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ELEKTRO 2/2017 was released on February 17th 2017. Its digital version will be available on March 10th 2017.

 

Topic: Electrical appliances – switching, protective and signalling; Devices for smart grids

 

Main Article

Atypical concept of DC power supply source for high current consumption

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2017 was released on February 7th 2017. Its digital version will be available on March 7th 2017.

Fair and exhibitions
Invitation on LIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE exhibition 

Architectural and scenic lighting
Lighting design in a nutshell
Spiegeltent illumination and its specificity

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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