P08427: LED Lighting Technologies for a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Venture
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Generate Product Concepts

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Step 1. Clarify The Problem

Scope

Step 2. Search Externally

Similar Products

Lumina Project List: http://light.lbl.gov/products.html
Solar Light for Developing World: http://eetdnews.lbl.gov/nl21/2fuel_lite.htm
Kerosene Replacements for India: http://www.retsasia.ait.ac.th/Publications/WRERC%202005/CRE.pdf
2008 P3 LED Lantern Project: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncer_abstracts/index.cfm/fuseaction/display.abstractDetail/

abstract/8088/report/0

Illinois LED Lantern Project (pdf)
d.Light Design: http://www.dlightdesign.com/
Lighting Solutions for Africa: http://www.lightingafrica.org/

Step 3. Search Internally

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Initial Concept Generation

Quick Concept Generation Solar-Battery Lantern PV Town Station PV Briefcase Induction Ankle Pack
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Community Bicycle Charger Solar Modular System Crank Lamp and PV Lamp Foot Crank Lamp and See-Saw Lamp Treadle Pedal
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Power Generation Module Concepts

Finalized Power Module Concepts
Community Bike Community PV Treadle Pedal Walking Induction Band
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Finalized Concepts (Lighting)

Finalized Lighting Module Concepts
Metal Cone Lantern-Style Module Adjustable Lens, Adjustable Cone Switch-Shade Lamp, Lantern/Flashlight
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Step 4. Explore Systematically

Power Production

Power Storage

Solar

Pros:

Cons:

Hand Crank

Pros:

Cons:

Step 5. Reflect on the Results and the Process

The team looked at many different possibilites for the lighting system. Early on, the team realized it would be good to seperate the power and lighting modules. Thus, the team developed concepts for a power module and a lighting module independently. Each team member was asked to contribute in this process and be as creative as possible. Overall the team developed a good variety of feasible concepts.


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