John Bullock, Lux's application editor, considers the best ways to approach lighting a bathroom.
Amazon has launched a $100 million strong fund to fuel voice technology innovation, with the intention of ensuring it becomes the key tool used in home lighting control.
Researchers beam light particle across fibre network. PLUS: Apple’s new Home app to change the way you light your house. AND: Fluorescent light 'boosts male testosterone levels'. Lux Today September 27th 2016.
Apple was one of the first companies to embrace the smart-home industry, but it has been, on the whole, a quiet commitment. HomeKit, Apple’s original answer to the smart-home revolution was a humble platform that ran behind the scenes on your handset, acting as a base for third-party smart-home apps. This lack of a unified approach was not popular, but Apple is looking to make amends. The company has just released Home, which will run in conjunction with iOS 10 and features all the plethora of smart-apps that were managed by HomeKit, homogenized and streamlined into one app. Here are five ways that Apple’s ‘Home’ will change the way you light your home.
A brand new 42-floor skyscraper in Toronto will feature intelligent lighting controls, the tallest structure yet to be fitted out with the technology from top to bottom.
The Internet of Things (IoT) needs more thought and development before it can take off properly, a top innovation executive at Target has warned.
Philips Lighting has unveiled a major range of lamps with variable colour temperatures aimed at property renters. The SceneSwitch LED range features three light settings of different output and colour temperatures. Uniquely, the settings can be selected by a simple light switch, meaning users don’t have to purchase a dimmer switch or use a smart phone app.
LEDs can do double duty and illuminate a room whilst joining together the Internet of Things. Experts at Disney Research and ETH Zurich believe that it is possible to create a network of luminaires that can send messages to each other, while having no effect on the level of lighting they emit.
Can lighting effect the behaviour of prison inmates? That's one of the intriguing questions that will be discussed at a special webinar on the subject of prison lighting hosted by Lux Review...