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02/12/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Lucid Design Group, Inc.
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA - February 12, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has acquired Lucid Design Group, Inc. (Lucid), an Oakland, CA-based provider of building analytics through its industry-leading BuildingOS® business intelligence platform.  The Company believes the combination of Lucid's BuildingOS platform and Acuity Brands' large installed base of networked sensors for lighting and building automation controls and its Atrius(TM) Internet of Thing... 
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02/06/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Atrius Navigator and Atrius Insights IoT Services Deliver a Complete Indoor Positioning Solution
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA - February 6, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced a complete, end-to-end indoor positioning services (IPS) solution comprised of two Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) platform services: Atrius(TM) Navigator software development kit (SDK), leveraging cloud-based services and administrative tools, and Atrius(TM) Insights spatial analytics web application. The Atrius indoor positioning solution (IPS) helps businesses develop applicatio... 
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01/16/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Phunware Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Indoor Positioning Solution from Acuity Brands to Its Mapping, Navigation and Wayfinding Offering
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - January 16, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Phunware, an enterprise mobile software company, has joined the Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. Phunware will be adding the Atrius Navigator software development kit (SDK) to its indoor positioning technology offerings, providing customers an innovative, energy-efficient option to support Phunware's hardware-agnostic location capabilities. Phunware currently p... 
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01/09/18Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results
ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (“Company”) today announced fiscal 2018 first quarter net sales of $842.8 million, a decrease of $8.4 million, or 1 percent, compared with the year-ago period.  Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $118.6 million, a decrease of $8.0 million, or 6.3 percent, over the year-ago period.  Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $71.5 million, a decrease of 12.5 percent compared with the prior-... 
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01/05/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA, January 5, 2018 - The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company") today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on February 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on January 22, 2018. About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 b... 
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