Maximum road safety with minimum operational costs – this is the guiding idea behind ‘Intelligent Street Lighting’. This approach involves much more than simply replacing conventional high pressure sodium lamps with LED light sources. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) and the associated concept of the Smart City, all conceivable object and location are connected: cars, cargo containers, car ...
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Reducing Carbon Footprint using Smart Fluorescent Street Lamps
Though it plays a major role in improving road safety and reducing street crimes, street lighting is a concept neglected by authorities. The rising cost of electrical energy and pressure to reduce the impact of street lighting on green-house emissions have forced a review of policies on the issue. Here are pros and cons of the situation along with solutions for an energy efficient smart street lighting system.