Shops could be leaning on a lamppost for savvy sales insights as part of a smart city initiative.
Furniture giant Ikea will eliminate halogen and fluorescent from its shelves across the world. This and more in the latest edition of our Lux Today newscast.
Lux Today reports on Cooper Lighting's massive fluorescent recall in the US. The sector's major stories in a three-minute news wrap.
Plus: the underground farm that uses LED lighting to grow salad for London's top restaurants, and spy lights: cool or creepy?
The people speak: 'Visible light communication' in retail stores like Carrefour and Target is our friend not our foe.
'If I were 10 years younger I’d be packing up my desk drawer now, and heading off to start ledatalighting.com,' says Lux's publisher, Gordon Routledge.
You might think it's an invasion of privacy. But GE Lighting says people are keen to let LEDs track them and deliver discount coupons to their smartphones.
LED lights in the ceiling beam signals to customers' phones and show them product information or store maps, based on where they're standing. The hottest thing in brick-and-mortar shopping since the barcode?
The experience of going to shops and museums is about to be turned on its head by indoor positioning technology – and it’s all thanks to LED lights. Robert Bain reports.