In the News 2017

  • American City & County
    January 24, 2017

    In the photo: A color-coded map shows the different Cambridge neighborhood profiles and how the light-dimming schedule differs for each.

    In 2010, Cambridge Mass., launched its Sustainability Initiative, earning a Green City designation from the state. As part of the initiative, the city pledged to reduce CO2 levels, and an LED streetlight project was part of this goal.

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  • Energy Manager Today
    January 24, 2017

    The goal of creating smart buildings and cities is generating a tremendous and growing level of interest. The greatest challenge is finding a way to cover as much of the square footage of the space with the sensors that are necessary for such services.

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  • Internet of Business
    January 24, 2017
    Echelon connected streetlights to get smart with IBM WatsonEchelon connected streetlights to get smart with IBM Watson

    Adaptive streetlights from Echelon will be connected with IBM’s Watson, applying cloud analytics, IoT and predictive intelligence to illuminate the bigger picture. 

    Connected lighting giant Echelon Corporation is set to bring cognitive intelligence to its streetlight control platform with the help of IBM Watson. It’s hoped that the combination of Watson’s IoT capabilities and Echelon’s latest LED lighting control solution

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  • Solid State Lighting Design
    January 23, 2017

    Santa Clara, California-based Echelon Corporation reported that it will partner with the IBM Watson IoT program. Echelon intends to use the collaboration to make its adaptive streetlight control platform more intelligent to help municipalities become smarter, safer and more sustainable cities. Echelon says it plans to give its adaptive LED lighting control solution Watson IoT capabilities to enable a more intelligent infrastructure that can easily integrate IoT applications to reduce energy

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  • LEDs Magazine
    January 23, 2017

    Watson cognitive computing will combine external and streetlight data to optimize lighting for public safety, traffic, energy, you name it.

    Controls company Echelon Corp. has teamed with IBM's Watson Internet of Things group to help optimize streetlight operations by analyzing data collected both from the lighting infrastructure as well as from external sources.

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  • ReTHINK Internet of Things
    January 20, 2017

    Echelon Corporation has signed a deal with IBM to add Big Blue’s Watson IoT intelligence to its street lighting portfolio, in a move to provide its customers with an adaptive system that can draw on Watson’s cognitive computer intelligence. Echelon is working Watson into its next-gen offerings, to tempt cities looking to add IoT applications to their street lighting platforms. Connected street lighting is a common starting point for cities, and there are a number of companies plying their

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  • Business Insider
    January 20, 2017

    Echelon and the IBM Watson IoT group will collaborate to develop an enhanced streetlight control platform for smart cities, the companies announced in a release.

    The platform will allow cities to use connected lighting that responds to observed behavior and trends in a way that can both reinforce public safety and reduce energy consumption.

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  • IoT Business News
    January 19, 2017

    Echelon Enables Outdoor Lighting to Enhance Public Safety through IBM Watson Internet of Things

    New Cognitive, Adaptive Streetlighting Becomes Platform for Smart Cities to Integrate IoT Applications.

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  • ARC Advisory Group
    January 19, 2017

    Internet of Things (IoT) pioneer Echelon Corporation announced its collaboration with IBM Watson IoT to bring cognitive intelligence to its adaptive streetlight control platform, helping municipalities transform into smarter, safer and more sustainable cities.  Echelon will infuse Watson IoT capabilities into its next-generation, adaptive LED lighting control solution to form a pervasive, more intelligent infrastructure that can easily integrate IoT applications to

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  • TMCnet
    January 18, 2017

    Internet of Things (IoT) company Echelon Corporation has announced its collaboration with IBM Watson IoT to bring cognitive intelligence to its adaptive streetlight control platform, helping municipalities transform into smarter, safer and more sustainable cities. Echelon will infuse Watson IoT capabilities into its next-generation, adaptive LED lighting control solution with a goal of forming a pervasive, more intelligent infrastructure that can integrate IoT applications to address municipal

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