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Designing More Aesthetic Emergency Lighting Systems

Meeting code requirements for emergency lighting with modern, stylish lighting fixtures

Emergency lighting is mandated by the NFPA and International Building Code (IBC) to ensure sufficient light along the path of egress in the event of a power outage or other emergency.  Although this is typically the domain of electrical engineers, many lighting designers and architects prefer to meet these requirements with aesthetic solutions that fit into the building’s overall design. MORE

The Bright New World of Smarter Automotive Lighting

Rudy Ramos, Mouser Electronics

A friend and I recently went on an evening cycle ride, and because I knew we would be riding in the dark for part of the time, I took my CatEye OptiCube light with me. It was attached to my front handlebars, meaning that when I steered my bicycle around corners, it was always lighting up the section of path or road I was heading toward. Consequently, I always knew what lay ahead. MORE

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