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OEM Partner Siemens Launch Desigo Optic Globally


Following the launch in North America in 2020, we are delighted that Desigo Optic from OEM partner Siemens, is now available globally. Desigo Optic is an open, powerful and scalable software solution for managing and controlling building automation systems and is 100% powered by FIN Framework and our Supervisory & Control Application Suite.

Ideal for serving the mid-market, Desigo Optic includes standard building automation and BMS functionalities that are perfect for this heavily growing market segment. By leveraging FIN, Siemens provide a product that redefines openness, and brings the latest IoT technology to buildings. 

FIN-based Desigo Optic brings a range of benefits including:

  • Application of Haystack semantic tagging for seamless data harmonization and quick access to critical building information -- streamlining workflows by 33% 
  • Scalability - for single-discipline use and scalable to growing with building needs
  • Actionable insights with powerful dashboards for a holistic view of critical assets
  • Seamless integration with major IP-based protocols: BACnet, Modbus, KNX, SNMP and OPC. nHaystack offers the ability to seamlessly integrate with Niagara
  • Better efficiency with best-in-class wizard based engineering workflows
  • Secure and fully browser-based remote access to Desigo Optic on the edge through FIN Edge2cloud technology
  • Runs on the Siemens F200 edge device which fits easily into a control cabinet

With Desigo Optic available globally, we look forward to more customers benefitting from the power of FIN Framework and supporting Siemens on this global journey with a product that complements their leading automation profile.

Find out more or contact your regional Siemens office to get started with Desigo Optic!

Here's the demo video to watch Desigo Optic in action 👇


Customer success

Desigo Optic has already been helping Siemens’ customers across North America reach success. One such customer is the Memphis Renasant Convention Center. Working with integration expert E|K Automation they installed Desigo Optic open building management software to seamlessly connect old and new HVAC and mechanical equipment and systems with new drives and controls. Offering greater visibility on equipment performance, Desigo Optic provides the actionable insights Renasant Convention Center uses to achieve their efficiency, sustainability, comfort, and indoor air quality (IAQ) objectives. Here's what they had to say 👇

Read the full case study here>


Read how J2 has worked with Siemens on Desigo Optic and other portfolio products by reading the full Siemens OEM case study>

B. Scott Muench

Scott joined J2 Innovations as a partner in 2011, and is now Vice President of Customer Experience. He has a wide range of responsibilities including evangelism, business development, training, and operational excellence. Scott is well known as an industry expert in smarthomes and smart buildings. He is a past president of ASHRAE, and is currently a board member for Project Haystack. Scott attended Clarkson University for Mechanical Engineering and graduated with a BS/Business in Organizational Innovation.

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