We have recently acquired a new building and have started renovations on it. In
the network plan I have included the light poles in the parking as part of the
wireless and security camera infrastructure. I recently found out that the
majority of light poles have some kind of AC or DC output to allow other
devices to be attached (such as cameras or speakers). I found a couple of Cisco
outdoor wireless access points that accept that DC input.
We haven't implemented yet but I'll let you know how it goes. In short, it does
seem like a good idea to take advantage of the poles. In particular, it makes
adding security cameras and wifi in the parking lot easier.
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