Opinions, think-pieces, articles and observations around smart cities and the future of urban living.
How cities can act to turn the fear of smart technologies into hope for a better future
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.
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).
Hear from Keith Henry at Power & Utilities Australia.
Data has the potential to transform how cities operate, enabling more informed decision making to operate more efficiently and provide better services.
Most smart city applications are never deployed across whole cities and regions. Instead they stay as perennial small-scale pilots. Why?
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.