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Who are we?

The BrightCore division is part of Elma Kurtalj Ltd company that is in the business with Building automation more than ten years. Our knowledge of BMS protocols, and ICT helped us  in development of the system which is today very open platform ideal for integration of building automation into Smart Grid architecture. Development team consists of ICT and Automation experts.

What do we offer?

We can offer from the product portfolio as is up to the custom development of products based at the BrightCore platform. We are very capable in design of Automation software product's as well special design applications like web services connectivity with the common BMS open protocol architecture.

Since, we are many years in the business, we do understand HVAC process's as well general energy conservation processes in the modern building environment.

More info about who we are and what we do - here

Executive management

Team leader and President of the Company: Ninoslav Kurtalj, Mag. ing.

As an experienced senior executive with a more than 20 years in the communication and building automation business Mr.Kurtalj has always been trying to establish a clear win-win solutions for building owners and Elma Automation Division through application of the open automation concept. He is one of the pioneers in deploying Open System (LonWorks, Modbus) automation building infrastructure in Croatia and the Mediterranean area. He guided his team in successful automation, based on an open system paradigm, of facilities like data centers with more than 20 equipment manufacturers spread over various protocols and more than 1000 devices. His team has experience in automation of buildings sized up to 300000ft2 with up to 2000 devices, integrated in a single LonWorks network. Six years ago he initiated development of BrightCore framework, which was awarded with LonMark's international software product of the year at LONCOM2009.

The base for that development and achievement was the new LonWorks software stack, which could transform any IP device with OS to IP LonWorks device that could be commissioned in standard LonWorks commissioning tool. The stack is developed in Elma and currently works on both platforms Windows and Linux from small DIN rail embedded devices to big 19” rack servers.
Mr. Kurtalj was participated as a speaker in events in Europe as well in US and Middle East. He was a speaker during Connectivityweek2009, as well as RealTech Middle East 2010 and many local Croatian and European conferences.

Currently, he is a contributing editor at His work there is devoted in promotion of open system idea and models as the only future model of BMS to Smart Gird evolution.

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