Has lighting gone utterly bonkers?

Has lighting gone utterly bonkers?

Supermarket lights are guiding customers to bargains in shopping malls, street lights are finding motorists parking spaces and airport lights are tracking wheelchairs. Wait. What?

Starbucks' tech partner turns to lighting

Starbucks' tech partner turns to lighting

The analytics partner for big retail names including Starbucks and Walgreens is to focus on lighting as a platform for its advanced services, it has announced.

Lux Recommends: Petrol station canopy lighting

Lux Recommends: Petrol station canopy lighting

Have you noticed that petrol stations are no longer dull? They used to be lit with high pressure sodium lamps and everything looked dark orange. A few petrol stations used metal halide lamps which had the advantage of white light but their life was considerably shorter. 

Two-minute explainer: (In)visible random flicker

 Two-minute explainer: (In)visible random flicker

One of the yardsticks for good LED design is that the electronic circuitry should not produce any perceptible flicker. Flicker is potentially harmful to health and can trigger migraines and epileptic fits – but the difficult word here is ‘perceptible’.