The French government has moved to outlaw Wi-Fi in nurseries, schools and childcare centres that cater for children under six. The move is offering inspiration to the creators of Li-Fi, a system that uses light to provide internet access.
Office workers who receive bright light in the morning have better sleep and lower levels of stress than those who receive low light levels, scientists have discovered.
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.
Just what is the story with emergency lighting in the home? Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, investigates in our latest Q&A of the day.
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.
Alan Tulla, Lux's technical editor, casts his expert eye over the latest emergency light fittings on the market.
A whole host of experts are set to gather at Lux's Emergency Lighting Conference, which will be held in central London at the end of June.
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.
The launch of a new catalogue is always a time for celebration. After all, it’s a statement of intent by the manufacturer that they are promising a wealth of new product and we’re all invited to join in the fun.
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.