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Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Platform provider aims to lower smart city set-up costs

Cimcon’s latest round of funding includes a revenue-sharing facility that it claims will enable its city customers to deploy smart initiatives with "minimal" upfront costs.

New Zealand city embarks on smart lighting journey

New Zealand city embarks on smart lighting journey

End-to-end intelligent street lighting system will give Dunedin City Council control over lighting levels with the lights remotely tailored to suit each location.

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Navigant Research’s report tracks the progress of 443 projects across 286 cities with relation to energy, water, transportation, buildings and government operations.

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

Signify smart pole aims to "turbocharge" smart cities

The new BrightSites pole provides an all-in-one solution to accommodate a wide variety of IoT applications and always-on connectivity as well as LED lighting.

Smart street lighting market to grow $675m by 2023

Smart street lighting market to grow $675m by 2023

The Asia Pacific region is expected to register the fastest growth, driven by the increasing awareness and adoption of technology of governments.

Philadelphia pilots connected lighting to modernise city services

Philadelphia pilots connected lighting to modernise city services

The city is deploying a suite of applications including smart lighting, air quality monitors and people traffic counters utilising Cimcon’s NearSky platform.

UK council uses smart streetlights to realise its 2030 Vision

UK council uses smart streetlights to realise its 2030 Vision

Sandwell Council in the West Midlands plans to install more than 11,000 wirelessly connected lights by 2022 and convert all of its streetlights to LED as part of the upgrade.

AT&T and  San José join forces to close digital divide

AT&T and San José join forces to close digital divide

IoT solutions will expand community wi-fi and smart city solutions will be used to address critical issues and help make San José one of the most innovative cities in Silicon Valley.

Street lighting to lead smart cities market

Street lighting to lead smart cities market

A report by the Northeast Group find that smart street lighting is strengthening its position as a foundational layer for wider smart city implementations.

Smart cities need a smarter integration strategy

Smart cities need a smarter integration strategy

Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, Fulham, explains how streetlights can help with a smarter integration strategy.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.