IoT Smart Cities

TALQ Consortium to Introduce TALQ Version 2.0 Standard for Smart City Applications

The TALQ Consortium, which developed a global interface standard and certification system for managing outdoor lighting, announced that it will soon introduce TALQ version 2.0, an easy to integrate RESTful/JSON protocol. TALQ version 2.0 addresses numerous smart city applications. According to the consortium, the updated technical specification defines the new …

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Göppingen, Germany Benefits From LED Lighting Projects using Thorn LED Luminaires

The German town of Göppingen has already used several road-lighting projects switch to LEDs, with more set to follow. Thorn created the R2L2 range for exactly this kind of urban function. The installation of the R2L2 Range has impressed Göppingen authorities with its economic benefits and attractive look. As part …

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Guadalajara, Spain Gets Philips Connected LED Streetlights with CityTouch System

As part of a renovation of Guadalajara’s public lighting, Philips Lighting has installed 12,000 Philips LED connected street lights. Philips CityTouch street lighting management software manages the streetlights. Energy services provider Ferrovial Services completed the project. Philips points out that its CityTouch system allows Guadalajara City Council to precisely monitor, …

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Philips CityTouch used in Cardiff as Company’s 1000th CityTouch Project

Philips Lighting reported that the company has delivered its 1,000th project employing its Philips CityTouch streetlight management system. Just five years after Philips Lighting launched its CityTouch streetlight management system, the company has supplied the products for its 1000th project. The system can work with street lighting from Philips and …

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TALQ Consortium Extends Interoperability in Smart Cities Standard Beyond Lighting

The TALQ Consortium based in Piscataway, New Jersey USA, reports that it formally revised its consortium scope to work with smart city applications beyond smart outdoor lighting. The TALQ Consortium now intends to extend its standardized software protocol that was previously for use between Central Management Systems and generic Outdoor …

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Itron to Acquire IIoT Platform Provider Silver Spring Networks

Itron, a company that offers energy and water resource management services, has agreed to acquire Silver Spring Networks. Silver Spring Networks offers Internet of Things connectivity and platform solutions to cities and utilities under the company’s Internet of Important Things™ platform, its brand of Industrial Internet of Things services. Silver …

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Acuity Brands Partners With Silver Spring Networks on Intelligent Photocontrol for Street Lighting and Smart City Solutions

Acuity Brands, Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia USA, announced that its Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. subsidiary selected Silver Spring Networks, Inc. as a technology and channel partner for its smart street light and smart city solutions. Acuity Brands has developed and intends to market its DTL® DSN intelligent photocontrol. Silver …

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Telensa a Streetlight Central Management System Maker Joins Smart Cities Council

Telensa of Santa Clara, California USA, reported that it has joined the Smart Cities Council, a consortium of smart city practitioners and experts. So far, the Smart Cities Council has more than 120 members who have contributed over 10,000 projects. Telensa joins the Council as a North America Lead Partner, …

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