Pieter Beyl
Thierry Coutelier

Companies that want to develop a smart product should have a realistic idea of the development and production cost when they draw up their business case and decide whether to move forward. 

Nick Boucart

When developing smart product ideas, the technological side is often not the biggest problem; the main question is 'why?'. How can you put a smart product idea into practice and effectively offer added value to your customers?

 

Pieter Beyl
Thierry Coutelier

Many companies struggle with drawing up a solid business case for their smart product. Developing a solution that responds to customers’ genuine need and that delivers sufficient value is far from easy. Especially if you want to keep the costs of developing and marketing your solution under control.

Pieter Beyl
Thierry Coutelier

Technological product innovation can be a way of staying one step ahead of the competition. But only if it is based on a clear and well-considered vision. That vision does not necessarily have to lead to the development of smart products. But companies should not hesitate to ask themselves how smart products might transform their business and benefit their customers.

Olivier Gramaccia

In the medical technology industry, time has become more than ever a crucial success factor. The time between the first idea and the final go-to-market is getting shorter, while healthcare is also becoming more technical. To provide an answer to these trends, Sirris is making its technological expertise available, adapted to the medical sector.

Marie-France Rousseau

ACUMEN, Agoria's largest knowledge, inspiration and networking event has a new look after a fully digital edition in 2020: four days, more than 100 sessions, in a combination of digital and corona-safe 'live' sessions. People are more than ever longing to meet face-to-face again. Sirris is also contributing to this edition.

Pieter Beyl
Thierry Coutelier

Digital technologies play an increasingly important role in our society. Smart, connected products pave the way for innovative solutions for companies and users. But what is the definition of a smart, connected product? We have identified three essential elements: the product should be connected, smart and create added value.

Pieter Beyl

Adding sensors, intelligence, connectivity and cloud applications to your product: easier said than done if you are less familiar with all those digital technologies. To avoid the pitfalls that lead to extra costs, delays and wrong technology choices, it is best to gain the necessary insights from the start to steer your development in the right direction. Join our group coaching session 'How to build your smart product'!

Jithu Nair

With the massive progress made in computer vision and the easy availability of cheap computational power in recent years, the huge demand for smart solutions to be delivered on small single board computers could be easily met. More and more, computer vision algorithms are being deployed for vision on a variety of edge use cases such as drones, security cameras, mobile applications, retail analytics, ...

Olivier Gramaccia

With the doors of the world's largest consumer electronics show closing in Las Vegas, it's worth reviewing and analysing the major trends of what the industry has in store for us in the coming months.