Is Power over Ethernet REALLY the future of lighting?

Is Power over Ethernet REALLY the future of lighting?

It’s been proposed that replacing power cables with data cables makes the installation of LED luminaires easier and cheaper. It also turns the lighting installation into an information pathway, enabling building occupants to access other building services.

Top designer to headline Light Fixture Design conference

Top designer to headline Light Fixture Design conference

One of the most successful luminaire designers of recent times, the multi-award winning light fitting designer Dean Skira, has been named as the headline speaker at this month’s Lighting Fixture Design conference in London.

Fixture Design Conference to tackle an industry in flux

Fixture Design Conference to tackle an industry in flux

The lighting industry is in a state as flux at the moment. As the LED revolution becomes old news, any number of other spheres of change look set to engulf the scene. Be it Smart Cities, or the Internet of Things, more questions seem to exist than answers.

Smart street lights tell cities when to salt frozen roads

Smart street lights tell cities when to salt frozen roads

Street lights that tell local authorities when to salt roads in winter have been unveiled in Hampshire in the UK. The new lamps are fitted with a smart control central management system, which is able monitor weather and road surface temperatures.  

Smart street lights tell councils when to grit frozen roads

Smart street lights tell councils when to grit frozen roads

Street lights that tell local authorities when to grit frozen roads have been unveiled in Hampshire. The new lamps are fitted with a smart control central management system, which is able monitor weather and road surface temperatures.  

Revo Media Statement: LuxLive Middle East 2017 and the Lux Awards Middle East 2017

Revo Media Statement: LuxLive Middle East 2017 and the Lux Awards Middle East 2017

Following a strategic review of the lighting market by the Revo board on Thursday, it has been decided not to proceed with LuxLive Middle East 2017 and the Lux Awards Middle East 2017. The lighting brands in the region have diverse marketing needs and will be better served by a series of targeted events focused on key verticals planned for later in 2017.

Will tunable street light breakthrough silence LED critics?

Will tunable street light breakthrough silence LED critics?

What is thought to be the first successful deployment of white tunable connected street lighting is currently being tested in a suburb of St. Paul in the US state of Minnesota.

The system is, reportedly, able to regulate the amount of potentially unhealthy blue light that is emitted from street lighting.

LED helps to make RAF more environmentally friendly

LED helps to make RAF more environmentally friendly

The Typhoon Project delivery team at RAF Lossiemouth in north-east Scotland were tasked with designing, constructing and delivering a new headquarters building for the squadron based there, while adapting and refurbishing a number of Cold War-era aircraft support facilities. The result was award wining, on budget and LED played an important role.

Human centric lighting: How to make it work for you

Scientist who discovered human centric lighting shares tips with Lux. PLUS: Lighting based indoor positioning set to revolutionise US stores. AND: Health fears makes city think twice about LED. Lux Today 24 January 2017.