Making brighter cities


Opinions, think-pieces, articles and observations around smart cities and the future of urban living.

21 October 2019

Let’s kill big brother

How cities can act to turn the fear of smart technologies into hope for a better future

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14 October 2019

10 tips for a successful smart city project

The road to becoming a smart city requires cities to pick up new skills. Cities need to develop new infrastructure and new policies for gathering and utilising data.

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7 October 2019

Three key insights for utilities for a smart street lighting roll-out

A third of world’s roads are still lit with 1960s technology, and the energy consumption of old street lights can amount to 40% of city’s energy consumption. The wave of affordable LED technology has helped the energy reduction and many cities have taken the savings to the next level with networked lights and central management system (CMS). 

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27 September 2019

Infographic: Using Your Connected Streetlight Central Management System to Meter Energy Consumption

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27 September 2019

Using Your Connected Streetlight Central Management System to Meter Energy Consumption

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13 September 2019

3 Top Takeaways from Power & Utilities Australia Conference 2019

Hear from Keith Henry at Power & Utilities Australia.

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12 June 2019

Webinar: How to become a data-driven city

Data has the potential to transform how cities operate, enabling more informed decision making to operate more efficiently and provide better services. 

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21 March 2019

Funding smart city applications: why connected street lighting is different

Most smart city applications are never deployed across whole cities and regions. Instead they stay as perennial small-scale pilots. Why?

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20 February 2019

Telensa Top 50 Smart City Influencers


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8 January 2019

Smart street lighting is the seedbed for a smart city…

Finding how to close the digital gap and move towards the reality of a smart city can be tough. Let’s discuss how this journey can be started with connected street lighting.

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