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2014-07-12 04:41:26

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cornell University announced a new advancement on Friday that will surely have the photographic assistants of the world crying into their beers this weekend. This is most likely because when a photographer arrives at a photo shoot location, they realize just how crucial lighting is to the art of photography and assistants are the ones that scope out areas and figure out the best...

2014-07-11 23:04:04

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a 100 watt halogen roof mount spotlight. This roof mount spotlight is appropriate for any vehicle needing a roof mounted spotlight that is accessible from the inside of a vehicle. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The RFM-7 roof mount spotlight from Larson Electronics produces a beam that projects approximately 700’ in length by 70’ in width. The shaft measures 10.25 inches from the...

2014-07-11 23:00:57

Although saving energy was expected to top the list of reasons business owners use LED lighting, a surprising 31.4 per cent chose either consistent quality of light, pleasant environment, or pleasing display quality as their main reason. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 While it may seem self-evident that energy savings would be the main reason businesses turn to LED lighting solutions, a new poll reveals the increasing importance of quality of lighting. "We expected business...

2014-07-11 23:00:38

The TL305 On- and Off-Axis Light reduces "hot spots" and glare when used in pharmaceutical blister pack inspection applications. Muskegon, Michigan (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Smart Vision Lights — a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, including machine vision — is pleased to introduce its TL Series lights designed for pharmaceutical blister pack inspection that work well with capsules, tablets, and clear gel caps on various...

2014-07-10 23:06:16

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high-grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 300 watt LED security spotlight tower. This new light tower is ideal for security and corrections applications and contains a 300 watt LED lamp capable of throwing a spotlight beam up to 1,700 feet in length. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The WAL-TSL-300W-LED security spotlight...

2014-07-10 20:20:39

KC annouces the availabilty of the Gravity LED product line that will begin shipping in August of 2014 WILLIAMS, Ariz., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- KC HiLiTES announces the availability of the new KC Gravity LED series lights powered by KC's patented Gravity Reflective Diode (GRD) technology. The KC Gravity LED series launches with 3 product offerings: 6" Gravity LED Inserts for KC halogen Daylighters® and 6-inch Pro-Sports, 6" Pro-Sport Gravity LED lights and 4" x 6"...

2014-07-09 23:11:40

Deco Lighting has announced that it will donate energy-saving lighting fixtures to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles in order to promote sustainability. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Deco Lighting, a leading manufacturer of innovative energy-saving lighting solutions and affordable housing proponent, is giving back to the community with a donation of over 3,200 fluorescent lighting fixtures to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. An energy efficient lighting...

2014-07-09 23:07:46

Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of an explosion proof LED tank light mounted to a portable wheelbarrow cart. The new EPL-18C-150LED-RT produces a brilliant flood pattern of light that is ideal for illuminating enclosed areas and further adds to this units desirability as a portable tank lighting solution. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The EPL-18C-150LED-RT is rated Class 1 & 2 Division 1 & 2 and is a cart...

2014-07-09 23:07:24

LightingBox.com, Canada’s leading online retailer of different lamps, ceiling and wall lights, and accessories announced that new and different types of designer table lamps have been added to their exhaustive inventory of products. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 LightingBox.com, a Canadian local retailer who specializes in lamp and lighting accessories has included ceramic bedroom light in their exhaustive inventory of products. The company expects the demand for this product...

2014-07-09 23:05:59

LightingBox.com, Canada’s leading online retailer of different lamps, ceiling and wall lights, and accessories announced that new and different types of designer table lamps have been added to their exhaustive inventory of products. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 LightingBox.com, Canada’s leading online retailer of different lamps, ceiling and wall lights, and accessories announced the inclusion of various categories of new designer table lamps to their website. Available...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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