Making brighter cities


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

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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13 November 2018

Infographic: Traffic Adaptive Street Lighting

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26 July 2018

10 smart city events you need to go to and why

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8 June 2018

Traffic Adaptive Street Lighting: What is it and how does it work?

The future of street lighting is here

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31 May 2018

9 smart city applications that will benefit citizens

All this talk of smart cities. Will they actually benefit urban citizens? The answer is yes. In fact a recent study by Juniper Research estimates that smart cities have the potential to save their citizens 125 hours per year. Here are nine smart city applications that could make a difference.

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17 May 2018

Smart cities: a glossary of terms

The topic of smart cities is filling increasing column inches across tech media. But some of the terminology can be complex. To appropriately understand the urban environments of tomorrow, it’s necessary to grasp the lexicon that comes with them.

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25 April 2018

Smart Cities: What about smart suburbs and the villages of tomorrow?

It’s not just the city that can benefit from smart, connected technologies. A number of applications are being rolled out that could transform the way we perceive the rural and suburban environment.

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