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Smart Lighting Solutions for Energy-efficient and Healthier Environment

 Smart Lighting Solutions for Energy-efficient and Healthier Environment - IoT ONE Case Study
Technology Category
  • Automation & Control
  • Networks & Connectivity - Ethernet
Applicable Industries
  • Telecommunications
Applicable Functions
  • Business Operation
  • Cloud Planning, Design & Implementation Services
  • Software Design & Engineering Services
The Challenge

The customer wanted to expand their business to the enterprise segment by launching a unique smart modular lighting solution for interconnected commercial spaces (modern workplaces, data centers, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities).

They also needed a solution to lower the energy consumption of their existing IT infrastructure thereby reducing operational costs. The customer engaged with Softdel to develop a comprehensive smart lighting solution with faster connectivity, interoperability, and high energy efficiency. 

About The Customer

Customer is a leading American manufacturer of connectivity solutions offering a comprehensive range of products across the electric, thermal, lighting, and fibre optics sectors. Leveraging its powerful in-class technology expertise, the organization has been delivering engineering excellence and enhanced energy efficiency to its end-users spread across 40+ countries.

The Customer

American manufacturer of connectivity solutions

The Solution

Softdel developed a comprehensive power over Ethernet (PoE) enabled intelligent lighting solution that comprised:

  1. Sensor integration and gateway firmware development
  2. A lighting control application with embedded intelligence
  3. Operating System (OS) independent API module development for third-party integrations, with support for load balancing
  4. A cloud-based (Azure) platform that provided in-depth analytics and a user-friendly dashboard
  5. An application for system configuration and commissioning
  6. Integration with Cisco EnergyWise
  7. A mobile application to control the smart lighting solution.

Softdel integrated the highly secure PoE standard with BACnet protocol for effortless interoperability with building management systems (BMS).

A network engine module was developed to provide the customer with better network health status.

The solution was further enhanced by adding automation controls, mode controls, and task-oriented controls, along with advanced lighting functionalities (dimming, daylight calibration, grouping of fixtures) for a more personalized experience.

Operational Impact
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Operation]

    Increased operational efficiency: The integrated solution equipped the customer's lighting system with predictive and preventive maintenance capabilities, fostering better real-time reporting and optimising costs.


  • [Data Management - Cyber Security]

    Secured architecture: The solution combines the latest industry standards with embedded intelligence to create a secure infrastructure for the customer’s smart lighting solution.

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