The story of the one man’s journey into darkness, and his courageous fight against monumental obstacles that would test the limits of his endurance
The Democratic Quality Vector spans politics, history, culture, progress, revolution, epistemology as well as biology, sociology, neuroscience, mathematics and even psychedelic drugs
A cloud-based, hybrid intranet with high quality data-farming and storefront
Investigating a new 6 dimensional flat spacetime model with 3 spatial and 3 temporal dimensions
References of the Democratic Quality Vector Book, which explores democracy and mathematics and how when combined, they can change the world as we know it.
Wireless communications are the nerve fibres carrying all the IoT and camera data from IntelliPoles into Nemacloud, the brain of your superorganism. This is where all the magic happens. Nemacloudsoftware is the brain that unleashes the power of machine intelligence to create a human-centric HMI paradigm. Powerful algorithms, pattern recognition and data analytics will empower your organization with human-centric automation, and shift the goal post from a smart city, to an intelligent one.
It is an outdoor lighting pole designed for the most extreme operating conditions which converges inputs such as IoT sensors, cameras, microphone, and outputs control signals, lighting, audio, video output, and human recommendations.
Thermal Batteries: Can You Help Me Potentially Save a Billion Human Lives? Global Warming and Infrared LEDs.
In January 2016 NASA put out a call for engineers to design an impossible light fixture that produced zero heat. This was because excess heat on a space ship is always a potential catastrophe.
Hazardous location environments carry a high risk of explosion due to the presence of flammable and explosive substances which can range from combustible gas to fine airborne, particulate matter.
The Voting Pole is an outdoor, digital polling station that offers voters a new level of voter security
Did you know that incandescent lightbulbs can reach 100 degrees Celsius or more? They can heat paper to temperatures beyond 200 degrees, if placed carelessly. The filament temperature can become exponentially hotter than that, with temperatures in excess of 1000 degrees Celsius. No wonder they cause fires.
It looks like this IEC standard (EN-60079-28) might not actually apply to luminaires anyway, from a draft document I found on the web. We’re looking into it, since it makes sense that there should be some limitations on optical power for HazLoc. Here’s a ballpark analysis, which indicates the CRS Electronics luminaires are not likely to be an ignition source due to the optical radiation emitted. However, if we maxed out the drive current for a luminaire, the optical flux can exceed the limits set by the IEC.
Condensation has been observed in the head of an early luminaire fixture installed in the field at the Manitouwadge Airport. A sample luminaire was repurposed for R&D evaluation and subjected to condensation and immersion testing. No evidence of condensation was observed after multiple warm-up and cold water immersion cycles, indicating that the fixture is well sealed at least when manufactured according to assembly instructions. However, some concern remains as to the long-term effects of pressure cycling the luminaire head with repeated warm-up/cool-down cycles.
Interesting question… Are we talking vaporize, ignite, or heat up until death for the mosquito? I’ll assume we want to minimize damage to surroundings so let’s just heat them up till they stop functioning. We’d need to figure out the temperature at which a majority of mosquitos will die. Since they seem to love hot weather, let’s assume we need to hit 100°C for them to fry. Estimating the average absorption coefficient for a mosquito when illuminated with the spectrum of your favorite LED source (50% of incident radiative power absorbed?), cross sectional area presented to the beam (1mm2?), and mosquito heat capacity (likely somewhere near that of water, 75.3 J/mol.K), and average weight (2.5mg).Another limiting factor will likely be time-on-target for the beam. According to Wolfram Alpha the max speed of a mosquito is 1.4km/h or 0.39m/s, which means a transit time of 0.26second to fly through a 10cm diameter beamFrom 2,3,4 we can determine the radiometric power needed.
Several companies have heavily patented the use of remote phosphors in lighting applications. Most of these patents are broad enough to cover any LED use of phosphors. Additionally there are numerous application-specific patents out there by a wide range of companies. LEDs Magazine has a good overview article on the patent landscape for remote phosphors here. Cree is asserting a patent on remote phosphor based LED luminaires and bulbs, the rights to which are not automatically granted with the purchase of Cree royal blue LEDs. Cree’s licensing program is detailed here. Intematix is also asserting rights to a number of patents on remote phosphor designs, their list of patents and patent applications can be found here. It appears that use of the Intematix Chromalit line of remote phosphor products includes right-to-use, and that Intematix will provide legal defense in event of a lawsuit based on rights to the remote phosphor technology. It is not clear whether this support is provided for use of raw phosphors coated by CRS Electronics. CRS Electronics will need to ensure that it carries out a patent search and assesses right-to-use prior to product launch for any remote phosphor application.
Remote phosphors have been used in a number of competing LED lighting products, and are known as one route to increase fixture efficiency. Removing the heat generating phosphor from the LED chip and allowing it to be independently dissipated through the lens or case assembly enables the LED junction to maintain a lower temperature for the same luminous output. Prototype films have been made in-house at CRS Electronics to assess coating of phosphor powders to generate custom emission spectra for individual projects or special applications.
We tested a number of glass and metal plate samples provided by Nemalux for the successful formation of metal-to-glass hermetical seals using anodic bonding. Procedure: 1) Use standard anodic bonding procedure of preparing the samples by cleaning, polishing to ensure adequate smoothness and then placing on the anodic bonding apparatus. Consideration must be given to fabricating the proper electrical contact. 2) Apply the anodic bonding to various permutations, noting the bonding resistance to liquid (hermetic seal), bonding strength and thermal stress (microcracks and other stress indicators). 3) Vary parameters to create the best bond (effective hermetic seal, acceptable thermal stress and bonding strength).
The “light trap” is an invention which slows down and traps light into a rolled up Nautillus shell or cylinder for the purpose of retaining light throughout the day inside the device and time-offsetting the release of the light by the number of daylight hours so that the first ray of light entering the device at dawn is the first ray of light released by the device at sunset (it is a passive streetlight or car headlamp technology). The functionality can be achieved by depositing an effective BEC on the surface of a thin film sheet and rolling up the effective BEC-thin film composite; there are variations of an enclosed or open system as well as using an actual BEC or Fabry-Perot cavities for the light trap aspect.
Light is a drug. Every person on the planet needs light, so Jode Himann’s target market is essentially the people of the world. Not only is it relevant to his potential market size, but it has the ability to improve the quality of life for everybody on the planet. His company, CRS Electronics, provides industrial and commercial light emitting diode (LED) lighting using the latest technology and is launching an international sales initiative in the near future.