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Year 2023


From draft to full standard: DIN 14036

Planning and implementing direction-changing escape routes

The standard DIN 14036 "Dynamic and adaptive escape routing - Planning and implementation of variable direction concepts" was published in December…


Travel guide to light art

The travel guide from presents some light art events

Light festivals are popular in all parts of Europe. Numerous festivals are organised in the winter months when it gets dark earlier. Because light…


Light makes steps safer

Tens of thousands of employees fall on stairs every year

Falls are one of the most common causes of accidents. More than 30,000 reportable falls on stairs in the workplace occur in Germany every year -…

11.10.2023 at Light + Building 2024

New location of the industry initiative in Hall 3.1 at Stand B51

The world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology, Light + Building, will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 3 to 8 March 2024. More…


Li-Fi joins the Wi-Fi standard

Data transmission via light becomes the standard

Li-Fi wireless data transfer has been published as the 802.11bb standard by the responsible committee of the US Institute of Electrical and…


Touch the Light

Spacious laser installations by Margareta Hesse in Unna

The Centre for International Light Art in Unna is showing the special exhibition "Touch the Light" with laser works by Margareta Hesse. The…


Germany's most beautiful light events

From the coast to the foothills of the Alps – a light journey through the regions

Throughout the year, especially from the second half of the year, buildings, streets or even entire ensembles are illuminated in many places in…


Hen Centric Lighting

Less stress for hens thanks to better lighting in the house

Dynamic lighting in the laying hen house can have a positive effect on well-being and egg production. Such a lighting system supports the poultry's…


Lights in the airplane: That's why they go out during takeoff and landing

Precautions for better visibility in an emergency

Germany is in the mood for travel: airlines are reporting record bookings and summer vacation is just around the corner. Many passengers find the…


In the garden, pay attention to high protection class

Barbecue parties and safe paths – lighting must be suitable for outdoor use

The garden is an ideal place for relaxation and socialising well into the evening. Here, people continue to barbecue and celebrate even after dark.…