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How smart is your office?

How smart is your office?

Smart Cities World and Signify are undertaking a survey to find out more about the technology being used to make offices and workplaces more intelligent.

New York state to install 500,000 LED streetlights

New York state to install 500,000 LED streetlights

Part of a statewide upgrade programme, Smart Street lighting NY will see 500,000 streetlights replaced with energy-efficient LED technology by 2025.

Interest in smart street lighting triples in US cities

Interest in smart street lighting triples in US cities

The largest 314 cities in the US are converting to LED, according to the Northeast Group, which projects that the country will invest $8.2bn in street light modernisation over the next decade.

Davos upgrades lighting ahead of WEF meeting

Davos upgrades lighting ahead of WEF meeting

Signify and Elektron have so far replaced 500 of the 1,000 streetlights with energy-efficient LEDs and connected 250 of those to its wireless lighting system.

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Connected lighting market set to grow by nearly 30% by 2023

Smart cities will be a major driver of the expansion with APAC expected to register the highest incremental growth due to increasing technology awareness by governments.

Kobe City lights up for Rugby World Cup

Kobe City lights up for Rugby World Cup

The multiple light scenes in the Interact Sports system can be played back to meet different lighting standards that are required by rugby as well as football associations.

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.

Funding smart cities: Where’s the money?

Funding smart cities: Where’s the money?

A report by SmartCitiesWorld found that funding is the biggest challenge to implementing a smart city strategy. So how can cities confront this?

76 per cent say smart cities don’t exist – yet

76 per cent say smart cities don’t exist – yet

The majority of cities are still at a relatively early stage of their journey in terms of strategy and realising the benefits, according to new research by SmartCitiesWorld.

LED used to regenerate historic Shanghai buildings

LED used to regenerate historic Shanghai buildings

Signify is helping the Chinese city save 50-70 per cent of annual lighting costs by moving to connected LED lighting.