Solid state lighting is a good example of future trends. An entire industry producing lightbulbs will vanish in favour of LEDs which will be able to match the colours of furniture or even clothes. Philips has woven LEDs into cushions and into fabrics. You can send an SMS to a light emitting cushion with the message I love you.More info at The Inquirer.
Philips: the light bulb will die soon
Posted on Tuesday, Oct 18 2005 @ 11:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Philips claims lightbulb manufacturing will soon disappear to be replaced by solid state LEDs.