Bhavesh Doshi, Founder DESI IOT in an exclusive interview with Smart Home World speaks about his new company DESI IOT, their product offering and his future vision for the company.
Congratulations on launching DESI IOT. Can you share the IoT-based Smart Home and Building products you have launched with our professional readers?
At DESI IOT, we are committed to providing the best products and solutions to meet your smart living needs. DESI IOT provides a range of products and solutions based on the latest standards-based technologies. Our products are broadly classified into the following range:
IoT Devices: We offer a variety of IoT devices such as sensors, gateways, and edge devices that can be used for various applications such as smart lighting, smart agriculture and smart cities.
IoT Platforms: We provide IoT platforms that allow businesses to collect, store, and analyse data from their IoT devices. These platforms also provide tools for monitoring and managing IoT devices.
Casambi BLE Mesh: We offer Casambi BLE Mesh products that enable wireless communication between smart lighting devices. This technology can be used for lighting control in buildings and public spaces.
Wirepas: DESI IOT’s Wirepas technology allows for easy installation of IoT devices in existing buildings without the need for rewiring.
Smart Thermostats: DESI IOT provides smart thermostats that can be used to control heating and cooling systems in homes and buildings. These thermostats can be controlled remotely using a mobile App.
BLE Smart Drivers: These BLE Smart drivers are used for controlling LED lighting fixtures in commercial and residential buildings. These drivers are compatible with Casambi BLE mesh technology.
DESI IOT’s products and solutions are designed to be flexible and customizable, allowing them to meet the specific needs of different industries and businesses.
New Indian companies in this segment are known to provide unique, budget-friendly, and on-time services. What are the efficient solutions DESI IOT will offer to brands and professionals?
We are committed to providing unique, budget-friendly, and on-time solutions to our clients. We understand that every customer and professional has unique needs, and we work closely with them to develop customised solutions that meet their specific requirements, besides providing standard products and solutions which are fully interoperable in an ecosystem, like Casambi, Matter, Thread, Wirepas and KNX.
Some of the efficient solutions that we offer to customers and professionals include:
Customisation: We understand that off-the-shelf solutions may not meet the specific needs of our clients. Therefore, we work closely with them to develop customised solutions that are tailored to their unique requirements.
Cost-Effectiveness: We offer cost-effective solutions that help our clients achieve their smart living goals without breaking the bank. We work hard to ensure that our solutions provide the best value for money.
On-Time Delivery: We understand the importance of timely delivery, and we work hard to ensure that our products and solutions are delivered on time, every time.
Quality Assurance: We are committed to delivering high-quality products and solutions that meet the highest standards of reliability, durability and performance. We ensure that our solutions are thoroughly tested before delivery to ensure that they meet our client’s expectations.
Professional Expertise: Our team of experts has years of experience in the smart home and building automation industry, and we leverage this expertise to provide the best solutions to our clients.
Are you targeting a specific segment? What are the advantages and the application area?
We offer a range of smart home and building automation solutions that are designed to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our solutions are based on the latest technologies and are tailored to provide maximum value to our clients.
For the Residential Segment, we offer solutions that are designed to provide comfort, convenience, and energy efficiency to homeowners. Our solutions include lighting control, HVAC control, energy management, security and surveillance, and smart home automation.
Our Commercial Solutions are designed to provide energy efficiency, security, and convenience to commercial properties. Our solutions include lighting control, HVAC control, energy management, access control, security and surveillance, and building management.
For the Hospitality Industry, we have designed solutions to provide an excellent guest experience, energy efficiency, and security to hotels and resorts. Our solutions include lighting control and building management.
Our Healthcare Solutions are designed to provide a comfortable and safe environment for patients and staff. Our solutions include lighting control, HVAC control, energy management, access control, security and surveillance, and building management.
Retail Solutions are designed to provide a comfortable and safe shopping experience for customers while reducing energy costs for retailers. Our solutions include lighting control, HVAC control, energy management, access control, security and surveillance, and building management.
Our Industrial Solutions are designed to improve efficiency and reduce costs for industrial facilities. Our solutions include lighting control, HVAC control, energy management, access control, security and surveillance, and building management.
Can you elaborate on the application area of your product range?
Sure, here are some details about our product range and their applications:
Lighting Control: Our lighting control solutions are suitable for a variety of applications, including homes, offices, hotels, hospitals, and retail spaces. They allow you to adjust the intensity and colour of your lights, set schedules, and control your lights remotely, providing you with maximum control and flexibility.
HVAC Control: Our HVAC control solutions are suitable for a variety of applications, including homes, offices, hotels, hospitals, and industrial facilities. They help you regulate the temperature and humidity levels, ensuring optimal comfort and energy efficiency while reducing your energy costs.
Energy Management: Our energy management solutions are suitable for a variety of applications, including homes, offices, hotels, hospitals, and industrial facilities. They help you monitor your energy consumption, identify areas where you can save money on your energy bills, and reduce your carbon footprint.
Smart Home Automation: Our smart home automation solutions are suitable for homes and apartments. They allow you to control all your smart devices from a single App, making your life easier and more convenient.
Building Management: Our building management solutions are suitable for a variety of applications, including commercial properties, hospitals, and industrial facilities. They integrate all these solutions into a single platform, allowing you to monitor and control all aspects of your building from a single location.
In short, our range of products is versatile and can be applied to a wide range of industries and applications.
In general, Smart technology helps save energy, how are your products configured with similar energy-saving features?
Here are some details on how our products are configured with energy-saving features:
Lighting Control Solutions are configured with advanced occupancy sensors that detect when a room is empty and automatically turn Off the lights. They also use daylight sensors to adjust the lighting levels based on the amount of natural light available, ensuring that you use only the amount of energy that you need. Additionally, our lighting control solutions allow you to set schedules, so you don’t have to worry about leaving lights On when they are not needed.
The HVAC Control Solutions are configured with advanced algorithms that regulate the temperature and humidity levels based on occupancy levels, time of day, and other factors. They use occupancy sensors to detect when a room is empty and automatically adjust the temperature to save energy. Additionally, our HVAC control solutions allow you to set schedules, so you can turn off the system when it is not needed.
Energy Management Systems are configured with real-time energy consumption data that allows you to track your energy usage and identify areas where you can save energy. They provide you with insights into your energy consumption patterns and help you make informed decisions about your energy usage. Additionally, our energy management solutions allow you to set energy usage targets and receive alerts when you exceed them.
Smart Home Automation: Our smart home automation solutions are configured with energy-efficient devices that help you save energy and reduce your energy bills. They also allow you to control all your smart devices from a single App, ensuring that you use only the energy that you need. Additionally, our smart home automation solutions provide you with insights into your energy usage patterns and help you identify areas where you can save energy.
Building Management: Our building management solutions are configured with advanced energy management features that allow you to monitor and control all aspects of your building’s energy usage. They provide you with real-time energy consumption data, insights into your energy usage patterns, and help you make informed decisions about your energy usage. Additionally, our building management solutions allow you to set energy usage targets and receive alerts when you exceed them.
Is the DESI IOT range compatible with other protocols and brands? Please elaborate on the same.
DESI IOT range is designed to be compatible with a wide range of protocols and Ecosystems and includes
- Our BLE Mesh solutions are compatible with Qualified BLE Mesh and SILVAIR, which is a low-power wireless communication protocol used for IoT devices
- Wirepas solutions are compatible with Wirepas, which is a wireless communication protocol used for IoT devices. It allows you to connect a wide range of smart devices to our solutions, including sensors, switches, and thermostats.
- Matter: Most of our solutions are compatible with Matter, which is a new standard for smart home devices. Matter allows for seamless connectivity between different brands and devices, ensuring that you can connect all your smart devices to our solutions.
- Our solutions are compatible with Thread, which is a wireless communication protocol used for IoT devices. Plus, they are also
- compatible with Casambi, which is an Ecosystem for wireless lighting control systems. Our solutions are also compatible with KNX IoT, which is a communication protocol used for Home and building automation systems.
- The DESI IOT MULTIPROTO LM is a multi-protocol gateway that functions by providing a bridge between different IoT devices and protocols. It integrates with various protocols, such as Modbus, BACnet, KNX, DALI, and more, to enable seamless communication between devices that use different protocols.
- The MULTIPROTO LM also supports MQTT and REST APIs, which are widely used in IoT applications. This enables it to communicate with cloud-based platforms and other IoT devices that use these protocols.
Considering the rapid and constant change in IoT devices and technology, are your products Scalable and Future proof?
Our product range is constantly evolving, and we are always adding new features to meet the changing needs of our clients. Here are some other important features of our product range that we would like to highlight:
- Scalability: Our solutions are designed to be scalable, allowing you to add new devices, sensors, and systems to your smart home or building automation system as your needs change.
- Customisation: Our solutions are highly customisable, allowing you to tailor them to your specific needs and preferences. We work closely with our clients to understand their unique requirements and develop customised solutions that meet their specific needs.
- User-Friendly Interface: Our solutions have a user-friendly interface that makes it easy for you to control your smart devices and systems. Our apps are intuitive and easy to use, ensuring that you can control all your devices from a single location.
- Real-Time Monitoring: Our solutions provide real-time monitoring of your devices and systems, ensuring that you can monitor their performance and identify any issues before they become a problem.
- Remote Access: Our solutions allow you to control your devices and systems remotely, ensuring that you can monitor and control them from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.
- Integration: Our solutions are designed to be integrated with other systems and devices, allowing you to create a seamless smart home or building automation system that meets all your needs.
Do you offer any training or support for clients who are new to your products?
DESI IOT does offer training and support for clients who are new to their products. We run a KNX certified and Casambi training centre where customers and professionals can receive training on how to use their products and solutions effectively.
The training centre offers courses on various topics such as KNX installation, programming, and commissioning, as well as Casambi wireless lighting control systems. The courses are designed to provide hands-on experience with the products, and attendees receive a certificate upon completion.
In addition to training, DESI IOT also provides technical support for their products and solutions. Customers can contact their support team for assistance with installation, troubleshooting, and other issues related to their products.
Overall, DESI IOT is committed to providing excellent customer service and support to ensure that its customers can get the most out of their products and solutions.
For more information: www.desiiot.com