Philips opens its Hue bulbs to Internet control. This time for real!

Philips opens its Hue bulbs to Internet control. This time for real!

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.

Control lights with your mind!

Control lights with your mind!

With the days of the light switch supposedly numbered, Philips is now attempting to take lighting control into a whole new realm by allowing users to turn bulbs on and off just by thinking about it.

Davey defends UK energy policy

Davey defends UK energy policy

Ed Davey has responded to accusations that the coalition ‘doesn’t have an energy policy’, saying the government ‘is tackling the legacy of decades of under-investment in the UK’s energy infrastructure’.

Smart lights help shoppers find groceries

Smart lights help shoppers find groceries

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.