46” wide and 24” deep. It is a behemoth of a hydroponic grow cabinet. It possesses an oversized grow area for...

2014-07-18 23:00:23

Solid Apollo LED introduces the new Duet LED Controller, a simple wall mount controller for DMX and non-DMX color changing LED fixtures. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Solid Apollo LED’s new wall mounted Duet DMX & RGB-W LED Controller has been created to control LED light fixtures in three different ways. Users can independently control DMX enabled LED fixtures or non-DMX LED fixtures operating in RGB-W mode, or use both DMX and non-DMX systems simultaneously. The Duet can be...

2014-07-18 16:24:51

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5ntkk6/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive LED Lighting Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5ntkk6/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) LED lighting, also known as solid-state lighting, is a semiconductor-based lighting technology....

2014-07-17 20:22:07

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Traditional Incandescent Bulbs Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1921271/Global-Traditional-Incandescent-Bulbs-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Traditional Incandescent Bulbs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual...

2014-07-17 20:21:46

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Fluorescent Bulbs Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1921272/Global-Fluorescent-Bulbs-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fluorescent Bulbs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...


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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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