IOT TREND RESEARCH

The Evolution of Consumer Iot

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Internet of Things

Platform

HI Reply

Hi Reply is the Reply innovative platform which incorporates services, devices and middleware for the Internet of Things. HI Reply creates an ecosystem of people, objects and services that communicate via the network. Using configurable modules, Hi Reply provides all the elements necessary for the creation of secure, scalable and flexible vertical solutions based on the interaction and cooperation of connected objects.

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IoT Contextual Marketing platform

Hi engage is a Contextual Marketing solution that allows, using your smartphone and tablet, to experience an innovative shopping journey. It enables brands and companies to open a new, direct and personal channel of communication with their customers. Hi engage technology sends text, audio and video messages in multiple languages, manages barcodes and QR Codes.


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enabling servitization strategies via iot

Hi connect offers a complete end-to-end IoT solution which allows appliance makers to leverage smart connectivity in order to diversify their traditional business model through combined Product + Services strategies control. Hi connect allows manufacturers to update the appliance’s capabilities over time and to build evolving use cases by augmenting the appliance with cloud-based intelligence.


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IOT

Best Practice

Smart test automation

Smart Test Automation is an innovative platform which tests services that are already being used on a company’s system. It is able to report any failure or disruption to allow a timely correction. Smart Test Automation uses Artificial Intelligence on the statistical and predictive basis of the collected data.

MONITOR THE HEARTBEAT OF YOUR SERVICES

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Streetlighting Application

Case Study

IoT-Supported Lighting for Smart Cities

Together with Phoenix Contact, Concept Reply is developing a platform for the targeted control of street lights based on the IoT-capable LoRaWAN protocol. The street Lighting application helps towns and cities to quickly and safely enter the world of smart cities.

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Digital Twin

Best Practice

Digital Twins for the Intelligent Factory

Manufacturers must leverage the potential of technological developments such as IoT, cloud computing and machine learning to stay competitive. One possibility: the concept of the Digital Twin.

CRISP VENDOR UNIVERSE 2018

Reply: Leading IoT Provider

Crisp Research distinguishes Reply as a leading provider of IoT Development Services.

Learn more about the strengths that make Reply the perfect partner for your IoT projects in the complete report. Reply's various strengths helped it to achieve top grades: Crisp emphasises in its report the high agility of the group of companies, which is made possible by the small sized teams of the closely cooperating Reply companies.

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IOT

Brochure

Intenet of Energy

The Internet of Things represents an essential building block for the energy & utility sector transformation. Sense Reply is the Reply Group specialist in IoT end-to-end solutions enabling new energy services, business process and business model transformation in any section of the energy & utility value chain.

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28.06.2018 / Gartner Nomination

News & Communication

Sentryo, a Breed Reply startup, named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

Sentryo, one of the startup being funded by Breed Reply, has been named in the 2018 “Cool Vendors in Industrial IoT and OT Security” by Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company.

IOT

Best Practice

Global Test Automation CENTRE FOR QUALITY MONITORING

For today’s companies, Test Automation is no longer an option, it's a necessity.
Reply’s new Centre is focused on the Automated Monitoring and Testing of the quality of products and services. Concept Reply has designed an effective Test Automation solution that is scalable and flexible, based on a technological and methodological Framework.

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Embedded Devices

Best Practice

Always up to date with FOTA updates

The Firmware Over the Air Update (FOTA update) is one of the most important features for the vast majority of modern embedded devices. Concept Reply has developed its own solution with three partition sets for a customer in the automotive industry, making the customer's system more fault tolerant and robust than comparable solutions.

06.06.2017 / Access AI

Press Article

Guest Article: AI security investment crucial to thwarting the cyber criminals

It’s hardly ever out of the news. Headlines abound of hackers successfully exploiting vulnerabilities in digital systems.

06.03.2018 / Turin

Event

Test Automation for Quality Monitoring

OPENING EVENT

For today’s companies, Quality Assurance Process Automation is no longer an option, but a necessity. To meet this market need, Concept Reply inaugurates the Global Test Automation Centre, that enables customers to monitor the quality of products or services on an ongoing basis, throughout their life cycle.

16.01.2018

News & Communication

Breed Reply portfolio of IoT start-ups raise in excess of $50 million in Series A funding in 2017

Breed Reply, a leading operational investor in early-stage internet of things (IoT) businesses, saw one third of its 18-strong portfolio of investee companies, complete series A funding rounds in 2017.

Remote Healthcare

Best Practice

IoT revolutionises Healthcare services and the Wellness market

Santer Reply provides a Person to Machine (P2M) platform for behaviour monitoring, situation analysis, decision-support systems, and resource and process optimisation.

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28.11.2017 - 30.11.2017 / Nuremberg

Event

SPS IPC Drives 2017

Industrie Reply participates at SPS IPC Drives, taking place on 28-30 November 2017 in Nuremberg. At Europe’s leading trade show for Electric Automation, Reply presents in hall 6, booth 350 the Industrie 4.0 platform HI Reply, ready to connect products, production and systems.

01.11.2017 / Portfolio / Zeetta

Press Article

Ashton Gate Stadium gets smarter with Zeetta

Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, which is home to Bristol City FC and Bristol Rugby, has teamed up with Zeetta Networks for its technology journey as it looks to become an ever smarter venue.

03.07.2017

News & Communication

Breed Reply invests in fast growth predictive analytics company

Breed Reply has boosted its portfolio of fast-growth, innovative businesses, with its 18th investment in a leading company in predictive analytics, We Predict.

Smart cities

Best Practice

Smart cities: mobility and connections for town planning and city competitiveness

Lem Reply, the Reply Group company specializing in innovation for mobility and logistics, works with IoT and Big Data technologies to enable cities to collect and process data to provide value-added services to citizens and businesses.

18.05.2017 / Berlin

Event

AWS new IoT platform for GROHE

GROHE and Storm Reply present their innovative new IoT platform solution at the AWS Summit Berlin 2017. Using AWS infrastructure and Reply as Consultancy and Implementation Partner, GROHE is able to launch a complete water security system for the residential segment to help minimizing the biggest problem in the house: water damage.

24.04.2017 - 28.04.2017 / Hanover

Event

Hanover Fair 2017

Concept Reply and Storm Reply, the AWS Cloud expert within the Reply group, are represented on the Amazon Web Services booth on the Hanover Fair 2017 from 24 to 28 April. Focusing on Industrial Service and Industrie 4.0, Amazon Web Services presents exponents of its clients. Reply presents GROHE Guard and GROHE Sense, parts of the comprehensive IoT platform of its client GROHE.

20.04.2017 - 22.04.2017 / Milan

Event

Technology Hub

Forge Reply, Machine Learning Reply and Protocube Reply, take part in the Technology Hub event in Milan from 20th to 22nd April. The event is focus on innovative technologies and allows meetings between experts and companies with suppliers of innovative and technological products.

03.05.2017 - 05.05.2017 / Turin

Event

Affidabilità e Tecnologie 2017

Concept Reply, Protocube Reply and Hermes Reply take part in the International Fair for the manufacturing industry, the specialist exhibition for system integrators and research centers.

27.03.2017 / Internet of Business

Press Article

UK remains best start-up market for IoT companies in Europe

Breed Reply Executive Partner Emanuele Angelidis tells Internet of Business why IoT start-ups matter, what he looks for in investment opportunities and how the European start-up scene is changing.

24.04.2017 - 28.04.2017 / Hanover

Event

Hanover Fair HMI – it's OWL Partner Booth

Syskoplan Reply is represented on the It’s OWL Partner Booth at this year’s Hannover Messe, 24-28 April 2017 where the company shows innovative, date driven service applications in an IoT context.
The Hanover Fair is the global hotspot for Industry: all key technologies and core areas of industry in one place – from research and development, industrial automation, IT, industrial supply, production technologies and services to energy and mobility technologies.

06.03.2017

News & Communication

Breed Reply launches sixth Best in Breed search for IoT start-ups

Breed Reply, Reply Group’s IoT investor which funds and provides operational support to early stage companies in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, is today launching a new search for early stage IoT investment opportunities, "Best in Breed 6".

16.03.2017 - 17.03.2017 / Cernobbio

Event

SAP Executive Summit 2017

Syskoplan Reply, the Reply Group company that focuses on consulting services and implementation of SAP technology, takes part in SAP Executive Summit 2017, the annual most eminent Italian event reserved to institution’s representatives and business leaders.

Innovation Payments

Research

European millennials and their relationship with payment systems

A European study carried out by Reply investigates the habits of millennials with regard to their use of today’s payment systems and possible changes over the coming years.

28.10.2016 / Gütersloh

Event

SAP IoT CodeJam

Syskoplan Reply, in cooperation with SAP, hosts an IoT CodeJam taking place in Gütersloh on 28 October 2016.

18.10.2016 / Milan

Event

CLOUDERA SESSIONS 2016

Data Reply takes part in Cloudera Sessions – Milan, the Italian event focused on Big Data both from a technological and business point of view.​

13.10.2016

News & Communication

Reply launches an innovative living experience with Ticuro Reply, the new frontier in telemedicine based on the Internet of Things.

Reply is launching Ticuro Reply, an innovative telemedicine solution based on IoT. Ticuro Reply networks medical devices, wearables and environmental sensors for patients and users interested in their health - everywhere and at all times.​

11.10.2016

News & Communication

Breed Reply announces four additional investments as the result of their start-up search programme

Breed Reply, Reply’s IoT investor, funding and supporting start-ups in the Internet of Things space, announces that a further four agreements have been signed with Callsign, Iotic Labs, Razorsecure and Senseye, bringing their portfolio to a total of fifteen.

20.10.2016 / Milan

Event

SAP Forum Milan 2016

Syskoplan Reply, InEssence Reply and Portaltech Reply; take part in SAP Forum 2016 in Milan, the annual event focused current and future topics related to Business Innovation and Digital Transformation within the SAP world.

Future Networks

Best Practice

Powering a connected world: Networks of the future

Consumers and businesses want to be connected everywhere and anywhere - at home, in the street, in their cars, on transportation and underground. We expect these connections to be fast and as networks deliver this speed, we want it faster still. Once again, technology is struggling to meet demand​.

06.09.2016 / Munich

Event

SAP Executive Summit - Internet of Things

Syskoplan Reply takes part in the „SAP Executive Summit Internet of Things“ taking place on 6th September 2016 at the BMW Welt in Munich.

19.07.2016 / Computerworld

Press Article

Internet of Things in healthcare: What's next for IoT technology in the health sector

Internet of Things technology holds the potential to revolutionise the healthcare industry. By embedding IoT-enabled devices in medical equipment, healthcare professionals will be able to monitor patients more effectively and use the data gleaned from the devices to figure out who needs the most hands-on attention.​

20.09.2016 - 22.09.2016 / Nuremberg

Event

DSAG Annual Congress 2016

Once again Reply is represented at the DSAG Annual Congress 2016, taking place on 20-22 September in Nuremberg, Convention Center. Following the motto "Business Transformation out of the plug socket", the biggest meeting of German SAP users will focus on the challenges of transformation of business processes and even entire market models.

11.05.2016 / New Electronics

Press Article

The fabric of life?

While smart textiles for wearables remains in its infancy, its potential is huge. Emanuele Angelidis, Executive Partner at Breed Reply​, speaks about the trends in the industry of smart fabrics and the role played by Breed Reply.

17.05.2016

Financial News

London's IoT advanced incubator Breed Reply adds three startups to its portfolio: Connecterra, Kokoon and Sentryo

Breed Reply (www.breedreply.com), Reply’s IoT investor, funding and supporting startups in the Internet of Things space, announces that agreements have been signed with Connecterra (Netherlands), Kokoon (UK) and Sentryo (France).

21.04.2016 / IoT Now

Press Article

Blockchain and the IoT, hype or reality?

Every so often a technology concept appears, seemingly out of nowhere, that might be said to challenge the existing paradigm. The latest new idea to start filtering into the IoT community’s collective mind involves the application of Blockchain technologies to the IoT/M2M world​. Matthew Coward, Manager at Sytel Reply, explains how Reply is defining and leading the relationship between the blockchain and IoT.

20.04.2016 - 21.04.2016 / Turin

Event

Affidabilità e Tecnologie 2016

Concept Reply, the Reply group Research & Development center on Internet of Things, takes part in "Affidabilità e Tecnologie 2016"​, the international exhibition dedicated to integrated solutions for smart factory.

18.02.2016 / Milan

Event

Conference for the presentation of the Mobile Payment & Commerce Observatory's Research

Pay Reply, the Reply Group company specialised in the development of Digital Payments solutions, contributes to the Mobile Payment & Commerce Observatory’s Research. Pay Reply participates in an interesting roundtable with the main players in the Telco, Banking, Technology & Service market to discuss these results.

22.01.2016

Financial News

TWO NEW START-UPS ADDED TO BREED REPLY’S PORTFOLIO: AMIKO AND ZEETTA NETWORKS

​Breed Reply, Reply's advanced incubator that funds and supports the development of Internet of Things (IoT) start-ups in Europe and the USA, announces that agreements have been signed with two additional start-ups: Amiko in the Healthcare industry and Zeetta Networks in the Smart City sector.

07.12.2015

News & Communication

HOME SECURITY STARTUP COCOON CLOSES $3 MILLION INVESTMENT ROUND

Cocoon, the smart-home company changing the way we all secure our homes with an all-in-one security device, announced the completion of $3M in funding led by Aviva Ventures, Breed Reply Investments, along with significant investment from their early stage investors and founding team.

05.11.2015 - 06.11.2015 / Rome

Event

CARTE 2015

Reply joins CARTE 2015, the sixteen edition of the Conference&Expo organised by Associazione Bancaria Italiana (ABI) and Consorzio BANCOMAT dedicated to payment cards, Mobile payments and other electronic payment systems and services.

16.10.2015 - 18.10.2015 / Rome

Event

Maker Faire - the european edition

Reply takes part in Maker Faire 2015, the greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth - a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather together to show what they are making, and share what they are learning. At the European Edition of Maker Faire, Reply presenting to students and developers, two initiatives: Open Hardware Lab and Code for Kids.

IoT Service Management

Best Practice

Predictive Maintenance - Efficient Service Management using the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a paradigm shift in the use of the Internet. What it refers to is the networking of "things" of all kinds – not only electronic devices, but everything that influences our lives and about which information can be gathered with the help of sensors. This enables us to be able to answer questions about the state of almost any "thing" anywhere in the world at any time. This added value in information can represent crucial support for business processes especially in service management.

Breed Reply Startup

Video

Innovative Start-ups focused on IoT and Wearable Technologies

"IoT best in Breed" - Breed Reply's initiative aimed at identifying the most innovative ideas in IoT - received over hundreds of applications, with start-ups coming from across the world and covering the most innovative sectors, such as Health, Energy, Smart Home, Fitness & Wellness, Transportation and Smart Manufacturing. Would you like to imagine the home of the future or envision a new way to do sport?

10.06.2015 / Munich

Event

Microsoft IoT Solutions Day 2015

Cluster Reply will be present at the Microsoft IoT Lösungstag, which takes place at the Rilano Hotel Munich on 10 June 2015.

28.04.2015 - 29.04.2015 / Berlin

Event

Internet of Things Applications Europe 2015

Breed Reply will be taking part in the 2015 Internet of Things Applications Europe on 28 - 29 April 2015 in Berlin. Breed Reply will have a speech titled "Business Models for Building Successful IoT Start-Ups" within the "Case Studies: Proving The ROI" track.

22.04.2015 - 23.04.2015 / Turin

Event

Affidabilità e Tecnologie 2015

Concept Reply will be taking part in Affidabilità & Tecnologie 2015, an international exhibition dedicated to Technologies and Innovative Solutions.​

04.03.2015

News & Communication

“IoT Best In Breed 2” kicks off today. This is the second initiative of Breed Reply which aims to identify the most innovative ideas in the Internet of Things

Starting today and until April 17th 2015, Breed Reply, Reply's advanced incubator that funds and supports the growth of start-ups in the Internet of Things (IoT), offer start-ups the opportunity to present their projects through IoT Best in Breed 2 an initiative aimed at identyfing the most innovative ideas in the IoT.

12.02.2015 / Peschiera Borromeo (MI)

Event

Microsoft Symposium 2015

Cluster Reply and Solidsoft Reply take part in the Microsoft Symposium 2015. The event is open just to a selected number of Executives of the largest Italian companies and is focussed on the Internet of Things​.

09.02.2015

News & Communication

Three new start-ups selected as a result of the first IoT Best in Breed initiative: BrainControl, Cocoon and Greeniant

"IoT best in Breed" – Breed Reply’s initiative launched in October 2014, aimed at identifying the most innovative ideas in IoT – received over 130 applications in one month, with start-ups coming from across the world and covering the most innovative sectors, such as Health, Energy, Smart Home, Fitness&Wellness, Transportation and Smart Manufacturing.

19.02.2015 / Milan

Event

Conference for the presentation of the Mobile Payment & Commerce Observatory’s Research

Pay Reply contributes again to the Mobile Payment & Commerce Observatory’s Research.

05.11.2014 / Beacon technology

Blog

There’s More To A HoF Mannequin Than Meets The Eye

Ever been walking around the shops and had your eye drawn to a jaw-dropping outfit modelled by one of the many in-store mannequins, only to be frustrated by the fact you can’t actually find the clothes anywhere? Answering the call of disgruntled customers everywhere, retail giants House of Fraser have announced the introduction of in-store beacon technology, which we love!

Contextual Marketing

Site

Hi engage

Hi engage is Reply commercial Contextual Marketing solution. It enables brands to open a new, digital and personal channel of communication with their customers. Hi engage accompanies the customer in its purchasing journey from first advertising stimulus to the in-store experience.

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IOT for Banks

Best Practice

Back from The brink: Smart Beacons in Banks III

This third paper on Smart Beacons presents Reply's expertise in this domain, as well as two projects the Group has worked on which involve the use of Smart Beacon technologies.

IOT for Banks

Best Practice

Back from the Brink: Smart Beacons in Banks II

This second paper provides detailed examples of how Smart Beacons are currently used and have the potential to be used in banks.

30.06.2014

News & Communication

CNH's Industrial Village offers innovative and customised experiences for visitors thanks to Hi engage

The Industrial Village selected Hi engage, Reply’s proximity and contextual marketing solution, to develop innovative and customisable visitor experiences to the Historical Gallery.

IOT for Banks

Best Practice

Back from the Brink: Smart Beacons in Banks

This first paper introduces the use of Smart Beacons within the Banking Sector. It posits that ‘Smart Beacons’ can help bank branches to transform customer experience and offer more personalised services.

10.06.2014

News & Communication

Banco Popolare chooses Hi Credits and launches ’Youpay Mobile’

Banco Popolare chose Reply for setting up an application that allows the purchase of services on the move. The application, named "Youpay Mobile" is based on Hi credits, the mobile payments solution from Reply which enables innovative Remote and Proximity Payment services.

Smart City

Best Practice

Better cities for smarter people

No longer does a city’s competitiveness depend solely on the infrastructure. It is also increasingly about the availability and quality of its communication and social-participation resources. The HI Reply platform equips individual citizens, public bodies, and service providers with a personalised real-time view of communities’ activities and the city’s needs.