LED panels: backlit to the future

LED panels: backlit to the future

Integral has announced the introduction of a new backlit LED panel achieving 152lm/W output. John Bullock considers the implications.

Harvard Technology: driving forward

Harvard Technology: driving forward

Harvard Technology’s new programmable generation of CoolLED drivers represents a massive step change in LED driver functionality

Can lighting help night shift workers?

Can lighting help night shift workers?

Working nights is notoriously bad for your health – it’s been linked with chronic disorders such as cardiovascular disease and even cancer. Blame has fallen on the disruption to the sleep-wake cycle, which is set by light. So scientists are now asking: can clever lighting help?

Li-Fi firms gather to unveil first lights at LuxLive

Li-Fi firms gather to unveil first lights at LuxLive

The world’s leading companies specialising the Li-Fi technology – the delivery of the internet via visible LED lighting – are set to gather at next month’s LuxLive exhibition in London and are promising a series of ground-breaking products.