Bulb maker starts to tackle sleep issues
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LED news and insight from our technology editor Steve Bush, who has been messing with LED lighting for more years than he would care to remember.

Utah-based Saffron has launched the Drift Light, a smart LED light bulb designed to improve the transition to sleep.

Electronics Weekly covered the effect of LED light circadian (sleep-wake) rhythms – scroll down to ‘Sleep’ here.

There are a whole bunch of inter-related light effects in the eye/brain that can upset sleep and, very roughly, the more blue you are exposed to before sleep, the harder it can be to get to sleep – and LED lighting is largely based on blue LED die. Melatonin is the key hormone affected.

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