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Boost wireless lighting within smart buildings

Boost wireless lighting within smart buildings
A collaboration between photonics specialist, OSRAM, and Casambi, has presented the interoperability between the Casambi CBU-DCS module and OSRAM DEXAL (Data Exchange for Advanced Lighting) driver. Therefore, the module is listed as an official ‘Works with OSRAM DEXAL’ component. This emphasises the ability of lighting professionals to implement a wide range of lighting solutions in smart buildings.
19th February 2019

Guide to making tomorrow’s smart cities secure and safe

Guide to making tomorrow’s smart cities secure and safe
A report has been released by the EastWest Institute (EWI), entitled: ‘Smart and Safe: Risk Reduction in Tomorrow's Cities’, designed to provide guidance for executives and administrators, to make tomorrow’s Smart Cities secure and safe by managing technology effectively. 
15th February 2019

Are smart cities without infrastructure the future?

Are smart cities without infrastructure the future?
A large proportion of the cost, disruption, pollution and exposure to natural disasters in a city would be eliminated if there were no infrastructure. Imagine no sewage or gas pipes, electricity poles or even sidewalks from which people leap into the face of approaching traffic. Poor sanitation such as leaking pipes kills half a million children under the age of five annually and costs $200bn a year in healthcare costs and lost income worldwide. 
13th February 2019


How smart homes will take over the world

How smart homes will take over the world
You hear a lot about home automation these days and it continues to be a hot topic. It includes all sorts of ingenious inventions that will save you time and money. However, is it possible to automate your backyard as well?  
24th January 2019

Megaman launches new Ingenium ZB app

Megaman launches new Ingenium ZB app
The launch of a new Ingenium ZB App for use with the Ingenium ZB smart home system has been announced by Megaman. The new app has been developed to replace the previous version and existing users will need to upgrade as soon as possible. The upgraded app will allow for greater functionality with Google and Google enabled devices and feature new bi-directional communication between the app and connected products. 
17th December 2018

The key to end to end connectivity

The key to end to end connectivity
  ‘The key to consumer connectivity needs and interoperability is standardisation and certification of devices’ was the message given by the Marketing Chair of HomeGrid Forum, Livia Rosu at this year’s Total Telecom Congress. 
28th November 2018

Take control of your data

Take control of your data
  Technology seems to be getting smarter and smarter. From our cars and homes, to buildings and cities. All of these things are constantly evolving, being connected to the internet, which means that through almost every device we are generating and consuming data. But who controls and owns that data?
27th November 2018

Data analytics platform to predict congestion under development

Data analytics platform to predict congestion under development
  The company that developed the 5G combined in-building and outdoor wireless network planning tool for urban environments, Ranplan Wireless, has received £300K funding over a two-year period from Innovate UK to develop a data analytics platform that can be used to predict and manage congestion in smart cities. 
5th November 2018

Cities grow smarter through innovative semiconductor technologies

Cities grow smarter through innovative semiconductor technologies
It happens every minute, somewhere, somehow. An accident occurs on the freeway. Traffic backs up for long distances. Ambulances and police cars thread slowly through lines of stopped cars. Cars wait and drivers’ frustrations grow. But what if there were cameras on the street lights poles along the freeway, or drones hovering overhead, that could spot accidents the moment they happen and relay that information immediately to emergency services and traffic control centers? 
1st November 2018

The evolution of the smart grid

The evolution of the smart grid
Japan faces a unique power delivery challenge because of its two entirely incompatible power grids. The odd system is a legacy from the 19th Century, when local providers In Osaka used 60Hz generators, while German equipment purchased in Tokyo worked on a frequency of 50Hz. 
23rd August 2018


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