As cities grow, a security infrastructure of sensors and cameras will decrease the risk of any threat, accidental or intentional. Such a system can run directly over the centrally managed street lighting grid, making the city a better place to live in.
When Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) issued a tender for procuring 50 million LED bulbs, it had no takers other than Philips Lighting as they could not match the lowest bid from Philips Lighting India of Rs 38 a bulb. The company holds about 25 per cent of the market share of LED lighting and has made a high double-digit growth in last two years and it is running at its full capacity in the country to match the surge in demand. Harshavardhan Chitale, Vice President and Managing Director, Philips Lighting India talks about the evolving energy efficient lighting industry and the recent shift towards connected lighting