Category: Work efficiency

Freedom From Wires With Luxafor Bluetooth

The hazards of a tangled office The modern office grinds to a standstill without electricity. From computers to printers to office radios, almost everything plugs into an electrical outlet for power, which means the average office can be a maze of electrical cords. Turns out there is an estimated 400 million meters of exposed cabling in UK workplaces alone. Did you know, that, according to the British Council for Offices (BCO), the average workstation size has shrunk by 2sqm since 2009, yet the power requirement has remained constant at 200-250w per workstation?

How Microclimate Affects Your Productivity

The linkage between productivity and microclimate Ever wondered how the environmental conditions affect your quality of work? You probably have felt a bit chilly or too hot in your workspace at times. Or noticed dry, itchy skin or eyes, even a runny nose after a long day at the office. Maybe your allergies are flaring up more often in your office than outdoors… All of these situations are caused by one major problem – inappropriate microclimate in your workspace.

Luxafor introduces IFTTT integration

Good news for everyone, especially to those who were waiting patiently for an IFTTT integration with Luxafor. We are proud to announce that we have finalized our latest Luxafor software update. With our users and there requests in mind now you can connect Luxafor with countless other applications like Google Calendar, Slack, Office 365. Download our latest software update: FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO CONNECT YOUR LUXAFOR DEVICE WITH IFTTT: 1.Open the IFTTT tab in the luxafor software. 2.Copy your unique Luxafor ID. 3.Press the “Go to IFTTT” button. 4.Press on “Connect” button. 5.Paste your Luxafor ID in the text field and press connect. 6.Check if your Luxafor device is connected under “Settings”. 7.Then on Luxafor page – choose one from existing Applets or create your own applet. HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN APPLET? 1.Open and click on “New Applet” button. 2.Click on the +THIS button to choose a service from which you want to receive information. 3.For this example, let’s connect Luxafor with Twitter. Choose service and press connect, then authorize the app. 4.Choose a trigger. For this example, we will receive notification on Luxafor when someone mentions us on Twitter so we can respond in a timely manner. 5.Choose action, […]

Luxafor Introduces Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

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Noise is one of the biggest issues in open offices “Noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption,” in 19th-century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said. “It is not only an interruption; it is also a disruption of thought.” A study from the University of Sydney in 2013 found that lack of sound privacy is the biggest frustration for employees. Noise is quickly becoming the biggest barrier to a productive and a pleasant day at work. 30% of workers in open plan offices, were dissatisfied with the noise level of their workspaces.