Wipro Lighting and Schréder Partner to Light up Urban India and Smart Cities
Under the agreement, Wipro Lighting can market Schréder Lighting products and solutions in India.
As a Premium Partner, Wipro Lighting will market smart city products and beyond lighting solutions along with Wipro brand portfolio. Beyond Lighting solutions is all about IoT based use cases and applications in Smart Cities and Smart Campuses. For instance, by using ‘Shuffle Smart Pole’ lighting infrastructure becomes the hub to collect and transport data for multiple services through the city.
Wipro Lighting, one of the leading lighting companies in India with 25 years of presence is a leader in Indoor Lighting. Over the last few years Wipro Lighting has introduced a new comprehensive portfolio to address the growing Outdoor LED Lighting Segment.
Schréder uses street lighting to support connectivity in smart cities. It has created practical and sustainable lighting solutions that are tailored to locations from Rome’s Coliseum to the Channel Tunnel. Smart street lights are the gateway to a true smart city and the company uses this infrastructure in towns and cities to provide people-centered smart services with no major investment.
Mr. Anuj Dhir, Vice President (C&I), Lighting Business, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, said, “India is growing at a fast pace and Urbanisation is transforming the country. Lighting plays a very important part in Urban Development and helps cities and localities become safe and smart. New technologies in lighting are contributing immensely to make commercial and residential campuses and building stay safe, efficient and smart.”
Mr. Dhir added that Smart Cities is an important mission for the Government of India. The objective is to enhance the quality of living for citizens through superior and efficient use of technology and lighting solutions. “Our aim of partnering with Schréder is to bring their patented technology and products like Smart Streetlights & Smart Poles and expertise to empower smart cities in India and address the premium lighting requirements of an urban India. Schréder’s Lightability™ uses the power of light to improve cities significantly. This is one more offering on our Internet of Lighting (IoL)TMplatform and we are confident that this will help derive the best outcomes and make cities Safe and Smart.”