Smart lighting is on the rise and the lighting industry has pinned its future wealth and wellbeing on its success, but its dominance is far from cemented. However, supremacy could be on the cards quicker than we think.
In today's Q&A of the day, Chris Shenton of LEDvance considers the relationship between halogen transformers/dimmers with LED lamps.
Ikea is set to premier a large range of affordable, energy efficient, smart lights next month, which users will be able to control remotely via their smartphone. The company has also hinted that it is interested in developing human centric products.
Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, reviews the latest linear inground uplights available on the market.
Four horticultural lighting trials have been launched in the Netherlands, using colored LEDs.
Dutch companies Villa Gerbera, Gebr. Koot BV, Together2Grow and Slijkerman are testing the solid-state lighting on tomatoes, as well as a string of other plants.
The picturesque island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, has been fitted with energy efficient LED street lighting system, featuring a light spectrum specially designed to be friendly to migrating birds. The new lighting infrastructure represents a major milestone in helping Ameland achieve its ambitious sustainability goals by saving energy and reducing light pollution.
The colour of LED light can be used not only to assist the growth of plants, but it can also be used to improve their year round taste and quality and potentially increase their nutritional value. Lux spoke to Doctor Phillip Davis, business manager at Stockbridge Technology Centre in Yorkshire, ahead of our Horticultural Lighting Conference, to find out what more can be done to speed up the LED revolution in farming.
In our latest design clinic Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, considers the best ways to light a treatment room.
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.