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ELEKTRO 2/2018 was released on February 14th 2018. Its digital version will be available on March 12th 2018.

Topic: Electrical devices; Devices for smart grids; Internet of Things

Main Article
Power flow control in grid using power converters

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2018 was released on February 5th 2018. Its digital version will be available on March 5th 2018.

Architectural and scenic lighting
Mexican light
Lighting design in a nutshell – Part 34
Lighting technology documentation – part 2 Schemes for scenic lighting

Luminaires and luminous apparatuses
NITECO LED luminaires – guarantied lifespan and warm white light not only for public lighting

Samung Patented an Idea For Smart Contact Lenses

15.04.2016 | Forbes | www.forbes.com

The patent – which was filed in South Korea — describes a contact lens where a small display unit is placed in the center. SamMobile reported that Samsung’s smart contact lens also has a camera, an antenna and sensors that detects movements.

The camera built into the Samsung smart contact lens would be controlled by blinking. And the Wi-Fi antenna in the smart contact lens enables the wearable device to communicate with an external device to process data such as a smartphone or tablet. The blinking feature would work in a way that is similar to how Google Glass took photos when the user winked.

Samsung's new smart contact lenses

Why would Samsung build smart contact lenses instead of smart glasses? The patent application reveals Samsung is interested in smart contact lenses because of the limited image quality that is achievable by smart glasses. Plus smart contact lenses provide a more natural experience for augmented reality technology compared to smart glasses.

Read more at Forbes

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