Press Coverage

News releases of the Alliance and its members

Ensuring the Success of IoT Applications

No longer is IoT simply associated with improving the usability of domestic devices, it is now helping to enhance living and working experiences in cities around the world. Technology innovations and advancements have enabled a range of applications for managing critical infrastructure, including remote monitoring, structural integrity diagnostics and predictive maintenance. Read more about the …

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Achieving Excellence in a Complicated IIoT Constellation

Manufacturers forging an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) constellation to drive myriad elements of productivity, visibility and efficiency often seek to adapt older or more traditional equipment in the process. However many struggle to get the desired results despite successful proofs-of-concept – and not just because the tech isn’t always compatible. Read more about the …

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Wi-SUN Alliance – New Testing and Certification Partners

ELDORADO Institute, QualityLogic and WISeKey are new Wi-SUN Alliance product testing and certification partners. The Alliance also entered an agreement with the Open Mobile Association (OMA), which has added support for Wi-SUN FAN in Lightweight M2M. Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at smart-energy.com. (Image: ST Engineering and Smart Energy International)

How to Build Smarter, More Secure Cities From the Ground Up

Let’s consider smart cities. It is said that by 2040, 65 per cent of the world’s population will be living in cities. To accommodate such an influx, without facing significant logistical issues, with limited space and infrastructure, policy makers have begun to recognise that these urban environments need to become not only larger, but smarter …

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Infrastructure Bill to Pour Billions into Myriad U.S. Projects

The legislation presents the opportunity to grow smart city projects on the backs of other initiatives. An example, said Phil Beecher, president and CEO of Wi-SUN Alliance, a nonprofit smart utility member organization, is smart streetlighting. Once a streetlighting project moves forward, the backbone is in place to launch other connectivity-based projects. Read the entire …

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Streetlighting – Undervalued or the Entry Point for Smart Cities?

Not only can they help to bring down emissions by enabling more efficient use of resources, but once simple and benign concepts such as streetlights can be transformed into literal pillars of smart city infrastructure and perform functions well beyond their traditional public safety remit. Read more about the Wi-SUN Alliance at technologydispatch.com. (Image courtesy …

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Where Does the Future of Smart City Design Begin? It’s in Plain Sight

Many of the world’s urban city centers have taken a bit of a beating over the past year. Lockdowns, social distancing, and remote mass working have left offices sitting idle and many main street businesses shuttered. But the pandemic has also spurred ambitious plans to make our cities more sustainable, efficient, and safe for citizens. …

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