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Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

The first project will be the implementation of smart parking, smart lighting, video analytics technology and an ICT infrastructure for the cities of Al Khobar, Dammam and Dhahran.

Crowd prevention system uses smart pole to create safer beaches

Crowd prevention system uses smart pole to create safer beaches

Omniflow’s technology analyses how busy the beach is and shows real-time occupancy levels on the pole or an app so a user can make an informed decision about where to go.

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.

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

The Metropolitan Government is planning to deploy a city-wide Internet of Things network as part of its plan to create one of the world’s first hyper-connected cities by 2022.

Cleveland implements smart streetlight control network

Cleveland implements smart streetlight control network

As well as control and manage the city’s lighting, the T-Light Galaxy Network from ST Engineering will provide a backbone for more advanced smart city applications.

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.

Maine municipalities make energy- and cost-savings with LED conversion

Maine municipalities make energy- and cost-savings with LED conversion

On average the projects are saving the municipalities almost 70 per cent in annual kWH hours and reducing consumption by more than 2.3 million kWh annually.

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.