Additions Bring Total Digital Lumens Patents to 20
Boston, December 17, 2014 – Digital Lumens, the leader in intelligent LED lighting, today announced it has been awarded six new patents, including its first international patent granted by Australia. This brings the company’s total awarded patents to 20. The advancements covered include a wide range of technologies embedded in the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, an enterprise-scale LED lighting solution that delivers operational visibility and dramatic energy efficiency to customers worldwide.
“We are pleased that our innovations in intelligent lighting have been recognized by the U.S. Patent Office and IP Australia,” said Brian Chemel, co-author of the patents and CTO of Digital Lumens. “In particular, our first international patent — combined with our expanding international footprint — are further validation of the importance of our technology to the global lighting market.”
Covering more than 100 million square feet of space across 35 countries, the Digital Lumens system is a wireless network of intelligent LED fixtures that leverages the Internet of Things to gather sensor and power meter data for ongoing operational insight, and a broad range of energy and building intelligence. LightRules, Digital Lumens’ facility-based lighting management system that is at the core of the Intelligent Lighting System, is a web-based application that provides access to lighting and operational data with flexibility and full reporting capabilities. Based on a strong patent strategy, the Digital Lumens intelligent lighting approach is driving widespread adoption, with deployments doubling year-over-year and energy savings of up to 90%.
In addition to these new patents, Digital Lumens recently announced $23 million in new financing to accelerate the deployment of the Internet of Things across its growing global customer base.
The U.S. patents are registered as: US 8,866,408, US 8,841,859, US 8,823,277, US 8,805,550, US 8,729,833 through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The Australian patent is registered as AU 2009236311 through IP Australia.
About Digital Lumens
Digital Lumens is a global supplier of enterprise-scale intelligent LED lighting to commercial and industrial customers, delivering 90% energy savings and granular building intelligence. Customers in 35 countries representing 100 million square feet of space have chosen the Digital Lumens solution. Digital Lumens intelligent fixtures and controls with embedded networking and sensors bring the Internet of Things to commercial and industrial lighting environment. LightRules facility- and cloud-based management solution is the foundation for ongoing energy and building management. For more information, please visit www.digitallumens.com.
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