Osram: Minimum size, maximum performance

Osram: Minimum size, maximum performance

Osram has introduced compact solutions for LED product designers. 
Optotronic FIT LT2 S driver family – one driver for multiple lumen packages.  
PrevaLED Core Z6 Mini LED module – smaller light emitting surface.

Tamlite wins Carbon Trust accreditation

Tamlite wins Carbon Trust accreditation

UK lighting manufacturer Tamlite Lighting has become a Carbon Trust accredited supplier, meaning projects using its luminaires could be eligible for a 30 per cent capital grant.

Where’s the innovation in lighting?

Where’s the innovation in lighting?

My diary is filling up with judging appointments for this year’s Lux Awards. The mood, as ever, is buoyant – mainly because we have such a fantastic history of good quality work being entered for the Awards down the years.

'Our crash course in lighting led to a 96-store roll-out'

'Our crash course in lighting led to a 96-store roll-out'

When Jonathan England, head of property at Maplin and Steven Hewison, lead project manager, first embarked on the gargantuan task of converting the firm’s estate to LED, their knowledge of lighting was limited to say the least. 

Lux Recommends: LED G9 lamps

Lux Recommends:  LED G9 lamps

These LED versions are designed as energy saving replacements for the original tungsten halogen filament lamps. These filament lamps were typically 25 – 50W whereas the LED versions are more often 2 – 4W.  

Li-Fi tested in US subway terrorist attack scenario

 Li-Fi tested in US subway terrorist attack scenario

The durability of Li-Fi, the system that delivers an internet service via the lights, has been tested during a terrorist attack drill in the United States. pureLiFi, the company behind the technology, teamed up with Verizon, Nokia and Aegex Technologies to host the attack scenario at the Disaster Preparedness and Tactical Training Centre in Georgia.

Smoke ‘poured’ from lights years before London tower fire

Smoke ‘poured’ from lights years before London tower fire

Anguished residents of the Grenfell Tower reported smoke 'pouring' from light fittings in the years before the block was engulfed by flames. Fire authorities are currently in the process of investigating the massive fire that ripped through the Grenfell Tower in West London, killing and injuring many.

Lighting Spy: 20 crimes against lighting

Lighting Spy: 20 crimes against lighting

Will they ever learn? Evidently not, based on our latest batch of the blunders, bloopers and bodges with lighting. Lighting Spy has had another busy month investigating  20 crimes against design  from around the world. Lighting professionals, look away now…

Will Australia’s largest smart light project lead to city's rebirth?

Will Australia’s largest smart light project lead to city's rebirth?

Australia’s seaside city of Newcastle has launched a massive new smart lighting scheme, which is set to form the spine of the city’s expanding and lavish smart city strategy. It is hoped that the project will help to transform Newcastle from a primarily industrial hub, into a city with a broader range of economic foundations.

Two-minute explainer: Horticultural lighting metrics

Two-minute explainer: Horticultural lighting metrics

If you’ve recently strayed into the world of horticultural lighting then it is likely that you’ve found yourself immersed in an entirely new alphabet soup. Lux's green-fingered applications editor, John Bullock, sets out to bust through the photosynthetic lexicon for the sake of all you horticulture newbies.