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iCandy: Pairing People With Processors

This month's edition features robotic pants that make the lame walk, an electronic eye embedded in the back of a man's head, and a walking Internet billboard

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John Pederson, the CEO of LVX System, basks in the glow of dual-purpose LED lighting that his company patented. The 36-watt light source not only brightens a workspace but also transmits data wirelessly by pulsing on and off thousands of times a second—frequencies that are imperceptible to the human eye. The initial version introduced in November can transfer 3 megabits per second.

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