Paris firm wins contract to supply Li-fi for Metro

Paris firm wins contract to supply Li-fi for Metro

A French firm has won the contract to supply internet-over-lighting technology on the Paris Metro. The ambitious project – which will allow over two million daily commuters to use lights as a form of Wi-fi, dubbed ‘Li-fi’ – now looks firmly on track. Already La Defense station has been successfully equipped with the tech.

Value Proposition: Car park lighting

Value Proposition: Car park lighting

Our Value Proposition looks at the benefits of upgrading from traditional fluorescent tubes to LED arrays in a typical car park scheme, using IP-rated luminaires.

Join the Lux Webinar community

Join the Lux Webinar community

Every other Wednesday a growing number of lighting professionals are sitting down to enjoy an hour of information and technical entertainment with the Lux Webinar Series.

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

10 quick wins with lighting for facilities managers

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.

‘Smart cities are happening’ – Schreder chief

‘Smart cities are happening’ – Schreder chief

Smart cities are happening and they will transform exterior lighting companies into flexible, high technology electronics suppliers. That’s the view of Fadi Shanaah, general manager of Schreder’s operations in the Middle East.

When Lux interviews go bad...

Watch what happens when our crack team of reporters don't exactly follow the script. Lux Today for 22 December 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson. 

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.

Are LEDs ready for road tunnel lighting?

At a special Lux Review conference on road tunnel lighting in association with Holophane and Carandini, experts explored issues including LEDs, controls and driver safety in tunnels