Echelon Corporation develops and markets energy control networking platforms. Its products enable everyday devices, including air conditioners, appliances, elevators, electricity meters, light switches, thermostats, and valves to be inter-connected. The company s building automation product portfolio include twisted-pair smart transceivers that can be embedded into building automation devices; embedded control and communications software; wired and wireless evaluation kits; SmartServer controller, a system manager and field controller for building networks and smart-energy applications; LonWorks control network software (LNS) and OpenLNS operating system development and integration tools that allows building owners to change service providers; and third party energy management or analytics software and apps. Its outdoor lighting product portfolio comprise power line smart transceiver to embed into outdoor light ballasts, drivers, and generators; outdoor lighting controllers; motion sensors that works with outdoor lighting controllers to adjust light levels based on motion; Smartserver controllers and gateways for connecting outdoor lighting segments to a centralized management system; PL/RF Bridges to connect segments of outdoor lights to a SmartServer; wireless and Ethernet gateways to access network for setup functions, administration, and communications in the system; and third-party system software to manage outdoor lighting network. The company markets its products and services to original equipment manufacturers and systems integrators in the building, industrial, transportation, utility/home, and other automation markets through direct sales organization, third-party electronics representatives, value-added resellers, and distributors worldwide. It has a collaboration with IBM Watson Internet of Things to bring cognitive intelligence to its adaptive streetlight control platform. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.