DeviceHub is the first open source ecosystem management platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) started in 2014, with Ionut Cotoi, current CEO & Co-Founder. It’s mission is to enable companies to create custom IoT projects, offering a universal connectivity platform that can run on any scale or type of application.
After winning the hubraum WARP accelerator in December 2014 and securing venture funding, the company channelled all their energy in product development and created a business model that would enable customers to use and customise IoT applications with the same ease as any computer software or mobile app.
From being the newest member within hubraum they became a fully functional company providing end-to-end integration to clients from different industries.
In 2017, DeviceHub received a Grant from the European Commision within the Horizon 2020 program with the proposal entitled “The next generation of Internet-of-Thing (IoT) connectivity”. The team also competed at WISA and won the IoT category receiving positive ratings from the jury and industry representatives.
Through the hubraum startup program, the IoT company participated at this years TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin during December 4th and 5th and at Deutsche Telekom’s Innovation Day in Bonn.
With headquarters in Krakow and Bucharest, DeviceHub teamed up with local NGOs and creative communities, participating at IoT-Fest in Bucharest, where Ionut Cotoi did a platform presentation to the local developer and startup scene.
Through Deutsche Telekom’s national subsidiary, Telekom Romania, DeviceHub attended Smart City Caravane meetups and collaborated on the first large-scale implementation of Smart Metering Pro, the company’s solution for universal smart meter data management.
Besides energy management solutions, the company develops ready-to-use solutions for public transportation, industry 4.0 applications, air monitoring and waste collection, currently offering PaaS or lifelong licences for clients in Romania. The industry-specific solutions help companies which want to digitally transform their activity, utilising automation, data and auto responsive actions in a more efficient way and with fewer resources.
After a competitive 2017, the next year is shaping up DeviceHub’s expansion throughout Europe, opening a university partnership program and a newly designed dashboard with extended functionalities and integrations. Also, the community space will be extended with interactive tutorial sections, where users can actively showcase their apps and projects.
DeviceHub aims to make the Internet of Things easy to use to new audiences and create a space where companies, NGOs, universities and startups can innovate and share knowledge, improving daily life and creating new solutions to old problems.