Acuity is one of the world’s largest outdoor lighting solution providers with customers across the US, Europe, and Asia. Acuity Brands, Inc. announced its Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. subsidiary has chosen Silver Spring Networks, Inc. as a technology and channel partner for its smart street light and smart city solutions. Acuity Brands have invented DTL® DSN intelligent photocontrol which will basically, work on a wireless network platform handled by Silver Spring Networks. Acuity’s DTL DLL Elite photocell has set the standard for long-life light sensors and will provide the foundation for the integrated Acuity and Silver Spring solution.
This will render a very significant advantage to municipalities and utility companies. The functionality and adaptive control of LED street lighting systems will be enhanced tremendously. LED street lighting is perfect platform for providing secure and reliable connectivity for smart lighting, smart metering and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
“We’re honored to work with a leader such as Acuity Brands and be a core part of their solutions portfolio. Like Acuity, we believe that the pace of innovation in networked lighting controls is increasing rapidly, and that combining Acuity’s deep industry knowledge and broad customer base with Silver Spring’s leading networking and smart city management platform will accelerate adoption and value,” said Brandon Davito, Vice President of Smart Cities and Lighting, Silver Spring Networks. “We look forward to being able to help utilities, cities and other operators around the world utilize their smart lighting networks as the linchpin for even more sophisticated smart city applications and services.”