In today's Q&A of the day, Chris Shenton of LEDvance UK delves into European law.
The lighting giant is expanding its OEM list by four and leaving open the possibility that it might use their products in its own branded line.
Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, reviews the latest linear inground uplights available on the market.
Four horticultural lighting trials have been launched in the Netherlands, using colored LEDs.
Dutch companies Villa Gerbera, Gebr. Koot BV, Together2Grow and Slijkerman are testing the solid-state lighting on tomatoes, as well as a string of other plants.
The picturesque island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, has been fitted with energy efficient LED street lighting system, featuring a light spectrum specially designed to be friendly to migrating birds. The new lighting infrastructure represents a major milestone in helping Ameland achieve its ambitious sustainability goals by saving energy and reducing light pollution.
The colour of LED light can be used not only to assist the growth of plants, but it can also be used to improve their year round taste and quality and potentially increase their nutritional value. Lux spoke to Doctor Phillip Davis, business manager at Stockbridge Technology Centre in Yorkshire, ahead of our Horticultural Lighting Conference, to find out what more can be done to speed up the LED revolution in farming.
Three conference rooms have been transformed into living laboratories at the offices of the UK’s largest commercial property company Land Securities, with the aim of proving the values of connected lighting.
Famously, President Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail in 2016 that he would build a wall on the US border and make Mexico pay for it. Unsurprisingly, the Mexican government is not exactly sold on that arrangement, but this hasn’t stopped a small and enterprising Mexican LED firm from eyeing a potential deal.
An indoor positioning system installed as part of a trial in Marc O’Polo stores in Switzerland has seen the average value of purchases made by customers rise by 10 per cent.
Euroshop took place in Dusseldorf, Germany, last week. The event is the biggest retail themed trade show in the world and this year there were plenty of lighting developments to get excited about. From indoor positioning to interactive flooring, we have the low-down fresh from the Messe. Lux Review 14 March 2017.