OSRAM Integrates Echelon Technology in Intelligent Street Lighting Solution

 OSRAM Integrates Echelon Technology in Intelligent Street Lighting Solution

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, April 9, 2013

SAN JOSE, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) and
OSRAM GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens AG, and one of the leading
light manufacturers in the world, today announced that OSRAM will offer a
standards-based street lighting management system that incorporates control
networking technology from Echelon corporation. OSRAMs light management system
will work with a range of luminaires – from emerging technologies such as LEDs
to existing technologies such as induction lighting. Relative to just using
high efficiency lamps, OSRAM's street light management system can further
lower energy use by up to 40 percent and reduce the cost of operating the
street light infrastructure.

"OSRAM offers comprehensive light management systems for different
applications", said Matthias Fiegler, head of Outdoor Systems at OSRAM GmbH.
"Our solution is built on the open ISO/IEC 14908 standard and implemented
using Echelon's Power Line Communications (PLC) transceivers and segment
controllers. Using standards allows us to deliver a highly reliable and
scalable solution that gives our customers maximum flexibility for the

"By designing to open standards and building on proven technology from
Echelon, OSRAM can add differentiating capabilities and quickly bring their
solution to market," said Varun Nagaraj, senior vice president at Echelon. "We
look forward to strengthening our partnership with OSRAM as we collectively
pursue our vision of street lighting energy efficiency and quality."

About Echelon Corporation
Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) is the world's leading open standard energy
control networking company. Echelon technologies connect more than 35 million
homes, 300,000 buildings and 100 million devices to the smart grid, and help
customers save 20% or more on their energy usage. With more than 20 years of
experience in energy control, Echelon delivers a wide range of innovative
solutions to commercial and electric utility customers. More information about
Echelon can be found at http://www.echelon.com.

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Colleen Martell
+1 (408) 832-0147

SOURCE Echelon Corporation

Website: http://www.echelon.com
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