This week IKEA announced they plan to sell only LED bulbs by 2016, becoming the first furniture retailer in the United States to do so.
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The total annual cost saving (including purchase price and energy consumption cost) of switching one incandescent 40W bulb to a corresponding LED bulb, is about $6.25 현대모비스 ci 다운로드. – Earth Techling
While the high cost of non-traditional lighting may be prohibitive for some, the company says that it will “be selling the LED bulbs at the lowest price on the market” (IKEA’s cheapest LED bulb currently starts at $9.99) 다운로드. – The Verge
But what most Americans (about 73%) don’t know is that LED bulbs last 20 years, incandescent bulbs, by contrast, last only about a year 다운로드. – Daily Finance
IKEA said the effort fits in with its phase-out of plastic bags in 2007 and incandescent bulbs in 2010 다운로드. – Market Watch
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Ikea prints 211 million copies of its product catalog every year. That’s more than 20 times the population of Sweden, the home of the build-it-yourself furniture empire 다운로드. These are impressive numbers for a print catalog in a digital world, but Ikea is now changing with the times with a head-first dive into augmented reality 카카오 뮤직 다운로드.
“A lot digital stuff becomes very interesting when you mash it up with the tangible items of the real world,” said Andreas Dahlqvist, Global Deputy Chief Creative Officer of McCann, the creative agency behind the catalog 다운로드.
Augmented reality features will roll out in the 2013 edition of the print catalog, which will arrive in customers’ mailboxes later this month 영화 이퀄라이저 다운로드. Amid pictures of Expedit bookshelves and Boksel tables, Ikea fans will see special printed symbols, each an invite to launch new iPhone and Android smartphone apps for an augmented reality experience linux tomcat.
When you wave your smartphone over pages with digital content, a variety of features appear.
Source: Wired Gadget Lab – Ikea’s Augmented Reality Catalog Will Let You Peek Inside Furniture
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