Thursday, 4 Mar 2021
Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, the world leader in lighting, has signed an agreement with Imtac, one of the largest system integration technology companies in the GCC and an IoT solution provider, to join their forces in a strategic partnership agreement to bring the latest and best-in-class Smart City Solutions to Oman.

Imtac and Signify companion to empower wise cities in Oman

The agreement was announced at an occasion on empowering wise cities with connected lighting technologies that took location at Kempinski Hotel, Muscat, attended by higher profile public and private sector representatives.

Goktug Gur, president and CEO of Signify for Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan, mentioned, “The strategic partnership we are developing with Imtac will enable us to bring our proven Smart Lighting solutions to Oman, which will not only create significant monetary and environmental savings opportunities through optimisation of the energy usage, but also will allow public and private organisations to make informed decisions on the deployment of their resources and assets across the country, and will enable them to drive the vision and the agenda of Oman.”

Fareed al Hinai, vice chairman Imtac, mentioned, “launching IoT based Smart City Solutions is the key focus of Imtac as it brings substantial savings in energy, water and operational costs while prioritising the citizen services in Oman, and the rest of the world.”

“Our relationship with Signify is critical to our Smart City Vision, as it addresses one of the most significant elements of the Smart City Infrastructure, which is Smart Lighting,” added Hinai.

As component of this agreement, Imtac will leverage more than 125 years of Signify lighting expertise and its newly launched Smart Lighting IoT platform, Interact, combining it with its personal IoT primarily based Smart City software program and integration capabilities to be effectively deployed in the Sultanate and India.

Imtac, via its Smart City brand ’empyreal’ is a leader in IoT primarily based answer in the places of Municipal Operations, Building Management, Urban and Social Infrastructure, Healthcare, Water and Waste water management and Manufacturing Industries. Imtac leverages the m2m Communication backbone like LORA, Wi-Fi and GPRS to make sure that the backend communication require of the actual-time wise city applications is often met.

With lighting accounting for more than 22 per cent of a city’s total power consumption, the require for expense-successful and sustainable alternatives is vital. Simply switching to LED lighting can outcome in electrical energy savings of up to 50 per cent.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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