buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting
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mar 23, 2015

buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting

buster bulb uses LED technology to provide energy-efficient lighting
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displaying elegance, individuality and purity, the buster + punch ‘buster bulb’ enhances LED technology to provide a more energy-efficient lighting alternative than incandescent and filament lights. sourcing influence from the eddison filament bulb, its teardrop-shaped glass shell is available in a choice of three colors; warm gold, smoked grey or bright crystal. the intriguing design features a centered resin light pipe that allows an ambient glow to diffuse through the sides and reflect to create a focused spot light too.

the teardrop-shaped glass are finished with a satin metallic sheen

‘buster + punch are a small independent company that make things, so when we decided to take on the challenge to build the world’s first designer LED bulb people thought we were mad! – clearly there was a 99% chance that one of the bigger guys would beat us to it.’ said massimo buster minale, founder &a…………… continues on Designboom

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Developed by a Los Angeles-based startup of the same name, Beam is essentially an Android-based LED pico projector that can also serve as a smart LED light bulb. Screw it into an existing E26/E27 light socket or connect it to a power cable, the choice is yours.

It packs a 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 8GB storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 12 LEDs, and a couple of 2-watt speakers. Support for IFTTT (If This, Then That) means you’ll be able to automate many of its operations—be they standalone, or those performed in conjunction with other devices—using a series of simple if-then statements. For example: If it’s 9:00 PM on Sunday, then open YouTube.

As of press time, the Airplay- and Miracast-enabled device had secured more than $ 300 thousand in Kickstarter pledges, with $ 399 being the minimum that new backers need to fork out for a unit. Apparently, even this so-called “regular” Kickstarter price is a “lot less” th…………… continues on TechHive

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