Today at the IES street & area lighting conference, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. announced that Acuity Brands, Inc., through its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., is a new technology and channel partner. Acuity Brands’ field sales organisation will deliver Silver Spring’s technology for smart street lights and smart city services
German rail company, Deutsche Bahn AG, is making its data available to start-up businesses and SMEs as part of Data Pitch, a new European Commission-funded initiative which is supporting open innovation with data.
2017 is already proving to be the year the Internet of Things (IoT) demonstrates its worth. While consumers are continually impressed by virtual assistants that manage lighting, thermostats, ovens and regulate fridge temperatures and inventory, the use of IoT technology for businesses, both large and small, is turning heads.