News

14 July

LIFX beefs up Wi-Fi lamp security following hacker warning

LIFX has updated the firmware of its internet-connected lamps after researchers discovered a weakness that could have allowed hackers to obtain Wi-Fi passwords.

11 July

Kazakhstan’s largest city gets funding for low-energy streetlights

A project to modernise streetlighting is under way in Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

30 June

Australian entrepreneur raises $12m for smart light switch

The maker of the LIFX internet lamp has raised US$12 million from Silicon Valley investors to produce a Wi-Fi light switch.

30 June

Philips separates components businesses from lighting division

Philips is separating its LED components and automotive lighting businesses from the rest of its lighting division, as it puts its focus on solutions and services for ‘connected lighting’.

27 June

OLEDs ‘could become cheaper to produce than LEDs’

The cost of producing OLEDs could fall lower than that of producing LEDs - if they were made on a larger scale, an OLED researcher has said.

Events

Australian Smart Lighting Summit 2014

Melbourne, Australia, 18 - 19 August 2014

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Light India 2014

New Delhi, India, 18 - 21 September 2014

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LpS 2014 LED Symposium + Expo

Bregena, Austria, 30 - 02 October 2014

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Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

Hong Kong, China, 27 - 30 October 2014

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Light Middle East

Dubai, UAE, 03 - 05 November 2014

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