The technology was developed in the early 1990s and held great promise, but was gone from all news by late 1998.
( See my two previous articles: Article One and Article Two)
The main issue seemed to be electromagnetic interference in the 2.4 GHz wireless spectrum. This spectrum is used by Wi-Fi, satellite radio and cordless phones. All companies using this broadcast range, such as Sirius and XM satellite radio went to the FCC to force Fusion Lighting to reduce the electromagnetic emissions of their lights by 99.9%. Fusion Lighting agreed to install metal shielding around their lights, but was only able to cut emissions by 95%.
Many of the locations with these lights are now being removed.
Updated Blog Post - Article to Published on Light Bulb Hotline to GoingTrueGreen.com
Bill Lauto, at GoingTrueGreen.com
International Sustainability and Energy Consultant
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