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.
Scottish Li-Fi firm pureLiFi has announced that they are to work with the Singapore government to bring the revolutionary technology to the South-Asian city-state
The development is the latest leap forward in the up-hill gallop that is the progress of Li-Fi. The first live demonstration of the technology in front of an audience was given just a few weeks ago at LuxLive in London.
US scientists have developed a special tool to help designers create lighting installations which affect the sleep-wake cycle.
Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.
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.
This Value Proposition looks at the likely benefits between the popular GU10 halgen lamp and the latest generation of LED GU10 lamps from V-TAC
The new office of ‘starchitect’ Richard Rogers features innovative ‘tunable’ white LED lighting whose colour temperature varies throughout the day.
Flicker is back with a vengeance, a major new report has warned. Around half of domestic and office LEDs have been found to have higher flicker rates than alternative sources, a major study by the Society of Light and Lighting has revealed.
Everyone’s talking about circadian rhythms, but how much do we really know about this intimate relationship that we have with the world in which we live?
As the saying goes: ‘You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.’ So the entrance area to your offices must be right.