Echelon Unveils InSight Cognitive Vision Technology to Enhance Safety and Reduce Outdoor Lighting Cost

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation unveiled a patent-pending cognitive vision-based technology that can enable a wide range of smart city and smart campus applications.  Echelon InSight™ utilizes artificial intelligence in vision-enabled edge devices, optimized for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. 
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New Echelon Connected Lighting Solution Delivers Healthier LED Streetlighting Without Compromising Safety and Visibility

Internet of Things pioneer Echelon Corporation is currently conducting what is believed to be the first successful deployment of so-called “white tunable” connected streetlighting with the municipal leaders of White Bear Lake, a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota and design firm Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. The new Lumewave by Echelon solution can dynamically regulate the amount of potentially unhealthy blue light emitted from outdoor lighting. With this ground-breaking innovation, city managers can adjust streetlight color from soothing warm yellow to bright blue-white based on activity levels, time of day, weather and events. Dimming levels can also be remotely adjusted, making the system ideal to aid visibility for first responders, security professionals and more.
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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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Echelon Expands Outdoor Lighting Control System

LIGHTFAIR 2015—Echelon Corporation, a leading independent control networking company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced an expanded range of outdoor lighting control products. The company also announced that effective immediately, it will converge all its wireless and wired connectivity solutions for lighting control under the Lumewave by Echelon brand. Echelon will demonstrate some of its products in its booth #3373 at LIGHTFAIR International 2015, May 5-7 at the Javits Center in New York City.
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Echelon Expands Presence in Outdoor Lighting with Acquisition Lumewave

Echelon Corporation, open-interoperable control networking pioneer for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced that it has acquired Lumewave Inc., a wireless outdoor lighting control system provider with a strong track record selling its solution to U.S. municipalities, universities, medical facilities and enterprises.
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Networked LED streetlights illuminate crime-ridden section in San Francisco

LED streetlights are to illuminate the dark in a most crime-ridden block in the city of San Francisco. And the Mayor Gavin Newsom will visit the section today to test the energy-saving light source by lighting four street lights using his iPhone. LED street lights consume much less power than traditional streetlights. And the lights with computer chips are networked over power lines thus can be shut off when no one is around. Besides, LED lights require far less maintenance and are tough to break. But these are not the most important for this weirdest section in the city.
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