ST Engineering wins $7.5m 'smart lamp posts' tender

Local conglomerate to fit them with sensors, cameras that can collect wide range of data

More than 100,000 lamp posts nationwide may eventually be "smartened up" after the trial.
More than 100,000 lamp posts nationwide may eventually be "smartened up" after the trial.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Smart street lamps will be lighting up Geylang and one-north business park in Buona Vista early next year, now that ST Engineering has won the tender for the Lamppost-as-a-Platform project.

The local conglomerate won the $7.5 million tender to fit lamp posts here with sensors and cameras that can collect a wide range of citizen surveillance data.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 13, 2018, with the headline 'ST Engineering wins $7.5m 'smart lamp posts' tender'. Subscribe