By the end of this year, Kitchener will install more than 16,000 LED street lamps with adaptive control to replace the old High. -
Pressure sodium bulb.
The adaptive control module will allow cities to turn on and off street lights in computer systems.
"It's basically a geographic information system map where you can see every street light in the city," says Barry Cronkite, Chichena's traffic planning manager.
He told CBS News that the city would be able to control street lighting activities, such as Lantern Festival.
Cronkit points out that the adaptive control module enables cities to get immediate downtime reports instead of relying on complaints from residents.
New LED street lights, one of more than 16,000 replaced the old high. -
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Com/sb8qds56re Building an intelligent city using adaptive control module to install new lights is part of Kitchener's digital strategy for building an interconnected intelligent city.
"The adapter serves as a narrowband network that provides this connection throughout the city," Mayor Barry Vobanovich told CBC News.
He said that an innovation lab will be opened in Communitech this fall, and part of the work will focus on how Kitchener uses narrowband networks to connect certain urban services, such as parking lots and utility meters, to new technologies.