Network Rail to probe blue light link with suicides

Network Rail to probe blue light link with suicides

Network Rail is poised to undertake innovative research into how platform and station lighting can be used to help deter people from committing suicide on the railways, a panel discussion heard at LuxLive 2018.

The 20 most-read stories of the year

The 20 most-read stories of the year

Our team of journalists and experts have had a busy year, bringing you the latest news, insightful opinion and authoritative product reviews.

The ground-breaking roll-out of 132,000 LED street lights

The ground-breaking roll-out of 132,000 LED street lights

North America’s biggest roll-out of smart LED street lights is set to turn Montréal into a so-called ‘smart city’ with potential applications such as snow and flood detection, pollution monitoring and waste management.

Concern mounts as Harvard enters administration

Concern mounts as Harvard enters administration

Local authorities and other major customers with sophisticated wireless control systems from Harvard Engineering are becoming increasingly concerned that their installations may be unsupported following the announcement that the company has gone into administration.

The airport with 50,000 downlights

The airport with 50,000 downlights

The sheer size, scale and complexity of the new Istanbul airport, both architecturally and in terms of its lighting design, was set out at LuxLive by Jonathan Rush, partner at Hoare Lea.

Building facades

Building facades

Modern building facades sometimes require different techniques from classical buildings.

Why 2019 is set to be the year of Bluetooth Mesh

Why 2019 is set to be the year of Bluetooth Mesh

Lighting designers working on the relighting of much of the art at London’s venerable Westminster Abbey this summer faced a conundrum: how to control 250 spotlights dotted in nooks and crannies around the space.

Biodynamic lighting: facts and fiction

Biodynamic lighting: facts and fiction

As the dust settles on LuxLive 2018, John Bullock, applications editor with Lux Review, talks to Jim Ashley-Down, UK managing director of Waldmann Lighting.