2020-01-08

TrendForce LiDAR Ushers an Incredible Era for Autonomous Vehicle and Smart City

According to the latest report by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, titled “2020 Infrared Sensing Application Market Trend- Mobile 3D Sensing, LiDAR and Driver Monitoring System”, the market value of automotive LiDAR is expected to reach USD 127 million in 2019. International sport events such as 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2024 Paris Olympics are the best opportunities for hosting countries to demonstrate their transportation capabilities. Thus, they have proactively involved in Robo-Taxi, autonomous bus and even air taxi development. ...
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2018-11-16

The LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Invited to the Sensor Technology and Smart City Seminar in Shanghai

On November 15, the Sensor Technology and Smart City seminar was successfully held at Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Co-organized by Shanghai Optoelectronics Trade Association (SOTA) and Shanghai Illumination Electric Appliance Trade Association (SIEATA), the seminar gathered top entrepreneurs, industrial experts and academicians in Shanghai to participate and exchange insights on the development of smart lighting technologies. Shanghai Wellmax Lighting (WELLMAX), a key member of the SOTA and SIE...
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2018-04-18

Skyscrapers in Chinese City Become Giant Works of Art with Smart City Lighting

Philips Lighting has completed a large-scale project that uses connected LED architectural lighting to illuminate the facades of 37 buildings, along a 9.2 km stretch of road in the city center of Ningbo, China. The project, one of the largest of its kind, is aimed at boosting the city’s cultural heritage and tourism, as well as stimulating commercial activities in the city center. It also illustrates the company’s position as the lighting company for the Internet of Things.
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2018-03-27

New Zealand’s Whakatane District Council Selects Telensa for its 2,500 Smart Street Lighting Project

Telensa, specializing in deployment of connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it has been selected by Whakatane District Council to deploy its PLANet intelligent streetlighting system. The project, part of a New Zealand Transport Agency programme to convert existing road lighting to LED, will involve replacing Whakatane’s 2,500 streetlights with wirelessly managed LEDs. The project is due for completion in June 2018.
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2017-11-13

AV1 Group Announces $5.5M Pilot for Smart City Transition in Michigan

AV1 Group announced that through its wholly-owned subsidiary, XFIRE Smart Systems, it has initiated a pilot program for a major city in Michigan to design and implement its Smart City transition with an estimated order of approximately USD 5.5 million. 
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2016-12-23

Lech am Arlberg in Austria Lit up With Dazzling LED Lights

The place is internationally famous: Lech am Arlberg in Austria is a picture-postcard skiing location surrounded by an impressive mountain scenery, up to 2,809 meters above sea level. What is less widely known is the fact that some 1,500 people live in Lech. Some more figures: 8,300 hotel beds are available; the small village located on the banks of the Lech rivulet at the foot of the mountains raggedly towering above it boasts almost one million overnight stays every year. Lech lives on tourism, and instead of simply relying on its exquisite location, the village sets great store by enthusing its guests anew every year.
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2016-09-20

Eaton and CIMCON to Display Smart City Solutions at the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference

Power management company Eaton announced that it is demonstrating its Streetworks wireless smart city solutions featuring LED outdoor luminaires with CIMCON’s intelligent, wireless controls, sensors and software products at the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference in Hollywood, California, on September 18 to 21 at the Lowes Hotel at booth 40 and 41.
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2016-09-20

Los Angeles and Philips Lighting Test New Pathway to Smart City with Connected Street Lighting Infrastructure

Philips Lighting, the global leader in lighting, today announced that the City of Los Angeles is embarking on a new pilot project to expand its smart city capabilities designed to help improve public safety and support city services for residents, visitors and local businesses.
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2016-09-13

Verizon Accelerates Smart City Solutions with Acquisition of Sensity Systems

Seeking to add a leading comprehensive suite of smart city solutions enabled by its ThingSpace internet of things (IoT) platform to help communities increase economic development, drive citizen engagement and enable sustainability, Verizon Communications announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Sensity Systems, a private company based in Sunnyvale, California.
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2016-05-16

Sensity Systems and Chinese Academy of Sciences to Construct Global Platform For Smart City Applications and Services

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Sensity Systems Inc., provider of a leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Smart Cities, today announced an agreement under which the two organizations will form a new joint venture in China to focus on the development of smart city solutions for China and sales worldwide. The resultant IoT Platform for Chinese Smart Cities will be application compatible with the current Sensity IoT Smart City Platform, thereby providing application developers access to a global market for cities. Outside of China, the joint venture products will be sold under the Sensity platform program.
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2016-03-24

Silver Spring Networks Teams up with Rongwen to Expand Presence in China Smart City Market

Silver Spring Networks announced a new go-to-market partner, Rongwen, for its rapidly growing smart cities and smart street lighting business. Rongwen is one of the largest smart LED street light providers and operators in China, and has deployed more than 250,000 controllable LED street lights in its home country under the Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) business model. 
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2016-03-16

Six Emerging LED Display Trends from China’s 13th Five Year Plan

China officially released13th Five-Year Plan, a crucial document that not only underpins China’s development in the following five years, but clearly demonstrates the country’s economic deployment that could create booming investment opportunities. But exactly which market sectors and emerging trends will follow the newly- released plan? Should LED display vendors invest in the right market, their revenues could potentially soar.
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2016-03-15

Philips and Vodafone Seal Connected Lighting and Smart City Services Partnership Deal

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and the global leader in lighting, announced today a new agreement for Vodafone to become a global Internet of Things (IoT) managed connectivity partner. Under the agreement, the two companies will enable city authorities worldwide to implement connected street lighting systems which will be connected wirelessly, saving energy and making maintenance easier and more efficient.
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2016-03-10

GE’s Energy Startup Current Signs Strategic Smart City Partnership with Tianjin Government

Current, GE's innovative energy company, recently announced a strategic partnership with Tianjin government on its intelligent city development during the visit of Bill Ruh, GE Digital CEO, which will enable Intelligent infrastructure by integrating networked lightings with the industrial strength Predix platform.  
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2014-06-13

Philips CityTouch Selects Sierra Wireless to Connect for Smart City Lighting Controls

Sierra Wireless announced that Philips CityTouch has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® embedded wireless modules to provide connectivity for the new CityTouch LightWave remote lighting management system.
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2014-05-21

Philips and Barcelona Sign Smart LED City Light Partnership Agreement

Barcelona City Council and Royal Philips have signed a collaboration agreement on the subject of Smart Cities. The agreement will seek to make the city more energy efficient through connected LED street lighting. Working with the City Council, Philips aims to make Barcelona a trailblazer in the field of Smart Cities for the economic, environmental and social benefit of citizens. Philips will also provide defibrillators to the city of Barcelona as part of this collaboration.
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2013-05-29

Luminaid and Paradox Engineering Collaborate on 'Smart City' Lighting Projects with LED Installations

Luminaid and Paradox Engineering SA announce their partnership to offer the market future proof lighting management and Smart City technologies. Acknowledging an ideal strategic alignment and recognizing the high value of respective technological offerings, the two companies are setting Paradox Engineering's PE.AMI wireless network platform to complement Luminaid's lighting offer: together, they will grant reliable and future proof intelligent LED lighting acting as one of the key applications for broader Smart City initiatives. Together the two companies will p...
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