YGGIO – a technology-independent, open and secure platform and marketplace for property services

Sensative proudly announces the launch of its open, secure connectivity platform and marketplace for property services, called Yggio. Pronounced igg-io, Yggio enables multipoint-to-multipoint communications, offers device and service interoperability and secures personal data privacy via an encrypted permission layer for all data exchange activities.

Yggio lets property owners and tenants enjoy full control over devices and utilities used for property and tenant services in their building — eliminating excessive costs and lack of synergies. Technology and service partners use the open, secure Yggio platform and service marketplace to rapidly deliver their service applications within facility management, elderly and home care services, home security, smart apartments, homes and smart agriculture and more.

The name Yggio is based on the tree of life in Nordic mythology, called Yggdrasil, which plays a major role gathering and distributing all knowledge and wisdom through its roots and branches. The Norse gods gathered at Yggdrasil, where they settled matters in their community. The Yggio platform and marketplace firmly connects all Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices with high value service delivery solutions. The platform uses a public API, which makes it possible for device manufacturers and service providers to use the Yggio platform.

Yggio is a major new investment area for Sensative, and it follows Sensative´s global success with its ultra-thin sensor called “Strips”, which was launched at CES 2016. Sensative is in the process of establishing many IoT services onto Yggio, working closely together with a range of innovative technology, device and service partners. Several IoT services are piloting and testing Yggio with end-users and customers in Sweden within the areas of home security, facility management, heating, ventilation and eHealth.

“Already before the launch of our Strips sensors we knew that our mission in life would lead us to building a secure and open connectivity platform for IoT services”, states founder and CEO Mats Pettersson. “Given our strong background in mobile technology developing from closed dialling devices to open platforms for millions of digital services, we all knew we just had to use this know-how to build a very scalable, open and multi-purpose platform. Now we are looking forward to build a strong and dedicated eco-system of partners for the property services market. We are grateful that our partner CTS supports our efforts and shows Yggio and some of our service partners in their stand at CES. Our service partners include Apptimate, Cenvigo, FM Technology, Alleato and Goda Grannen.”

About Sensative

Sensative is a rapidly-growing innovation company of practical Internet-of-Thing solutions. Its ultra-thin Strips sensor enables invisible mounting on windows and doors, up to 10 year carefree operations and instant integration with home security systems. Its open, secure connectivity platform and marketplace for property services, called Yggio, enables multipoint-to-multipoint communications and true hardware- and software-interoperability. Sensative was founded in 2013 and is based in Lund (Sweden) and employs around 25-people, many with extensive backgrounds in mobile and cloud technology. Visit Sensative online at www.sensative.com or contact Mats Pettersson, Chief Executive Officer, through press@sensative.com.

About CTS

Founded in 1998, Connection Technology System Inc. (CTS) has continuously focused on the market segments of FTTX Triple Play and Industrial solutions. Today CTS is one of the top solution providers for network operators, service providers, and telecom companies worldwide. www.ctsystem.com.

About Apptimate

Apptimate is a company offering secure object broker services for IoT and Mobile Communications. www.apptimate.io.

About Cenvigo

Cenvigo designs, develops and implements digital applications and smart sensor systems to promote the next generation of health- and elderly carewww.cenvigo.com.

About FM Technology

FM Technology is an IoT company offering facility management services. www.fmtechnology.se

About Alleato

Alleato has developed an end-to-end concept for and health and safety services for the home. www.alleato.se.

About Goda Grannen. Goda Grannen (“The Good Neighbour”) has developed a service for neighbourhood watch where residents in a neighbourhood watch out for each other in matters related to security and safety. www.godagrannen.se.

About Z-Wave

Z-Wave technology and is an open, internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959).  It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1200 certified interoperable products worldwide.  Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 300 companies around the world, the Z-Wave standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for home safety and security, energy, hospitality, office and light commercial applications. Z-Wave® is a registered trademark of Sigma Designs and its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

About Z-Wave Alliance

Formed in January 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of leading companies in the home technology space dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. The principal members include; ADT, Evolve Guest Controls, FAKRO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings and Sigma Designs.  Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security. For more information on the Z-Wave Alliance, please visit http://z-wavealliance.org

Z-Wave Alliance Press Contacts
Caster Communications Inc. at +1.401.792.7080
Kimberly Lancaster, klancaster@castercomm.com

About CES

For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. For more information on CES, please visit https://www.ces.tech/

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