Machine Learning Smart City Software from TCS Slashes Payback Period for LED Streetlights

Tata Consultancy Services, a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, unveiled intelligent software that allows cities to derive greater value from costly LED lighting by reducing the typical four to five year payback period almost in half – to just two to three years. This allows cities to invest in other smart city projects sooner, cuts energy consumption using self-learning algorithms and improves public safety by responding to real-time changes in traffic, weather and people movement.
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Telensa Joins Smart Cities Council to Drive Connected Street Lighting and Smart City Applications

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has joined the Smart Cities Council, the world’s premier consortium of smart city practitioners and experts, with more than 120 members who have to date contributed to more than 10,000 projects. Telensa joins the Council as a North America Lead Partner and will work with the industry coalition sharing its experiences and expertise to advance development and innovation.
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Human Factors in LED Lighting Designs – TILS 2017

The 2017 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) and LED Taiwan 2017 were held in Taipei, Taiwan from April 12 to 15. Under the theme “Smart Design and Innovative Applications”, the exhibitions showcased state-of-the-art lighting products that are designed to improve people’s quality of life. Here are some observations that LEDinside wants to share with our readers.
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Echelon Unveils InSight Cognitive Vision Technology to Enhance Safety and Reduce Outdoor Lighting Cost

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation unveiled a patent-pending cognitive vision-based technology that can enable a wide range of smart city and smart campus applications.  Echelon InSight™ utilizes artificial intelligence in vision-enabled edge devices, optimized for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. 
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UK Technology Company Telensa Shifts Production from Asia to the UK

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it is moving its manufacturing back to the UK.  After a strategic review of facilities across the world, the company selected the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed, Wales.
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AT&T Smart Cities and the Dallas Innovation Alliance Bring New Solutions

AT&T* Smart Cities momentum continues with the launch of the DIA Smart Cities Living Lab powered by AT&T (Living Lab). The Living Lab is a multi-phased smart cities project in Dallas. The project is spearheaded by the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) in collaboration with AT&T and other technology leaders in the public and private sector. 
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AT&T and Current Strike Historic Deal to Redefine Smart Cities for the Digital Age

AT&T and Current, powered by GE, have announced an exclusive agreement to connect cities across the United States and Mexico to the Internet of Things (IoT). Together, the companies will unlock a realm of possibilities to improve the way cities operate, communicate and meet the needs of citizens.
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An Intelligent Streetlight for the City of the Future: Infineon Teams Up With Eluminocity

The trend towards urbanization is continuing and it is projected that by 2050 nearly 70 percent of mankind will reside in urban areas. Such demographic changes will impact on a city’s infrastructure, driving requirements for smarter, more secure and energy-efficient solutions. Infineon Technologies AG and eluminocity GmbH have jointly developed an intelligent streetlight to tackle these requirements. In promoting e-mobility, helping to save energy and enabling a connected infrastructure, the streetlight can serve as the backbone for the city of the future.
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Echelon Adds IBM Watson IoT for Weather Adaptive Street Lighting

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation is expanding its successful deployment of “white tunable” connected street lighting in White Bear Lake, Minnesota with weather adaptive capabilities powered by its collaboration with IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT).
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Smart City 2017 Show Report: Smart Street Lighting Becoming the Go-To Application

At the 2017 Smart City Summit & Expo, held from February 21st to 24th in Taipei, Taiwan, companies from home and abroad showcased their diversified solutions to facilitate smart cities and IoT development. Among them, smart street lighting especially caught LEDinside’s attention.
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Philips Lighting: Empowering Cities with Connected Lighting & Case Sharing

At the 2017 Smart City Summit and Expo, held in Taipei, Taiwan, connected lighting is one important trend that cannot be overemphasized. Philips Lighting, the Dutch lighting giant, presented an integrated smart lighting solution to showcase its resolution to compete in this market.
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LEDs Under the Lime Light at Korea Smart Cities Conference

Korea’s first-ever international conference on urban policy saw a welcome focus on adopting low carbon LED (light-emitting diode) lighting as a means to create smarter, greener cities in Asia.
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Silver Spring Unveils the Next-Generation Smart City Networking Platform

At the Smart City Expo World Congress, Silver Spring Networks unveiled the next generation of its multi-application, smart city networking platform. Key advancements to Silver Spring’s IPv6-based networking platform include smart city extensions in the Streetlight.Vision Central Management System (CMS) software, integrated GPS, a migration path for those dependent on antiquated GPRS, and successful interoperability testing with multiple smart city CMS solutions in advance of certification for the TALQ outdoor lighting protocol. Silver Spring also announced new partners EnLight and Lumnex, who are integrating their smart lighting technologies with the Silver Spring networking and software platform.
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Starsense Dimmable Lighting Control System for Smart City Lighting

Imagine if you could light up all the dark, shadowy areas in your city, allowing people to move around freely and safely wherever they wanted. Imagine if you could illuminate the city center, parks, and main urban traffic routes flexibly, as lighting needs change over time. You could decide how to switch and dim the lights in selected areas of your city, delivering light exactly when and where it is needed — all by a simple mouse click. 
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Petra Systems Introduces New Smart City Solutions

Petra Solar, a global technology provider for the renewable energy, energy efficiency, and distributed power generation markets, announced that it has changed its name to Petra Systems.
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Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE

TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE