Control lights with your mind!

Control lights with your mind!

With the days of the light switch supposedly numbered, Philips is now attempting to take lighting control into a whole new realm by allowing users to turn bulbs on and off just by thinking about it.

DoE funds LED and OLED research

The US Department of Energy is funding nine research and development projects to help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and OLED technology.

Davey defends UK energy policy

Davey defends UK energy policy

Ed Davey has responded to accusations that the coalition ‘doesn’t have an energy policy’, saying the government ‘is tackling the legacy of decades of under-investment in the UK’s energy infrastructure’.

Smart lights help shoppers find groceries

Smart lights help shoppers find groceries

Philips is piloting a Li-Fi system for retailers, which allows ‘intelligent’ LED lights in shop ceilings to communicate with shoppers through a smartphone app. 

REVIEWED  Small downlights

Small downlights

Ditching those ageing halogen downlights? Looks like an LED upgrade is in order. Lux's technical editor Alan Tulla assesses the options available.