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Robotic Solar Reflectors

The ‘SunnyBot’ Solar Tracker Lights Up Objects Using Natural

— July 9, 2013 — Eco
The ‘SunnyBot’ solar tracker is a robot that projects natural light onto a target. SunnyBot tracks the movement of the sun throughout the sky and directs sunlight onto an object. It works just like a task light but it doesn’t need to be plugged in and emits a warm, natural glow onto objects instead of using artificial light.

Natural light has the inherent ability to reduce humidity, mold, kill rogue bacteria and as a result, reduce unpleasant odors in the home. As well, natural light is extremely mood-lifting, especially for people who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder when there is a lack of sunlight in the winter months. Although this Kickstarter project won’t be able to provide as much light in the winter, this solar tracker still brings warmth indoors.
Trend Themes
1. Solar Tracking Technology - Opportunity to develop more advanced solar tracking systems that maximize the use of natural light for various applications.
2. Natural Light Therapy - Potential for creating innovative solutions that utilize natural light to improve indoor environments and enhance people's well-being.
3. Robotic Lighting Solutions - Disruptive innovation opportunity to develop autonomous robots that provide targeted natural lighting without the need for electricity or artificial light sources.
Industry Implications
1. Renewable Energy - The renewable energy industry can explore the integration of solar tracking technology for enhanced energy efficiency and reduced reliance on artificial lighting.
2. Health and Wellness - Health and wellness industry can capitalize on natural light therapy solutions to offer products and services that improve mental health and enhance well-being.
3. Smart Home Technology - Opportunity for the smart home technology industry to incorporate robotic lighting solutions for energy-efficient and customizable lighting systems.
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