Smart Cities News

Cimcon partner programme fuels the street pole economy

Cimcon partner programme fuels the street pole economy

The smart city tech provider is joining forces with specialist companies in areas such as smart parking, flood management and security through sound detection.

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

The technology company is laying the foundations for future-proof digital workplaces that also support its "new normal" work model, including mobile working.

Stockholm deploys intelligent streetlight management system

Stockholm deploys intelligent streetlight management system

The Swedish city’s traffic department will utilise Itron’s Streetlight.Vision smart city management platform to manage streetlights, improve energy efficiency and optimise performance.

UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall

UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall

South Kesteven District Council hopes to realise energy-savings of at least 60 per cent and the pilot could be expanded across the streetlighting network.

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.

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region

The Austrian state is also showcasing a range of smart applications including using virtual reality for tourism and a smart beehive that monitors the environment.

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.

City of Darwin installs smart streetlighting

City of Darwin installs smart streetlighting

The capital of Australia’s Northern Territory is deploying 10,000 replacement LED lights which will be wirelessly connected and controlled by Telensa’s management system.

Tampa to deploy smart street lighting

Tampa to deploy smart street lighting

The Tampa Electric Company is working with Itron to deploy a smart lighting solution which can also serve as the foundation for future smart city applications

Signify provides planners with virtual city experience

Signify provides planners with virtual city experience

The smart lighting specialist is using virtual reality to enable planners, lighting managers and retailers to visualise the right light for a city or store before buying