Philips-Ericsson smart street lights

LA’s Street Lights Now Have 4G LTE Wireless Technology

Los Angeles is the first city in the world to deploy new “smart” Philips street lights, which have built in 4G LTE wireless technology from Ericsson. The SmartPoles are actually standard city street lights, but they been upgraded with efficient LED lights and Ericsson’s small cell technology. Since the lights are connected, the city can manage street lighting to make sure that streets are well-lit without wasting energy. But the biggest change is adding the wireless connectivity, which will provide better broadband coverage without adding any new cell towers.
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LED Bulbs Recalled Due to Shock Hazard

Philips Lighting of Somerset, NJ has recalled 99,000 of its Endura and Ambient-brand LED dimmable light bulbs manufactured in China. The company reports that a lead wire in the bulb’s housing may have an improp... Read More...
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Philips recalls compact fluorescent bulbs

Philips Lighting Company of Somerset, NJ has recalled about 1.86 million compact fluorescent dimmable reflector lamps manufactured in Mexico and Poland. According to the company, the glue that attaches the glas... Read More...