Smart City Lighting
AES Lighting Group, in conjunction with Ubicquia controls and Cimcon controls, is delivering the future today with our Smart City Lighting technology solutions.
What is Smart City Lighting?
A Smart City Lighting system is when a metropolitan or an area within a metropolitan city uses the street roadway lighting system to not only provide a safe illuminated roadway to the occupants of the city but it also uses the systems lighting photo-controls and various sensors to collect data, then uses insights gained from this data to manage assets, resources and services efficiencies.
This photo-control when connected either to a cellular service or through a wireless data management system will collect data through various Internet Of Things (IOT) sensing devices. When this information is collected, processed and analyzed it can provide the municipal the following information;
- Air Quality
- Wind Speed
- Flood Detection
- Extend or Strengthen Public/Private Wi-Fi
- Temperature Readings
- People Counting
- Crowd Noise, Gun Shot Detection or Population Density
- Location Base Services plus many more Benefits
When providing a partial to a city-wide monitoring system this allows the municipal specific data to assist them in faster and more efficient response times, a safer environment and information that can be used to increase the city’s visibility to future economic development.
Smart City Systems & Devices
Smart Cities and intelligent lighting are systems and devices that include plug and play streetlight routers, gigabit switches, and small cell devices, controlled through cellular services. Available for any municipality, these devices feature easy plug and play installation. They’re capable of all of the following but not limited to:
- 4G LTE Connectivity
- Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Sensor Connectivity
- Full Lighting Control
- Outage Notification
- Tilt and Vibration
- Utility Grade Metering
- Work Order Ticketing
- Instant Commands and Underpass Sensitivity
Smart City Lighting Solutions & Benefits
For municipalities, these devices provide immediate and up-to-date information to help with the maintenance of lights and increase the efficiency of maintenance services.
AES and Ubicquia’s and Cimcon’s Smart City Lighting solutions and 3rd party sensors can also be an invaluable source for data collection and other assorted tasks, such as:
- Air quality control
- Parking assistance
- License plate reading
- Flood detection
- Public/private Wi-Fi
- Temperature readings
- People counting/footfall
- Beacon and Bluetooth messaging
- Detect crowd noise, gunshots, or accidents
Smart City lighting systems can upload information for relevant reports to transportation and infrastructure departments, as well as contractors. The devices can include high definition video to assist with traffic control.
They’re also ideal for public Wi-Fi extension and surveillance, with 4G and 5G small cells that can be charged to cell providers for a monthly fee. This is the next generation of cellular service – new, fully adaptable technology to gain valuable data and provide for the safety of residents.
AES Lighting Group is delivering the new wave of Smart City technology, capable of making any streetlight into a Smart Light.
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