Sharp Solar Powered Streetlights

We have shown a number of solar powered streetlights before that look more elegant, but this new unit from Sharp has a number of interesting features, including a very directed distribution (helping reduce light pollution), 1800 lumen output and a special earthquake sensor that will make it run for over 48 hours straight if it detects a tremor over 5 on the Richter scale. Build in an alarm system so the panels don't get stolen, or perhaps Wifi, and it's perfect. ::Akihabara News via ::Ubergizmo

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