LEDs in Carpets Light the Way
If you’ve ever had to walk your way around the dark or have a difficult time looking for a flashlight to guide you, these light emitting carpets might be a big help. People spend a lot of time looking at smartphones and signs to find their way from point A to point B. But what if you could just look down at the carpet under your feet and see illuminated directions, like an objective marker in a game? Philips and carpet-manufacturer Desso have teamed up to make LED flooring a reality. "The technology takes advantage of people’s tendency to be guided by the floor when moving through and interacting with space," said Philips Lighting's Ed Huibers. "It brings information, direction, inspiration, and safety via the carpet you walk on." Read more at IGN.