The Global Hotlist is unveiled....

The names of the 20 most exciting lighting companies in the world right now have been unveiled in a ceremony in Hong Kong. Courtney Ferguson presents Lux Today for 3 November 2015.

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Lux catches up with Nick Farraway in his first month in the newly-created post of vice president and general manager for Cree Lighting in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Expect new products as Cree sets sights on expansion beyond US.

The lights that detect gun fire

Streetlights that can identify gunfire and inform police are being developed....GE Lighting disappears in restructure....and CEOs gather in Hong Kong to hear who's on this year's Global Hotlist. Lux Today 27 Oct 2015 with Courtney Ferguson.

Munich subway lighting is just the ticket

Munich subway lighting is just the ticket

An innovative LED solution is at the heart of a renovated mezzanine floor at Marienplatz subway and metro station in Munich, Germany. The newly-designed intermediate storey of the station opened this Monday.

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

The panel discussions at LuxLive are always one of the highlights of the show. This year is no exception, with top experts on hand to thrash out the big issues of the day. Don’t miss out, register to attend LuxLive at luxlive.co.uk/register - it's FREE!

First ambient powered screen runs on office lights

First ambient powered screen runs on office lights

Microsoft Research has developed a screen that can be powered by office lighting, the first time such a device has been created. In its current form the device is being described as an electronic Post-It note , which can be programmed to show up-to-date information such as weather reports and public transport timetables.

How did they do that? Lighting The Last Supper

How did they do that? Lighting The Last Supper

Couldn’t get a ticket to see The Last Supper in Milan? Don’t worry, Lux is bringing over designer Piergiovanni Ceregioli to LuxLive to explain how iGuzzini lit Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Renaissance artwork.

Butterfly sanctuary spreads its wings with LED lighting

Butterfly sanctuary spreads its wings with LED lighting

Europe’s largest butterfly sanctuary can now rival the colour spectacle of its insects after receiving an LED makeover by Philips. The Tropical Butterfly Garden and Insect Museum of Konya in Turkey has installed a computer-controlled LED lighting system that allows it to glow in a host of different colours.

Fresh crackdown on dangerous fixtures

'Mystery shoppers' tasked to find unsafe luminaires and report them to authorities...house without light switches shortlisted for Lux Award...and the happy discovery of rock concert lighting engineers. Lux Today 20 October 2015

GE to develop lights that detect gun shots

GE to develop lights that detect gun shots

GE Lighting has teamed up with a specialist firm to bring gunshot detection to light fixtures. The arrangement will add gunshot detection sensors and software to GE’s intelligent LED streetlights.

GE Lighting disappears in radical restructure

GE Lighting disappears in radical restructure

GE Lighting is no more. New 'Current' group embraces CEO Jeff Immelt's industrial internet strategy, treating LEDs as connected computers and cost items in a service business. Rebranded conventional lighting group keeps the old stuff, for now. It could be for sale.