Researchers beam light particle across fibre network

Researchers beam light particle across fibre network

Researchers in Canada have successfully teleported a photon light particle over a straight line 3.7 miles long. The photon was transported using a fibre optic cable, setting a record for quantum teleportation.

Five ways Apple’s Home app will change the way you light your house

Five ways Apple’s Home app will change the way you light your house

Apple was one of the first companies to embrace the smart-home industry, but it has been, on the whole, a quiet commitment. HomeKit, Apple’s original answer to the smart-home revolution was a humble platform that ran behind the scenes on your handset, acting as a base for third-party smart-home apps. This lack of a unified approach was not popular, but Apple is looking to make amends. The company has just released Home, which will run in conjunction with iOS 10 and features all the plethora of smart-apps that were managed by HomeKit, homogenized and streamlined into one app. Here are five ways that Apple’s ‘Home’ will change the way you light your home.

BDP embraces darkness in Britain's greenest building

BDP embraces darkness in Britain's greenest building

The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia is one of the UK's greenest buildings. Holder of a prestigious Passivhaus rating and a BREEAM Outstanding classification, the building features a Lux Awards nominated lighting design from BDP. However, lighting is not as prevalent as you may expect, for a third of the floor plan, there is no ceiling light whatsoever.

Hong Kong lighting expo expands

Hong Kong lighting expo expands

The inaugural edition of the Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo is the refined and adapted successor to the World of Outdoor Lighting and Lighting Accessories show that was held in Hong Kong in 2015.

Into Lighting takes Britain's first gym from boxing ring to Belle Epoque

Into Lighting takes Britain's first gym from boxing ring to Belle Epoque

The German Gymnasium in London's King's Cross has a fascinating history and has gone from being Britain's first gym to being one of London's finest new restaurants. Into Lighting developed a Lux Award nominated lighting scheme for the listed building's interior, which resembles a modern take on the glamourous Belle Epoque stations that could be seen across Europe before the start of the First World War. 

Can light end a heart attack?

Scientists use pulses of light to end heart attacks. PLUS: Verizon eyes city revolution with LED purchase. AND: Meet ‘Alexa’….Amazon’s new device that can control your home lighting. Lux Today September 20th 2016.

The week the lighting industry changed forever

The week the lighting industry changed forever

The Internet of Things is sure to be the next revolution to sweep the lighting industry. After a week during which the revolution started to gain speed, Gordon Routledge issues a call to action.

Arup brings intimacy to Tate Modern's vast extension

Arup brings intimacy to Tate Modern's vast extension

The opening of The Switch House extension to London’s Tate Modern has been the art event of the year. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron the 64.5-metre-high tower adds 6o percent more exhibition space to the already gargantuan gallery that is one of London’s most popular visitor attractions. Arup provided the lighting design for the original incarnation of the Tate Modern and were appointed to provide the design for the extension.

Sheffield's Diamond masters variety in style

Sheffield's Diamond masters variety in style

In the first of our profiles of projects that are nominated for this year's Lux Awards, we take a look at Sheffield University's Diamond. The building offers a unique home for the Faculty of Engineering and lighting designers at Arup were tasked with creating a lighting scheme that not only suited the structure’s individual appearance, but one that also straddled the building's many practical requirements. 

Verizon eyes city revolution with LED purchase

Verizon eyes city revolution with LED purchase

Verizon, the largest communications provider in the US, has bought the LED start-up company Sensity Systems, in an attempt to broaden their Internet of Things (IoT) offering. 

Major boost will bring indoor positioning to a store near you

Major boost will bring indoor positioning to a store near you

Philips Lighting is opening up its indoor positioning technology to work with LED luminaires from other lighting companies. It will mean that commercial lighting systems that use indoor positioning will be more widely available, so wayfinding technology might be on its way to a shopping mall near you very soon.

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