LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. — Aug. 14, 2018 — Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, has been named a Leader in the Navigant Research Leaderboard on smart street lighting. According to the report, published in Q3 2018, Itron 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.”
“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,” said Ryan Citron, senior research analyst with Navigant Research. “The company’s notable smart street lighting projects include updated lighting infrastructure in Paris, Copenhagen, Halifax, Glasgow and Bristol.”
“Itron is honored to be named a Leader in the Navigant Research Leaderboard on Smart Street Lighting. This research demonstrates Itron’s leadership and expertise in delivering state-of-the-art smart streetlight solutions that pave the way for cities and municipalities around the world to become smart cities. It is a testament to our continuous focus and investment in the smart city industry as a whole” said Itai Dadon, smart cities executive, Itron. “We believe that our network and smart streetlight solution will transform the way cities and utilities serve consumers and leverage data to realize smart city goals.”
Managing more than 3 million streetlights around the world, Itron is collaborating with cities and utilities to address an array of challenges ranging from traffic and parking management to public safety and air quality. As the only company in the leader category that does not primarily provide streetlights, Itron also works with cities to modernize infrastructure to unlock operational efficiencies and leverage data to achieve smart city goals. Itron’s standards-based IPv6 network equips cities to deliver a wide range of smart city services, while laying the foundation to enable advanced community services for years to come.
According to the Navigant Research report, the Leaderboard offers an evaluation of vendors in the smart street lighting market with the capacity to play a leading role in large scale deployments. Leaders have clearly differentiated themselves from the competition through exceptional solution portfolios, product integration and large-scale connected lighting deployments in multiple world regions. Navigant identified leaders as the companies best positioned for long-term success in the smart street lighting market.
To learn more about the Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Smart Street Lighting, visit this link.
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