What I believe: Euan Hilton, Northern Rail

What I believe: Euan Hilton, Northern Rail

Euan Hilton is utilities manager at Northern Rail, the UK's largest train operating company. Here he discusses the role of lighting in his estate and the challenges of managing a large and complex installation across multiple sites.

12 things we learned at Emergency Lighting 2016

12 things we learned at Emergency Lighting 2016

Take a room full of industry professionals and get them talking about all the issues that exercise them. How could there possibly be a better way to spend a day? The Lux Emergency Lighting Conference 2016 was held at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London on Thursday 25th February.

‘Smart cities are happening’ – Schreder chief

‘Smart cities are happening’ – Schreder chief

Smart cities are happening and they will transform exterior lighting companies into flexible, high technology electronics suppliers. That’s the view of Fadi Shanaah, general manager of Schreder’s operations in the Middle East.

When Lux interviews go bad...

Watch what happens when our crack team of reporters don't exactly follow the script. Lux Today for 22 December 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson. 

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Don’t miss the Lux 2016 webinar series

Lux has stepped up its programme of webinars for 2016, offering something for everyone, from hot topics such as the Internet of Things and human-centric lighting, through to lighting for specific applications such as rail, schools and prisons. There’s even a session on how to light for bats.

Sylvania to be sold to the Chinese

Sylvania to be sold to the Chinese

Havells India is to sell an 80% stake in Sylvania to Shanghai Feilo Acoustics Co Limited, a listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. State-owned Inesa is one of Feilo’s key shareholders. 

Dutch town has tunnel vision

Dutch town has tunnel vision

Lighting designer Herman Kuijer has created two spectacular tunnel installations in the Dutch town of Zutphen.

Riegens sold to SG Armaturen from Norway

Riegens sold to SG Armaturen from Norway

Norwegian company SG Armaturen has bought Danish lighting firm Riegens from owners Erhvervsinvest. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Li-Fi race speeds up

Li-Fi race speeds up

Tech start-up company Velmenni has used Li-Fi-enabled lamps to transmit data at speeds of 1Gbps. Laboratory tests have shown theoretical speeds of up to 224Gbps.