When it comes to lighting a hotel room what light levels are required? Ganesh Prasad, head of Technical at Chelsom, investigates in our latest Q&A of the Day.
The French government has moved to outlaw Wi-Fi in nurseries, schools and childcare centres that cater for children under six. The move is offering inspiration to the creators of Li-Fi, a system that uses light to provide internet access.
Gordon Routledge ruefully remembers the night in a Philadelphia hotel room when the reality of the Internet of Things hit him.
Emergency lighting fails in San Francisco rail black-out. PLUS: Belgian lettuce growers use LED to boost production. AND: LED strips aim to improve pedestrian safety in Singapore. Lux Today May 23 2017.
New York City is spending millions of dollars on replacing elderly fluorescent lighting with energy efficient LED in the Staten Island Ferry's termini. However the move, which is part of massive city-wide cost cutting scheme, will take years to pay back.
For most of us, the more the world shifts, the more we wish that things could stay the same. But when it comes to technology that yearning for what we’ve always known can sometimes get in the way of innovation when a real game-changing opportunity comes along. Let’s take a look at the fire-rated downlight and consider how we’ve always dealt with that thorny problem.
Want to win a Lux Award this year? Of course you do! But so do lots of others. So how to you set your entry apart – and give yourself the best possible chance of taking home a trophy in November?
Leading rail engineers have challenged manufacturers to come up a lighting network that runs on 48V rather than 240V.
A whole host of experts are set to gather at Lux's Emergency Lighting Conference, which will be held in central London at the end of June.
Each year there are more than 10,000 traffic accidents in Singapore, many of them involving pedestrians. In response to these figures the Singaporean Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched a six-month trial to see if LED light strips can improve safety at pedestrian crossings.