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    Evolving smart city applications,

    for better light and lower energy

    Interconnected applications and open systems
    unlock value for the citizens of Los Angeles

    Philips Lighting and the City of Los Angeles are exploring new smart city applications that build on the CityTouch connected lighting system, which manages 110,000 street lights across the city. The ability to add new applications and data streams to the digital ecosystem demonstrates the power of open system.



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    A responsive city for improved city services

    Remco Muijs; Senior Research Scientist at Philips Lighting


    Evolving smart city applications  

    The Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting and Philips Lighting have collaborated on a program that uses CityTouch connected street lighting management and connected sensors to obtain additional value from the public lighting system:


    • Lighting power grid monitoring for more reliable and responsive operations

    • Environmental noise monitoring for quieter streets and healthier citizens


    The LA pilot projects demonstarte how a connected street lighting infrastructure and an open systems approach support evolving smart city applications.


    connected lighting in Los Angeles

    We really need
    better information to help us design better cities"  

    Dietmar Offenhuber,
    Northeastern University


    Shaping future cities: views from the experts

    Using street lighting to advance smart city applications


    The customer: Ed Ebrahimian

    Director, Bureau of Street Lighting, Los Angeles

    Lighting infrastructure as a conduit for data collection


    The researcher, Dietmar Offenhuber

    Assistant Professor of Art+Design and Public Policy, Northeastern University

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