Smart Buildings

Secure and Resilient Cellular Connectivity for Smart Buildings

Securely connecting IoT applications from HVAC control and energy management to security systems and social distancing monitoring.

Smart Buildings Sector

Solutions to connect assets and keep people safe

Building Management Systems are evolving with the adoption of newer technologies that support businesses to help keep employees and customers safe from COVID-19.

Some of the many applications we're connecting...

Building Management Systems

Lift management, perimeter security, planned and preventative maintenance

Access Control

Door entry systems, audio and video two-way communication

Fire & Intruder Alarms

Remote fire and CO2 detection, perimeter CCTV management


Heating, Ventilation and AC control away from main facility network

Lift Management

Passenger two-way communication, planned and preventative maintenance

Occupancy Management

Monitor and control the number of people in an indoor environment.

Remote Site Connectivity

Buildings and offices without fixed line, failover and rapid deployment

Energy Management

Solar, wind power and hydro energy management systems

The rapid growth of Smart Building technology

Until the start of 2020, the primary function of smart building IoT technology has been environmental management, preventive maintenance, building security and safety. These applications enable organisations to remotely monitor, remotely control and automate processes, delivering cost efficiency and safer, secure buildings.

With the global outbreak of Covid-19, we are now seeing the rapid growth of newer smart building applications. Technologies such as thermal imaging cameras and occupancy monitoring systems are being deployed to help minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus – helping those responsible to actively manage social distancing policies.

Legislation from governments is likely to accelerate this trend in the coming months and years as technology is increasingly relied upon to minimise infection rates.

Why are smart building solution providers turning to cellular connectivity?

Although IoT smart building applications are growing, the fundamental connectivity needs of solution providers have not changed. They continue to need simple, highly secure and resilient connectivity and the expertise to deploy across a range of buildings and environments.

Many smart building solution providers are now choosing to deploy cellular connectivity over (or in addition to) other technologies such as WiFi. The reasons for this are clear. Firstly, with cellular connectivity, we typically see end-to-end ownership by the solution provider, who isn’t reliant on other, fixed line networks whose policies can make integration difficult. Further to this, it can often be the case that fixed lines are not in place or will take several months to be installed.

Cellular connectivity removes these potential challenges and allows systems to be implemented within days without the costs of deploying and managing a network. Providers with high security standards such as ISO27001, provide the reassurance that data will be processed securely.

Bandwidth requirements and signal strength are key considerations for any IoT system, and with the availability of 4G and the creation of new IoT specific cellular technologies such as LTE-M, there are cellular choices that meets the need of every use case.

IoT Connectivity Solutions for Smart Buildings

If you’re involved in the development of a connected smart building solution, you’ll know that building managers, owners and public sector bodies are actively looking for ways to operate buildings more safely, cost effectively and with less impact on the environment by reducing emissions. Our free on demand webinar will explain the key connectivity challenges for solution providers, and how it can quickly deliver resilient, secure and easy to manage connectivity across multiple locations.

When you access this webinar, you’ll also receive a free download of our exclusive booklet.

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Connect your Smart Building with Wireless Logic

Our IoT connectivity experts can get you connected within days with tailored solutions that meet the need of your specific smart building use case. We take care of the connectivity, leaving you to focus on the success your deployment:

Resilient connectivity
Network choice for each location, 4G or LTE-M services and private APN

The right hardware
Sector-leading 4G Routers – pre-configured, ready to go with expert technical support

Secure two-way data
Private Infrastructure and VPN solutions – ISO27001 and ISO9001 accredited

Cost effective
Avoid major investment in owned IT architecture, leased lines and support infrastructure

Total Control
Any network, any number of deployments, all under a single monthly bill through SIMPro

Low and High-Bandwidth IoT connectivity

For each connected building and Smart City application, levels of data throughput vary. Our solutions will be built around expected data usage, with tariffs tailored to each deployment, whether as single units or spread across multiple devices with data aggregation.

Best value tariffs are determined around a number of criteria including the longevity of the project, use of single or multiple networks, levels of security required and location. At each stage of the deployment, ‘stress-tests’ can ensure that the application is pushing out the expected data loads – all viewed, monitored and managed through the SIMPro platform.

Secure – every step of the journey

For every application, keeping the data safe and secure is often mission-critical. Corrupt or hacked information can have massive implications whether for an infrastructure organisation, facilities management business or a HVAC application.

Local locking down, encrypting and delivering the most resilient private network overlays are all vital components within the Wireless Logic infrastructure. To learn more, click here.

Your next step…

Talk to our specialist Smart Buildings team about your connectivity needs
Call us on 0330 056 3300 

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