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ELEKTRO 7/2020 was released on June 24th 2020. Its digital version will be available on July 24th 2020.

Topic: Cables, conductors and cable engineering

Main Article
New traction power supply technology 25 kV/50 Hz (part 2)

SVĚTLO (Light) 3/2020 was released on June 8th 2020. Its digital version will be available on July 8th 2020.

Professional organizations activities
Announcement: LUMEN V4 2020 is cancelled
What is new in CIE, April 2020

Accessories of lighting installations
Foxtrot as a “Master Control” in Hotel Breukelen
Lighting regulators – control of lighting on the constant level

Samung Patented an Idea For Smart Contact Lenses

15. 4. 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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