Northeast Group Ranks Echelon as Top Three in Global Smart Street Lighting Systems

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon is ranked among the top three providers of smart connectivity deployments in a global study of the LED and "smart" networked street lighting market. The independent study was recently published by Northeast Group which analyzes and forecasts the market from 2016 through 2026, and finds that the next wave of Internet of Things (IoT) investment will take place in the public outdoor street lighting market. According to the report, “Echelon was an early mover in the smart streetlight field.” The company also captured the number one position in Asia-Pacific for installed market share.
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Connecticut Town Installs Wi-Fi Enabled LED Streetlights

Plainville, a town located in Connecticut, U.S. is installing hundreds of LED streetlights with some featuring advanced connectivity technology, reported NBC Universal.
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Lighting the Ways to Smart Environments

In this GE blog entry, staff shed insight into how intelligent lighting can change our environment.
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Adelaide in Australia to Roll out First Smart Streetlight Pilot Project

Intelligent LED streetlights capable of automatically dimming according to the ambient lighting environment are being trialed in Adelaide, Australia, reported Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
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City of Waterloo in Canada Evaluates Smart LED Streetlight Upgrade

Authorities of City of Waterloo in Canada will upgrade its current LED streetlights to smart LED streetlights adding features of analyzing traffic conditions, detecting snowfall and connecting to gas and water utility meters, reported Waterloo Chronicle.
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GE to Roll out Smart Streetlight Pilot Projects in San Diego and Jacksonville

Cities on both U.S. coasts will soon begin piloting new GE technology designed to help them become more intelligent and efficient. San Diego, California, and Jacksonville, Florida, will both be trialing a new GE LED solution, which uses LED street lighting installations to connect, collect and analyze data being generated, harnessing the power of the Industrial Internet to help their city run better while providing new services and conveniences for residents and visitors.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE