Redwood City, CA – May 28, 2009 – Trilliant Incorporated, an energy efficiency, utility operations and renewable integration firm, announced the acquisition of California-based SkyPilot Networks, Inc., a provider of long-range wireless mesh broadband equipment.
SkyPilot offers broadband wireless through a high bandwidth system and standards-based, wireless architecture.
Founded in 1985, SkyPilot has more than 500 customers in 50 countries including utilities, wireless Internet service providers and municipal agencies, according to a press release. Utilities have already deployed Trilliant and SkyPilot technology together successfully.
The acquisition means utility customers can deploy a single network capable of serving the needs for both AMI and transmission, substation, and distribution monitoring and automation, according to the release.