Landis+Gyr Announces Wi-SUN Certification for Smart Grid Network Radio Technology
Standard enables interoperability for smart grid IoT
Atlanta, GA. – Aug. 15, 2016 – Landis+Gyr, a global leader in energy management solutions, has successfully completed Wi-SUN US Profile physical layer certification of the radio technology used in Gridstream® solutions and deployed globally in over 7 million smart grid IoT devices.
Industry alliance certifications ensure future interoperability of RF-enabled hardware deployed in smart grid networks. This standards-based certification demonstrates that utilities will be able to realize a future smart grid vision that securely connects devices critical to efficiently and reliably serve the needs of energy consumers. With a wide variety of Wi-SUN compliant devices already operating today on Landis+Gyr networks, utilities are better positioned to bring new devices onto the network for a variety of energy efficiency, grid management and smart city applications.
“Landis+Gyr continues to lead the smart grid industry in terms of products certified by standards organizations and industry alliances, as well as the number of certified network components and sensors deployed in the field,” said Ruben Salazar, Global Head of Research and Technology at Landis+Gyr. “We are committed to achieving certifications from relevant organizations as they are available to ensure more reliable, scalable and interoperable communications solutions for electric, gas and water utilities.”
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering the broadest portfolio 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 31 countries across five continents as an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and is also 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ). With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, the company employs 5,700 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com
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