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.

Experts gather for IoT in lighting summit

Experts gather for IoT in lighting summit

Experts on connected lighting are set to gather in Hong Kong later this month to discuss the impact Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will have on the lighting sector.

Breakthrough LED tech unveiled

Quantum dot technology set to be commercialised...European lamp ban goes ahead...and a new lighting show for the Middle East. Lux Today Oct 13 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson.

How to light the largest mosque in Europe

How to light the largest mosque in Europe

The newly-built Moscow Cathedral congregational mosque, said to be the largest mosque in Europe, boasts a lighting scheme designed to highlight the intricate traditional Islamic design of the six-storey, 18,900 sq m building, its large dome and six prayer towers.

Art Deco icon illuminates the New York skyline

Art Deco icon illuminates the New York skyline

The Walker Tower, close to Ground Zero in New York and damaged during the 9/11 attacks in 2001, has had a makeover. The Art Deco façade and spires have now been illuminated with Erco projectors, with lighting designer Kugler Ning ensuring there is no spill light to detract from the view of the skyline.

Reports show how lighting needs vary widely by sector

Reports show how lighting needs vary widely by sector

A series of three reports from analyst IHS has found that the needs for lighting vary greatly by sector. Security is key in transportation, increasing sales is important in retail and the upfront and lifetime costs of installation, energy and maintenance is critical in office environments.

LEDs slash energy bills and improve light quality at LAX

LEDs slash energy bills and improve light quality at LAX

Los Angeles International Airport has improved lighting efficiency and performance on the roads in central terminal areas in an upgrade to LED. The change will slash energy bills by 48% and make navigation easier and safer.