Low-Key Lighting

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Low-Key Lighting

In film, lighting that provides contrast between the light and dark areas of a scene, creating the impression of shadow. It is used to create the mood of suspense or mystery and may be used in marketing campaigns.
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Panasonic will promote the provision of total solutions to create high added-value spaces by leveraging the ambient lighting know-how that it has acquired over the years.
Panasonic proposes "Projection Lighting," a new ambient lighting concept, using the Space Player that works both as a spotlight and projector.
For ambient lighting to have real impact on the in-vehicle environment and add to passenger/driver comfort, a large number of solid-state light sources need to be deployed throughout the cabin interior--being located in the foot wells, along the dashboard, across the underside of the roof, the door panels, etc, as well as illuminating certain mechanical parts (such as the interior door handles, cup holders and such like).
We generally agree that retail which depends too much on ambient lighting rather than accent lighting uses more energy with less effect than lighting which primarily accents the merchandise.
All three types of lighting will be required in this busy heart of the home, Task lighting for reading, Ambient lighting for watching TV and socialising and Accent lighting to highlight specific parts of a room such as paintings or plants.
Ambient light sensors allow real-time brightness control in response to ambient lighting, while proximity sensors can be used to turn backlighting on and off based on user interactions, usage models and power conservation requirements.
It relies on color contrast, making it resistant to ambient lighting effects.
Sometimes, to enhance visibility for the aging eye, task lighting and ambient lighting have to be balanced--for example, enhancing contrast by turning on the task lighting and dimming the ambient lighting.
When used in conjunction with the TSL25711FN,the VEE and DPO provide mobile device users with an exceptional viewing experience in all ambient lighting conditions, while simultaneously extending battery life.
2]C/SMBus (System Management Bus) interface, are integrated into any system to enable the LCD to be adjusted automatically to match ambient lighting conditions.
The prominent real estate developer has not only created over 55,000 square feet of pre-built units in four of its properties, but it has embellished the spaces with above standard installations, private office and conference rooms, cherry-stained doors, glass sidelights for ambient lighting, reception areas with recessed down-lights, and fully-equipped pantries.
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