Brisbane bridge shines under a new light

Brisbane bridge shines under a new light

Brisbane’s Kurilpa Bridge has been relit to dramatic effect – in a scheme powered by up to100KWh of solar-power. Completed in 2009, the dramatic bridge has had its lighting system upgraded with a new LED lighting system specified by Cameron Gunning of Vision & Sound Technology. Providing a pedestrian and cycle crossing over the Brisbane River, Kurilpa Bridge connects the city's central business district with the city's south bank and its major cultural precinct. 

Major boost will bring indoor positioning to a store near you

Major boost will bring indoor positioning to a store near you

Philips Lighting is opening up its indoor positioning technology to work with LED luminaires from other lighting companies. It will mean that commercial lighting systems that use indoor positioning will be more widely available, so wayfinding technology might be on its way to a shopping mall near you very soon.

Meet the bedside lamp......you can smell

Meet the bedside lamp......you can smell

The Vibrance has been designed to help you to ‘wake up, energise, relax, sleep and more,’ and emits therapeutic scents of lavender and parsley to stimulate the mind and body after a night’s sleep.

Top designers in London river battle

IoT is ‘less than awesome’ says leading innovation czar. PLUS: Researchers find new way of turning light into electricity. AND: Top designers do battle to light London’s river bridges. Lux Today September 13 2016.

US Navy li-fi baffles Russian spies

US Navy turns to li-fi to tackle Russian hacking. PLUS: Philips launches new smart motion sensor. AND: New supermarket LED to make vegetables appear fresher. Lux Today September 6th 2016.

How to light a lounge bar

How to light a lounge bar

In Lux's latest Design Clinic, technical editor Alan Tulla sets out three alternative ways to light a lounge bar.

See the tunnel where SURREAL light keeps you safe

‘Surreal’ lighting to make ‘world’s longest tunnel’ safe. PLUS: Size of Brexit Britain’s lighting industry increases. AND: Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics. Lux Today August 30th 2016.

Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics

Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics

The Olympic Games always offer an international stage for lighting manufacturers to show off their wares and this year’s event in Rio was noteworthy for the rise in the use of products from China.

Smart stop lights to 'TALK' to drivers

Smart traffic lights to 'communicate' with drivers to inform them when they are about to change. PLUS: Saudi scientists create ‘fastest li-fi luminaire’. AND: New building standard aims to protect the health of occupants. Lux Today August 23rd 2016.