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Turning light-sockets into LCD projectors

Beam is a lightbulb replacement that screws into any light-socket and turns it into a remote-controlled LCD projector. The idea is fascinating: imagine a string of backyard bulbs converted to projectors, or the pot-lights in a long corridor! But there’s some problems. The Beam was kickstarted and came out in retail with a $500 price-point, which is a hard number for an …