Light, in its natural and artificial form, plays a significant part in our daily existence. Due to its abundance, the importance of this magnificent resource can often go unnoticed.
The advent of reliable lighting spans from the discovery of fire. This revelation initiated an evolutionary step for early humans and granted them with a multitude of benefits - allowing activity in the dark and providing protection from predators to name a few.
Throughout centuries, the continued study of light contributed to many ground-breaking discoveries, revolutionising our society and defining modern living.
International Day of Light, initiated by UNESCO, aims to raise awareness and appreciation of light-based technologies. It also focuses on the importance of education and equality, to foster peace and sustainable development.
This annual celebration marks the anniversary of the first successful operation of the laser on the 16th of May 1960. The achievement, attributed to physicist and engineer - Theodore Maiman, led to the subsequent progression in the field of natural science.
Laser technology has since had a variety of applications across many industries, including manufacturing, engineering, electronics, the medical field plus many more.
Impact Capital Group embraces innovation, we want to make a positive impact within the housing sector. Our Smart Homes concept uses the invigorating power of light to deliver tech-savvy living spaces of the future. By implementing light-based technologies, remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems, we intend to empower and inspire a new way of living. Our sustainable properties utilise tech advancements to benefit homeowners, promote social cohesion and aid the development of smarter, greener neighbourhoods, or smart habitats, as we like to call them.
Light is not only a source of energy for all living organisms, but also a root of inspiration and scientific discovery. It is our joint responsibility to ensure we harness it mindfully and sustainably.
Let International Day of Light remind us of the transformative power of this life-sustaining resource.
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