2017-10-16

Smart Cities Race Steps up a Gear with £10m Connexin Investment

Metropolitan Wi-Fi firm Connexin has secured up to a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its smart cities business.
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2017-10-12

Study Finds 75% of U.S. Consumers Believe Smart Cities Will Positively Impact Their Lives, When Educated on the Benefits

At Smart Cities Week, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. and Power Over Energy unveiled the findings from their Smart Cities Consumer Research Study, conducted with the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Advanced Grid Research. More than 500 U.S. consumers took part in the online study.Respondents were representative of the U.S. Census, ranging from ages 18 to 65+ (52% female, 48% male), and from all areas of the country including New England, Mid Atlantic, Mountain, Pacific, South East, and various areas of the central U.S. A majority of respondents (47%) lived in cities with populations of more than 100,000, 14% of which currently reside in major metropolitan areas of more than one million people.
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2017-06-23

2017 NECA Convention Surges with Change for Electrical Contractors

The 2017 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Convention & Trade Show will demonstrate how 70 percent of the nation’s electrical contractors are no longer just the installers.
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2016-11-18

Philips Lighting Projects Realization of Smart Cities by 2030

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has created a sneak preview of what urban life could be like in 2030, in a future-gazing virtual reality experience. At Smart Cities Expo World Congress in Barcelona today, Philips Lighting Research unveiled a picture of how connected lighting technology will play a key part in underpinning the smart cities we can expect to inhabit in just over a decade. 
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2016-04-28

The Lighting Industry Association Joins All Party Parliamentary Group on Smart Cities

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has joined the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smart Cities, Chaired by Rt. Hon. Mark Prisk MP.
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2016-03-14

Osram Demonstrates Intelligent Lighting Solutions for Smart Cities at Light+Building 2016

Innovative products for tomorrow's clever towns and cities – as part of this year's Light + Building in Frankfurt, Osram Lighting Solutions will be showing innovative luminaires, intelligent light management systems and a wide range of services across six different sectors for tomorrow's intelligent cities. The spectrum ranges from 'smart-city-ready' outdoor luminaires with parking sensors to sensor and control kits for intelligent, efficient lighting solutions in industrial and office buildings. "Towns and cities in the future will become more intelligent thanks to luminaires and solutions from Osram," stated Eladia Pulido, CEO of the Lighting Solutions business division. The Osram stand at Light + Building is located, as in previous years, in the familiar ‘Festhalle’ building.
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2016-03-02

IoT Lighting Systems from PennSMART Enable Smart Cities Network

When your light pole can scare away an intruder, capture video of a perpetrator, measure snowfall to trigger the arrival of snowplows, and support a range of other desirable functions, you can assume it came from PennSMART.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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