Fire crews too. The 'smart city' concept keeps getting smarter under this LED-centric plan.
If you want a Nobel Prize, you have to meet lofty expectations. So what has the blue LED done to earn its inventors the grand honour? For starters: It is bringing light to millions of people with no electricity.
Game on! Another major sports venue taps the technology, as a Phoenix stadium went live with it when the Arizona Cardinals smothered the San Francisco 49ers. The same venue will host American football's big championship extravaganza in February.
A project to modernise streetlighting is under way in Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The US Department of Energy is funding nine research and development projects to help accelerate the development of high-quality LED and OLED technology.
Lighting technology could provide a basis on which to build data networks to power other technologies and services, speakers at the International Lighting Fixture Design conference said last week.
Casualties on roads where streetlights have been switched off at night have increased by as much as 20 per cent, according to a new study.
The world’s first glowing motorway has been unveiled in the Netherlands this week as part of a ‘smart highway’ scheme.
Senegal is investing in solar-powered streetlighting, with a rollout of approximately 1,500 solar panels in the capital, Dakar and six other regions in the interior of the country.
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Hubbell Lighting has launched a financing programme for lighting upgrade projects up to $10 million (€7.6 million).
German architectural luminaire maker Hess has begun insolvency proceedings in the German courts.
The outdoor lighting specialist has also applied to leave the Frankfurt stock market after a humiliating fall from grace in which company profits were allegedly overstated to ensure a successful flotation last October.