Lighting Archive

Best smart lighting: from Philips Hue to Lifx, and everything in between

Smart lighting is perhaps the most accessible area of the smart home, requiring little explanation, installation, and fiddling in order to enjoy the benefits of lighting that you can control from your phone or with your voice, and which changes tone, brightness and even

Iridescent plants for lighting up the gloom

The natural world is full of wondrous visual tricks, from the eerie glow of floating fireflies to the ever-changing camouflage of chameleons. But for me perhaps the most fascinating of all is iridescence – the shimmering, jewel-like colours of butterfly wings or peacock feathers

New EU lighting rules would be ‘devastating’ to UK’s entertainment industry

Lighting designer Tim Routeledge says that if the new rule gets the go-ahead, “theatres, cinemas, everywhere would be dark.” The EU is proposing to change the rules that govern light sources used in the entertainment industry with consultation on the plan set to close

This Amazing Video Will Teach You 17 Lighting Setups for Awesome Photos

If you’re a wedding or portrait photographer, knowing a variety of lighting setups is crucial to overcoming environmental limitations and getting the shots you want. This amazingly comprehensive video will teach you 17 lighting setups and even give you a memorization story to remember

What is bias lighting and how can it improve TV performance?

Simon Cohen/Digital Trends Consumers spend a ton of money every year in search of a better TV viewing experience. We go all-in on 4K, on HDR, on bigger and better screens, and on more immersive sound. Top that off with our growing list of subscriptions to

Top Dubai school selects Switch Made LED lighting

Switch Made, a leader in providing efficient lighting solutions, is setting a benchmark in driving sustainability in the education sector, having provided the eco-friendly campus of Swiss International Scientific School (SISD) in Dubai with energy-efficient LED lighting solutions. The use of these lighting solutions

Apple details how it developed the iPhone X’s ‘Portrait Lighting’ feature

While the iPhone today is capable of taking absolutely stunning and arguably best-in-class photos, that wasn’t always the case. Going back in time a bit, the original iPhone camera was nothing special. In fact, the original iPhone camera wasn’t even respectable relative to what

Editorial: Lighting switch not necessary

The Lawrence City Commission should follow the recommendation of city staff and continue using its current LED lighting for city street lamps, despite an effort by some to get the city to change. At a meeting tonight, commissioners will consider city staff’s recommendation to

Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting Forays into Home Automation Space

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in India has launched Wipro Z Nxt, an integrated home automation solution. This highly affordable system enables the user to transform any ordinary home into a smart home, where the complete household

Expand your Philips Hue lighting setup for just $12.50 a bulb

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t like Philips Hue’s line of smart lighting products? You’d have to be crazy — they look amazing, they’re as reliable as it gets, and they integrate with every single popular smart home system out there. If there’s