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Dutch lighting specialist helps advance smart city initiative with lower energy use and reduced operating costs
Ahead of the inaugural China International Import Expo上海夜网
last year, the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront, was given a dramatic face-lift when it was illum
上海夜网女神会所inated along with three bridges and more than 40 buildings in the financial and tourist districts.
Dutch lighting specialist Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, was responsible for the illumination. The com
pany said it is the largest, single, architectural lighting project in Signify’s 127-year history and illustrates the co上海夜网
mpany’s leadership in unlocking the potential of connected lighting to transform cities.
“The upgraded lighting system helps demonstrate Shanghai’s cultural heritage in a more vivid
way, creating impressive night scenes in an energy efficient way,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Signify.
上海夜网女神会所With more than 44 million connected light points and 6.4 billion e
uros ($7.21 billion) in sales last year, Signify is rated by multiple market agencies including the D
ow Jones Sustainability Index as the top player in conventional lighting, LED and connected lighting.上海夜网
Rondolat said Signify is committed to helping Chinese cities to develop more eco-friendly business and tourist landm
上海夜网女神会所arks by using connected LED lighting to lower energy use and reduce operating costs. The new lighting is expe
cted to save the city 50-70 percent of its annual lighting costs compared to areas using conventional lighting.
Some of Signify’s exhibits during the last CIIE underscored its ambition to help adva上海夜网女神会所
nce China’s smart city initiative, such as Li-Fi lighting, horticultural products for
city farms, a newly launched internet of things platform and the Philips Hue, a smart lighting system for homes.
“Products that just scratch the surface, like simple tours of famous universities, have fallen out of favor with the market,” Zhang says.
Language training, NASA’s space camp, computer programming, homes
tays, wild animal care and desert and museum experiences are among the most popular options.
“Certain volunteering and public-welfare routes have seen a particularly fast increase in bookings,” Zhang says.
During the recent winter vacation in February, study-t
rip bookings surged by 80 percent compared with the same period of last year.
Domestic trips cost roughly 4,500 yuan ($663) per capita on ave
rage, while expenditures hit 21,000 yuan for outbound experiences, the agency reports.
Parents from Shanghai, Beijing and Guangdong province’s Guangz
hou and Shenzhen are the most willing to spend, according to Ctrip’s data.
Ballard County and has been set up to use the carp acquired by the fish center. Twelve tracts of land inside the park are for sale.
On opening day, eight tracts were already claimed, with most of the investors coming from China.
Jiang Chenguang, an internet businessman from the Guangxi
Zhuang autonomous region, launched the United Fisheries Group to process carp into fish balls
and fish cakes for export to China. Two Rivers Foods will process smoked fish, and has already shipped a smoker to the site.
A business called Lakeside City has been formed to process carp into salted fish, while
Eco Fish, which already existed, has hired fishermen to catch carp, process them and recycle waste into fertilizer.
Zhu Hongwei, a hotel and catering businessman from Jiangsu province, decided on the day the indus
trial park opened to buy one tract of land for food processing. “I will decide how to process the fish later,” Zhu said.
niscent of local experiences, artistic and portable. “The souveni
r market is huge and growing, given the expanding Chinese middle-inc
ome population and consumers’ increasing purchasing po
wer. But to earn money in this market, souvenir-makers should do a much better job.”
China has the world’s largest and fastest-growing middle-income group (more than 400 m
illion, or 140 million families as of 2017), said Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, in January.
Their annual family income is between 100,000 yuan and 500,000 yu
an. This enables them to buy cars, properties and tourism packages, Ning said.
“Many im2pulsive purchases will be made during travels, either for self or to gift to relatives and friends,” said He.
ies of all levels to crack down on ophthalmic medical institutions without a legal lice
nse and strengthen inspection of ophthalmic products and medical instruments in the notice.
Legal experts called for China to protect juveniles through cybersecurity legislation a
nd redoubled efforts against school bullying after several cases aroused public outrage and concern.
Fang Yan, a lawyer from Shaanxi province, said that it’s good to see the nation adding to the protectio
n of juveniles in the past few years, “but in some new aspects, such as cyberspace, the protection is far from enough”.
At the end of 2018, China had 829 million netizens, of whom almost 20 percent w
ere under the age of 18, according to the China Internet Network Information Center.
Another report released by the center in March said that 15.6 percent of juven
iles had experienced disturbances, insults or privacy leaks online, while 30.3 percent said
they had been exposed to pornography, gambling or drugs in cyberspace.