Major boost will bring indoor positioning to a store near you

Major boost will bring indoor positioning to a store near you

Philips Lighting is opening up its indoor positioning technology to work with LED luminaires from other lighting companies. It will mean that commercial lighting systems that use indoor positioning will be more widely available, so wayfinding technology might be on its way to a shopping mall near you very soon.

Amazon drones to dock on street lights?

Amazon granted patent to develop drone docking stations that sit on street lights. PLUS: Poor lighting prompts concern before opening of Rio Olympics. AND: Top US basketball team announces li-fi first for new stadium. Lux Today August 2nd 2016.

The best of Lighting Spy

The best of Lighting Spy

Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.

 

Amazon drones to dock on streetlights

Amazon drones to dock on streetlights

It has been known for sometime that Amazon plans to use drones to deliver packages, but up until now the gritty detail of their proposal has remained something of a mystery.

Acuity in deal with Target to supply smart lighting

Acuity in deal with Target to supply smart lighting

Acuity Brands has agreed a deal with Target to exclusively supply the US retailer with smart lighting. Target will exclusively install Acuity’s next generation, smart LED fixture for applications including sales floor, store accent and distribution centre lighting, as part of ongoing programme to reduce energy consumption and enhance operational effectiveness across its facility footprint.

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Join the Lux Webinar community

Every other Wednesday a growing number of lighting professionals are sitting down to enjoy an hour of information and technical entertainment with the Lux Webinar Series.

REVIEWED  Suspended direct/indirect luminaires

Suspended direct/indirect luminaires

If you want a better looking installation, more comfortable working conditions and a change from boring flat panels, then a suspended direct/indirect luminaire is the answer. We review the best on the market...

How to light a warehouse

How to light a warehouse

With ‘logistics’ being the buzz word on everyone’s transport fleet, it’s worthwhile giving a bit more attention to the quality of service that goes on inside those huge sheds.

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

There must be things that the hard-pressed facilities manager can do to make their job just a little bit easier, and maybe save a bit of money for better things. Here’s a list of actions that shouldn’t take too much effort to work out and which should see immediate benefits.

Lux two-minute explainer: Flicker

Lux two-minute explainer: Flicker

Flicker is something that used to happen. Electronics saved us from fluorescent lamp flicker, but it's letting us down when it comes to some LEDs.