How to Turn Your Office into a Smarter Office
Since the concept of the Internet of Things came into the public eye, it has been gaining popularity every day. There are so many new and emerging IoT technologies that the list of what is possible to automate in the office is a long one. One thing is for sure though, that offices of the future are going to be more pleasantly lit, air conditioned and easier to work in.
Since the concept of the Internet of Things came into the public eye, it has been gaining popularity every day. People all around the world are automating their homes to give people more time to relax and enjoy their leisure time, as well as to save energy via smart home devices.
However, such is the broad appeal of IoT hardware and what it offers, that many of its features and services are able to be implement also in an office setting…and at a surprisingly affordable price. There are a number of things that can be introduced into the office environment that are able perform a wide range of useful tasks.
Possibly the most widely used right now in offices across the world are IoT thermostatic devices that offer an easy to use, climate control interface that can be access either in the office itself or from your smartphone on a remote basis.
This kind of flexibility ensures that staff aren’t coming into a cold office during the winter or working in uncomfortably high temperatures during the summer months. It also ensures that there are no more office conflicts about who controls the air conditioning.
Another very welcome byproduct is the significant amounts of money a company saves from needless energy usage.
Never be ‘Out of Office’ Again
Video doorbells are a popular IoT options for many at the moment, as they offer the facility of answering the doorbell, even when you’re not there. Whilst this is a handy security feature for the home – for the office, it ensures that visitors to your place of work aren’t met with a locked door and no answer.
It’s also a very useful feature for businesses that get a lot of package deliveries, as direct instructions can be given to the courier via the doorbell device about exactly where you’d like goods to be left. This is just one of numerous reasons why this particular bit of kit is increasing in popularity all the time.
Precise Lighting Controls
In addition to being able to turn lights on and off remotely, much in the same way as with the thermostatic controls mentioned earlier, office lighting can be optimised to perfect levels. This brilliant automated feature is able to take ambient, natural light into consideration and adjust levels of light accordingly. This means that light will never be too stark, creating screen glare and never too dark that printed letters can’t be read.
This feature represents more than just a convenience or preference to lighting levels, as scientific research has shown that too much illumination in the office can cause eye damage and other workplace related conditions.
There are so many new and emerging IoT technologies that the list of what is possible to automate in the office is a long one. One thing is for sure though, that offices of the future are going to be more pleasantly lit, air conditioned and easier to work in.
Just how much? We’ll have to wait and see.
At Sure Universal, we use the latest innovations, combined with our high quality IoT platform services to deliver all of the benefits IoT tech offers to their full potential. If you’d like to find out more about smart technology, automated offices or IoT in general, then you should take a look around our website www.sureuniversal.com.
Alternatively, for more information on our SURE Platform and how SURE Universal can help your company and products, please contact us via our contact form http://bit.ly/2MYshVg.
We very much look forward to helping you create your own futuristic automated office.