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Check out this kickstarter. ITs a backlight system for monitors up to 50". I backed for a unit to use with my surround setup. the Perimeter is about the same between a 50" screen and a 3x23" surround setup. Check it out. if you like it, back it and help it get to the stretch goals.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/woodenshark/lightpack-ambient-backlight-for-your-displays
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Hm, after watching some video's not entirely convinced. May fall into the gimmick category. If you are worried about eye strain, just put a soft back-light behind your display. I think these moving LED hues may be more distracting than anything.
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i find it more interesting for the Immersion effect rather than the better for your eyes stance. this is a less intense version of illumiroom.
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you can make your own if you want.
http://hacknmod.com/hack/diy-ambient-light-systems/
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While thats cool - the whole idea of Bias Lighting is to enhance color/contrast by providing a neutral light behind the the display. Having color next to the picture can significantly distort the image.

You can read about it here: http://www.cinemaquestinc.com/ive.htm and http://biaslighting.blogspot.ca/

That being said..might be cool to show off if the price is cheap. I already have 2 Antec Bias Lighting kits for my monitor and 60" HDTV tho
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