Enterprise IoT Platform for Next Generation Solar Shade Systems
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The customer wanted to modernize their existing product line consisting of shade controller devices and systems by facilitating Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. They sought a shade controls solution that effectively enhanced occupant productivity and comfort, enabled third-party integrations, and improved device performance and field servicing. The customer collaborated with Softdel to devise a reliable and comprehensive IoT-led solution that seamlessly integrates with their existing devices and applications.
Headquartered in the US, the customer is a global leader in delivering highly efficient manual, automated, and motorized solar shade systems. The company’s rich experience of 50+ years in designing sustainable shade solutions for industries like healthcare, education, and hospitality has won them multiple awards and accolades, along with considerable competitive advantages.
Customer is a global leader in delivering highly efficient manual, automated, and motorized solar shade systems.
Softdel developed a highly automated modular and scalable floor controller platform, which included: hardware development using Toradex SOM and Linux operating system integration of wired and wireless protocols like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, and other proprietary protocols middleware API (Application Programming Interface) layer for easy application development and 3rd party integration native BACnet integration for seamless interoperability with building management systems automation algorithm-based applications for monitoring and controlling the shades.
Softdel further enhanced the platform solution by adding a cloud connectivity feature via MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport) protocol and cloud agents.
The platform was also enabled with data aggregation and edge analytics for accurate error detection and enhanced performance.