Experts gather for IoT in lighting summit

Experts gather for IoT in lighting summit

Experts on connected lighting are set to gather in Hong Kong later this month to discuss the impact Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will have on the lighting sector.

Breakthrough LED tech unveiled

Quantum dot technology set to be commercialised...European lamp ban goes ahead...and a new lighting show for the Middle East. Lux Today Oct 13 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson.

Queensland puts battery recycling to the test

Queensland puts battery recycling to the test

Lighting Council Australia has partnered with Queensland Government in a battery recycling trial. The EXITCYCLE initiative between the Council and Queensland aims to divert emergency and exit lighting batteries from landfill. 

LuxLive launches in Middle East

LuxLive launches in Middle East

LuxLive Middle East 2016 will bring together the world’s leading lighting brands and key decision makers and specifiers from across the Middle East in a spectacular two-day lighting event. The show will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 13-14 April 2016.

Consumers turn on to smart lighting

Consumers turn on to smart lighting

Smart light bulbs are the smart home device consumers are most satisfied with, according to a report from analyst Argus Insights. Overall the report found slow growth in smart home technology generally, due to consumer mistrust.

Art Deco icon illuminates the New York skyline

Art Deco icon illuminates the New York skyline

The Walker Tower, close to Ground Zero in New York and damaged during the 9/11 attacks in 2001, has had a makeover. The Art Deco façade and spires have now been illuminated with Erco projectors, with lighting designer Kugler Ning ensuring there is no spill light to detract from the view of the skyline.

Design Tech Services lights up Saudi

Design Tech Services lights up Saudi

Local lighting designers are few and far between in KSA, where international consultancies dominate. Design Tech Services’ Abdulaziz Al-Azem tells Andy Brister why it pays to think local.

FW Thorpe targets UAE growth

FW Thorpe targets UAE growth

Lighting manufacturer FW Thorpe has seen sales soar to £73.5m for the year to 30 June 2015, up 19.9% from £61.4m a year earlier. Pre-tax profit also increased by 14.7% to £14.4m compared to £12.6m in 2014.

LED lamps withdrawn after testing reveals flaw

LED lamps withdrawn after testing reveals flaw

LED lamp manufacturer Verbatim has withdrawn stock of its Classic A 6W and 9W LED lamps after tests by Which? revealed that some lamps failed to conform to EU safety regulations.