TALQ Consortium

Piscataway, NJ 08854


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445 Hoes Ln
Piscataway, NJ 08854
United States

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TALQ Consortium as an open industry consortium established a globally accepted protocol standard for central management software (CMS) interfaces and gateways to control and monitor heterogeneous smart city applications and to avoid vendor lock-in for cities.


Smart/networked lighting

The Smart City Protocol

The TALQ Smart City Protocol is a specification for information exchange, suitable for implementation in various products and systems. This way interoperability between Central...

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Robert Tissing (left) and Filip Smets (right) at a TALQ meeting
Smart/networked lighting

How Fluvius Helped to Revolutionize the Smart City Asset Management

TALQ Partners play an important role in evolving the Smart City Standard Piscataway, NJ, USA / Melle, Belgium – October 25, 2023 – The TALQ Consortium, which developed the Smart...
Smart/networked lighting

TALQ Increases Security for its Certification Process

With a new online version, the TALQ Certification Tool and its binary code will be protected from potentially malicious use and from third parties.
Outdoor: streetlights, general area lighting

Improved Manageability for Smart Outdoor Lighting

The TALQ Consortium has published version 2.5.0 of the protocol. The continuous evolution of the protocol guarantees the adaptation of the interface standard to changing market...


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On June 23, 2022, TALQ consortium will host an event with smart city experts at DOLL Living Lab in Copenhagen, Denmark
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TALQ celebrates 10 years of smart city standard

A decade has passed since the TALQ Consortium was founded and dedicated to enabling interoperability in smart cities.
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The TALQ Consortium has added more profiles to its v2.4.0 Smart City protocol for software developers to incorporate advanced environmental monitoring and smart traffic/parking management over a central management system or software platform (CMS). (Illustration used with permission from TALQ Consortium.)
Connected SSL & Controls

TALQ publishes v2.4.0 of its Smart City software protocol

The open interface specification includes three new profiles for modeling smart city functions such as environmental monitoring and smart parking/traffic management.
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Number of TALQ certifications continues to climb

Currently 36 products are approved to carry the TALQ Certification.
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Virtual Plugfest proves the smart city protocol

Two weeks of intensive test sessions underline the interoperability of TALQ-compliant products.
Telensa’s TALQ-compliant PLANet smart-city platform provides a central management system (CMS) to control an extensive street-lighting network in Georgia. (Photo credit: Image by Sean Pavone via Shutterstock; courtesy of Telensa and used under enhanced license terms.)
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Telensa demonstrates TALQ interoperability on Georgia street lights

The TALQ-compatible PLANet central management system controls LED street lights and networks from multiple vendors in a statewide installation.
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TALQ protocol goes public

The specification will be available on GitHub to enable interoperability for smart cities worldwide.
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The TALQ Family Continues to Grow

The Smart City Protocol is now supported by more than 50 member companies and many partners worldwide.
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Connected SSL & Controls

Interoperable connected LED lighting remains a pipe dream — for now (MAGAZINE)

The continued shortfall of open standards for interoperable connected lighting is forcing the LED and SSL supply chain to develop workarounds, says MAURY WRIGHT — network reach...
Fagerhult’s Evolume luminaires brighten and dim on a jogging and cycling track in Gavle, Sweden, enabled by integrated Seneco motion detectors and controllers. (Photo credit: Image courtesy of Fagerhult.)
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Fagerhult buys all of Danish outdoor IoT lighting technology company

The Swedish group now owns 100% of Seneco, up from 20%, a move that could lead to wider adoption of controls and wireless communication components across Fagerhult’s twelve companies...
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TALQ Consortium releases Specification Version 2.3.0

Smart city protocol standard continues its expansion and adds waste management.

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TALQ Certification, the key to interoperable smart city systems

The consortium stimulates cooperation between smart-device vendors and encourages interoperability for smoother integration of smart city systems.
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More than 20 products certified as TALQ-compliant

The Smart City Protocol’s influence continues to grow.
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TALQ Integrates Further Smart City Features

The updated TALQ Specification 2.2.0 includes additional functions in the protocol standard.
Zumtobel’s IoT and lighting controls arm, Tridonic, has appointed Hugo Rohner as its CEO beginning today, May 1. (Photo credits: Tridonic Headquarters, Dornbirn, Austria by Jam Meier; available in the public domain via Wikimedia Commons; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tridonicgebaeude.jpg. Hugo Rohner image courtesy of Tridonic.)
LEDs & SSL Design

SSL business and standards: Tridonic names CEO; TALQ and LIA initiatives

Tridonic appoints new CEO — again — while the LIA has launched a new certification for emergency lighting products in the UK, and TALQ adds smart-city features.
The TALQ Consortium is aimed at reducing the complexity of implementing smart-city technologies by enabling interoperability between software interfaces, hardware, and network management systems with an open-standard protocol. (Image credit: Graphic courtesy of TALQ Consortium; copyright TALQ Consortium.)
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Certified TALQ smart city offerings expand, organization warns of false claims

Kicking off 2020, the TALQ Consortium says there are now 17 TALQ-certified products in the market split between gateways and central management software.