A Fresh Approach to Building IoT (BIoT)
Connectivity has always been a key feature of our products. With Belimo's IoT-ready products and their valuable data, our customers can:
- connect field devices to common building automation communication protocols and in parallel to modern Building IoT platforms;
- enjoy the power of a connected digital ecosystem;
- take full control of their data;
- implement effective optimization and energy-saving strategies in buildings;
- reduce installation and maintenance costs.
Providing even better products with the right digital connection is our focus now and in the future.
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Belimo Digital Ecosystem
The ecosystem of Belimo IoT devices enables flexible system integration through all common building automation communication protocols (BACnet, Modbus, Belimo MP-Bus) and Building IoT platforms. Even with conventional control through analogic positioning signals, the bus communication can be used for monitoring and override.
Meanwhile, with the help of the additional IoT connection, buildings can be more easily optimized, managed, and maintained. Our customers can connect to, monitor, and control their devices at no extra cost – this connectivity is simply an integral part of our IoT products. Optimization in the Belimo digital ecosystem fully exploits the energy potential and provides the recommended settings for efficient operation to improve system performance and stability.
We Have Principles You Can Trust
Our credibility as a focused and committed field device supplier is key. We understand that an open and seamless integration of our devices into our customers' solutions is crucial. These principles are reflected throughout our IoT product lines. Our customers own the data from their devices and can freely analyze, use, and even delete that information as they wish. This is why we provide an open Client-API to any user or entity authorized by the customer.
Here are our IoT principles:
Security & Privacy
Building IoT connectivity makes our HVAC systems smarter, but critical performance data needs to be safe and secure. That’s why the Belimo IoT Ecosystem protects cloud data, ensures the device communication via secure connections and the proper management of user access rights.
Another key IoT challenge is data privacy – namely, who controls the data and who sees it. Belimo stores all system data in a secure repository in which only the authorized user has access to their data. This account also provides access to a user-friendly and customizable web application interface.
IoT Ecosystem Architecture
The Belimo IoT Ecosystem guarantees maximum reliability and efficiency for connected Belimo devices and their applications on the internet. Secured connections enable data transfer and accessibility to and from the core cloud, device data, and account management. Every produced device is known in the cloud. This fact combined with https secured connections makes communication safe. Belimo knows different cloud connectivity types on its products. Permanent Ethernet or temporary Smartphone NFC connections are currently in use.
3rd Party Applications
A powerful and secure client Application Programming Interface (API) allows 3rd parties to develop their own services, the so-called "3rd Party Application". The client API provides cloud account management and read/write access to the owned devices as well as their state and historical data. The API documentation and access tokens are available for Belimo approved developers. Visit the Belimo Developer Space.
Belimo's IoT devices have several connection possibilities to the Belimo Digital Ecosystem. The permanent Ethernet connection enables the device to have permanent data exchange and the instant remote access from and to the IoT ecosystem through device API. NFC and APP technology enable short-term data synchronization and temporary remote access via smartphone to the NFC equipped devices and from the smartphone to the IoT ecosystem.
A True Digital Partnership
Our IoT devices are good "team players" in a building management system or a modern Building IoT solution. The all-important connection characteristics embedded into each product have been designed with their specific application in mind, for measuring, remote control, and maintenance. What differentiates our devices is their integral IoT ecosystem that effectively connects the virtual digital world with the real world.
Our IoT Product Range
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