With smart and connected streetlights, Urbanova is defining how to develop and design a living laboratory as well as harnessing data to gain insights, empower people and solve urban challenges in new ways. The Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot will help increase energy efficiency and public safety while also assessing the role of air quality in healthy cities.
The pilot enables the intelligent management and control of the streetlights using Itron’s OpenWay Riva™ Internet of Things (IoT) solution. The smart, connected sensor network provides the foundation for the streetlight pilot and future applications. The new generation streetlights not only save energy compared to predecessors, but they are also remotely controllable so that lighting conditions can be adjusted and optimized to improve public safety or urban ambiance.