Entries for 2019 Smart Buildings Challenge announced


The Industrial Internet Consortium has approved 39 entries for its Smart Buildings Challenge.

Some 26 startups and corporations had filed to collaborate with customers to create innovative solutions for smart buildings.

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Selected projects will be presented with smart building challenges being faced by building operators and investors so that they can use their solutions to address the problems.

This edition will focus on Industrial IoT and blockchain technologies

Winners will deliver a live Proof of Concept in a shopping mall supported by Deka ImmobilienECE and TÜV SÜD. Technology Partners providing tech for the Challenge include Bosch, Microsoft and SAST.

The Contestants will participate in a workshop and hackathon hosted by Bosch on November 19th in Munich, Germany.

Initial use cases for the Smart Buildings Challenge include:

  • Smart space flow analytics: Tracking, zones, anonymised tracking
  • Smart metering in multi-tenant commercial buildings
  • Smart automated building: HVAC, control technical equipment, demand-oriented control of equipment, sustainability
  • Smart building cockpit: Management tool, sales tool, overview, digital twin, augmented reality

Listed alphabetically, the contestants are: AASAaedifionCloud StudioCubelizerDell TechnologiesG2K GroupgridXHanshengIOTA FoundationLimitless InsightMetrikusMoecoObyte FoundationOriient New Mediaqlair / MANN+HUMMELRapid LabSimplifaSlant, Smart EnginSmartPlantsThingTechnologiesTridiumUmajinVisualixWipro,