27 Aug '11, 6pm

Reversible OLED Building Tiles Collect & Light Up Cities With Solar Power (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

UrbanTiles, created by Israeli designer Meidad Marzan , offers a glimpse into how OLEDs could potentially light up our cityscapes, in the form of two-sided, reversible tiles that have photovoltaics on one side which collect sun energy during the day, and on the flip side, OLEDs which shine using that power at night. Assembled on a surface, this checkerboard of light-collecting and light-emitting tiles could change how our cities are lit at night. Check out this video showing how OLED-skinned buildings could look like:

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/urbantiles-revers...

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