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am·bi·ent

(am'bē-ent),
Surrounding, encompassing; pertaining to the immediate environment in which an organism or apparatus functions.
[L. ambiens, going around]

am·bi·ent

(am'bē-ĕnt)
Surrounding, encompassing; pertaining to the environment in which an organism or apparatus functions.
[L. ambiens, going around]

ambient

surrounding, prevailing. The term is used most often in connection with temperature levels during experiments.

Ambient

Surrounding.
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Ambient lighting Market solutions have garnered many accolades due to their energy saving, easy installation, low maintenance, and reliable performance features.
The combination of task and ambient lighting that uses different equipment for each and meets the occupants' lighting requirements usually maximizes energy conservation at the lowest first cost.
Panasonic will aim for three billion yen sales in the solutions businesses centering on Space Player and 20 billion yen sales in the entire ambient lighting business by FY2019 (for the year ending on March 31, 2019).
For ambient lighting to have real impact on the in-vehicle environment and add to passenger/driver comfort, a large number of solid-state light sources need to be deployed throughout the cabin interior--being located in the foot wells, along the dashboard, across the underside of the roof, the door panels, etc, as well as illuminating certain mechanical parts (such as the interior door handles, cup holders and such like).
Importantly, ambient lighting did not influence the driver's performance (although this was restricted to staying within a lane in this test).
Manoogian says GM is the process of finalizing plans to develop ambient lighting systems for all of its brands, with a focus on using LED systems.
While it satisfies energy code lighting control requirements that demand bi-level control switching, it turns lights on and off based on occupancy and ambient lighting and automatically adjusts the time-delay and sensitivity based on usage patterns.
"At dusk the subway lighting would be dimmed to match the ambient lighting level in the subway, where it would remain until dawn when ambient light levels increased again.
Accent lights, such as low-voltage halogen lamps, can enrich merchandise and displays within an ambient lighting scheme.
The result is a clear, bright display visible from virtually any angle and under any ambient lighting condition."
Ambient lighting is the lighting throughout the general area that produces general illumination, Laberge explains.
First, you need to establish the kind of light they need to find their way around the store--the base lighting (also called general lighting or ambient lighting).

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