Nokia has rolled out its new Smart Home solutions, enabling network operators to offer new services to residential customers looking for a digital home solution for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Nokia provides network operators with a single box solutions: its smart home gateway allows subscribers to monitor and control everything inside their home using a smartphone or a tablet, including door and window sensors, temperature and motion sensors, smoke detectors, light switches and security cameras.
In addition, the new solutions provide network operators with three key elements. First is a single device that acts as an Optical Network Terminal (ONT), residential and smart home gateway.Second is a mobile application available to iOS and Android to control IoT at home.Lastly, an end-to-end IoT management platform, which allows them to control the Smart Home ecosystem through some predefined use cases and management of all smart devices at home.
The smart home gateway will be available to all network operators by the end of 2016, and will provide fully integrated solution to other over the top (OTT) technologies.
"The Nokia Smart Home solution offers operators the chance to get ahead of the IoT trend and provide customers with a simple plug-and-play solution that is fully interoperable with the leading Wi-Fi technologies and standards needed to manage smart devices and applications. It will also help operators provide new smart home security and automation services that can generate additional revenue opportunities and further enhance customer loyalty," said Federico Guillén, President of Fixed Networks.
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