Savannah, October 5th, 2015: Today at the IES Street & Area Lighting Conference, North America’s largest conference for the outdoor lighting businesses of electric utilities and energy service providers, Streetlight.Vision announced SLV6, its new street light and smart city control and management platform. With more than 100 new features, SLV6 provides cities, utilities, and energy services companies with a comprehensive platform to support their smart city needs and create more value from their existing street light networks.
Today as part of SLV6 general availability announcement, Streetlight.Vision also opened early access to its smart city developer program and App Store, which allows software developers and device manufacturers to build new smart city applications and devices for the SLV6 platform, accelerating innovation for customers and providing partners with new routes to market and revenue opportunities.
“In partnership with Silver Spring, Florida Power & Light (FPL) has initiated what is believed to be the largest networked street lights project in the world — nearly 500,000 lights across FPL’s Florida service territory,” said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of Florida Power & Light. “Establishing a smart street light network will continue the advancement of our smart grid and deliver benefits to our customers, including more reliable and efficient service. We welcome the enhancements of SLV6 to help us achieve these benefits for our customers.”
“As an international smart city solution partner with presence in 20 countries, Bouygues Energies & Services has decided to include the new SLV6 city control and management platform in our Citybox solutions for our global public lighting, cities, and energy customer base,” said Christophe Grattarola, Director of the Smart City Market at Bouygues Energies & Services. “Cities around the world are leveraging technologies to help them conserve energy, improve economic competitiveness, and deliver better services to citizens. We are happy to partner with Streetlight.Vision and Silver Spring Networks to bring our customers the advanced solution.”
“Cities and utilities are looking to not only more effectively manage their street lights but to also leverage their lighting networks to connect a wide range of additional smart city devices,” said Christophe Orceau, Director for Streetlight.Vision, Silver Spring Networks. “With more than 100 new features, SLV6 pushes the capabilities of smart city control platforms to the next level. It continues its heritage of multi-network support, and now adds the option for third-party developers, customers, and integrators to add new functionality on the platform via the SLV App Store, providing network operators choice and flexibility as their needs evolve.”