KNX, the worldwide standard for home and building control (ISO/IEC 14543), strengthen the Internationalisation of this leading technology with OSRAM Licht AG joining the community. KNX is known for its high degree of interoperability between products of different manufacturers and different application domains, and proudly welcomes OSRAM as the 400th member.
OSRAM, based in Munich, Germany, is a globally leading lighting pioneer with a history dating back more than 100 years. The portfolio ranges from high-tech applications based on semiconductor technology, such as infrared or laser lighting, to connected lighting solutions in smart buildings and smart cities. OSRAM had around 33,000 employees worldwide at the end of fiscal 2015 (September 30) and generated revenue of almost €5.6 billion in that fiscal year. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich.
As a new member of the KNX Association, OSRAM will enrich the KNX product portfolio in the area of smart building control and Internet of Things on an international level.
Aninda DasGupta, Head of Strategic Marketing at OSRAM Digital Lighting Systems, said: “OSRAM’s portfolio of smart lighting components will utilize KNX technologies as part of a range of protocols that will enable our lighting control systems to inter-operate with other building automation systems. We are very pleased to be able to join the KNX family of companies and cooperate with them to enhance end-user experiences by integrating lighting controls with other building automation systems.”
Mr. Franz Josef Kammerl, President of KNX Association commented: ‘We are proud to have OSRAM joining the KNX Association. OSRAM not only stands for high product quality and smart connectivity, their involvement in KNX opens a new world for further cooperation on an international scale. Therefore, we are glad about the joining of OSRAM Licht AG and to count one of the biggest manufacturers worldwide as a part of the continuously growing KNX community.”