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What is a smart product scenario?

Smart product scenarios represent generic smart capabilities which are found in smart products available on the market. -    Sirris has analysed over 150 smart products and condensed them in a selection of 17 different smart product scenarios. These scenarios differ in their capability, business strategy, customer value, business value and key technology requirements. In this online inspirator, we guide you through the 5 most common scenarios.

Scenarios are different in:


Smart product scenario aspects

5 most common smart product scenarios

1. Smart autonomy

The ability to adapt or optimize the product’s operation autonomously

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2. Digital user interface

The ability to monitor or control the product remotely

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3. Digital data access

The ability to provide remote access to data collected by the product

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4. Smart maintenance

The ability to aid in provisioning, commissioning or maintenance

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5. Digital platform

 The ability to manage the information exchange or collaboration between products

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Diagram with overview smart product scenarios

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Download the Inspiration Guide

Throughout researching 150+ smart products, Sirris distilled 17 possible scenarios. In this online inspirator, the 5 most common smart product scenarios are explored and illustrated.

Want to gain a deeper understanding and discover all possible scenarios? Or even better: conceive your smart product scenario —  turning inspiration into action!

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