In an interview with eco, VS-Apps Managing Director Florian Schulz talks about the development and use of business apps for customer loyalty and process automation, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) and the importance of digital transformation for German SMEs.
At the beginning of the 2023 heating season, only 8 per cent of Germans use smart heating thermostats that can be controlled via an app. Just a few take advantage of other digital solutions to save energy: 11.2 per cent of Germans control their lighting using motion detectors, while 10.3 per cent use smart shower heads. Additionally, only 7 per cent control their sockets via an app.
From 26-29 February 2024, Barcelona will host the Mobile World Congress (MWC). In the run-up to the event, we had a conversation with Dr. Bettina Horster, Board Member at VIVAI Software AG and Head of the IoT Competence Group at eco Association, regarding her expectations for the trade fair and the trends in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector that will have a lasting impact on the industry in the future.
At the cross-competence group event titled to “IoT Competence Group/Networks CG: Digital Infrastructure as the Basis for Smart Home Applications”, jointly organised with Huawei Germany, eco engaged in discussions with various experts from the IoT and network fields, regarding the importance of digital infrastructure and its necessity for the smart home.