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Signify unveils IoT platform for lighting products in India

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

European firm Signify, formerly Lighting, on Tuesday unveiled here its (IoT)-based Interact platform that connects lighting products.

"The IoT platform helps customers to use our lighting products efficiently and deliver their data-enabled services," said the company in a statement.

The secure, scalable cloud-based Interact platform uses and data processing capabilities, including (ML), to bring sense to data-creating and data-enabled services for customers that will deliver benefits beyond illumination.

The company said it has till date installed 29 million connected light points worldwide and plans for every new LED product it produces to be connectable by 2020.

The growing number of connected light points, sensors, devices and systems can collect volumes of data, which Interact has been designed to handle.

Making use of the data, the platform can help create efficient buildings by allowing businesses to understand how office spaces are used, the company added.

Data from authorised third parties can also be analysed by Interact.

The company was connecting lighting to deliver operational benefits to its customers, said Signify's for Sumit Padmakar Joshi while unveiling the platform.

"By analysing the data from connected lights, devices and systems, our goal is to create safer cities, and industries and smarter in the country," Joshi said.

Signify, which became the new name of Lighting on May 16, will be adapted in from 2019.

The company, which had sales of 7 billion euros ($7.9 billion) in 2017, employs a total of 30,000 staff in 70 countries.



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First Published: Tue, December 18 2018. 20:40 IST