5G – a brave new world, or not?5G – a brave new world, or not? By Christian Mildner Share to 5G is a hot topic these days and I often get asked what my thoughts are, what the technology is, and what it will mean for people, cities and our industry. With massive bandwidths and transmission speeds 10-100 times faster as compared [...]
SCS PARTNERS WITH iOMNISCIENT TO MAKE CITIES SAFERSCS PARTNERS WITH iOMNISCIENT TO MAKE CITIES SAFER Share to Only a city that has the ability to deal with complex behaviours in crowds, while ensuring privacy and optimising safety, security, & operational efficiency can have the tag of being a smart city. In-order to carry out any major initiative, a city must first ensure [...]
What are smart cities to you?What are smart cities to you? By Christian Mildner Share to What are smart cities to you? This is a question that I get asked often and it is a difficult one to answer because in fact, it can be many things. And which city wants to be dumb, anyways. Google returns 300+ million search [...]
Does a Smart City provide the solution for Urban Gridlock?Does a Smart City provide the solution for Urban Gridlock? By Duane Shore Share to Stuck in the gridlock of a peak hour commute in the nation’s most populated city and my GPS unit struggles to highlight alternate routes to my destination. None of the suggested alternatives shave off anything more than a few precious moments. [...]
Motion-based lighting aims to brighten Australia’s smart cities
Comlight AS announces that Sylvania Connected Solutions has been appointed distributor for its motion-based street lighting systems. Sylvania Connected Solutions is part of Gerard Lighting, who are the largest lighting manufacturer and distributor in the combined Australian and New Zealand markets.
Smart technology through my lens
Smart technology is quickly becoming a buzz word and everyone is talking about it. Individuals have started making their Homes into a Smart Environment space, whether managing their lighting, entertainment, security or gaming experience. Corporates are turning their infrastructure Smarter. Councils and government are in the process of getting Smart capabilities, enabling them to get better control over their city assets.
SCS is privileged to be part of ASCA and IoTA
Smart Cities are an emerging concept in the new digital world, connecting cities and their communities through the use of digital and telecommunication technologies. Urbanisation is on the rise, and by 2050 over 70% of the world’s developed and developing populations will live in urbanised areas. There is already an increased demand for intelligent, sustainable environments that offer its citizens a high quality of life.
A vision-driven approach to change the perspective on “Smart” Street Lighting
Energy efficient LED street lighting is often seen to be a low hanging fruit of energy efficiency projects. The energy savings and emission reductions that can be generated by upgrading to LEDs are substantial and paybacks and financial returns for projects are usually very attractive.