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.

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.