IoT Use Cases by Sensative

At Sensative, we work globally with customers in a broad selection of sectors and markets. From municipalities, utility companies, and the security sector to real estate owners, shipping companies, and more.

We have published several stories of a wide variety of successful use cases to show what we do, how to utilize IoT technology best, and not least, what the real-life gains are.

The library has three sort orders to help you navigate; markets, IoT application, and IoT case type:


The use cases are sorted under their specific markets where they are applicable. 

If you, for example, filter for IoT use cases in connection to “smart city,” you will find examples of everything from AI in IoT surveillance cameras to the monitoring of car parks or water flow in municipal systems. 

Some cases apply to more than one market. For instance, Smart Cities tend to have a lot of Smart Buildings in them.

An IoT use case for smart buildings can deal with everything from remote operations, security concerns, or water leak detection to indoor climate. These use cases often revolve around monitoring indoor conditions such as temperature and setting up scenarios in response to data readings, such as automatically adjusting the HVAC system to improve air quality or lower the temperature.

Read more about smart buildings

An IoT case for smart cities revolves around anything concerning the municipality or city landscape. These cases can be about managing public spaces, waste management, environmental monitoring, smart parking, optimizing traffic flow, gathering data for structural planning, and more. There are easily 100’s or 1000’s possible use cases within the smart city, managed on one Yggio installation.

Read more about smart city 

An IoT case for smart homes is traditionally consumer solutions for people who want to monitor, protect or automate their homes. But, this is rapidly changing with Commercial Real Estate adopting these technologies to offer premium services to their tenants.

Read more about smart home

An IoT use case in smart utilities revolves around essential basic amenities, such as water, sewage services, electricity, dams, and natural gas. Such cases can revolve around monitoring cabinets or stations, water flow monitoring, individual consumption measuring and debiting, and more.

Read more about smart utilities

An IoT use case in agriculture typically deals with soil conditions, optimizing irrigation, optimizing nutrition levels, and more to increase production sustainably.

Read more about smart agriculture

IoT application

If you are looking for a solution to a specific problem, then IoT applications could be the way to filter and browse use cases. We cover applications such as:

  • Asset Management
  • Health
  • Indoor Climate
  • Security
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Public Spaces
  • R&D Projects
  • Analytics/AI/Machine Learning
  • and more

You also find Sensative customer success stories as a selection under IoT applications

IoT case type

Use this filter to find use cases related to specific IoT technology or sensor feature. You can, for example, choose to filter through “temperature” to see all cases involving sensor technology that deals with temperature monitoring.

You can filter on IoT features such as:

  • +Switch
  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Air Humidity
  • Ground Moisture
  • IoT Integration
  • Lighting
  • LoRaWAN
  • Occupancy
  • Open/Close
  • Temperature
  • Video as a Sensor
  • Water Leak Detection
  • and more


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