The internet-of-things identity management outfit Evrythng, which partnered up with Samsung not long ago, has struck another strategic partnership deal – this time with a new LED lighting player called Gooee.
Gooee, which emerged last year out of lighting technology firm Aurora, provides sensors to detect motion or CO2 or other phenomena, that can be integrated into new LED lighting products. It also sells assembled light engines (LEDs integrated with electronic control gear) and the mechanisms for controlling them.
Evrythng handles identity and authentication for smart devices, to make it easier for people and systems to interact with them and analyze their output – it’s keen on calling itself the “Facebook for things”. Together, the British firms intend to create the “operating system for smart connected lighting.”
As Gooee technology chief Simon Coombes explained to me, the idea is to “be the ‘Intel inside’ of the smart lighting market”…
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