The new solutions complement the Nokia WING platform and managed service that provides a flexible, pay-as-you-grow business model with minimal upfront investment.
An aim to help telecom operators win new business in vertical IoT markets,Nokia has recently launched off-the-shelf Internet of Things (IoT) packages.
It enables the mobile operators to achieve a fast time to market,also simplify the set-up and operations of enterprise IoT services.
Built on the Nokia Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) infrastructure, the IoT packages from Nokia include IoT sensors, user applications and business models suited to specific sectors.
The new applications complement the Nokia WING platform and managed service that provides a flexible, pay-as-you-grow business model with minimal upfront investment.
The four new solutions
Smart Agriculture as-a-Service: Sensors capture environmental, soil and crop data that is then analyzed to provide insights that help farmers manage crops more effectively, potentially saving costs on irrigation, pesticides and fertilizers.
Livestock Management as-a-Service: Tracking devices and biosensors monitor animal health and welfare to provide ranchers with early alerts if abnormalities are detected, protecting valuable livestock and improving yields.
Logistics as-a-Service: IoT sensors enable tracking of the global movement and condition of goods through the complete supply chain to help enterprises instantly identify incidents and even predict future events to optimize delivery and logistics process efficiency.
Asset Management as-a-Service: Connecting products anywhere in the world enables their status and performance to be monitored centrally, helping enterprises provide a better service to their business and consumer customers.
Ankur Bhan, Global Head of WING Business at Nokia, opined that IoT is a growing opportunity for operators to win new enterprise customers and significant additional revenue in a diverse range of vertical markets.He added that with minimal upfront investment, an operator can now quickly get a service to market and generate IoT revenues.