Silver Spring Networks and Rongwen partner for smart city platform in China
“Rongwen aims to help drive the adoption of smart lighting and smart cities in China, as well as emerging markets throughout Asia and South America, as more cities opt for energy efficiency and public health and safety initiatives,” said Li Zhixiong, General Manager, Rongwen. “Silver Spring Networks’ world patented technology can allow us to integrate various sensors and controlling devices for city management, traffic control, environmental monitoring and efficient control and management of new energy infrastructure. We look forward to offering our customers Silver Spring Networks’ innovation to enable our cities to be smarter and more efficient, with its already established track record of delivering programs at-scale in iconic cities around the world. ”
“As more and more operators look to modernize their lighting infrastructure and accelerate their path to smart cities, they are turning to Silver Spring’s platform and solutions,” said Brandon Davito, Vice President of Smart Lighting and Smart Cities, Silver Spring Networks. “We are proud to be working with Rongwen to help cities in China and outdoor lighting operators in other regions more rapidly deploy smart lighting and smart cities programs, and who can leverage Silver Spring technology that has been proven to connect millions and millions of devices.”
Rongwen will deliver Silver Spring’s Gen5 IPv6 networking platform, Streetlight.Vision 6 (SLV6) device control and management software, and third-party partner control offerings through Silver Spring’s innovative network-as-service and software-as-a-service models. The bundled solutions allow cities and lighting operators to receive the benefits of a broad based smart city platform without having to build and manage the network themselves, thus reducing their capital outlay and IT knowledge requirements.
Silver Spring has delivered more than 22.9 million critical infrastructure devices across five continents including projects in major global cities such as Bristol, Chicago, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Melbourne, Mexico City, Paris, Sao Paulo, San Francisco, Singapore, and Washington DC. Silver Spring is also deploying the largest networked street light project in the world, nearly 500,000 connected street lights across Miami and South Florida.
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Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6 networking platform, with over 22.9 million Silver Spring enabled devices delivered, is connecting utilities to homes and business throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring’s innovative solutions enable utilities to gain operational efficiencies, improve grid reliability, and empower consumers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks’ customers include major utilities around the globe such as Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, Consolidated Edison, CPS Energy, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Progress Energy, and Singapore Power, among others.
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