Tvilight’s adaptive lighting solution is an ideal fit for a residential town such as ‘Van Gogh Village’. To satisfy the needs of the City Council, sensor based units (CitySense) were installed on street lights throughout the village. The units dim the lights to 20% when there is no activity in the streets, and increase the brightness to 100% upon the detection of a pedestrian, cyclist or a car. The CitySense units communicate with neighboring units over a wireless mesh network signalling them to also increase their brightness, thus ensuring that the occupant is surrounded by a safe circle of light at all times.
Using Tvilight’s web-based remote management software, CityManager, the municipality now has the ability to control the village’s outdoor lighting characteristics. By defining the dimming levels, the lamp hold time and other settings, the municipality ensures comfortable and safe light levels while achieving excellent energy savings.