Lighting industry needs to ‘wake up’ to IoT hack threat, security expert warns. PLUS: Merger mania set to sweep lighting industry this year. AND: Scientists reach ‘absolute zero’ using light. Lux Today. 17 January 2017.
The deadline for entries to the Lux Awards Middle East 2017 has been extended due to popular demand. Entries now must be submitted by Thursday 26 January, allowing an extra week to take part.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has hailed sustainable lighting as the best way to improve energy efficiency in UK buildings.
The Sheraton Grand in Dubai has won the contract to host the prestigious LuxLive Middle East 2017 conference and exhibition, as well as the glamorous Lux Awards, organisers announced today.
Leading lighting analyst Jed Dorsheimer says the sector is at a crucial junction – and must rapidly embrace change if it is to survive with historic levels of profitability.
The lighting industry needs to take a much more ‘dynamic’ approach to lighting workplaces, Professor Russell Foster, has said in an interview with Lux. Foster is credited with discovering light sensitive ganglion cells in the retina of the eye, which have an influence over the body’s internal clock.
The jury for this year’s Lux Awards Middle East has been announced and it includes a string of big names from across the lighting industry.
A report by regulatory body the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has found that a number of UK railway stations in southern England fail to meet lighting standards.
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.
Can a halfway house be found between the sentimental theatricality of Victorian street furniture and the demands of modern lighting performance? Lux's application's editor, John Bullock, investigates.
For many years lighting design absorbed new technology and simply went about its creative business, because the changes were simply technical improvements that allowed designers to do the same old thing, but a little better than before. This is no longer the case. As advancing technology allows us to broaden our horizons, lighting designers have no excuse not to rip up the rule book and embrace truly inventive design. Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, issues a call to arms.