This NarrowBand network will take IoT to the next level.
Challenge: launch a new network for IoT
In 2017, T-Mobile Netherlands will be first to launch a new type of cellular network for Internet of Things applications on a national level: Narrowband IoT (LTE). How to kick-start the required ecosystem of end-users, hardware-developers, application-developers and T-Mobile-platforms/propositions?
ILUMY innovation: prototype journeys and platforms
With T-Mobile we developed:
- customer journeys for end-users, application developers and OEM-manufacturers
- a prototype platform for the management of IoT-devices and data-streams
- a prototype platform for an IoT-app marketplace
- a pairing protocol for connecting sensor devices
Shared insight: align the chickens while prototyping the eggs
The emergence of a new ecosystem has many interdependencies – some say hurdles – that can be anticipated by aligning stakeholders in an early stage