Li-Fi eyes opportunity as France bans Wi-Fi in schools

Li-Fi eyes opportunity as France bans Wi-Fi in schools

The French government has moved to outlaw Wi-Fi in nurseries, schools and childcare centres that cater for children under six. The move is offering inspiration to the creators of Li-Fi, a system that uses light to provide internet access.

Iconic NYC ferry goes all LED, but price raises eyebrows

 Iconic NYC ferry goes all LED, but price raises eyebrows

New York City is spending millions of dollars on replacing elderly fluorescent lighting with energy efficient LED in the Staten Island Ferry's termini. However the move, which is part of massive city-wide cost cutting scheme, will take years to pay back. 

Value Proposition: Integral Lighting - Evofire downlight

Value Proposition: Integral Lighting - Evofire downlight

For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.

Do I need emergency lighting?

Do I need emergency lighting?

In advance of our upcoming Emergency Lighting Conference, Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, tackles the biggest emergency lighting question of all. 

LED strips take aim at dire pedestrian safety in Singapore

LED strips take aim at dire pedestrian safety in Singapore

Each year there are more than 10,000 traffic accidents in Singapore, many of them involving pedestrians. In response to these figures the Singaporean Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched a six-month trial to see if LED light strips can improve safety at pedestrian crossings.

Venture launches new lighting catalogue

Venture launches new lighting catalogue

The launch of a new catalogue is always a time for celebration. After all, it’s a statement of intent by the manufacturer that they are promising a wealth of new product and we’re all invited to join in the fun.

Belgian lettuce growers invest in LED to boost production

Belgian lettuce growers invest in LED to boost production

It is increasingly well known that growing crops under LED light can speed up crop production and change, and even improve, the taste and make-up of a plant. But today, as lighting technology impoves, fewer LED lights are required to create the needed light levels, meaning the technology, for the first time, is becoming an increasingly affordable option for farmers.

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