According to a BBC report, 'Sleep-deprived workers are costing the UK economy £40bn a year and face a higher risk of death'.
"Bringing together IoT and Big Data enables powerful and new business ideas to be developed. For example, companies such as Photonstar LED Group, a manufacturer of LED lighting, combine connected lighting and a sensor data platform to automatically manage lighting systems and deliver circadian lighting rhythms that improve staff wellbeing and productivity. The availability of low-cost and self-contained private networks such as 6LowPan now make retrofit of such systems a possibility."
Apple iOS 9.3 is to set to include 'Night Shift' mode to reduce the amount of blue light emitted from devices at night.
PhotonStar LED extends collaboration with IBM - coverage in LEDs Magazine.
The 2015 revisions for the Enhanced Capital Allowance scheme come into effect on the 4th August 2015. PhotonStar LED light engines and wireless lighting control system, Halcyon, are compliant.
The action of throwing the body clock (or circadian rhythm) out of sync is thought to disrupt the natural rhythm of hormones in the body, leading to a host of health problems.
An article has been published on the Guardian's website looking at the effects of urban light pollution. Our circadian advisor, Dr Steven Lockley, features in the article and describes how changes to our physiology that are associated with light exposure at night can mean people experience 'mini jet lag.'
A private school in Surrey, Hampton Court House, has become the first school in the country to delay lessons until the afternoon for its teenage pupils.
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