Osram’s Digital Lumens Reimagines the Industrial IoT (IIoT) through Intelligent LED Fixture with Interchangeable Smart Sensor

May 17, 2019

Future-Proof LED Fixture Makes It Easier, More Economical to Instrument Facilities for IIoT Applications Beyond Lighting

BOSTON – Digital Lumens, an Osram company and market leader in intelligent LED lighting and IIoT applications, today expanded its portfolio with the new RLE intelligent LED fixture featuring socketed intelligence and an upgradeable smart sensor.

All Digital Lumens intelligent LED fixtures feature embedded smart sensors that enable customization and automation of advanced lighting controls to deliver up to 90 percent in lighting-related energy savings, as well as instrument facilities for the IIoT and the opportunity to unlock additional value through environmental sensing, utility monitoring, power metering, and more. Delivering the same efficiency, controllability, and flexibility as the other Digital Lumens fixture families, the new RLE intelligent LED fixture is additionally equipped with Bluetooth technology for indoor positioning applications, and reimagines the Industrial IoT through a unique, socketed and hence upgradeable sensor design that allows users to capture the benefits of intelligent LED lighting while ensuring compatibility with Digital Lumens’ growing suite of SiteWorx IIoT applications for the lifetime of the fixture.

“Digital Lumens’ advanced lighting technology creates the means through which our global customer base can instrument their facilities for the Industrial IoT and realize new operational value in a scalable, cost-effective manner,” said Dr. Wolfram Unold, CEO at Digital Lumens. “The socketed intelligence of the RLE intelligent LED fixture enables a dynamic IIoT infrastructure, which means that customers can move forward with energy-efficient lighting projects while being enabled to keep pace with technological advancements across our full suite of IIoT applications, and the resulting value, over the lifetime of the fixture.”

Among Digital Lumens’ IIoT applications is SiteWorx Sense, which extends the energy and lighting control benefits of Digital Lumens’ intelligent LEDs and SiteWorx IIoT platform to the automated collection and centralization of critical environmental, utility, and production or process data. With the recently released SiteWorx Sense Alarms feature, users now can configure and trigger email or SMS notifications when customized facility parameters, environmental conditions, or utility usage stray outside expected norms or baselines.

“The value SiteWorx provides to our users, beyond the industry-leading lighting controls and massive energy savings of SiteWorx Tune, is the ability to leverage the lighting network to instrument for the IIoT, and monitor or measure what’s happening across a facility, site, or enterprise,” said Brian Bernstein, Digital Lumens’ Vice President of Product. “SiteWorx Sense Alarms is a natural extension of that value, in that it equips our users to proactively identify potentially unsafe environments, utility misuse, or signs of equipment failure, and allows them to take the necessary steps to eliminate waste, avoid unplanned downtime and, ultimately, run more efficient, productive businesses.”

Digital Lumens will unveil the RLE intelligent LED fixture May 21 - May 23 at Lightfair International 2019, along with demonstrations of its SiteWorx IIoT applications for intelligent lighting control, facility monitoring, and more, alongside its parent company, OSRAM, in Booth #1701.

About Digital Lumens

Digital Lumens is driving the industrial IoT revolution through its cloud-based IIoT platform, SiteWorx, which combines intelligent lighting, smart sensors, and software to create new efficiencies and real-world ROI for industrial environments worldwide. With Digital Lumens intelligent LED fixtures and Digital Light Agent smart sensors, a facility is immediately instrumented with SiteWorx, an easily-expandable IIoT platform that pays for itself through energy savings. Facility-wide IIoT enables fast, flexible deployment of additional sensor-based applications that extend beyond lighting to deliver even greater operational insight and control, as well as new value streams. Digital Lumens’ intelligent lighting and IIoT applications have been deployed across more than 550 million square feet of space, and delivered proven results for real-world clients in 45 countries.


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 smartphones to networked, intelligent lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM utilizes the infinite possibilities of light to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. OSRAM’s innovations will enable people all over the world not only to see better, but also to communicate, travel, work, and live better. As of the end of fiscal year 2018 (September 30), OSRAM had approximately 26,200 employees worldwide. It generated revenue of more than €3.8 billion from continued operations in fiscal year 2018. 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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