Company promoting interoperability standards to improve utility networks
Landis+Gyr (SWISS: LAND.SW) is expanding its participation in the Wi-SUN Alliance through its Promoter Member status of this global standards organization, and by nominating a director to the board.
The Wi-SUN Alliance is a global member-based association driving the proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart utilities and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
“This signifies our commitment to continue active promotion of Wi-SUN certification for utility networks at every level,” said Marius Chilom, Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Solutions for Landis+Gyr. “Our long-range vision is to leverage standards-based interoperability and demonstrate value for smart grid applications.”
Landis+Gyr’s Gridstream® Connect is a flexible IoT platform that incorporates the latest in standards adoption to facilitate interoperability. The combination of flexible communications, a robust ecosystem of intelligent grid-edge devices and a growing environment of applications provide utilities with real-time information and automation capabilities to improve reliability and efficiency of energy distribution systems, while helping to engage consumers in energy management.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios of products and services to address complex industry challenges, the company delivers comprehensive solutions for the foundation of a smarter grid, including smart metering, distribution network sensing and automation tools, load control, analytics and energy storage. Landis+Gyr operates in over 30 countries across five continents. With sales of approximately USD 1.7 billion, the company employs c. 6,000 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at www.landisgyr.com.