Bluetooth standard to transform smart lighting

Bluetooth standard to transform smart lighting

The organisation behind the Bluetooth wireless communication protocol has published its long-awaited standard that extends Bluetooth's physical range, a move that will dramatically open up commercial and industrial market opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) lighting.

Lux Recommends: LED AR111 lamps

Lux Recommends: LED AR111 lamps

These LED retrofits are designed as energy saving replacements for the original tungsten halogen filament lamps.  The AR111 filament lamp is usually 12V and, unsurprisingly, 111 mm diameter.

EU gives LEDs a clean bill of health

EU gives LEDs a clean bill of health

LEDs are safe – that’s the verdict of a European Union committee specialising in emerging health risks, in a new report on the potential hazards of LED lighting.

Lux Explainer: UV LEDs

Lux Explainer: UV LEDs

From healthcare and horticulture to cleaning and clubbing, the new generation of small, powerful UV LEDs is making waves in the lighting industry. John Bullock explains.