Smart Cities News

UK council makes the switch to smart streetlighting

UK council makes the switch to smart streetlighting

Devon County Council will roll out the system in Exeter and Torbay to wirelessly control 11,000 streetlights and plans further expansion of the network to other smart city applications.

Osaka rolls out demonstrator smart lighting project

Osaka rolls out demonstrator smart lighting project

MinebeaMitsumi has deployed streetlights with sensors that can monitor surrounding environmental conditions on six roads managed by Osaka Prefecture Government.

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.

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.

TerraGo and Urban Control partner for intelligent street lighting

TerraGo and Urban Control partner for intelligent street lighting

The official partnership comes after a series of successful collaborations in the UK with the City of London, City of Glasgow, London Borough of Brent and City of Westminster.

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Wellness TechGroup and National Narrowband Network Co want to help cities implement an infinite number of applications without being locked into a single proprietary vendor.

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.