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April 11, 2023

By converging smart lighting, IoT, location services, AI, and cloud technology, the joint solution promises to drive digital transformation in health systems

[New York City, NY, April 11, 2023] -, a pioneer in inpatient journey analytics, and Signify, a world leader in lighting systems, have announced a partnership to incorporate BLE-powered indoor IoT and location services into Signify’s connected lighting solutions, enabling healthcare providers to seamlessly and affordably future proof building infrastructure—retrofits and new constructions alike—and create a better experience for staff and patients. 

The easily-installed connected lighting solutions will come with cloud services and IoT sensors that track the real-time location of BLE tags carried by staff, patients, and medical devices. This connectivity will also enable input from patient-room sensors through APIs, offer room-level location as-a-service, and support mobile indoor navigation, addressing a range of care delivery digitization scenarios, including:

  • Medical device management
  • Staff duress and workflows
  • Patient journey and experience
  • Hand hygiene
  • Environmental monitoring, and more. 

Healthcare providers will benefit from significant cost savings by:

  • Integrating IoT and real-time location services (RTLS) into lighting systems—no need to purchase standalone solutions
  • Open-ended infrastructure capable of expansion as needed
  • Shortening time to value of launching new digital initiatives
  • Supporting wall-mounted gateways for unconnected or existing ceiling spaces

“We’re extremely excited to see how’s and Signify’s solutions work wonders together to revolutionize human experiences and patient care,” said CEO Philipp von Gilsa. “Together, we provide a cost-effective, pervasive solution that will empower health systems to connect previously disparate digital building solutions, tripling their impact on patients and accelerating their digital transformation journey.”

“We specialize in using the lighting infrastructure to host value-added services in a digital ceiling. Our partnership with will allow us to bring a proven solution in real-time location services for healthcare into our offer,” said Greg Nelson, Business Leader Digital Solutions at Signify. “We’re excited that this combines the benefits of excellent lighting with efficiency for healthcare staff, to the benefit of patient health and well-being.”

About is the industry leader in indoor environmental, location, and occupancy services using Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® LE). provides solutions to thousands of end-users, delivered via 500+ partners using 3+ million IoT devices in the field. Solutions from cover more than one billion sq feet and they continue to be a pioneer in the field, with a focus on Smart Buildings in Healthcare and Corporate Real Estate Spaces.’s mission is to deliver human-building interfaces that provide people with delightful, useful, and safe indoor experiences to help make buildings work for people. They want to define a new building DNA that is human-centric and build technologies that help transform buildings into indoor spaces that are useful for people in their daily journey to accomplish their goals, working or being cared for in a safe & sustainable indoor environment.

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