Making brighter cities


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

15 November 2019

Event: Telensa Smart City Forums

Over the past couple of months Telensa has been hosting Smart City Forums, inviting local authorities and others in the smart lighting industry to discuss the evolution and future of smart cities. It’s been a pleasure to see new and familiar faces and we’re thankful to all those that contributed and participated. Below is a recap of the forum held at Sony’s UK Tech Centre in Pencoed, Wales, where all Telensa products are made:

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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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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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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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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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11 April 2018

Smart cities: think cost savings, not technology touting

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20 February 2018

Spreadsheet, not datasheet - network choices for the smart city


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13 February 2018

Smart street lighting is driving smart city projects

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