Verizon acquires Sensity……..Disintermediation personified? by Chris Brown

Repeating the question I asked two years ago at Strategies in Light……when technology gorillas and lighting manufacturers align, who will be driving? Here is what I wrote back in 2014, speaking about DISINTERMEDIATION: “I’m not convinced that most lighting distribution

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Verizon Acquires IoT Startup Sensity Systems to Make Cities Smarter Through LED Lights

Sensity has said that the billions of LEDs that are expected to permeate cities in the near future will enable it to create a “high-speed, sensor-based, multiservice IoT platform.” Lighting owners can embed networking technology within their systems, meaning they

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Sensity Systems Joins Panasonic’s CityNow Initiative to Accelerate the Transformation of Smart Cities

Today, about 50 percent of the world’s population lives in urban environments. By 2050, an estimated 70 percent will live in these areas, putting cities under even greater pressure to modernize their private and public infrastructure and services. Sensity’s Internet

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Sensity Systems Announces Strategic Investments

Sensity Systems Inc., the pioneer of Light Sensory Networks (LSNs), has closed a private funding round of $36 million led by Cisco Investments and includes industry leaders Acuity Brands, GE Ventures and Simon Venture Group. Sensity has now raised a

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A Light Bulb Goes On, Over the Mall

Among the many promises of the Internet of Things — a network of Wi-Fi-connected devices and equipment managed with smartphones — is the automation of everyday life, whether finding a parking space or discovering a discounted blouse at the mall

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Acuity to be a Sensity NetSense Partner

Acuity Brands and Sensity plan to create a joint solution that further transforms energy-efficient LED lighting into a smart, connected platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). As a Sensity NetSense Partner, Acuity Brands further expands its industry-leading smart

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