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SunnyFive 'Window' Has Full Spectrum Angled Natural Light
The SunnyFive artificial window provides rooms without a real exterior view with the full spectrum of natural light; the apparent angle of light changes throughout the day.
(SunnyFive artificial window)
While the device is essentially a SAD-lamp, helping those that struggle with a lack of natural light, the technology that mimics phases of the day and tracks the sun in your location certainly sets it apart from other offerings on the market. That, and the fact that itís designed to look like an actual window, rather than a desktop lamp or similar.
In his 1961 novel
, science fiction writer Return From the Stars Stanislaw Lem has a similar solution to the problem of providing natural lighting in interior rooms:
"How do they work it so that the sky is visible at every level of the city?"
She perked up.
"Very simple. Television - that is what they called it, long ago. On the ceilings are screens. They transmit what is above the Earth - the sky, the clouds..."
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