Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Lux has stepped up its programme of webinars for 2016, offering something for everyone, from hot topics such as the Internet of Things and human-centric lighting, through to lighting for specific applications such as rail, schools and prisons. There’s even a session on how to light for bats.

Los Angeles boosts mobile network via streetlights

Los Angeles boosts mobile network via streetlights

Los Angeles is the world’s first city to deploy Philips’ SmartPole streetlighting with built-in 4G LTE wireless technology from Ericsson. The move will see 100 SmartPoles used to improve network performance in dense urban areas.

Does streetlighting cut crime?

Does streetlighting cut crime?

Lights, dogs or wheelie bins? Which is the best deterrent against crime? Chief Inspector Gordon Routledge examines the evidence. 

Hole in one: lighting drives night play at leading golf course

Hole in one: lighting drives night play at leading golf course

Golfers can now play one of the world’s top courses at night thanks to lighting from Philips. The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Belek Golf Resort in Antalya, Turkey – home of the Turkish Airlines Open – has installed the latest connected lighting technology to allow play after sunset.

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Lux catches up with Nick Farraway in his first month in the newly-created post of vice president and general manager for Cree Lighting in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Expect new products as Cree sets sights on expansion beyond US.

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

The panel discussions at LuxLive are always one of the highlights of the show. This year is no exception, with top experts on hand to thrash out the big issues of the day. Don’t miss out, register to attend LuxLive at luxlive.co.uk/register - it's FREE!

Butterfly sanctuary spreads its wings with LED lighting

Butterfly sanctuary spreads its wings with LED lighting

Europe’s largest butterfly sanctuary can now rival the colour spectacle of its insects after receiving an LED makeover by Philips. The Tropical Butterfly Garden and Insect Museum of Konya in Turkey has installed a computer-controlled LED lighting system that allows it to glow in a host of different colours.

GE to develop lights that detect gun shots

GE to develop lights that detect gun shots

GE Lighting has teamed up with a specialist firm to bring gunshot detection to light fixtures. The arrangement will add gunshot detection sensors and software to GE’s intelligent LED streetlights.

LuxLive 2015: Meet the speakers

LuxLive 2015: Meet the speakers

Introducing some of our most exciting speakers at this year’s free event – including top lighting buyers and experts.