Hyderabad: Legrand India, a global leader in electrical and digital building infrastructure provides a new dimension for connecting lives with their roll out of IoT programme- ELIOT. ELIOT which stands for Electricity + Internet of Things is a programme that aims to inject the power of communications, advances in connectivity and intelligence in the building environment and enhances value of the connected products to improve user experiences. Eliot also supports the development of suitable digital infrastructures for buildings and provides interoperability.
In India the Eliot product offerings are – Residential: Arteor With Netatmo, My Home Up, Classe 300 IP Door Phones, Nuvo for Audio Systems; Hospitality: Neat for Integrated Assisted Living, Flex Commercial: Power Distribution Unit, Energy Distribution.
ELIOT, a combination of “electricity” and “IoT,” will work to transform built environments through a purpose-built cloud, with gateways for installed legacy offerings, an array of natively connected new products, and solutions comprising connected, intelligent technologies and services.
Legrand India through their IoT Eliot programmes aims is to deliver additional benefits for all private and professional users, whether they are end users or installers. The products are interconnected in such a manner that they are able to talk to each other and interact when the user wishes too.
The Eliot IoT programme is based on three cornerstones-
• Connected solutions,
• Interoperability and
• Sustainable digital and electrical infrastructure for buildings.
Legrand is joined by partners Amazon Echo, Samsung and Google Play, Renault, Marriott in
launching ELIOT, which offers a purpose-built cloud, gateways for installed legacy offerings, an
array of natively connected new products, and innovative solutions comprising connected,
intelligent technologies and services.
Legrand offers triple focus of digital trust in IoT eliot programme i.e. advantage in using the
brand relationship satisfaction, ensuring security where no one else can access your data and
ensuring privacy where no one else except you can access your data.
On the launch of ELIOT programme, Mr. Jean Charles Thuard, CEO & Managing Director,
Legrand India said, “India is at the cusp of technological advancements and it is the right time
for IoT to become mainstream. Customer have evolved and millennials are already using appbased
services. The success of IoT products require proximity to both the people who are the
users of IoT devices and to the to the power and data connectivity that will enable those IoT
devices and services. We at Legrand are trying to build an environment where various devices
can seamlessly be connected devices get connect and combine it with analytics to improve the
performance and interoperability of the devices. He further added, “Eliot is a great way to
establish dialogues with these new-age modern products. We have made some great
partnerships and I am sure our customers will enjoy the added benefits of our solutions under
Eliot. Under Eliot, Legrand by 2017 has been able to successfully digitalise more than 30 out of
100 product families globally”.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr Sameer Saxena, Director, Marketing Legrand Group India said,
“India has the ecosystem in place for connected devices. Internet penetration is at its peak,
people have befriended technology as a part of their daily life and demand for voice-controlled
device (Alexa, Google etc) is strong. Through our partnership modules we have a robust system
ready for our interoperable offerings and we feel this will arm our customers with all around
efficient solutions for building and living spaces.”
With its Eliot program, Legrand has decided to speed up the deployment of its connected
offerings, to the benefit of both private and professional users. Professional applications
currently account for 60% of the overall market of the Internet of Things. Globally ELIOT
programme are present at France, Greece, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Dubai, America and made its
first-time entry in India region with its launch today in Hong Kong.