Skills shortage to put brake on connected lighting

A looming skills shortage could derail the revolution in connected lighting – unless action is taken to train a generation of contractors. PLUS: Customer who spent $150 million on lighting says pace of technological development is 'overwhelming'. Lux Today webcast for May 17 2016 with Courtney Ferguson.

Skills shortage to put brake on connected lighting

A looming skills shortage could derail the revolution in connected lighting – unless action is taken to train a generation of contractors. PLUS: Customer who spent $150 million on lighting says pace of technological development is 'overwhelming'. Lux Today webcast for May 17 2016 with Courtney Ferguson.

Osram solves 85-year-old LED colour mystery

Osram solves 85-year-old LED colour mystery

German lighting giant Osram says it has solved a colour problem with LEDs that has baffled scientists for 85 years. The killer question is: why does the same light from two different LED light sources, which are measured to be exactly the same, look different?

Flicker is back with a vengeance, warns report

Flicker is back with a vengeance, warns report

Flicker is back with a vengeance, a major new report has warned. Around half of domestic and office LEDs have been found to have higher flicker rates than alternative sources, a major study by the Society of Light and Lighting has revealed.

Value Proposition: Car park lighting

Value Proposition: Car park lighting

Our Value Proposition looks at the benefits of upgrading from traditional fluorescent tubes to LED arrays in a typical car park scheme, using IP-rated luminaires.

Philips ditches sale for IPO

Philips chiefs turn down buyers in favour of a stock market flotation. PLUS: Why laser diodes are the hottest trend in car lighting AND: The winners of the Lighting Design Awards. Lux Today webcast for Tuesday May 10 2016 is presented by Courtney Ferguson.

The 'light showers' secret of German ski team's success

How light is contributing to the success of the German national ski team. PLUS: Why GE's Current spent $77 million on an Australian start-up. AND: The dynamic lighting scheme that's wowing a university town. Lux Today newscast for May 3 2016 with Courtney Ferguson.

Two-minute explainer: Power Factor and LEDs

Two-minute explainer: Power Factor and LEDs

We’re into the sixteenth year of a new century and still talking about Power Factor. Why is something that should have disappeared alongside arsenic in wallpaper and lead water pipes still being discussed?

Three way to light walkways and paths

Three way to light walkways and paths

At the risk of stating the obvious, paths are mainly used by pedestrians. This means the lighting has to meet different criteria from traffic routes or town centres. Safety always comes first so the path must be clearly delineated; any changes of level or direction must be visible and other pedestrians should be recognised easily.