LuxLive Middle East opens call for speakers

LuxLive Middle East opens call for speakers

LuxLive Middle East has issued its call for speakers for 2017. The acclaimed conference and exhibition – which debuted in Abu Dhabi but switches to Dubai this year –  features a range of opportunities for lighting professionals to share expertise and increase their profile in the region. 

Organisers name venue for LuxLive Middle East

Organisers name venue for LuxLive Middle East

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.

How to design human centric lighting – by scientist who discovered it

How to design human centric lighting – by scientist who discovered it

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.

Lux webinar explores ways to market to lighting buyers

 Lux webinar explores ways to market to lighting buyers

Lighting professionals are increasingly hard to reach in an age where email communication is being devalued. What are the reasons for this and how can you develop a message that lighting buyers will find engaging? 

Can the aura of gaslight survive in the LED age?

Can the aura of gaslight survive in the LED age?

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.

Is new technology changing lighting designer's thinking?

Is new technology changing lighting designer's thinking?

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.

Cloud-based street lighting design takes off

Cloud-based street lighting design takes off

A British company is hoping to revolutionise street lighting design using the power of Cloud computing. The new system allows users to automate the analysis of luminaires, enabling manufacturers and lighting departments to calculate how a product would perform in a number of different road configurations and luminaire arrangements. 

Britain’s first Wi-Fi streetlight project unveiled

Britain’s first Wi-Fi streetlight project unveiled

The UK’s first Wi-Fi-enabled exterior lighting installation has been unveiled in Milton Keynes. In what engineers are describing as a ‘proof of concept’, the interactive streetlight outside the football ground on MK Dons FC also includes 360-degree LED lighting, CCTV and a remote-controlled public address system.

Lighting fixture design conference programme launched

Lighting fixture design conference programme launched

The speaker programme for Lux's two-day Lighting Fixture Design Conference has been launched. The gathering will take place at the Cavendish Centre in central London from the 21-22nd of February 2017.

The LED revolution has concluded, prices are falling and the industry's attention is turning to the digital world, to the internet of things and smart cities. This curated and timely conference aims to help you to map out your strategy for the digital lighting world.