UK’s largest property developer trials IoT systems

UK’s largest property developer trials IoT systems

Three conference rooms have been transformed into living laboratories at the offices of the UK’s largest commercial property company Land Securities, with the aim of proving the values of connected lighting.

Are pastel coloured uplights the key to retail success?

Are pastel coloured uplights the key to retail success?

The use of pastel coloured uplights in retail displays has been found to increase sales in a new study. The installation of the lights in a particular area of a store in Germany were found to increase basket values by six per cent.

Mexican LED firm aims to light Donald Trump’s wall

Mexican LED firm aims to light Donald Trump’s wall

Famously, President Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail in 2016 that he would build a wall on the US border and make Mexico pay for it. Unsurprisingly, the Mexican government is not exactly sold on that arrangement, but this hasn’t stopped a small and enterprising Mexican LED firm from eyeing a potential deal.

What were the must-sees at Euroshop 2017?

Euroshop took place in Dusseldorf, Germany, last week. The event is the biggest retail themed trade show in the world and this year there were plenty of lighting developments to get excited about. From indoor positioning to interactive flooring, we have the low-down fresh from the Messe. Lux Review 14 March 2017. 

What did we learn from Euroshop 2017?

What did we learn from Euroshop 2017?

As the automatic motorised shutters come down on Euroshop 2017, what have we learned?

Here are  three things that made the trip to Dusseldorf worthwhile.

Experts to gather at Lux Lighting for Rail Conference

Experts to gather at Lux Lighting for Rail Conference

Rail experts are set to gather in London for a special conference considering the current state of lighting on the rail network. The event will address the key issue of driver-only operation, which is prompting strike action across the UK network. 

LEDs prompt rising military tensions in disputed Kashmir

 LEDs prompt rising military tensions in disputed Kashmir

Tensions in the disputed area of Kashmir are rising thanks to a conspiracy theory, spreading like wildfire, that government supplied LED luminaires are equipped with ‘high-tech spy sensors’, which betray the location of militants to the Indian government.

The Best of Lighting Spy

The Best of Lighting Spy

Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Robert Leeming counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 20 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.