Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, reconsiders the definition of 'localised lighting'.
American lighting equipment in use on the tense demilitarized border that divides the two Koreas is prompting a diplomatic headache.
‘Surreal’ lighting to make ‘world’s longest tunnel’ safe. PLUS: Size of Brexit Britain’s lighting industry increases. AND: Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics. Lux Today August 30th 2016.
The Olympic Games always offer an international stage for lighting manufacturers to show off their wares and this year’s event in Rio was noteworthy for the rise in the use of products from China.
Smart traffic lights to 'communicate' with drivers to inform them when they are about to change. PLUS: Saudi scientists create ‘fastest li-fi luminaire’. AND: New building standard aims to protect the health of occupants. Lux Today August 23rd 2016.
'Surreal' ambient lighting could be used to prevent drivers suffering psychological problems while driving through what is set to become ‘the world’s longest tunnel’.
Judging when green traffic lights are going to switch to red has always been a difficult business. But now Audi has developed a smart-dashboard that can communicate with traffic lights and inform drivers when the lights are about to change.
Rejuvenating light clinic opens at Harvey Nichols in London. PLUS: LED farm produces 12,000 lettuces a day. AND: GE biosensors monitor athletes at Rio Olympics. Lux Today August 16th 2016.
Human-centric lighting represents a new way of using light in our lives, but there is some skepticism over its use and its effectiveness. Do we know enough about the technology, for example, to be using it in schools? Is there enough evidence to say that human centric lighting improves productivity at work? Can HCL help to maintain a smooth circadian rhythm at home?
In a 'Clash of the Lighting Titans' Lux's applications editor John Bullock (a HCL cheerleader) and our technical editor Alan Tulla (a sympathetic skeptic) sit down to compare and contrast their human centric lighting opinions.
New technology gives diners ability to choose a lighting mood to suit their meal. PLUS: Light pollution robs Americans of a night sky view. AND: LED used to battle elephants in India.
The last frontier of the LED revolution has been high-power applications such as high-mast area lighting, where fixtures with massive lumen packages are required. It now looks like that last frontier is being well and truly conquered, as organisations switch from discharge technologies. A good example is Heathrow Airport in London, one of the busiest airports in the world. The apron lighting has now been upgraded fom high-pressure sodium to LED.