Can Apple save OLEDs?

Can Apple save OLEDs?

Speculation is mounting that Apple is set to opt for OLED screens for the 2017 iPhone, a move that  would transform the fortunes of the technology in the lighting sector.

ASK THE DOCTOR: Flicker and why it hertz

ASK THE DOCTOR: Flicker and why it hertz

Flickering lights trigger headaches and can alter our perception of movement. For this reason it is important to understand why it occurs and how to prevent it

Philips lamp targets ‘generation rent’

Philips lamp targets ‘generation rent’

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.

Disney unveils light tech breakthrough

Disney Research creates first all light network. PLUS: America's historic Route 66 undergoes LED make-over. AND: Management Director at Trilux Dietmar Zembrot speaks exclusively to Lux Today about the internet of things. Lux Today July 12th 2016. 

Spy lights could make us the bad guys

  Spy lights could make us the bad guys

Lighting professionals and those with responsibility for lighting have reason to feel good about themselves. We are, after all, the bringers of light, illuminating the spaces we inhabit, chasing the dark. We are the good guys.
But like the original ‘bringer of light’, Lucifer, are we destined to lose our angelic status, to become the fallen due to greed and envy? Are we set to become the gimp of Big Data, the eyes and ears of Mass Surveillance?

Why LEDs have a key role in the horticulture revolution

Why LEDs have a key role in the horticulture revolution

In the most basic sense, light is crucial for most living things residing above deep sea level. Plants use light to develop by a process of photosynthesis, where CO2 is converted into carbohydrate in the chloroplasts of the plant cells. It is also possible to enable photosynthesis using artificial light, and control the development, shape, and flowering period of a plant. 

Value Proposition: Designing warehouse lighting

Value Proposition: Designing warehouse lighting

The Value Proposition is a series that takes a look at the continuing developments in lighting technology, for all those seeking to improve the efficiency and performance of their projects.

Top ten inspirational warehouse designs

Top ten inspirational warehouse designs

When it comes to lighting a warehouse, low energy schemes are always key. This can be achieved through different means such as installing control systems and by utilizing daylight. Here are ten inspirational lighting designs for warehouses that put limiting energy consumption at their centre.

Smart LEDs could join the dots of Internet of Things

Smart LEDs could join the dots of Internet of Things

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.

 

World’s first Li-fi office to open in Paris

World’s first Li-fi office to open in Paris

The first office in the world with the internet supplied using the lighting is set to open in Paris this year, Lux can reveal. It is set to be the first major commercial installation of so-called Li-fi, a form of Wi-fi where the information is embedded in the visible light spectrum by the light fixtures.