So, just what is Power over Ethernet?

So, just what is Power over Ethernet?

In the first of four Power over Ethernet (PoE) themed Q&A of the Day enquiries, Akshay Thakur, business development manager of the industries and IoT product group at Cisco deals with an easy simplifier just to get the ball rolling. Everything gets much more complicated after this, so listen up!

How to light a garden centre

How to light a garden centre

In our latest design clinic Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, considers the best ways to light a garden centre.

Here comes the moon: CoeLux launches night version

Here comes the moon: CoeLux launches night version

CoeLux’s artificial skylights have rocked the industry due to their convincing reproduction of sunlight. Now the company has launched a new version that aims to be just as successful at recreating the night sky.

Cities are getting smarter, now meet the first smart slums

Cities are getting smarter, now meet the first smart slums

The rise of smart cities is no secret. Major population centres all around the globe are adopting smart city technology as part of an effort to get our municipalities to run in a more organised fashion. What is quite surprising is that this task is not only the preserve of rich Western cities like San Francisco or New York, smart thinking is also being adopted in some of the poorer areas of some of the poorest cities in the world, for example in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro and the slums of Nairobi.