Automatic street lighting control and fault detection for smart, flexible and responsible cities

For achieving the ambitious goals of cities, street lights are expected to go beyond their basic purpose of illuminating public spaces. They are being asked to reduce energy consumption, improve safety for all the traffic participants, reduce the overall grid management and be transformed into a strong foundation for other IoT applications. How could an automatic street lighting system do all of that?

April 5th, 2022|

Smart street lighting paves the way for smart cities all over the world

From street lighting to smart lighting. From smart lighting to smart cities. Driven by the need of sustainability and control, cities are embracing smart solutions. This article has identified some of those drivers and answered what makes street lighting a fantastic infrastructure option for smart city development. It explains how other technologies can be added to the lighting system and what is the role of IoT communication technologies in the integration of smart applications.

August 17th, 2021|

Individual vs Segment Streetlight Controllers

If the smart controller is installed with every lamp, then we have individual control. The system can collect information and control each lamp in the grid. However, if installed inside the feeder pillar, smart controllers enable segment-level lighting for a cluster of lamps. It’s more affordable and faster to deploy, but you lose some pretty important perks. Both individual and segment controllers allow on/off control, either from a computer or a mobile phone, electrical grid feedback, and even completely autonomous lighting operation.

February 1st, 2021|

Smart streetlights? 5 things you need to know.

Streetlights are a core element of any public lighting system. Nowadays, modern lamps can accommodate smart controllers for remote street lighting management. However, did you know that even older lighting infrastructures can receive a smart layer? This article will answer 5 of the most important and relevant questions about smart street lamps, to help you make an informed decision when choosing a street lighting system for your project.

November 9th, 2020|

Everything you need to know about Smart Street Lighting

Reading this article will help you understand what smart street lighting is, how it evolved and what makes it “smart”. You will also gain insight into what the future holds for smart street lighting and how it is a core element for building the smart cities of the future.

June 26th, 2020|
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