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You Can Now Dim Philips' Hue Bulbs From A Wireless Remote

Popping open an app (and ensuring your mobile device is connected to your home’s wifi network) isn’t always the most convenient way to control Philips’ wireless lighting system. So the company is introducing another physical remote that lets you dim up to 10 of its bulbs at once.


A Hidden Tesla Coil Wirelessly Powers This Lamp's Interchangeable Bulbs

Based on a fun demo used at science centres across the country, the Arc Light features a pair of glowing LED tubes that aren’t actually connected to the lamp in any way. Instead, tucked out of sight is a compact Tesla coil that wirelessly powers the bulbs whenever they’re close enough.


This Bacteria-Slaying Light Fixture Is Perfectly Safe For Humans

Bacteria-killing ultraviolet lights can sterilise everything from toothbrushes to bedsheets. But a new type of light fixture called the Indigo-Clean is able to wipe out those same dangerous pathogens while still being safe for patients or caregivers in a hospital.


The Death Star Crashing Through Your Wall Makes For A Great Night Light

3DlightFX has a new series of Star Wars-themed 3D Deco Lights enroute including this tiny glowing version of the Death Star that appears to be smashing its way through your wall thanks to an included decal surrounding its mount.


Garmin's New Bike Light Looks Farther Ahead The Faster You Ride

As part of its new Varia line of smart cycling devices, Garmin just introduced a couple of lighting options that promise to make it safer for cyclists riding at night. And not only when it comes to visibility but also because they help riders keep their eyes glued on the road.


BMW Wants To Put a Vehicle Charging Station In Every Street Light

For electric vehicles to truly supplant their gas-guzzling predecessors, there needs to be as many charging stations on the roads as there are gas stations — if not more. So BMW proposes upgrading the street lights that already line roads everywhere with charging capabilities and energy-efficient lighting.


It's No Hoverboard, But This Levitating Lightbulb Is Still A Neat Trick

Most of us have come to terms with the fact that we won’t be floating to work on a hoverboard anytime soon. But that doesn’t mean our lives have to be completely devoid of levitation. Not when Simon Morris is Kickstarting an amazing floating lightbulb that actually lights up while it hovers above its base.


Watching This Stunning Kinetic Chandelier Move Is Like Seeing Magic

This is so cool. The Lenningrad Center in St Petersburg has this awesome kinetic chandelier hanging from its ceiling that can move and change the colour of its 1089 lights to basically bend the concept of reality. It’s so fun to watch the lights work in concert to create mesmerising patterns.


This Lamp's Levitating Glowing Disc Borders On Magic

There’s no shortage of fancy lamps on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, but the Lunaluxx looks like it truly brings something unique and innovative to the table, or your desk, or your bedside table. It uses a small floating disk that glows brilliantly when hit with an invisible blue LED from underneath.


Microlenses Can Help Significantly Boost The Brightness Of LED Bulbs

A Taiwan-based company called Beampro Technology has come up with a clever way to boost the brightness of LED-based lights without increasing their power consumption, or over-driving the electronics which can reduce the life of the components.


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