Huntington, California's leading surfing town, installed a new mixed streetlight with a built-in 5G cellular transmitter.
Called the Smart Fusion Pole, the streetlight is a traditional design with many high-tech features, including smart sensors that detect traffic, parking spaces and air quality, all connected to a central information point and cloud for transmission to individuals And city manager.
These lamps, produced by a joint venture between a famous lighting company and American Tower Company, will be installed first on the coastal motorway and will be installed in bustling commercial areas later.
The two companies announced the news at the Barcelona Global Mobile Congress. Although this agreement marks a token step toward the concept of combining street lighting with mobile technology, the tripartite still needs to work out some details, such as the date and quantity of the installation.
It is told that the United States Power Tower Corporation has these poles, and antenna space on the pole leased to mobile network operators. More advanced networks, such as 5G, transmit the information collected by the sensors and can also provide wireless pipelines for lighting control and maintenance.
Mike Posey, Mayor of Huntington, said: "We want to be a leader in the smart city initiative and provide residents, businesses and tourists with a better city experience and quality of life, which is why I am excited about the Smart Fusion Pole, Provides connectivity without compromising the beauty and vision of the city. "
A famous lighting company and the American tower company said that the exact location of these lamps will be based on mobile network operators and local residents and businesses network needs.