Motion Sensor Leaves Office Workers in the Dark
David Mery works in an office where the light is controlled by a single motion sensor that is relatively far from most of the desk-bound employees. When he wrote to the people managing his office to complain that one had to stand and flail about or lob a basketball at the sensor else work in the dark, particularly in the short days of winter (and sent this photo in to prove it), he received this illuminating explanation:
“The sensitivity of the sensors is set centrally for the whole building and is fine for most.
Oh well, David, there’s always night vision goggles! Here’s a look at David’s office with the lights on and the mal-positioned sensor: