SMART CITY INCLUDED IN
LED STREET LIGHT UPGRADES
Asia-Pacific Region 2018/2019
Council had poor lighting across their network causing un-secure roading conditions and a large number of public complaints.
Energy Efficient and Reduced Light Pollution
Felicity Smart Infrastructure provided updated light design through its JV partner in New Zealand, resulting in
Reduced lighting pollution through "constant lumen ouput" CLO programmable driver
Energy savings Safe road lighting to NZ Transport Agency standards
Maintenance and Public Concerns
Approx. 50% of the Council's help center calls were regarding streetlight complaints which could not be addressed easily with a traditional lighting network.
Smart Lighting – Real Time and Proactive
Smart City Lighting as a Service administrated through Felicity Connect (LoRaWAN network) gave ultimate controllability of individual LEDs so citizen concerns can be addressed in real time. Repairs are proactively dealt with and the network is monitored 24/7.
WiFi - Expensive and Inconsistent
To attract visitors and boost local trade Council wanted an effective and fast public WiFi network. Key to attracting more tourism in preparation for visitors brought by a new motorway (due 2019)
WiFi – Affordable and Attractive
A cost effective meshed WiFi network was installed using Felicity Connect embedded within the streetlights.
Carrier grade fast WiFi network was provided for tourism, industry and public use.
This public WiFi also reduces the digital divide amongst residents and provides opportunity for all
Public Safety Concerns
Local crime issues have become a concern to Council and local police. Expanding the local CCTV network would give them better capabilities to deal with these issues.
Safety - Real time, Comprehensive Coverage
CCTV that works on a Felicity Connect WiFi network or directly backhauled delivered at a fraction of the cost of traditional CCTV. This elegant solution is easily expanded to increase public safety and provide better Intelligent Transport System (ITS) analytics
Pollution Risk to Public
A pulp and paper mill located nearby can cause a pollution risk to public from minor to possibly catastrophic impact in the case of a Chlorine leak. This required proactive monitoring for public safety.
Live Monitoring for Fast Response
Felicity Connect’s IQ Nexus AirQ sensor is connected to the Felicity Connect Platform. The air sensors provide live monitoring of the air quality 24/7, connected to response measures and can be installed anywhere on Council’s streetlight network