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Illumarco (Marco de Visser) is a Dutch self-proclaimed 3D Printing and Lighting enthusiast. Marco is Founder and Editor in Chief for 3DPrinting.Lighting and Inspiration.Lighting and is actively involved with the global lighting, optics and maker movements.

Lighting in Support of Economic Recovery and a Net Zero Economy

How Lighting Can Support Economic Recovery and the Goal of a Net Zero Economy The world is facing an unprecedented crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic and the immediate focus is rightly on saving lives and slowing down the spread of the virus. But as the slow process of beating the virus evolves, our attention naturally

Helios Mylos – The New Solar Energy Converter

Helios Mylos - A New Way to Harvest Energy from the Sun Recently, I stumbled upon a pretty interesting and highly promising solar-based technology concept, invented by a Dutch firm: Helios Mylos. The Helios Mylos team believes that the new approach to harvest mechanical or electrical energy from direct sunlight (and other sources) will

By |2020-08-24T08:38:25+00:00augustus 24th, 2020|Categories: Solar Technology, Sunlight Harvesting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

LED Elektro Trend Report 2020

LED Elektro Trend Report 2020 Back in 2014, the first Dutch National Trend Report was published. Since, the market changed at a rapid pace. In the electrotechnical sector LED lighting is no longer the 'crown prince', but it became the mainstream lighting solution. Unfortunately, new challenges with LEDs are faced almost on a daily basis.

By |2019-10-09T08:46:01+00:00oktober 9th, 2019|Categories: Market Reports'|Tags: , , |0 Comments

LED professional Certificate of Appreciation

The LED professional Certificate of Appreciation: Celebrating 12 Years and 75 editions Outstanding Lighting Technology Information This year, in celebration of the 75th issue of LED professional Review magazine, 6 lighting professionals were honored for their significant contribution, longstanding support and influence on the LpR Magazine during the LPS TIL Award Ceremony in Lindau, Germany. 

Product Review Hikari SQ: The Benefits of OLED with the Power of LED

Review Hikari SQ: Kitchen Integration Luxury Combi-Camp Valley Folding Trailer It's a public secret that I am a great fan of Lightly Technologies in business life. Their ultra-flat yet smooth and powerful LED light panels offer great versatility for a variety of lighting applications and are an excellent replacement for non-performing, short-living OLED panels. After gathering

By |2019-08-13T19:01:56+00:00augustus 13th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Living Light – Exploring the Power of Plants

Living Light - A cross Pollination of Nature, Science and Design Living Light is an atmospheric lamp that harvests its energy from the plant living inside. The light is based on 'plant microbial energy'​: energy generated by bacteria in the soil and harvested by microbial fuel cells. It was developed by Ermi van Oers and

By |2019-07-03T14:08:11+00:00juli 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bioluminescence, Plant Microbial Energy|Tags: , |0 Comments

Hikari SQ by Lightly Tech – The Future of Ultra-Thin Lighting System Design

Hikari SQ by Lightly Tech: The Powerful LED Light Source with OLED Appearance During my past 15 years in the lighting industry, I've got the privilege to be deeply engaged in the developments from incandescent light sources to LED. Unfortunately, several factors hold those developments back, most notably heat development, glare, and critical form factor limitations. OLED technology, despite

By |2018-11-05T16:11:20+00:00november 5th, 2018|Categories: Light Art, Lighting Design, Lighting Technology, Optographix|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Light Fidelity – When Light Becomes Data

Forget about WiFi: LiFi will be the next Form of Wireless Internet Light fidelity (short LiFi) is a technology for wireless communication between devices using light to transmit data and position. The term was first introduced by Harald Haas during a 2011 TEDGlobal talk in Edinburgh. In its present state, only LED lamps can be

By |2018-07-03T12:31:16+00:00juli 3rd, 2018|Categories: Light Fidelity, Lighting Education|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The 3D Printing Revolution: From Hunting to Growing

The 3D Printing Revolution For thousands of years, manufacturing has been guided by the same principle. We take a block of material, machine, carve or chisel remove access material from it until we get to the final shape of the product we want to create. It is not much different from a hunter, way back in

By |2018-06-22T18:15:30+00:00juni 22nd, 2018|Categories: Additive Manufacturing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Visible Light – The Energy Behind Human Sight

Visible Light by National Geographic The human eye and brain work together to convert visible light energy into an electrical impulse that can be interpreted as an image--allowing us to see what we need to see to survive. https://youtu.be/8__9_Shxk1U The original video can be found on the National Geographic website.

By |2018-06-07T08:27:41+00:00juni 7th, 2018|Categories: Lighting Education|Tags: , |0 Comments
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