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THE WINDOWLED PROJECT COMMUNITY

The WindowLED Project is fully open source and is to be community driven, centered around our discussion forums. There you can:

*Ask any questions
*Post any of your thoughts.
*Discuss what you feel are features you need.
*Contribute in any way to the development of the project
*Offer any link to any products, where new and improved products are welcome.
*Discuss anything else you want.

If you get more involved, the more roles you are given and offered. We need people to drive the community.

Develop as you Wish

The WindowLED Project is fully open source and is to be community driven, centered around our discussion forums. There you can:

*Ask any questions
*Post any of your thoughts.
*Discuss what you feel are features you need.
*Contribute in any way to the development of the project
*Offer any link to any products, where new and improved products are welcome.
*Discuss anything else you want.

If you get more involved, the more roles you are given and offered. We need people to drive the community.

Community Goals

The goal of the WindowLED Community is to create floor lamps that brighten whole rooms at all levels with light that mimics natural lighting. Along with additional features, like adjusting light properties and color, and wireless control. Improving the components and design and proce. An initial list of features is listed below as a Floor Lamp Holy Grail, which anyone can help develop and refine.

A Floor Lamp Holy Grail

If you feel anything is wrong or missing in the list, please help change anything, and if you have any ideas of how to gain the right components, or can help develop them, add to the Holy Grail discussion.

* Achieved
**Partially Achieved

**Bright as windows: 10,000 – 25,000 Lumens
*Dim as a nightlight: 10 Lumens or less
*Ambient lighting
*Full Range Dimming
**Bluetooth and knob
*Even Illumination
**Halogen Replacement
*No Buzzing
*No flickering
*Replaceable Parts
*Open Source
*Community Driven

Not Yet Achieved:

*Tunable Color Temperature: 1800-6500K
*Color/ Tint / Etc?
*IP67/8
*Safety Certifications
*Wireless Adaptability
*Small Power Supply
*Small Driver
*Small Heatsink
*Low Heat
*Thin Shaft
*Thin Cable
*Shallow Shade
*Good Proportions

 

 

 

 

The purpose of this project is to initiate an important change with indoor lighting, that others can build on. The goal is to create floor lamps that can finally point up, providing all the ambient light needed in any room, that authentically matches natural light.

The Floor Lamp Holy Grail

The following is a partial list that you can contribute to by joining the discussions and editing our wiki.

 

  • Bright as windows: 10,000 - 25,000 Lumens
  • Dim as a nightlight: 10 Lumens or less
  • Ambient lighting
  • Full Range Dimming
  • Bluetooth and knob
  • Even Illumination
  • Halogen Replacement
  • No Buzzing
  • No flickering
  • Replaceable Parts
  • Open Source
  • Community Driven
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