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.
Cisco Systems has developed an Ethernet switch that will support lighting, heating, security, and other building operations without the electricity losses associated with some Power over Ethernet (PoE) schemes, losses which have been putting off some potential users of the technology.
Thanks to the LED revolution and a change in the way we use computers and screens, there has been a shift towards installing slim line LED panels in offices. In light of these changes there is now sufficient confusion about the fire-rating requirements of the diffusing material of a luminaire. TP (a)? TP (b)? What's the difference? Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, tells all.
Scottish Li-Fi firm pureLiFi has announced that they are to work with the Singapore government to bring the revolutionary technology to the South-Asian city-state
The development is the latest leap forward in the up-hill gallop that is the progress of Li-Fi. The first live demonstration of the technology in front of an audience was given just a few weeks ago at LuxLive in London.
US scientists have developed a special tool to help designers create lighting installations which affect the sleep-wake cycle.
Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.
US lighting supplier Inter-lux has won the licence to produce and distribute Whitegoods products globally, following the closure of the Whitegoods’ UK production facility in December. The Baltimore, Maryland-based company has been manufacturing under license for Whitegoods in the US market for many years, and has seen business there grow steadily to a point where it is the
The first office in the world with the internet supplied using the lighting is set to open in Paris this year, Lux can reveal. It is set to be the first major commercial installation of so-called Li-fi, a form of Wi-fi where the information is embedded in the visible light spectrum by the light fixtures.
This Value Proposition looks at the likely benefits between the popular GU10 halgen lamp and the latest generation of LED GU10 lamps from V-TAC
We bench test and rate the latest products from the major brands. Report by Lux technical editor Alan Tulla.
Flicker is back with a vengeance, a major new report has warned. Around half of domestic and office LEDs have been found to have higher flicker rates than alternative sources, a major study by the Society of Light and Lighting has revealed.