Open Sensors on all things IoT

In March we hosted a webcast where Arjun Kaicker of Zaha Hadid Architects shared his experiences on evidence based design for workspaces.

In March we had an exciting time exhibiting at Bosch Connected World, the annual conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) in Berlin. Executives, thought leaders, developers, and expert speakers shared their best practices and case studies around IoT-empowered products, services, and solutions. The conference featured three session tracks, inspirational keynotes, a huge IoT exhibition, and four hack challenges.  You can read about the event here
We were thrilled to share about our office space deployments.  Our installation management and sensor network management dashboards attracted much


We are delighted to see more people thinking about the UX of buildings and spaces.  In this video, Dan Hill of Arup Group talks about UX concentrating on mobility at neighbourhood scales.

DevOps culture is the default in software development, less so in the industries such as facilities management.  IoT projects especially need to collaboration since it involves a number of moving pieces.  If you need to be convinced why this is so important, this article by Theresa Sullivan of Automated Buildings magazine

A new British Land report co-produced with Worktech Academy has detailed the rise of the smart office building within the next 12 month period.

The fight for user rights within IoT has come to a head within AgriTech.  American farmers are hacking their tractors using Ukrainian firmware in order to be able to be able to update and repair their tractors.  This story brings up an age old question of who owns and has rights over ‘smart’ things bought by the end user.  One has to wonder what interesting services would develop if John Deere encouraged a wider ecosystem to thrive.