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ABOX42 to demo dotIO Smart Home Platform at IBC

September 13, 2017

German IPTV and hybrid DVB STB provider, ABOX42, will demonstrate its new dotIO Smart Home Platform for pay-TV, internet and mobile operators. The ABOX42 dotIO Smart home solution is a fully managed turnkey solution for operators that enables them to generate new revenue streams by opening up new business models.

“With the margins for internet, telephony and TV services shrinking, operators have to look for another major revenue stream. Smart home services are a great opportunity from a monetisation standpoint, yet they can be complex to set up,” said Matthias Greve, CEO and founder of ABOX42. “Being a white-label solution, our new ABOX42 dotIO Smart Home Platform eases those issues, enabling operators to quickly enter a new service space, create additional revenue streams, and reduce churn.”

The ABOX42 dotIO solution is a fully managed end-to-end solution including the ABOX42 H38 secure gateway, a wide range of essential sensors, a big data cloud service, mobile applications for iOS and Android devices and a real-time cockpit for service monitoring.

ABOX42 additionally introduces their new high-secure IP camera for the dotIO Smart Home solution sensor family. The camera features a built-in privacy module that guarantees high security, allowing only end-customers to view pictures and videos outside the home, with 270-degree motion.

Having recently joined in the Zigbee Alliance, ABOX42 ensures to offer a completely secure and open smart home solution with the most effective hardware and software. Moreover, the ABOX42 dotIO solution provides operators with a set of ready-made subscription services based on clearly defined use cases. Operators can roll out innovative new services such as the dotIO Smart Home Solution rapidly as an extension of their existing service offerings and multi-service bundles to monetize upon the global operator smart home market, which will be worth $62 billion by 2020 according to a recent report from Strategy Analytics.

ABOX42’s dotIO platform is easy to install, easy to use and completely customizable, enabling operators to tailor their smart home services towards the needs of their customers. The solution is fully operated and managed 24/7 by experienced experts of ABOX42. Keeping it as simple as possible, the dotIO Smart Home solution offers a seemless integration with existing CRM and billing systems. Through secure sensors, a highly secure gateway, encrypted data transmission systems and protected hardware, ABOX42 guarantees to meet the high-end security requirements in the operator environment within their dotIO solution. Data is collected independently of customer information to ensure compliance with increased privacy concerns.

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