13 Aug '17, 2pm

#Tech #Lighting #Smart Smart lighting leading the way to smarter cities

#Tech #Lighting #Smart Smart lighting leading the way to smarter cities

As urban populations rise, smarter cities are needed, and light poles have a central role to play Cities are getting smarter every day, with IoT devices helping make maintenance and services more efficient. From managing utilities and mass transportation to finding parking spaces and potholes, smart connected devices are playing an increasing role in lowering operating costs while improving the quality of life in urban areas. And at the core of the urban IoT stands the lowly lamppost. It’s a natural fit. Streetlights are already in place, are widespread throughout the city, have electric power, and provide a sturdy mounting platform with height that benefits wireless connectivity. Creation of an IoT edge node infrastructure simply requires installing devices. What those devices do, and what benefits they enable, is wide open. Many applications are already in the works in v...

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