Hackers hijack IoT devices

LED meets the cosmos as space station gets circadian boost. PLUS: Hackers hijack thousands of IoT devices. AND: Shrewd airport worker steals millions with LED scheme. Lux Today 11 October 2016.

The IoT revolution is here, but is it safe?

The IoT revolution is here, but is it safe?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the lighting industry’s saviour as revenues from luminaires start to decline. But as companies rush to get IoT products to market, is thorough cyber security being sacrificed for the sake of a quick buck? At this year’s Lux Live ethical hacker, Ken Munroe of Penetration testing and security services will give a live demonstration of just how vulnerable connected lighting products are to attack and manipulation. 

‘Invest in IoT or die’, Harvard chief warns industry

‘Invest in IoT or die’, Harvard chief warns industry

Invest in research and development for the forthcoming Internet of Things revolution or face irrelevance – that’s the stark warning delivered today to lighting manufacturers by Paul Hussey, CEO of drivers-to-wireless-controls manufacturer Harvard Technology.

Lux answers your emergency lighting questions

Lux answers your emergency lighting questions

Emergency lighting is a constantly changing sphere, with a whole host of new developments and innovations to stay on top of. To make this task a little easier we have recruited an expert panel of experts to help solve your emergency lighting woes. To submit a question email editor@luxreview.com or post a question in the comment section below.

 

Michael Grubb Studio leads Lush to lighting reinvention

Michael Grubb Studio leads Lush to lighting reinvention

Michael Grubb Studio’s lighting scheme for Lush’s flagship store in Manchester’s Arndale shopping centre is an example of great lighting design and energy reduction coming together. The finished product exudes a homely and welcoming aura and Lush is set to recreate the Manchester rejuvenation in stores nationwide, adopting the new lighting design as part of their brand, an extraordinary jump for a company that has come to realise just how impactful lighting can be. In the latest of our Lux Awards profiles we talk to Michael Grubb about working with Lush.

Apple changes the way you light your home

Researchers beam light particle across fibre network. PLUS: Apple’s new Home app to change the way you light your house. AND: Fluorescent light 'boosts male testosterone levels'. Lux Today September 27th 2016.

Top designers in London river battle

IoT is ‘less than awesome’ says leading innovation czar. PLUS: Researchers find new way of turning light into electricity. AND: Top designers do battle to light London’s river bridges. Lux Today September 13 2016.

US Navy li-fi baffles Russian spies

US Navy turns to li-fi to tackle Russian hacking. PLUS: Philips launches new smart motion sensor. AND: New supermarket LED to make vegetables appear fresher. Lux Today September 6th 2016.

How to light a lounge bar

How to light a lounge bar

In Lux's latest Design Clinic, technical editor Alan Tulla sets out three alternative ways to light a lounge bar.

See the tunnel where SURREAL light keeps you safe

‘Surreal’ lighting to make ‘world’s longest tunnel’ safe. PLUS: Size of Brexit Britain’s lighting industry increases. AND: Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics. Lux Today August 30th 2016.

Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics

Chinese manufacturers win gold at Rio Olympics

The Olympic Games always offer an international stage for lighting manufacturers to show off their wares and this year’s event in Rio was noteworthy for the rise in the use of products from China.

Smart stop lights to 'TALK' to drivers

Smart traffic lights to 'communicate' with drivers to inform them when they are about to change. PLUS: Saudi scientists create ‘fastest li-fi luminaire’. AND: New building standard aims to protect the health of occupants. Lux Today August 23rd 2016.

Two-minute explainer: The WELL Building Standard

Two-minute explainer: The WELL Building Standard

What are we to make of human centric lighting (HCL)? The science is sound but the application of the technology is often confused and contradictory. What is needed is a guide to point us in the right direction. That is the job of the WELL Building Standard (WBS).