Internet of Buildings (IoB) in Asia

The increasing convergence of Internet of Things (IoT) with buildings, is widening an unmet demand in Asia for smart building technologies.

There will be a demand for smart building technologies in building information modelling, building management systems and automation, cloud real-time management, monitoring and sensors, HVAC automation & controls, home automation, mobile-linked controls and other components of system technologies for building in industrial automation.

The Smart Buildings market in Asia

Singapore being a Smart City, its government – Building & Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) have been championing and piloting building monitoring and smart integration for island-wide commercial and industrial facilities (Source: GovInsider).

Across Asia, the smart buildings market has been gaining strong momentum since 2015. The need for industry players to gain competitive advantage for their buildings as smart becomes a mainstream user requirements, have been the driving force behind Smart Buildings in Asia Pacific (Source: asiagreenbuildings).

Internet of Buildings (IoB) was never a distant dream for Asia. It is already here and early-movers into this market can leverage on the demand surge, and establish themselves as the key solution provider in untouched territories and buildings.

Where are the Opportunities

A burgeoning need for technology and solution providers is also expected in the additional areas:

  • Smart Home Automation and Control
  • Central Grid/ Connected Grid
  • EV Chargers
  • Smart Consulting/ Modelling in Energy Efficiency
  • Smart Facility Management & Operations
  • Smart Factory Automation for Industrial
  • Smart Sensors
  • Security Monitoring and Control

If you have a solution to these, your solutions will be high in demand.

Where should I start?

Be present in the 11th edition of the Official Singapore Green Building Week, under the Smart Buildings & Automation Showcase (SBA). The business event draws in 12,000 building professionals all over Asia annually, to cover best practices, viable solutions, stimulating trends and disruptive technology in the building and smart cities/ living market.

Held from 5 to 7 September, at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore, the 3-day event will place you in the same hall as key decision makers where you can discuss possible adoption of your type of technologies and solutions in the Asian markets for their existing and upcoming buildings and facilities. Decision makers you will meet hold all sector types, and they are looking for solutions for high-rise residential, office, retail, institutional, healthcare, hospitality, light and heavy industrial manufacturing.

With Europe being the leader in Smart Tech, European presence include a German Pavilion of Smart Home & Building Technologies, Austria companies such as Delta Group and Crestron, Azbil, Tridium, En-Trak and many others.

As a Norwegian exhibitor, your total experience will include, a (i) showcase area for your technologies, (ii) manually pre-arranged 1-1 private business meetings done for you by our in-house business matching and telemarketing team, (iii) pre-assigned tour stops at your showcase by a dedicated tour leader of key delegations of 10-20 persons, (iv) daily drinks networking opportunities (v) option to take on a speaking opportunity at the technical presentations are.

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