Royal Philips and China Electronics Corp. company SED have partnered on a road lighting project in China using software, web-based smart controls and LED technology.
The two sides have finalized the details of the joint venture, which is expected to leverage Philip's intelligent lighting management systems portfolio and SED's familiarity with local requirements, Philips said Thursday.
For the project, Philips said it will utilize its web-based CityTouch solution, which permits the online control of city street and road lighting intended to reduce energy consumption, maximize efficiency and ensure road safety.
“Philips is responding to the call of the Chinese government to develop more environmentally friendly and intelligent cities with our LED lighting solutions,“ said Patrick Kung, CEO of Philips Greater China.
CEC President Liu Liehong added, “The joint venture combines the strengths of the two companies, allowing us to shape the LED transformation to energy-efficient and intelligent public lighting in China.“