Telensa and Eaton Lighting to Deliver Smart Street Lights

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Telensa and Eaton Lighting to Deliver Smart Street Lights

Telensa, the world leader in smart street lights controls and smart city applications, and Eaton Lighting, one of the world’s leading providers of LED lighting solutions, today announced that they will work together to deliver connected solutions for outdoor LED lighting and related smart city applications.

Will Gibson, Founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Telensa about the new Smart Street Lighting project:

The outdoor lighting controls market is fragmented, with many vendors having a limited deployment footprint. We know the industry is looking for resilient turnkey solutions that are proven at scale and with the largest city and utility lighting networks, which is why we are excited to join forces with Eaton Lighting as smart LED street lighting enters the mainstream

He continues

By combining our companies’ proven leadership in LEDs and smart controls, we will accelerate the path to smart cities driven by streetlight infrastructure.

The partnership between market leaders is key to expanding the implementation of integrated lighting, control and smart city solutions that are easy to deploy, massively scalable and offer long-term value to utilities, cities and Departments of Transport.

Cities and utilities are looking for simple, scalable solutions for smart LED street lighting that can grow into a full smart city infrastructure,

said Bob Smith, director of connected communities, Eaton Lighting.

Streetlights are an ideal location to deploy connected technology solutions, and we look forward to continuing to work with Telensa to make the vision of the smart city a reality.

Connected smart street lights serves as the gateway to a range of smart city applications, from traffic analytics to air quality. Outdoor lighting is one of the largest, most energy intensive elements of city infrastructure, and is rapidly converting to LED technology. Adding wireless controls to LED conversion projects saves money, improves service levels and provides sophisticated lighting adaptation and automation.

· Get the case study: The utility case for smart street lighting

Author: Tim Cole
Image Credit: Telensa

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