IoT pioneer Gooee wins Light + Building award

The connected-lighting pioneer Gooee has won a prestigious prize at Light+Building 2016, in recognition of its innovation in harnessing the Internet of Things.

The company scooped a Design Plus Award as one of the best 25 products from the world of lighting, electro-technology and building automation. Gooee was applauded for demonstrating ‘innovation and outstanding quality’ in a field of more than 200 products from 129 companies in 29 countries.

Goose tech chief Simon Coombes says the award validates the strength of the company’s offering: ‘The best way to help our partners transform their businesses with IoT is to provide the services and platforms that cover the entire technology value chain, from devices and connectivity to platforms and applications,’ he says. ‘This award validates the strength of our offerings’.

Products were judged on criteria including design, ecology, and technology. Gooee is fully interoperable with all wireless networks, delivers up to 80 per cent energy savings, and has attracted partnerships with Delta Microelectronics, EVRYTHNG, Nordic Semiconductor and EnOcean to enhance its proven technology credentials.

The award capped a successful show for the business that included news of a technology partnership with EnOcean, the world leader in energy harvesting technology.