Since 1907, folks have enjoyed watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve in Times Square. This year, you can enjoy knowing that the Ball is illuminated with the latest technology and is energy efficient.
There are 32,256 LEDs that will brighten the sky of New York. The Ball used LEDs the past two years, but this year will be even more brillant, with three times the number of light-emitting diodes compared to last year.
The light show also will display 16 million colors and special effects, demonstrating the variety of applications that LEDs can be used for in the future. These LEDs will use an equivalent amount of energy as needed to power two conventional ovens.
No matter where you are in the world, you can enjoy the festivities of New Year’s Eve.
We wish you a wonderful 2010.
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