Lux takes a look at an enlightened approach to reducing civil conflict in Colombia
Lighting designers must learn to design for the biological as well as the visual effects of light, PhotonStars Fenella Frost told LuxLive yesterday.
If you want a Nobel Prize, you have to meet lofty expectations. So what has the blue LED done to earn its inventors the grand honour? For starters: It is bringing light to millions of people with no electricity.
Smartphones, door locks, video games, televisions, baby monitors, you name it will all talk to your remotely controlled lights. Hello to the flashing, dimming, colour-changing, brave new world of intelligent lighting.They're not just lamps anymore.
It looks like the sun... but it isn't. It's a brand artificial skylight which, for the first time, recreates the scientific phenomenon that makes the sky appear blue.
Energy efficiency is great, but the narrow beams are leaving dark spots and giving criminals the chance to 'pop out of the shadows' say worried locals. They're not alone.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants you know that if you thought all bulbs were the same, you were dead wrong. It's released a series of cornball videos to help make the point. Might just help the industry's reputation.
You might think you read this some time ago: Philips is opening up the design of its Hue light bulbs so that mobile phone and computer apps will have an easier time commanding the bulbs to flash, dim, turn off, change colours, dance, wash the dishes or do anything that you haven't even thought of yet.
The US Department of Energy is funding nine research and development projects to help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and OLED technology.
Philips is piloting a Li-Fi system for retailers, which allows ‘intelligent’ LED lights in shop ceilings to communicate with shoppers through a smartphone app.