Last week we reported the grand opening of Sprint's "M2M Collaboration Center" in Burlingame, California. Since then, the site's first success stories are beginning to emerge. Yesterday Pacific Controls Inc. unveiled a live demonstration of its Galaxy Service Delivery Platform for smart grid at the center.
The Galaxy-class SDP delivers building operating intelligence and capabilities, enabling the smart grid to be even smarter. Currently, smart-grid technology stops at the electric utility meter, greatly limiting electric power grid control functionality and capabilities. Galaxy enables building owners and operators to collaborate with their electric utility to reduce loads during peak periods and optimize the flow of electricity through the utility's grid throughout the day, while sustaining the productivity of their business operations.
Dilip Rahulan, Chairman and CEO of Pacific Controls, is highly optimistic and said, "We intend to revolutionize the way managed energy services and smart grid solutions are delivered using ICT and M2M technology. Rahulan also noted the specific benefits of the Collaboration Center, saying "the center will also showcase some of the value propositions that can be achieved by using our platform in real time."
Pacific Controls provides information communication technology (ICT) enabled managed services and converged engineering solutions for buildings and infrastructure globally. Pacific Controls introduced the concept of City Centric Management of Buildings and Infrastructure, and has established the world's first Global Command Control Center for energy and managed engineering services.