TALQ Consortium Hosts Interoperability Plugfest for Smart City Networks

The TALQ Consortium has announced the results of an interoperability plugfest (an event where multiple vendors test their products’ compatibility with others) that took place in Valencia, Spain recently. TALQ was formed back in 2012 with the mission of standardizing

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Amerlux Moves Beyond LEDs With Avista 7-Pin Option

New Technology Transforms Lighting from Fixture to Foundation of Smart Cities   OAKLAND, N.J. – Sept. 18, 2018 –Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today the launch of a hi-tech, electrical receptacle for its Avista light engine that will

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White Paper: TALQ Specification 2.0

The TALQ Consortium published a White Paper that offers insights into its global interface standard and certification scheme for managing smart city applications such as outdoor lighting networks. The document explains the system architecture and data model, as well as

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TALQ Consortium Smart City Protocol Version 2.0 Undergoing Formal Approval

The TALQ Consortium, which has created a global interface standard and certification scheme for managing smart city applications such as outdoor lighting networks, completed its upgrade to Version 2.0. The consortium based the new version on an easy to integrate

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Belmont, Arizona Is a Smart City Funded by Bill Gates

One of the many investment companies owned by Microsoft founder Bill Gates has purchased a whopping 25,000 acres of land in Arizona. Located roughly 45 minutes outside of Phoenix, the land will be turned into a smart city named Belmont.

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Philips Lighting Rolls out World’s Largest Smart Street Light Systems in Indonesia

Philips Lighting announced a city-wide upgrade of Jakarta’s street lighting. The project, a significant milestone in Jakarta’s ongoing transformation into a smart city, involves upgrading nearly 90,000 street luminaires with energy efficient LED lights connected to a Philips CityTouch lighting

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Eaton and CIMCON Lighting Collaborate to Bring Connected, Smart City Solutions to the Market

The collaboration combines Eaton’s broad range of outdoor light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires with CIMCON’s intelligent, wireless controls, sensors and software to bring powerful connected lighting solutions for smart cities. The connected lighting solution features a 7-pin ANSI C136.41 compatible “plug-and-play”

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City of LA and Philips Lighting Pilot New Pathway to Smart City Utilizing Connected Street Lighting Infrastructure

Philips Lighting has announced that the City of Los Angeles is embarking on a new pilot project to expand its smart city capabilities designed to help improve public safety and support city services for residents, visitors and local businesses. By

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5 Things I Learned at This Year’s LightFair May 2, 2016

While the official attendance figures aren’t yet in for LightFair, many of the exhibitors we spoke with on the show floor were pretty happy with the turnout. I would guesstimate that attendance easily topped 20,000 but probably didn’t duplicate the

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Cisco, Sprint Helping Kansas City Become Smart and Connected

Deployment of a Smart+Connected City framework is underway in Kansas City, Missouri, to transform urban services and enhance the citizen experience. As part of this framework, Cisco is working with a group of business partners to bring together an ecosystem

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