Chinese are back and bidding for Philips

Sonny Wu of Go Scale Capital is believed to be bidding for Philips Lighting followed a bar on his bid for Lumileds. PLUS: Cisco and Cree in IoT deal, and the analyst who thinks the business needs to re-invent itself. Lux Today newscast for 8 March with Courtney Ferguson.

Frankfurt-storming Chinese embrace Smallwood’s Law

Frankfurt-storming Chinese embrace Smallwood’s Law

I’ve just returned from Strategies in Light in California which is always a great event to measure the pulse of lighting industry at a core technology level, and gain a valuable insight in to what going to transform the industry over the coming years. 

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.

Lasers are the future, says LED inventor

The inventor of the blue LED, Nobel Prize winner Shuji Nakamura, says laser diodes have 'compelling advantages' over LEDs. PLUS: The biggest LED order in history; and we interview new Harvard CEO Paul Hussey. Lux Today webcast 2 March 2016 with Courtney Ferguson.

Who cares? It’s just lighting

Who cares? It’s just lighting

One of the lesser-known casualties of the Brisbane floods of 2011 was the lighting at a local park. But only lighting professionals can explain what’s wrong with the replacement scheme

'No future for OLEDs' in general lighting, says Osram

Organic LEDs will have no future in general lighting - that's the verdict of one of the world's biggest investors in the technology. PLUS: How to protect the lighting specification - we interview leading lighting designer Regina Santos. Lux Today newscast Feb 23 2016 with Courtney Ferguson.

The 8 habits of top lighting designers

The 8 habits of top lighting designers

Creative lighting design isn't always about flashes of inspiration. Often, it's sheer craft, and a series of good habits that the top lighting designers employ to ensure they deliver world-class projects time and again. Here we detail – in their own words – eight ways in which the profession's leading practitioners stay sharp...

10 things you MUST know before you dim LED lamps

10 things you MUST know before you dim LED lamps

Some months ago, Lux Review opened this discussion with Dimming LED lamps: the dos and don’ts. Here we delve further into the issue and look at what it means once the decision’s taken to go ahead with a dimmable LED installation.

Meet the man who's changing Dubai's lights

Once a city of excess, Dubai wants to be seen as one of the world's most sustainable places. We meet the man who's making this happen - using lighting. PLUS: We interview the chief executive of Megaman Lux Today newscast with Courtney Ferguson