Business | Company News | Partnerships | Smart Lighting & IoT | Mar 09, 2018

Nedap and Osram Join Forces to Boost Connectivity in Lighting

Today, Nedap and Osram officially announce their partnership. Luminaires equipped with Osram DEXAL™ drivers are now easy to enroll into Nedap Luxon connected light management platform. The collaboration between both parties is based on their shared ambition to make connected lighting the new standard. Together, they will help clients accelerate savings and lead the way to a more sustainable economy.

Jeroen Somsen, Managing Director at Nedap Light Controls: “The partnership between Nedap and Osram is further proof of the market embracing the value of connected lighting. We strongly believe in strategic partnerships between leading players to make a wide variety of connected lighting solutions available to the market. This allows end-users to benefit from significant savings and other data-driven services such as energy savings optimisations and predictive maintenance.”

Elegant and code compliant

The combination Osram DEXAL™ and Nedap Luxon makes it easy to connect various luminaire types to the Luxon light management platform without compromising warranty provisions. Hannes Wagner, Senior Product Manager at Osram: “The Osram DEXAL™ Technology is a non-proprietary, intra-luminaire interface that enables bi-directional communications between the driver and smart fixture-integrated component. Nedap Luxon IoT Node, used to connect luminaires to the light management platform, combined with the DEXAL™ Technology enable an elegant, code compliant smart fixture solution. This compatibility brings a simple solution to market that supports the growing demand for connected devices.”

Would you like to know more about this collaboration? Visit us at Light+Building 2018, hall 4.0 – stand C20. Here we are more than happy to show you the value of the ‘Connected world of Nedap’ for both end users and the lighting industry.

About Nedap Luxon:

Nedap Luxon is an online light management platform which connects sustainability initiatives with a company's financial objectives. By focusing on the specific needs of the user, lighting systems are only active when and where needed. In addition, the Luxon platform provides clear insights in performance and usage, allowing for future optimisations and proactive maintenance. With the help of different dashboards, Nedap enables users to manage lighting within all their business locations online using one system. Luxon is easy to combine with any lighting system on the market. www.nedap.com

About Osram:

Osram, based in Munich, is a leading global high-tech company with a history dating back more than 110 years. Primarily focused on semiconductor-based technologies, our products are used in highly diverse applications ranging from virtual reality to autonomous driving and from smart phones to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. Osram uses the endless possibilities of light to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. Osram’s innovations enable people all over the world not only to see better, but also to communicate, travel, work and live better. Osram has approximately 26,400 employees worldwide as of end of fiscal 2017 (September 30) and generated revenue of more than €4.1 billion. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED400; trading symbol: OSR). Additional information can be found at www.osram.com

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