This spray paint lights up at the flip of a switch, but it's not glow-in-the-dark

  • LumiLor is a spray on paint that illuminates in the dark.
  • It’s not LED light, nor is it glow-in-the-dark paint, but a special kind of paint that “turns on and off” by reacting to an electric charge.
  • Watch the video above to see how the paint is applied to create pulsating light effects on cars and motorcycles.

The following is a transcript of the video.

Christian Nguyen: This car lights up with something called LumiLor. It’s not LED light, but paint. And not just glow-in-the-dark paint, but a special kind of paint that turns on and off by reacting to an electric charge. It can be applied to any surface in any variety of shapes and looks and acts just like regular paint when not charged.

This Lexus painted with LumiLor, for example, looks like it came out of the factory, that is, until you turn the LumiLor on. Electric currents excite the material. Meaning you can get modulating, pulsating light effects like this.

Darkside Scientific intends LumiLor to be used across the world. In aftermarket shops that, once trained, receive the designation of “LumiLor Laboratories.” What would you paint using LumiLor?

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