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IoT Street Light Controller - Open Connectivity
Open Cellular Network
IoT Street Light Controller - Gateway Free
Gateway Free Installation
Plug & Play Street Light Controller
Zhaga Book 18 Interface
Smart Street Lighting - Energy Savings
Up to 60%
Energy Savings
Street Light Controller - Smart City Ready
Smart City Ready

Zhaga Street Light Controller

Our OpenSky IoT Zhaga smart street lighting controller (SLC) uses open standard telecom network. Use of cellular network allows the OpenSky IoT controller to connect directly to a local cell tower (2G/ 3G/ 4G/ NB-IoT). This eliminates the need for dedicated Gateways.

The standardized Zhaga book 18 interface of OpenSky outdoor lamp controller (OLC) ensures a quick, tool-free installation and universal luminaire compatibility.

ENEC compliant, OpenSky IoT Zhaga is a perfect smart city street lighting solution that is quick and easy to deploy throughout your city.

IoT Luminaire Controller - Open Standard Cellular Network

Open Standard Cellular Network

Public infrastructure demand high reliability and security. Therefore, OpenSky luminaire controller uses standardized 3GPP cellular network to connect an individual street light to our light management platform.

OpenSky IoT controller automatically selects the best available local connectivity: Edge (EGPRS), LTE Cat M1 or NB-IoT (NB2).

Cellular networks comply to highest global security standards. It is used by billions of devices today. They offer long range, deep coverage, high availability and managed Low Power Wide Area network (LPWAN).

Gateway Free Installation

Unlike proprietary network providers (e.g. LoRA, Sigfox, Zigbee, Wi-Sun and UNB), OpenSky IoT street light controller connects directly with our light management platform via local cellphone tower.

There is no need for local Gateways. This in turn significantly reduces cost and hassle of maintaining a local network infrastructure, since local operators manage and maintain the network.

IoT Street Light Controller - Gateway Free Installation
IoT Luminaire Controller - Auto-Commissioning


In-built GPS within OpenSky Zhaga controller supports automatic registration. This helps a local electrician to install the controllers without an expert knowledge/ training.

  • No need for a field application tool
  • No network engineering needed
  • OpenSky automatically receives its geo-location through:
    • GPS
    • Galileo
    • QZSS

Individual Light Management

Different parts of a city have different road lighting requirements. Individual light management through OpenSky street lighting control system offers incredible flexibility.

Each luminaire can be individually switched and dimmed using custom light scenes. Vice versa, luminaires send meaningful alerts for smart and efficient maintenance.

IoT Controller - Individual Light Management
Adjust Street Light Colours - Smart Street Lighting

Adjust Street Light Colors

Create the right ambience for the citizens.

Set warmer color profiles to benefit nocturnal wildlife.

Choose from a broad spectrum of colors or any shade of white to find the right tone (RGBW).

Adjust colors based on:

  • Profiles
  • Specific Days
  • Festive Events
  • Human Movements (Motion Sensing)

Advanced Lamp Switching and Dimming Options

Cities often have different types of luminaire and driver. Power grid infrastructure may also vary across the city. OpenSky IoT controller offers you excellent flexibility with selecting suitable light profiles to meet local requirements:

  • Twilight (photocell/ ambient light sensor)
  • RGBW (through multi-addressable DALI, DT6, DT7, DT8 drivers)
  • Calendar-based schedules
  • Autonomous mode
  • Emergency (HiLight app)
  • Time-based light scene
  • Central ALS (photocells in city)
  • AstroClock (astronomical clock)
  • Adaptive (motion sensor)
Zhaga IoT Controller - Advanced Lamp Switching and Dimming Options
IoT Controller - Standardized Zhaga Book 18 Interface

Standardized Interface

OpenSky IoT street light controller is fully compliant to Zhaga Book 18 standard.

  • Plug and play installation
  • No special tool or training needed
  • Works with any Zhaga compatible luminaire / street light fixture

Interoperable – No Vendor Lock-In

  • Select any Zhaga street light fixture of your choice
  • Use multiple vendors in a single project
  • Integrate any D4i or LSI based motion sensors
IoT - No Vendor Lock-in
IoT Controller - Energy Analytics and Luminaire Health Monitoring

Energy Analytics and Luminaire Health Monitoring

Built on Dali D4i standard, OpenSky Zhaga IoT controller delivers powerful grid, LED driver and luminaire analytics for infrastructure health monitoring and smart maintenance:

  • Grid Voltage
  • Mains Current
  • Power (Active, Apparent)
  • Power Factor
  • Energy Consumed (Active, Reactive)
  • Lamp / Driver Operating Time
  • Driver Temperature
  • Driver Stat Counter

Smart City Ready

  • Works with a range of IoT and Smart City systems
  • Selected examples:
    • Cisco Kinetic
    • SWARCO ImCity
    • SixData luxData.light
    • Montad Moon
Smart City Ready - Zhaga-D4i Street Light Controller
Motion Sensor Smart Street Lighting

On-Demand Adaptive Lighting

OpenSky IoT street light controller connects with any DALI D4i and LSI-based motion sensors.

  • Light-on-demand based on human presence
  • Suitable for pedestrian, bicycle and road traffic
  • Motion sensors improve public safety perception

Single CMS for Citywide Light Control

OpenSky street light controllers are fully compatible with CityManager, an interoperable central management software (CMS). CityManager supports all the roadway lighting control requirements:

  • Individual Lamp Control (IoT and Mesh network)
  • Group Control (feeder pillar/ control cabinet)
  • City Skyline/ façade lighting control
  • Open API interface (for smart city and asset management)
  • TALQ 2.0 Certified
IoT Controller - Single CMS for Citywide Light Control


Smart Street Lighting - Energy Savings

Up to 60% energy savings and CO2 prevention

Ability to dim street lights automatically through pre-defined schedule maximizes energy savings and cuts CO2 emissions.

Maintenance Cost Reduction - Smart City Street Lighting

Up to 50% reduction in maintenance costs

Proactive alerts/ notifications for fault, alarm or an outage optimizes maintenance and reduces cost by up to 50%.

Smart Street Lighting - Full Remote Management & Control

Total control of entire lighting infrastructure

Monitor, manage and control each individual light point (or a group of street lights) remotely from a single location.

Smart Street Lighting - Lower Light Pollution

Lower light pollution

During the off-peak hours, street lights dim to a predefined low level. Thereby reducing light pollution and benefitting nocturnal life.

Customer feedback

We wanted to accomplish a few things, namely reducing energy consumption at the stations and lowering light pollution for people living in the area. At the same time, we wanted to ensure public safety. Tvilight’s solution combined this beautifully.

Eelco KrakauContract Manager, Dutch Railways

JCL is using the Tvilight solution in County Kerry, which is the first installation of its kind in Ireland. The solution has proven to be very successful, enabling us to achieve 60% savings on energy. It’s a very impressive technology.

Philip CurneenDirector and Program Manager at JCL

Tvilight’s adaptive lighting control is an excellent solution; it has allowed us to save energy as well as manage the street lights remotely. I truly believe that this is the future for the Netherlands, Europe and the world.

Robin BrekelmansProject Manager, Municipality of Nuenen

I am really satisfied with the result. By using LED streetlights and dynamic dimming, we save more than 60% of the energy previously spent on street lighting. This is a major achievement.

Stephan KikkertProject Leader, Municipality of Texel

The beauty of the TVILIGHT solution is that it doesn’t compromise public safety in any way. The true light-on-demand helps to keep the streets safe while minimizing the light pollution.

Haye MensonidesCommercial Director of Dynniq

Technology is developing rapidly within public lighting. That’s why we choose Tvilight intelligent street lighting solution that is future-proof. Connected lighting will play a central role in the future.

Sander KlijnstraMunicipality of The Hague

The combination of new LED streetlights, dynamic dimming, and remote control options offered by TVILIGHT is an optimal investment because it helps us save energy while improving public safety and security at the port.

Bas van den BoschProject Manager, Port of Moerdijk

Classic streetlight design and integrated intelligence do not have to be mutually exclusive. We combined classic streetlight design with Tvilight’s wireless lighting control options to help The Hague meet its unique goals.

Pieter VisserAccount Manager at DE NOOD

Tvilight: The 'talking' streetlamps that will lighten your heart (but not your wallet). It is a first step to Smart Cities...

Daisy CarringtonCNN

We aim at becoming a Digital City with greater connectivity and information access for the citizens as well as the tourists. With intelligent lighting solution, this vision became a reality. Our city is benefiting in every aspect – from safety and security, to easy access to information.

Shikhar AgrawalGovernment of Rajasthan

Many youngsters visit the cinema, the skating ring, sports facilities and pubs during late evening hours. Sometimes they move in group, but often alone, and then good lighting is essential for a better sense of safety. This is an excellent initiative for the bicycle highway.

Abdrahman LabsirCity Council Member at Youth and Prevention (Mechelen)

Wireless smart lighting system was selected as most the preferred solution. It improves illumination and safety, reduces cost and cuts CO2 emissions. Due to the system’s openness and flexibility, it also offers a foundation to host innovative systems that would help us become a smart city.

City of Dortmund

Individual light management and control provide unprecedented flexibility. Performance of all the street lights is clearly visible in the light management system. Together with smart monitoring, this provides an unprecedented degree of transparency for the operator of the installation. This is what future smart light looks like today!

Jan WiesemannProject Manager at Trilux


Universal Compatibility - Smart Street Lighting

Zhaga Book 18 Interface

OpenSky IoT street light controller comes with a standard Zhaga (book 18) interface. This ensures universal compatibility with all LED luminaires (from any manufacturer) with a standardized Zhaga connector.

Tool Free Installation - IoT Controller

Tool-Free Installation

A simple twist-and-lock into the standardized connector secures OpenSky IoT controller into position in seconds – no tool needed.

Smart Street Lighting - Improved Safety

Integrated Ambient Light Sensor

Integrated photocell (twilight sensor) enables street light switching based on the naturally available ambient light.

IoT Luminaire Controller - Auto Commissioning

In-Built GPS

Inbuilt GPS helps to automatically geo-locate and commission an individual street light. This eliminates need for an in-field commissioning tool, network engineering and crew training.

IoT Luminaire Controller - Secure Connection

Secure Reliable LPWAN Communication

OpenSky IoT uses open standard LPWAN cellular communication: Edge (eGPRS), LTE Cat M1, LTE Cat-NB (commonly termed as 2G/ 3G/ 4G/ NB-IoT (NB2)). It consumes less power, offers deep coverage and enables secure and efficient local communication, making it a reliable street light controller for your smart city.

Smart City IoT Controller


Easily create custom light profiles for your OpenSky smart street lights with Tvilight CityManager or 3rd party light management software (LMS). You have total control on when, where and how the lamps turn on/ dim.

IoT Outdoor Controller - Open Standards


Cities often have multiple types of LED luminaires and drivers. Therefore, OpenSky IoT controller supports multiple dimming protocols (0-10V*, DALI, DALI 2, SR, D4I and ANSI C137.4).

*Drivers with 0-10V dimming must also support 24V auxiliary supply.

IoT Outdoor Controller - Versatile Dimming

Versatile Dimming Control

OpenSky IoT street light controller supports ambient light sensor, astro-clock, calendar-based, adaptive and autonomous dimming.

IoT Outdoor Lighting Controller - Motion Sensor Support

Motion Sensor Support

Roads with limited traffic during the off-peak hours benefit significantly from adaptive light-on-demand. Therefore OpenSky supports compatibility with Zhaga DALI D4i and LSI based motion sensors (e.g. CitySense Lite).

Interoperable Street Light Control System

Advanced Health Monitoring

When combined with a Smart LED Driver (D4i/ ANSI c137.4-2019), OpenSky IoT delivers powerful, actionable data about the energy grid and luminaire health. This information supports local lighting operators with fault analysis, asset lifetime prediction and budget planning.

Smart Street Lighting - Proactive Alerts/Notifications

Timely Notifications

Receive all updates concerning your smart street lighting infrastructure via email or through our CityManager software platform. It helps take quick restorative actions before citizens get a chance to complain.

IoT Controller - Tilt Sensor

Pole Knock-Down Alert

In-built tilt sensor sends an automatic alert if the street pole suffers damage due to car crash. This in turn helps the maintenance crew to swiftly respond to unsafe exposed power grid as well as initiate warranty claims.

Street Light Controllers - OTA

Over-the-Air Update

OTA is essential for street light controllers. In particular, security updates / patches are mandatory. With OpenSky IoT, you can update the software in matter of minutes, rather than weeks or months.

Weather Resistant Outdoor Light Controller

IP66 + UV Stabilized

Outdoor application demands robustness and weather resistance. With IP66 and UV stabilized housing, the OpenSky luminaire controllers can last a very long time, even in the harsh outdoor environments.


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