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This Danish Neighborhood Is A Giant Experiment For Smart Cities

By day, the Hersted neighborhood in a Copenhagen suburb looks like a typical business district, filled with large office buildings and warehouses. But when the sun went down on September 18, it transformed into a massive experiment. Each block, on a 10-kilometer stretch of road, demonstrates the future of city lighting—and offers a glimpse into how smart technology will transform urban infrastructure.

With LED technology, lighting has become a piece of electronics.
Flemming Madsen

The new lab includes tech like the Tvilight system, which uses sensors to automatically brighten in a halo around a pedestrian, bike, or car, leaving the rest of the street dim to save energy.

 

By Adele peters

 

First published on September 24th, 2014

From: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3034728/this-danish-neighborhood-is-a-giant-experiment-for-smart-cities

 

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