Lighting the way to the throne

I stayed at the New York Hilton this weekend in one of their renovated guest rooms. One piece of technology in the room caught my eye: a sensor-activated light. You step out of bed and LEDs at floor level automatically shine a light across the room. It doesn’t light up the whole room – it’s just enough light to help you find your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night. The light also has a light sensor so that it doesn’t light up when the room has enough ambient light.

It’s a very thoughtful touch.

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About Rakesh Agrawal

Rakesh Agrawal is Senior Director of product at Amazon (Audible). Previously, he launched local and mobile products for Microsoft and AOL. His personal blog is at http://blog.agrawals.org and tweets at @rakeshlobster.
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