OLEDs can be used to make touch light controllers

OLEDs are a 'cold' flat light source - they emit no heat - and thus are safe to touch. This means that it's possible to use them as a touch-light-controller. The Fraunhofer IPMS institute showed (at the Plastic electronics 2008 conference) the world's such device

The touch function generate a completely new feeling of light. It´s
like magic: turn on the light simply by a hand movement, noted Jörg
Amelung, head of business unit of organic materials and systems at the
Fraunhofer IPMS.

Read more here (Science daily)

Posted: Oct 10,2008 by Ron Mertens