Photon's Fenella Frost explains how she managed to beat jet lag by controlling her intake of light.
Lightify, a wi-fi system developed by Osram, has been exposed as potentially vulnerable to hackers, leaving private networks prone to attack.
Exposed brick? Check. Salvaged woodblock floors? Check. But wait. One thing is missing... filament lamps!
The technology behind hit app Pokemon Go looks set to revolutionise the lighting industry. PLUS: Pioneering new smart street lights are able to detect snowfall. AND: New York City gives go ahead for first underground park. Lux Today July 26th 2016.
The Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro has been described as ‘unsafe’ and ‘unlivable’ just two weeks before the Games are set to begin.
The LED revolution dealt a fatal blow to fibre optic lighting, right? Why would anyone want to use that kind of clunky kit when there’s an elegant, light-on-its-feet, technology like LED available. Well, whatever our techie friends might think, the fibre optic lighting system is far from dead. Indeed, its demise has been greatly exaggerated as fibre optic technology has found a way to live in an LED world.
Light can be a very effective treatment for dementia and Alzheimer’s due to its ability to improve sleep patterns and a new system from Osram is helping to do just that.
The Li-fi Centre is to install Li-fi technology at the California Golden State Warriors' new hi-tech sporting home.
Changes to the way the UK Government sets waste-handling targets means that most companies and organisations should now be able to access free lamp recycling. Nigel Harvey, chief of waste lighting compliance scheme Recolight, says the message needs to get out that there is a structured process for taking back end-of-life lighting equipment, and for most firms, it’s cost free. ‘We still come across many end users and facility managers that are being charged to deal with waste,’ says Harvey.
One of the UK’s first cloud-based lighting control installations has been commissioned. The project – at the Kent offices of leading infrastructure services company FM Conway – includes occupancy heat mapping, emergency self-test reporting, energy monitoring and status reporting across each luminaire. The lighting can also provide insight into how the building is used by its occupants, validating the energy savings and giving quantitate data around availability and uptime.
The respected Lighting Research Centre in the United States has issued a pointed critique of the American Medical Association’s recent warning that LED could be a health risk.
Augmented reality, the technology responsible for the hit Pokémon Go app, could be about to change the lighting industry for the better.