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Hongkong will introduce intelligent street lightin


On the 9 day of the tenth Hongkong International Spring lighting exhibition, the Highways Department of the Hongkong Special Administrative Region government revealed during the exhibition that 400 smart street lamps will be introduced next year.


The 4 day lighting exhibition was hosted by the Hongkong Trade Development Bureau, and more than 1350 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions gathered in the Hongkong exhibition center to display various lighting products. At the same time, the organizers arranged a number of meetings and forums for the industry.
Ye Guoliang, the chief engineer of the street light Department of the government of the government of the Special Administrative Region, said at the "Asian lighting conference" held during the exhibition that the SAR government will start in 2019 and take 3 years to introduce multi-functional intelligent street lighting systems on the central, golden clock, Tongluowan and WAN Chai in Hong Kong Island, and the installation of Tsim Sha Tsui, Kwun Tong and Eic in Kowloon. About 400 smart street lights. This will be an important step in the development of smart city in Hongkong.
Ye Guoliang said that intelligent street lamps can collect real-time urban information, such as real time road conditions, measurement data, air pollution index and so on. He believes that smart city is not a purely scientific concept, but also a convenient way for people to live. At present, there are 220 thousand street lamps in Hongkong, which can be applied to the development of the Internet of things.
According to the introduction, the design of intelligent street lamps is not very different from the ordinary street lamps used in Hongkong at present, but the smart street lamps use LED light bulbs, the top has an antenna connected to the Internet, and different sensors are set inside. Engineers can remote switch or adjust the brightness of intelligent street lights, and real-time monitoring whether street lights need to repair or replace bulbs. Ye Guoliang said that the use and replacement of LED bulbs can reduce power consumption by 30%, and the optimization of the dark and dark adjustment method is expected to further save 20% of the power consumption.