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Hong Kong has started a smart street lighting pilot project

The Chinese city has the aim on transforming the street lighting in an intelligent system The Highways Deparment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) has announced a new and innovative pilot project to boost the efficiency and intelligence in the street lighting. Following this instructions, the HKSARG has selected his smart city application provider, Telensa, to deploy its PLANet intelligenet street ligthing system in a pilot programme.[caption id="attachment_8201" align="aligncenter" width="504"] Yuen Long district, Honk Kong[/caption]This pilot, that will run in the area of Yuen Long Town in Hong Kong, has te aim on replacing approximately 600 streetlights in this district of Hong Kong with LED lights controled by a wireless system. This plan will impact, gradually, the 148,000 inhabitants of...

Bristol wins global Smart City award

The British city has defeated other opponents like Barcelona, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Yinchuan during the GSMA´s 2018 Global Mobile Awards Wich is the Smartest City of the world? We have the answer, although this could sound quite pretentious: Bristol. This is the conclusion obteined during the GLOMOs (the 'Oscars' of the mobile industry) that were celebreted during the last month in the Mobile World Congress, at Barcelona.Bristol, that has defeated other Smart Cities that traditionaly have occuped high technology levels (New York, Dubai, Barecelona, Singapore, Yinchuan...), is actually the smartest city of the world. To that end, the judges have highlighted the joint venture between the British city and the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council, called Bristol Is Open. This partnership has the aim on integrating three networks through software defined control:...