With the development of LED lamp technology, the lowly light bulb is doing more than just turning on and off. A lamp can be the centrepiece of an environment meant to improve health, moods and even food. LEDs can create light in multiple colours, generate less heat and use a fraction of the energy of older types of bulbs. And LEDs can be controlled remotely from a PC or smartphone app, as programmable as a television. "There's a tremendous potential for LED lighting to go beyond illumination," says John Strainic, General Electric's general manager for consumer ...
Lights are no longer just for lighting
LED lights can now be customised and synced with smartphones to improve health, moods and even food
Eric A Taub Last Updated at March 14, 2014 22:08 IST