Echelon Corporation Partners with IBM Watson for IoT Smart Lighting
Echelon Corporation will partner with the IBM Watson IoT program to make its adaptive streetlight control platform more intelligent to help municipalities become smarter, safer and more sustainable cities.
“With a mission to continually advance our adaptive streetlighting solution, we are excited at the prospect of integrating the cognitive and real-time analytics capability of IBM Watson IoT into Echelon’s platform to enhance its inherent intelligence,” said Sohrab Modi, Chief Technology Officer, Echelon. “If mayors and town selectmen can have infrastructures that adapt to the data produced by billions of interconnected sensors and devices, they can positively impact crime and weather-related accident statistics. The omniscience that IBM Watson IoT will bring to our next-generation technology will be a huge asset for local and state governments.” Read the full article here.