Sensity Systems to Speak and Showcase Smart City IoT Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2016

SAN DIEGO – April 18, 2016 – At LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2016, Sensity Systems will speak about Smart City Internet of Things (IoT) advances and showcase real-world solutions built using its NetSense IoT platform.

Sensity executives will be speaking as part of the new IoT and Smart Lighting Forum at LFI, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LFI takes place April 26-28 in San Diego.

“Illuminating Smart Cities”

What: Panel discussion; session code L16SM01

Who: Hugh Martin, chairman and CEO of Sensity Systems, will be joined by Steve Steinhilber, vice president of the Industry Solutions Group at Cisco, and Bob Bennett, CIO of Kansas City, Missouri.

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2:00 p.m. PT

Where: San Diego Convention Center, Room 31AB—Upper Level

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Kansas City, Missouri, is among cities worldwide building wide-ranging strategies around the IoT. Kansas City’s initiative for its downtown uses its public Wi-Fi and lighting infrastructure as the IoT foundation for providing real-time information and services for city leaders—from parking to street lighting to public safety. Leaders from Kansas City, Cisco and Sensity will share their experiences in building out a smart and connected community to transform urban services and enhance the citizen experience.

“Lighting As A Global Application and Services Platform”

What: Panel discussion; session code L16IT04

Who: Panel moderator Kiva Allgood, vice president of Business Development, Smart Cities and Industrial IoT for Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions Inc., will be joined by panelists Sean Harrington, COO of Sensity Systems; Lance Hollner, vice president, services product development at Acuity Brands; Ryan Sullivan, CEO and co-founder of Parkifi; and Pervez Siddiqui, director of strategic markets at Genetec.

When: Wednesday, April 27, 2:00 p.m. PT

Where: San Diego Convention Center, Room 25ABC—Upper Level

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An LED luminaire is essentially a luminaire with a computer system. Imagine embedding networking technology and sensors within LEDs—then using LED lighting as the foundation of a light sensory network to deliver new Smart City applications and services. Acuity Brands, Genetec, Parkifi, Qualcomm and Sensity will discuss the LED transition, global light sensory network deployments and everyone becoming application developers.

Sensity Booth #537 Activities

What: Application-specific demonstrations from Sensity and its partners—leveraging the Sensity NetSense platform as a foundational element—will include Cisco Smart+Connected Communities, Smart Parking and Traffic Management, Public Safety and Security, and more. These Smart City IoT solutions are aimed at cities, shopping malls, parking areas and other spaces.

When: Tuesday, April 26, through Thursday, April 28, during exhibition hours

Where: Booth #537, San Diego Convention Center

About Sensity Systems

Sensity Systems uses energy-efficient LED lighting as the foundation for its IoT platform for Smart Cities. The company enables light owners to capitalize on the LED conversion process by embedding networking technology within both retrofit and new LED luminaires. With the Sensity open, privacy-by-design, multiservice NetSense™ platform, lighting owners are able to reduce energy costs and implement a variety of Smart City applications and services, including public safety, environmental and weather monitoring, parking management and location analytics. For more information, please visit