Like the mobile revolution in the late 2000s, Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing a new wave of disruption—and tremendous opportunity—for businesses. Many consumer product companies are racing to adopt a connected strategy. In the midst of this digital transformation, Vectorform delivers a competitive edge. Work with us to open new revenue streams and create a fully connected experience for your customers.

How we do it

Making your product smart

Getting Started

Step 1

Getting Started

Successful smart products start with a smart strategy. Vectorform has the tools, talent, and techniques to help your team develop a fully customized IoT roadmap that’s specific to your company and your products. From gaining alignment across stakeholders to mapping a full-scale implementation, we’ll lay the critical groundwork for transforming how customers connect with your brand.

  • Problem framing
  • Product solutioning
  • Customer experience testing
  • Rapid prototypes
  • Roadmap methodology
  • Implementation plan
Connecting your product

Step 2

Connecting your product

How you connect your product is as important as what you do once you gain control. From ideation through to launch, Vectorform can assist with the full product development cycle to deliver the best experience for your customers and the best results for your business.

  • Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Industrial design
  • Hardware
  • Firmware
  • Mobile experience design
  • Mobile development
Leveraging platforms

Step 3

Leveraging Platforms as a Service (PaaS)

Once connected, your product needs the proper service architecture to support a scalable and secure environment. Each platform offers unique benefits to consider based on the needs of your product, and Vectorform can advise and guide your selections

  • Management
  • Control
  • Third-party enhancements
  • Analytics
  • Customer support
  • Call center
  • Security
Multiplying the digital value

Step 4

Multiplying the digital value

Building the right digital solutions to accompany your connected product will win over your customers with long-lasting value. From device setup to daily usage, we implement the features that your customers demand most for an exceptional user experience.

  • Control
  • Monitoring
  • Scheduling
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Alerts and notifications
  • Secure device sharing
Integrating VUI

Step 5

Integrating Voice User Interfaces (VUI)

For a seamless user interaction, we leverage Natural Language Processing (NLP) to integrate with the most popular voice platforms on the market.

  • Amazon Alexa
  • Google Home
  • Apple Siri
  • Apple HomePod
  • Microsoft Cortana
Service framework itegrations

Step 6

Service framework integrations

For maximum user adoption, we make sure your product works perfectly to fit in any Service Framework environment.

  • Samsung SmartThings
  • Apple HomeKit
  • Google Nest
  • IFTTT

Transformational value of IoT

Partner with Vectorform to open new revenue streams, accelerate time to market for new product innovations, and deliver a richer, fully connected experience to your customers. We know how to leverage IoT to drive transformational value in your organization.

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    Generate Revenue

    Drive additional product revenue and more stable annuities from consumables.

    • Recurring revenue models (eg subscription, auto-replenish)
    • Increased return on behavior
    • Cross sell new products with ecosystem integration
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    Product Development

    Achieve marketplace differentiation while reducing your product development costs.

    • Qualitative data collection and analysis
    • Understand and respond to actual usage patterns
    • Continuous delivery and improvements
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    Customer Satisfaction

    Give customers the seamless self-service they desire and reduce your support costs throughout the product lifecycle.

    • Enable self-service troubleshooting
    • Reduce returns and customer support calls
    • Increased warranty and registration opt-in

With 25 billion IoT-enabled devices expected by 2020, developing your organization's connected device strategy is a must.

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Why Vectorform

IoT is complex – spanning technologies, devices, and user interfaces. Choosing the right partner to guide you from strategy through execution is critical to operating efficiently. As a leader in IoT product development, Vectorform has the expertise and unique partner networks to provide a customized, transformative solution for your business.

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