Deploying IoT can sometimes be challenging, due to complicated technology interfaces or things not working together as seamlessly as expected. As many of existing deployments are customised, much time is consumed in developing these tailored IOT solutions for different industries and deploying sensors in the fields.
The scalable architecture developed by the Singapore SME is capable of reducing 80-90% of the time required in the customised development of IoT solutions. The architecture is able to support up to 50,000 sensors on a single network and suitable for nation-wide or municipal-wide deployments with very high density of sensors.
The proposed industrial grade IoT sensor hub solution uses a patented technology that simplifies the IoT deployment and offers rapid deployment of sensors with little or no system configuration needed. This technology streamlines the transfer and learning of device functions into a simple touch action by the user. Using a Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled mobile phone, the IoT sensor hub is detected automatically and a user interface contextualised to the device functions is displayed. This interface can be used to control and display information about the device.
This re-usable, multipurpose and multi-use sensor platform is designed to be flexible and customizable based on the particular use case in very short timeframes.
With a highly scalable architecture, the IoT sensor hub can support up to 1,000 sensors on a single IoT network, and can operate in either standalone or cloud mode.
This sensor hub solution is suitable for use by:
- Technology service providers
- Businesses that are technologically-challenged, and have repetitive and labour-intensive processes
- Large enterprises
- Government and municipals
The applications may include:
- Precision Agriculture / Fisheries
- Cold Chain and Refrigeration Management
- Energy Management
- Asset Management
- Cleaning Services Management
- Building Management
- Data Centre Management
- Retail Management
The Singapore SME is keen to establish the following types of partnerships with industry players SMEs of all sizes or MNEs:
i) Licensing agreement where the partner could license the technology and further develop it to introduce it to its customers.
ii) Commercial agreement with technical assistance where the Singapore SME would provide support in installation and maintenance of the transferred technology.