Connected Inventions, a pioneer in the emerging IoT landscape, with a mission to reduce the environmental impact of buildings, has partnered with Epishine, a developer of indoor solar cells, to introduce a cutting-edge temperature and humidity sensor powered by indoor light. The new AirWits EcoSense sensor utilizes Epishine’s indoor solar cells to offer a sustainable solution that enables energy savings in smart buildings.

Recognizing the importance of energy optimization in sustainable building operation, Connected Inventions has developed data collection solutions proven to reduce energy consumption in buildings by up to 30%.

The AirWits EcoSense device, designed to help facility managers to optimize their buildings, offers easy deployment with minimal maintenance. Powered solely by light, the sensor eliminates the need for batteries and incorporates an enclosure made of 100% biodegradable material. Operating with both leading LPWAN protocols – LoRaWAN and Sigfox 0G technology – it has an expected lifespan of over 15 years, backed by a five-year warranty.

Markku Patronen, CEO of Connected Inventions, commented on the release, saying, “We are excited to work with Epishine and make this game-changing technology globally available. Our sensor represents a significant step towards energy-efficient IoT solutions that meet the needs of the facility management industry. Achieving ESG obligations with IoT solutions while increasing operational efficiency has never been easier. It is a win-win for the whole industry.

Anders Kottenauer, CEO of Epishine, added, “Our collaboration with Connected Inventions highlights the versatility and potential of our light power technology. We’re excited to further leverage the capabilities of our indoor solar cells in reducing the environmental impact of everyday technologies.”

Designed in Finland, the sensor is equipped with intelligent energy-saving algorithms and is ready for global deployment, facilitating easy data access and system integration.

About Connected Inventions
Connected Inventions’ IoT solutions for building management collect, analyse and present accurate, real-time data for better decision making, savings and sustainability.

The company was founded in 2015 and has its headquarters in Finland.

About Epishine
Epishine is a Swedish energy impact company, reimagining the capture of light with market leading printed organic solar cells.

Our technology captures indoor light to make electronics self-powered, making cables, disposable batteries and unnecessary maintenance a thing of the past.

Markku Patronen

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