A molded lighting technology from Lumitex provides uniform, high-efficiency, low-cost backlighting. Designed for use with standard LCD modules as well as chip-on-glass or "tab" driven LCDs, it is designed for high volume applications where power, brightness, and cost are prime considerations. The panel design features a transition area and custom LEDs, which spread the light uniformly across the active area. Panels as large as 3.5 x 5.0 inches may be uniformly backlit with as few as 5 LEDs.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
Optomec's third America Makes project for metal 3D printing teams the LENS process company with GE Aviation, Lockheed, and other big aerospace names to develop guidelines for repairing high-value flight-critical Air Force components.
This Gadget Freak review looks at a cooler that is essentially a party on wheels with a built-in blender, Bluetooth speaker, and USB charger. We also look at a sustainable, rotating wireless smartphone charger.
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