27/01/2021

Mayflex to promote Philips connected lighting system for offices to building IT systems integrators in the UK

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions including cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions has signed an agreement to increase exposure of Philips’ innovative connected lighting system for offices to building IT system integrators in the UK. The connected lighting system from Philips uses Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) to connect office lighting fixtures to a building’s […]

T-Mobile lighting up LTE network in Las Vegas very soon

Great news if you’re a T-Mobile subscriber, as the company may just be a few short days away from launching its 4G LTE network in Las Vegas. The folks at FierceWireless recently had a talk with a representative of T-Mobile, who said that the original plan was to launch LTE in Vegas during CES 2013. […]

PhotonStar raise GBP1.57m to support further growth and new lighting products

PhotonStar LED Group Plc GBP1.57m raised to support further growth and new lighting products PhotonStar LED Group plc (AIM: PSL, “PhotonStar” or “the Group”), the British designer and manufacturer of smart LED lighting solutions, has raised approximately GBP1.57m through a placing with institutional investors to finance the next stage of its growth and specifically to […]

Plastic light bulbs to replace fluorescent lighting next year

Researchers at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC have created a new type of light bulb that uses layers of plastic that are nano-engineered, rather than using glass and harmful chemicals that are found in traditional lighting. The new bulbs are officially called field-induced polymer electroluminescent bulbs, or FIPEL for short, and they have the […]

An Introduction To DMX Lighting Control – Take Your Lighting To A Whole New Level

Intelligent lighting systems used to be an expensive domain for professionals only; but with the proliferation of cheaper electronics and computer control systems, incredible lighting effects are now firmly within the reach of the hobbyist. Whether you’re planning the most awesome house party ever, or want to take your Christmas or Halloween lighting to a […]

Don’t Let an Electrical Hazard Spoil Your Festive Cheer – 10 Tips for Safe Christmas Lighting

As Christmas approaches and the fairy lights are brought down from the loft, follow these tips from Giuliano Digilio, Head of Technical Services at the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), to make your sure Christmas sparkles – without any sparks! 1) Lights that have been stored away in the loft may have suffered damage. Make sure […]

Apple Lighting port not identical on both sides

A bit of investigation done on Apple’s iPhone 5 and the Lightning cord and docking port this week has turned up an oddity: the pins on both sides are not the same as one another. It would appear, according to Double Helix Cables’ own pro Peter that the 8-pin lineup is not in the same […]

4 Epic Videos About Cheap Video Lighting

Online video is the way everything is going these days, and along with that, you’ll notice that people aren’t spending as much money on everything. With that said, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who has their own professional lighting kit (most people rent, and realistically, that’s how it has always been). However, there are […]

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