As a way to set the mood in his family room, when he
remodeled Joe Peck put multi-color LEDs behind the crown molding. The major
circuit uses a microcontroller and LED drivers located in a closet, and a small
circuit board at each room corner to connect to red-green-blue LEDs. Perhaps
Joe's lights will get you in the mood for something "interesting,"
like submitting your own Gadget Freak circuit!
Being in an incubator can be analogous to shopping in a “big box retailer.” You can find many things you need under one roof along with moral support to sustain and move your startup to a successful launch.
Scientists at four major universities in Europe have released a joint paper describing the use of light to put active materials into motion and to control that motion, producing lifelike mechanisms that may or may not contain living organisms, but can produce useful work.
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