Los Angeles boosts mobile network via streetlights

Los Angeles boosts mobile network via streetlights

Los Angeles is the world’s first city to deploy Philips’ SmartPole streetlighting with built-in 4G LTE wireless technology from Ericsson. The move will see 100 SmartPoles used to improve network performance in dense urban areas.

Three ways to control lighting in offices

Three ways to control lighting in offices

Buildings change. Open-plan offices become cellular or a new tenant wants to change the office layout and lighting. Controls can be used to get the most out of the lighting in a building throughout its life.

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Farraway on board as ambitious Cree targets European growth

Lux catches up with Nick Farraway in his first month in the newly-created post of vice president and general manager for Cree Lighting in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Expect new products as Cree sets sights on expansion beyond US.

Three ways to light a furniture store

Three ways to light a furniture store

Furniture shops and other out-of-town retail outlets are large spaces, often with high ceilings, sometimes with roof lights. Conventional spotlights or under-shelf lighting just won’t do because they don’t have sufficient light output. The challenge is to light a large space, to a decent level of illumination, and still make it attractive.

Vossloh Schwabe boosts LED production

Vossloh Schwabe boosts LED production

Vossloh Schwabe is making a major investment in its 'chip on board' LED products to cope with demand. VS Lighting Solutions, a Panasonic company, has recently added new production lines to manufacture COB products for lighting in Germany.

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

LuxLive: Hot topics up for debate

The panel discussions at LuxLive are always one of the highlights of the show. This year is no exception, with top experts on hand to thrash out the big issues of the day. Don’t miss out, register to attend LuxLive at luxlive.co.uk/register - it's FREE!

‘Dual use’ causing WEEE confusion

‘Dual use’ causing WEEE confusion

New rules in the WEEE Regulations are causing confusion among the lighting industry. The Environment Agency has written to lamp producers, insisting that recycling data is correctly reported.

Goodlight joins forces with DIY SOS

Goodlight joins forces with DIY SOS

LED Eco Lights has donated hundreds of Goodlight LED lighting products to support the construction of specially-adapted homes for military veterans in Manchester.

Experts gather for IoT in lighting summit

Experts gather for IoT in lighting summit

Experts on connected lighting are set to gather in Hong Kong later this month to discuss the impact Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will have on the lighting sector.

Breakthrough LED tech unveiled

Quantum dot technology set to be commercialised...European lamp ban goes ahead...and a new lighting show for the Middle East. Lux Today Oct 13 2015 presented by Courtney Ferguson.