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Street Lamps

Streetlamp Meets Umbrella: 'Lampbrella' Offers Automatic Shelter On Rainy Days

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology

It's raining, you don't have an umbrella, and there are no awnings in sight. Mikhail Belyaev would like to have you covered with his latest invention,...

IntelliStreets: Digital Scaffolding for 'Smart' Cities

W. David Stephenson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology
W. David Stephenson

I think this new streetlamp-on-steroids may not only be very important in its own right, but also as a precursor to a wide range of Internet-enabled devices that meet multiple needs because they are "smart" and networked.

Traffic Lights Get Smarter With Redesign

GOOD | By Cliff Kuang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If you stop to think about it, the humble traffic light, which began appearing on streets in the 1900s, hasn't really evolved at the same rate as our ...

Barcelona's Street Lamps Waste No Light On Empty Streets (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In most cities, street lights stay on all night long, even if no one's around. One Barcelona neighborhood is getting around this power suck with an ef...