Connected Finland Oy and Strobus (Far East) Limited has signed a significant IoT- cooperation agreement to fulfil the growing needs of IoT-sensors including SW-platform for monitoring sensor readings on the Hong Kong market.
Strobus (Far East) Limited will strengthen its market position by entering a commercial strategical partnership with Connected Finland, who will provide Sigfox enabled IoT-sensors for Strobus Hong Kong based clients. As part of the contract Strobus will offer to the market the world’s first Sigfox specific IoT-software platform as a SaaS concept for measuring and analysing sensor readings. The purpose of the strategical partnership is to fulfil the needs of the rapidly growing IoT-market in Hong Kong. In the start the co-operation will cover temperature, humidity, CO2, TVOC & PM sensors for air quality monitoring and motion sensors. The product range can easily be expanded with other product groups like smart smoke detectors and smart city solutions just a few to mention.
The sensors in the signed multi-year contract will utilize the local low power wide area (LPWAN) IoT-network based on the Sigfox standard that covers more than 90% of Hong Kong by Connected Finland’s collegial Sigfox operator Thinxtra Ltd. In total more than 60 Sigfox operators are active around the globe.
Strobus will offer the unique SaaS-platform as a crucial part of the super-efficient energy controlling tool in order to optimize energy consumption in Hong Kong with over 8 million inhabitants. Real time information of existing temperatures and humidity levels will bring in millions of savings within a short time perspective.
“It’s truly inspiring to be a part of the international Sigfox family’s fast expansion in Hong Kong. It seems that the Sigfox ecosystem is really moving fast with high professionalism and inspiration. Can’t believe that the implementation is so fast, the first contact was done less than 60 days ago”, says William Yip, from Strobus.
“We are humbly proud to deliver Finnish know how both hardware and software vice to one of the biggest and compressed markets in the world. The business opportunities in Hong Kong are endless and we are ready to support the rapidly growing IoT-market demands with all of our energy”, says Markku Patronen, from Connected Finland.