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Legrand bets on IoT market in India with 'Eliot'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Electrical and digital building infrastructure provider Legrand India Friday said it has rolled out a new programme 'Eliot' as it looks to tap into the multi-billion Internet of Things (IoT) market in the country.

Through Eliot -- which stands for Electricity and Internet of Things, Legrand India aims to inject the power of communications, advances in connectivity and intelligence in the building environment and enhance value of connected products to improve user experiences, a statement said.

Eliot will also support the development of suitable digital infrastructures for buildings and provide interoperability, it added.

The solutions will include 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 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 statement said.

Legrand's partners for Eliot programme include Amazon Echo, Samsung, Apple, Google Home, Renault and Marriott.

IoT refers to a network of inter-connected sensors and devices like smartphones, connected vehicles and appliances that harness relevant information from massive amounts of data collected.

"India is at the cusp of technological advancements and it is the right time for IoT to become mainstream... 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," Legrand India CEO and MD Jean Charles Thuard said.

Globally, Eliot programme is present in France, Greece, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Dubai and US.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 15 2019. 19:05 IST