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En-trak wins prestigious Hong Kong ICT Gold Award

For immediate release, Hong Kong, 4th April ‘17En-trak’s commitment to creating a sustainable world has been recognised with 2017 Hong Kong ICT Gold Award for Best Smart Hong Kong- Internet of Things for the development of a leading-edge solution to cut energy costs by up to 50%.

Best Smart Hong Kong Award - Internet of Things recognises companies that make remarkable achievements in the use of technology. Entries were judged based on demonstrated innovation and creativity, functionality, market potential/performance, benefits and impact, and evidence that the innovation has proven quality.

The En-trak team receiving the HK ICT Awards

En-trak™ Smart Lighting, an innovative wireless lighting control solution received the award on 31st March 2017 (Friday) in Cyberport Hong Kong. The system based on IoT application addresses the problem of inefficient usage and wastage of lighting energy in commercial buildings, and it has proven record for helping companies reduce energy cost by up to 50%.

“This award is a tremendous testament to the team and the value proposition that we give to the market.

The HKICT Best Smart Hong Kong award recognizes outstanding ICT inventions and applications to create smarter business and living.

En-trak™ Smart Lighting will make the world a better place by cutting down energy wastage from office lighting and creates a sustainable future,” says Dr. Vincent Chow, Chief Executive Officer of En-trak. “We are thrilled to be honoured the Gold Award among the hundreds of other companies that are transforming the IoT sector.” The HKICT Best Smart Hong Kong award recognises outstanding ICT inventions and applications that create smarter business and living.

En-trak Smart Lighting

En-trak is the creator of Asia's leading energy IoT platform. Their solutions have been used by more than 250 world-class companies to manage and optimize their energy consumption, including Fuji Xerox Hong Kong, Shun Hing Group, Emperor Group, and Hong Kong Stock Exchange – mitigating over 6500tons of CO2 annually. This is 21% more than the total CO2 saved by the largest solar power plant in Hong Kong since it was commissioned in July 2010.  

The software is well-designed with a host of functions to cater for different needs”, says The Hon Charles Mok, JP, and Chairman of the judging panel.

This brand new, patented, cloud-based lighting solution enables every user to control his/her own office lightings. It does not require any expensive re-wiring, works independently of existing switches, and works with any existing lightings.  By matching staff to their workstation lights, the Zigbee-enabled, cloud-based system allows each staff to control their lights anytime and anywhere via the mobile app or web platform. This ensures the lights are only turned on when the workstation is occupied, which guarantees energy saving and a quality user experience. “En-trak is more user-friendly and is suitable for office use. The software is well-designed with a host of functions to cater for different needs”, says The Hon Charles Mok, JP, and Chairman of the judging panel.

With this, you will no longer see the whole office lighted up at night when only 1 or 2 persons are inside
Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017

En-trak™ Smart Lighting is very simple to install and easy to use. It requires no maintenance. User can change their office lighting layout with just a few clicks. This significantly lowers the cost of investment and enhances operational efficiency. “With this, you will no longer see the whole office lighted up at night when only 1 or 2 persons are inside”, says Leung WY - Head of Product Development of En-trak.  The huge market of En-trak™ Smart Lighting is proven by customers on various types of industries and major organisation across Asia. The solution offers an opportunity for businesses to reduce their carbon footprint and make this planet a more sustainable place.

About En-trak

We design and sell cloud-based solutions to help businesses manage their building energy information and consumption. Founded in 2013, we worked with over 250 blue-chip clients in Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau and Australia to improve their building energy information transparency and optimize energy spending.

For more information, please visit: https://www.en-trak.com

About Hong Kong Information and Communication Technology Awards

The HKICT Best Smart Hong Kong award recognises and promotes outstanding ICT inventions and applications. It seeks to encourage the development and adoption of Internet of Things technologies, Big Data techniques and Public Sector Information and in maximising the full potential of these technologies to create smarter business and living.

The Best Smart Hong Kong Award features Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in three main streams:

  • Internet of Things Application

  • Big Data Application

  • Public Service Information Application

For more information, please visit: https://www.gs1hk.org/industry-recognition/best-smart-hong-kong-award/overview