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Light Bulb Powered Wireless Video Camera

By: Ben Preiss - Published: Dec 4, 2007   Updated: Jun 7 2011 • References: techon.nikkeibp.co.jp and crave.cnet
This wireless video camera, by Japan's NEC, has a collar that slips on a standard fluorescent bulb for power. This allows easy deployment anywhere these bulbs are installed, which is just about everywhere. Isn't that wonderful?

The camera is wireless, powered by flourescent light, and able to shoot images every 10 seconds. A unique idea for en eco powered asecurity camera...

Implications - Although technologies are becoming increasingly intricate, a product's ability to remain simple to use and transportable will always be favorable amongst consumers. The portability and simplicity of products ensures further success amongst a culture of busy-body working professionals who have little time for intricate product instructions and complicated designs.