IoT data are the currency of today for optimizing/digitalizing business and key city services ofthe future
Heliot Europe: Sigfox and complementary IoT technologies
4 verticals of key city services
Ljubljana Forum – a place to create the future of the cities: sustainable, smart, inclusive,resilient
Ljubjana, October 7 2022 – Heliot Europe and its company Heliot Slovenia participated in the traditional, already 12th Ljubljana Forum event, which brings together ICT, IoT, digital, sales, development, marketing etc. experts as well as key city decision-makers, including mayors of CEE Europe. The event is intended to inform, to educate, spread knowledge an share experience about solutions and possibilities how to use information and communication technology (ICT) to improve operational efficiency, share information with the public and provide a better quality of government service and citizen welfare.
At Heliot Europe they provide their customers the right data for their needs with end-to-end solutions. They are the exclusive IoT Sigfox operator in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, the UK, Liechtenstein, and Slovenia. With their 3700 base stations, they cover more than 440.000 km2 area. Their main technology is Sigfox which is complementary to other IoT technologies, like Bluetooth, RFID, Lora, NB-IoT,..
Their solutions for smart cities are focused mainly on four verticals of key city services:
1. Water management – installation of IoT water meters with built-in Sigfox module or upgrading existing water meters with smart modules that allow to monitor water flow and consumption and
alarming in case of untoward events.
2. Air Quality Monitoring – installation of sensors in rooms that measure temperature, humidity, and level of CO2. With the action taken according to the data, it is possible to increase productivity, concentration, and quality of learning and working conditions.
3. Waste Management – Ultrasonic sensors in combination with trackers, digital signage, container condition, and usage monitors, and semi-ground bins allow cities to understand the waste cycle and to have accurate and complete inspection of waste management
4. Smart parking – The installation of parking sensors in parking spaces allows drivers to seeand control the available parking spaces and the operator to monitor occupancy and correct parking in real time.
Heliot Europe steps to ultimate success
First, there is a need to identify clients’ challenges and how can they be solved. At this stage, their experts want to know key information about the business processes in order to optimize processess with the help of their technology.
Then they identify the tools/solutions that are suitable for the client. At the end the visualisation platform is important where all the data is collected, analysed, and interpreted. The client can take action according to the collected data. Heliot Europe team works with their solutions, device, and platform partners which allow them to offer complete premium technical support services for the projects. “Digitalization of key city services allows city managers to optimize work processes, gives them more control of the assets, allows them to use the resources more efficiently, and helps citizens to live a better, more prosperous life”, said Luka Brulc, sales manager of Heliot Slovenia.
HELIOT Europe is the largest Sigfox 0G solution provider for the Internet of Things (IoT) in Europe. We
make things talk – Heliot Europe, founded at the end of 2017, is the exclusive operator of the global
Sigfox 0G network in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and Liechtenstein.