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Smart Cities:

Success stories

Smart Cities is a vision of the future, but it's also a reality today. Philips Lighting supports Smart City initatives with the world's most complete portfolio of LED luminaires, controls, software management platforms, apps and services.

Philips Lighting has successfully deployed Smart City solutions in municipalities around the world. These range of modest lighting installations in places such as Tenerife, Canary Islands, and Siegburg, Germany, to large-scale retrofits in global cities such as Los Angeles, which is intelligently managing over 100,000 street lights with Philips CityTouch.


Philips Lighting has the technology, financing, services, and partnerships to make your Smart City vision a reality. Investigate the case studies on these pages to see how Philips Lighting has already helped municipalities around the world make their cities safer, more efficient, and more sustainable, and more livable.


We found CityTouch to
be the ideal solution for
managing our outdoor
lighting system."


Santiago Yanes,
Lighting Operator, Ports of Tenerife

Transforming Semarang into a smart city 

The Indonesian city has taken a major step towards reaching its smart city goals thanks to the recent installation of Philips CityTouch and upgraded LED lighting, resulting in increased energy savings and lowered operational costs.




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Setting the standard for lighting operations

Utilizing the CityTouch workflow app, which designed exclusively for lighting, officials of the city of Siegburg, Germany, are now able to efficiently streamline workflows, improve maintenance response times, and more.
Los Angeles

Blazing the trail for connected street lighting


With more than half of its street lights already converted to LED, the city of Los Angeles connects 110,000 light points using Philips CityTouch and connector nodes with plug-and-play activation. With its new lighting management system, Los Angeles is a on its way to becoming a smart city.


In addition to enabling energy savings,
CityTouch provides our customers with unique, flexible, sustainable, and integrated lighting management solutions."

Gustavo Verna, CEO Philips Argentina

Exploring the key trends changing today’s cities:

Smart City 

Smart Cities use recent advances in communications and digital technologies, data sharing and analysis, and intelligent design to make cities more livable, resilient, economically sound, and sustainable.


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public lighting

Infrastructures and services play a key role in enabling cities to flourish. To be successful, Smart Cities must create an open, intelligent network of resources.


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