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Internet Umbrella

Projector, Camera, Real Time 3D Mapping: The Internet Umbrella!

Here is another umbrella that lights up, this time using the internet. The Internet Umbrella aka Pileus, was designed by two students in Tokyo, Takashi Matsumoto and Sho Hashimoto, envisioning a more connected future. The Pileus has two main functions, real time 3D mapping and photo sharing. The umbrella is connected to a laptop that […]


The Portable Light Show: A Programmable Umbrella with Lights

Imagine walking down the street at night or seeing this programmable umbrella with lights onstage at a concert. The Programmable Umbrella by huebner5000 was the winner of the Instructables Soft Circuit Contest. huebner5000 wanted to create a portable light show and so decided to do it onto a fold up umbrella. With the use of […]


L&L’s Photo Guide To Outdoor Patio Lighting Ideas

Patio lighting creates a relaxing setting and can add value to your home.  Depending on the type of patio you have (some have solid roofing structures, pergolas, or just an open space), there are a number of outdoor patio lighting ideas that can be used to create a well designed space to be enjoyed in […]

Wireless Deck Lighting Ideas

Design Guide: 10 Simple Wireless Deck Lighting Ideas

It is great to have lights integrated into your deck. It is helpful to plan out the lighting while the deck is being built, but there is always the option to remodel the deck later on to wire and install lights. This can be costly and time consuming. Below are 10 deck lighting ideas that […]

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