Itron named a leader in smart street lighting


Navigant Research has named Itron as a leader in smart street lighting. The naming of Itron has been done in the research firm’s Leaderboard on Smart Street Lighting, a report issued in Q3 2018.

In total, fourteen companies have been listed in the report.

Ryan Citron, senior research analyst with Navigant Research, said: “With its IPv6-enabled wireless networking platform and solution, Itron offers a broad range of technologies and has been extending its international footprint through go-to-market relationships.

“The company’s notable smart street lighting projects include updated lighting infrastructure in Paris, Copenhagen, Halifax, Glasgow and Bristol.”

The firm is also helping the Jamaica Public Service Company to deploy its smart street lights programme. Read more…

To date, Itron’s IPV6 communication solutions are being used to manage more than 3 million streetlights and to help cities and utilities to address challenges including traffic and parking management, public safety and air quality.

According to the report, the smart streetlighting solutions provider “is well-positioned to benefit from the growing acceptance among cities of the benefits of using smart street lighting as a platform for smart city applications”.

Itron is the only firm listed in the report that does not primarily focus on smart street lighting.

Itai Dadon, smart cities executive, Itron, said:It is a testament to our continuous focus and investment in the smart city industry as a whole.

“We believe that our network and smart streetlight solution will transform the way cities and utilities serve consumers and leverage data to realise smart city goals.”

The report evaluates vendors in the market with the ability to play a leading role in large-scale deployments.

Companies listed have differentiated themselves from others by improving their offerings through product integration and positioned themselves for long-term success in the market.

To learn more about the Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Smart Street Lighting, visit this link.