The UK’s leading ethical hacker has warned that the lighting industry needs to ‘wake up’ when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) security, or risk the technology being turned into a Trojan Horse for hackers.
The jury for this year’s Lux Awards Middle East has been announced and it includes a string of big names from across the lighting industry.
We have seen yet more lurid headlines in the press, reporting that hospital projects built under Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts have been condemned as unsafe following inspections of fire protection measures. The stories are being spun as a stick to beat the PFI programme with, but there is a very real issue here for the lighting specifier, contractor and manufacturer.
Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.
There must be things that the hard-pressed facilities manager can do to make their job just a little bit easier, and maybe save a bit of money for better things. Here’s a list of actions that shouldn’t take too much effort to work out and which should see immediate benefits.
The Circular Economy is a design strategy that can revolutionise the way that we make light fittings. But will we take it on?
Contractors on lighting projects including Sheikh Zayed Bridge and Khalifa City are among those whose work has been recognised for their excellent performance and compliance with standards.
Philips and Cisco have formed a global strategic alliance that will combine Philips’ LED based connected lighting system with Cisco’s IT network to address a global office market estimated to be worth EUR 1 billion.
iGuzzini, Fagerhult, Erco and Tridonic are the latest industry big hitters to commit to LuxLive Middle East. The spectacular two-day lighting event will bring together the world’s leading lighting brands and key decision makers and specifiers from across the Middle East at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 13-14 April 2016.
More than 25,000 UAE flags and decorative lighting designs have been placed by Abu Dhabi Municipality around the capital as part of the festivities for the UAE’s 44th National Day.