For all of its sins, the smartphone has done a lot to reduce object clutter; I no longer have to carry a separate music player, digital camera and cell phone as I once did. Could a similar feat be achieved with a light source?
The folks at Daylight Design have designed an innovative light called PAL (Portable Adaptive Lighting) that is intended to serve multiple mobile lighting needs for Texas-based Thirty Third Parallel. It's a nifty idea, and I'm digging their execution:
I'm really hoping that these guys hit their Kickstarter target, which at this point is uncertain; at press time they were at $31,000 in pledges towards a $50,000 goal. You can buy in here.