Lux’s upcoming Horticultural Lighting Conference in Eindhoven is set to lay out what it takes to get crop lighting right in order to increase yields. The conference will begin with the basics and delve deeper as the day goes on. Light is the single most critical factor impacting the success of a controlled environment farm, but why is this the case?
Holophane has won one of the UK’s most prestigious business awards. The Milton Keynes-based lighting manufacturer has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of its work on lighting product development.
In a special edition of Lux Today, we examine the LED revolution in horticulture. How is the technolgy being used to increase yeilds? Can it even be used to change how a plant grows, whilst boosting nutritional content?
Over two million commuters use the the Paris Metro everyday and they, thanks to Li-Fi, now have access to the internet via the light fittings. At our upcoming Lighting for Rail conference in London Benjamin Azoulay, of the supplier Oledcomm, will reveal all about this fascinating project.
The rise of the LED has changed the way that we use colour in a retail environment and manufacturers are today offering LED display lighting that is specially 'tuned' for specific types of merchandise. An upcoming Lux webinar will aim to explore the ways that retail lighting is becoming influenced not only by the amount of illumination generated, but, most crucially, by the colour of the light itself.
Tomato plants found to show a 45 per cent increase in height and weight when cultivated under LED lights.