Data management tools allied to connected objects give rise to many young shoots. The branch is booming.
Real estate circles are increasingly interested. What is it about? Home automation, or connected objects and data management tools, which are very useful in the daily lives of apartment and villa owners. A sector in vogue in the building that brings together the techniques of electronics, automation, computing and telecommunications. The market weighs 60 million francs in Switzerland. Worldwide, this sector reached 60 billion francs in 2016 and analysts predict an increase of eightfold in the next five years.
On the consumer side, home automation will soon be able to save energy between 40% and 60%, according to experts. In French-speaking Switzerland, start-ups specialized in this field have since been born, active in technologies as diverse as they are expansive. Yann-Amaël Aubert is the CEO of Brain-IT, a start-up he recently created with a partner, specializing in connected objects and data management. « We offer a solution that accompanies companies from the choice of sensor to the provision of processed data to the final » decision maker « . In the context of home automation, we have installed sensors on tanks to monitor consumption at a distance and ensure optimal supply. Our service makes it possible to monitor and deploy IoT [Internet of Things or Connected Objects] sensors, regardless of brand, type and network, and to use the data in applications that we make available. to do predictive maintenance.