First publishedin ITS International
’s Planet system will replace around 600 street lights in Hong Kong’s Yuen Long Town area, to help provide a low-cost platform for smart city applications.
The company was chosen by the highways department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG). Planet is an intelligent street lighting system that is said to pay for itself in reduced energy and maintenance costs as well as offering improved quality of service through automatic fault reporting. Engineering services group South King-Kum Shing is leading the pilot programme.