Gambling on fiber optics

Lighting Images of Perth, Western Australia, was not prepared to gamble that its client, the Burswood Island Resort Casino, would invest AU$700,000 (US$500,000) in an installation of 15 miles (24km) of optical fiber based entirely on sketches and the design team's assurances of how it would look, so the lighting company set about showing the design as computer-generated renderings.

The fiber was to be a core element of a facelift to the Gaming Room and entrance foyers of the casino, w

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