Industrial Internet Consortium Announces 26 Contestants for IoT Smart Buildings Challenge

Spanning the globe, the selected organizations represent innovators in Industrial IoT and Blockchain technology

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™) today announced it has approved 39 entries from 26 contestants for the Smart Buildings Challenge, a program designed to give smart building technology suppliers the ability to collaborate with customers to create targeted, outcome-based solutions for smart buildings. The contestants come from around the world and include early stage startups and global corporations focused on Industrial IoT and blockchain technologies.


The Challenge presents contestants with a set of smart building problems faced by building operators and investors, as well as a set of parameters required of the solutions. Technology suppliers will develop solution proposals, alone or with partners, and compete to deploy pilot implementations to fulfill the requirements outlined by the challenge. A jury will select the winners from the pool of entries at the end of the Challenge. Prizes for winners will include the opportunity to deliver a live Proof of Concept in a shopping mall supported by Deka Immobilien, ECE 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. Registration is open to the public.

The Smart Buildings Challenge is one of the IoT Challenges co-organized with the Trusted IoT Alliance. The Challenges are open to the industry vendors, organizations, teams and individuals worldwide and are designed to advance and validate industrial IoT applications and solutions. Initial use cases for the Smart Buildings Challenge include:

Smart Space Flow Analytics: Tracking, Zones, Anonymized Tracking
Smart Metering in Multi-Tenant Commercial Buildings: Smart Metering, Energy Consumption, Focus on Electric Energy
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
Contestants
Listed alphabetically, the contestants are: AASA, aedifion, Cloud Studio, Cubelizer, Dell Technologies, G2K Group, gridX, Hansheng, IOTA Foundation, Limitless Insight, Metrikus, Moeco, Obyte Foundation, Oriient New Media, qlair / MANN+HUMMEL, Rapid Lab, Simplifa, Slant, Smart Engine & WTEC, SmartPlants, Thing Technologies, Tridium, Umajin, Visualix, Wipro, and YPTOKEY.

About Industrial Internet Consortium
The Industrial Internet Consortium is the world's leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The IIC delivers a trustworthy IIoT in which the world's systems and devices are securely connected and controlled to deliver transformational outcomes. The Industrial Internet Consortium is a program of the Object Management Group (OMG). For more information visit http://www.iiconsortium.org.

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