History, however, is full of problems with new lighting technologies. Remember the introduction of MR-16 lamps to the United States? They worked great in open, European-styled track heads. We borrowed the technology, stuffed them into miniature downlights, and watched as they melted. While that technology is now mature, we still have clients 20 years later that insist on using other lamps. Bad memories fade slowly, even though the technology continues to improve.
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