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23 February 2018

Helmond leads the pack in smart lighting projects

Back in 2013, smart lighting wasn’t a mainstream topic like it is today. The historic city of Helmond in North Brabant in the southern Netherlands, however, was one of the first cities to adopt intelligent lighting technology as a way to solve its challenges as a growing industrial hub, becoming more sustainable in the process by saving energy. In an effort to improve public safety—as well as the attractiveness of the city—Helmond has rolled out over a dozen intelligent street lighting networks over the past four years since. 

To dive deeper into why this Dutch city decided to become a pioneer in the intelligent street lighting movement and some of the immediate benefits they’ve seen in the process read more...