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Can smart lampposts help stop the spread of Covid-19?
21 Apr 2021
Drawing from case studies around the world, a new report highlights how a new generation of smart lampposts is helping cities to respond to and tackle the pandemic.
Iconic NYC building to integrate largest US installation of interactive LED glass
15 Apr 2021
Transformation of the historic Tin Building in Mahattan will include embedded micro-LED technology in its façade, creating a seamless connection between the physical and digital experience.
Consortium releases draft requirements for lighting usage at night
13 Apr 2021
The DesignLights Consortium’s draft policy is intended to mitigate the negative impacts of lighting at night, while providing appropriate visibility for people.
Standards-based solution seeks to accelerate smart city applications
13 Apr 2021
Silicon Labs’ Wi-Sun solution will enable secure wireless connectivity for a broad range of applications, including advanced metering infrastructure and smart street lighting.
Scottish councils offered funded IoT solutions
25 Mar 2021
The funded IoT accelerator packs will be offered to councils across the country, allowing them to investigate and evaluate the power of the Internet of Things and smart solutions.
5G small cell solution to boost connectivity across UK cities
10 Mar 2021
Bigbelly’s integrated pole and antenna solution is expected to accelerate growth of the UK’s small cell network as well as pave the way for 5G in cities.
NEC to drive Indian smart city project
22 Feb 2021
Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, is one of 100 cities selected in the third round of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs’ smart city mission.
Surrey County Council rolls out intelligent street lighting
17 Feb 2021
The three-year project will see around 89,000 streetlamps replaced or retrofitted with energy efficient LEDs and is predicted to save around 7,700 tonnes of carbon emissions each year.
Smart street lighting helps Canberra weather the storm
10 Feb 2021
When the severe storm caused golf ball-sized hail to batter the city and surrounding townships, causing more than $500m in property damage, the system remained resilient.
Uberlândia connects streetlights in infrastructure modernisation project
03 Feb 2021
Fourth largest inland city in Brazil is working with Telensa on upgrade.
Tasmania's IoT network opens for business
28 Jan 2021
The carrier-grade LoRaWAN network will provide umbrella coverage across all major population zones and offer opportunities for use cases such as smart street lighting and digital metering.
Helsinki expands smart city innovation project to new districts
08 Jan 2021
A number of development projects will be launched in Malmi, Pasila, Mellunkylä and Malminkartano-Kannelmäki, in which residents will also be invited to participate.
UK port cuts carbon emissions by 700 tonnes in 12 months
05 Jan 2021
The Port of Tyne in the north-east of England has been assessing current and future energy requirements in line with Tyne 2050’s roadmaps for it to become carbon neutral by 2030, and all-electric by 2040.
Telensa grows smart streetlight footprint across Poland and Czech Republic
14 Dec 2020
The company now provides intelligent lighting control to 23 towns and cities across Poland and the Czech Republic with a total population of 250,000 citizens.
Nokia provides 5G connectivity for Leuven's digital pole project
11 Dec 2020
The Digital City Pole project paves the way for future 5G connectivity across the Belgian city that aims to stimulate local innovation, drive productivity and create jobs.
Smart Columbus launches renewable energy procurement programme
10 Dec 2020
Smart Columbus Energy has been established to accelerate Central Ohio’s transition to clean energy with the initiative supporting mayor Ginther’s vision of a carbon-neutral city by 2050.
City-led clean infrastructure projects can help build back a stronger US
08 Dec 2020
Report sets out to demonstrate how cities can be “critical drivers” of solutions for the multiple short-term challenges created by Covid-19 as well as emerging long-term challenges of climate change.
Allentown to light up the American Parkway with off-grid systems
02 Dec 2020
After an initial pilot phase in 2019, 80 of Clear Blue’s Illumient Smart Off-Grid solar powered systems will help light a two-mile stretch of the major highway.
Companies collaborate to create smart city smart pole
02 Dec 2020
The streetlight unit combines embedded gigabit-speed mmWave wireless connectivity into light poles featuring wi-fi access points, HD cameras and more.
Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade
01 Dec 2020
The sixth edition of the industry standard study of the global streetlighting market shows that well over a quarter of all streetlights globally have been converted to LEDs.
New-generation smart benches and smart waste solutions launched
30 Nov 2020
Include’s latest Steora City bench is powered by advanced artificial intelligence and creates revenue opportunities with an optional smart outdoor advertising system.
Landmark smart building to be built on site of former Hong Kong airport
27 Nov 2020
Facilities include Hong Kong’s first ever automatic bicycle parking bay to encourage green mobility, solar radiation protection, sky farming and automated smart waste sorting and storage.
Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use
26 Nov 2020
Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.
Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy
24 Nov 2020
The Scottish city has outlined achievements to date as well as next steps and priorities, including the renewed focus of digital investment to support recovery from the pandemic.
06 Nov 2020
The changing role of the IoT in the Covid-19 world
Speaking at SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory panel meeting, Libelium CEO Alicia Asín emphasised why IoT applications are more important than ever as cities continue to battle the global pandemic.
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The 14 pillars of a smart city
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White Paper: Smart Buildings and Carbon Neutrality: a race against time
Open and interoperable smart cities: Closing the gap
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