The UK’s leading ethical hacker has warned that the lighting industry needs to ‘wake up’ when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) security, or risk the technology being turned into a Trojan Horse for hackers.
We have seen yet more lurid headlines in the press, reporting that hospital projects built under Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts have been condemned as unsafe following inspections of fire protection measures. The stories are being spun as a stick to beat the PFI programme with, but there is a very real issue here for the lighting specifier, contractor and manufacturer.
There must be things that the hard-pressed facilities manager can do to make their job just a little bit easier, and maybe save a bit of money for better things. Here’s a list of actions that shouldn’t take too much effort to work out and which should see immediate benefits.
The Circular Economy is a design strategy that can revolutionise the way that we make light fittings. But will we take it on?
Watch what happens when our crack team of reporters don't exactly follow the script. Lux Today for 22 December 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson.
Lux has stepped up its programme of webinars for 2016, offering something for everyone, from hot topics such as the Internet of Things and human-centric lighting, through to lighting for specific applications such as rail, schools and prisons. There’s even a session on how to light for bats.
Philips and Cisco have formed a global strategic alliance that will combine Philips’ LED based connected lighting system with Cisco’s IT network to address a global office market estimated to be worth EUR 1 billion.
Neonlite Electronic and Lighting (HK), brand owner of low energy lighting manufacturer Megaman, has today announced plans to restructure its distribution in Australasia to unlock further growth.
Lighting control systems can reduce energy consumption by up to 30 per cent, according to a new guide by Lighting Council Australia.
Regular Lux columnist Lance Stewart gives us his table-side view of the 2015 International IESANZ Lighting Design Awards.
The 2015 International IESANZ Lighting Design Awards have rewarded the best projects and design excellence across Australia and New Zealand. Who grabbed the gongs?