A Dutch football club has become the first in the world to install IoT-connected sports lighting.
In a lecture in London, the winner of the Illuminated River competition, Leo Villareal, has set out his plans to light 17 of London’s main river and rail bridges.
Australia’s seaside city of Newcastle has launched a massive new smart lighting scheme, which is set to form the spine of the city’s expanding and lavish smart city strategy. It is hoped that the project will help to transform Newcastle from a primarily industrial hub, into a city with a broader range of economic foundations.
One of the most advanced Smart City systems ever to be tested in the UK is about to be installed in street lights in Essex. We caught up with David Wilde, chief information officer at Essex County Council, to find out more.
John Bullock, the esteemed chair of Lux's recent Lighting for Horticulture Conference in Eindhoven, takes a look back at the event and considers what was learnt from a day full of discussions.
Emergency lighting fails in San Francisco rail black-out. PLUS: Belgian lettuce growers use LED to boost production. AND: LED strips aim to improve pedestrian safety in Singapore. Lux Today May 23 2017.
For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.
Each year there are more than 10,000 traffic accidents in Singapore, many of them involving pedestrians. In response to these figures the Singaporean Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched a six-month trial to see if LED light strips can improve safety at pedestrian crossings.
It is increasingly well known that growing crops under LED light can speed up crop production and change, and even improve, the taste and make-up of a plant. But today, as lighting technology impoves, fewer LED lights are required to create the needed light levels, meaning the technology, for the first time, is becoming an increasingly affordable option for farmers.
A young shopper was ploughed down on a busy stretch of road, after the local council failed to fix a set of broken streetlights.
Armed robbers who shot dead a rich insurance executive in his luxury rural Dorset home hid in wait for the streetlights to go out before deciding to strike. A number of cash strapped councils have opted to switch street lights off in rural areas, during the middle of the night, in order to cut down on costs.
Could LED make pesticides in farming a thing of the past? PLUS: Commuters rebel against lighting upgrade on Washington Metro. AND: US Navy buys American when it comes to lighting. Lux Today 3 May 2017.