IoT Smart Cities

Telensa to Deploy Smart Street Lighting and IoT Infrastructure for Sunshine Coast Pilot Project

A UK-based maker of connected streetlights, Telensa, reported that the Sunshine Coast Council of Australia has selected Telensa to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system, for a 24-month pilot project. The pilot project will create, demonstrate, and test a smart infrastructure in the Maroochydore City Centre development, and in …

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TALQ Consortium Publishes White Paper about TALQ Specification 2.0

The TALQ Consortium published a White Paper that offers insights into its global interface standard and certification scheme for managing smart city applications such as outdoor lighting networks. The document explains the system architecture and data model, as well as its functions and services. The consortium contends that the Whitepaper …

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Signify Leads Fast-Growing Smart Street Lighting Market, According to Navigant Research

Industry analyst firm, Navigant Research, has reported that Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) is ranked it as the leader for Smart Street Lighting globally. Navigant Research defines smart street lighting as “a general label for the use of advanced technologies for the efficient operation, monitoring, and management of street lighting within …

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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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