Smart connected lights will become one of the largest internet of things (IoT) devices in the next five to 10 years, Harshvardhan Chitale, Vice Chairman, and Managing Director, Philips Lighting India, has predicted
According to a recent TechSci Research report- “India LED Lighting Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, the country’s LED lighting market is projected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of over 32% during 2015-20.
Chitale also said that, in India, smart connected lighting for us is doubling every year. It is growing extremely rapidly, although starting at a very small pace right now.
The recent government’s “Smart Cities” initiative, Chitale expects that smart street lighting “will be one of the key pillars of the mission” in India.
Naya Raipur, the new capital city of Chhattisgarh, was one of the first cities to upgrade to the connected smart street lighting system.