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Smart Products | Digital platform

With a digital platform products are enabled to exchange information and collaborate within an ecosystem of products. 

Find out how this total customer solution strategy enhances the functionality and interaction of smart products. 
Get inspired by the cases of digital platforms in products that are on the market.


Digital platforms enhance the functionality and interaction of smart products through connectivity and coordination

  • Digital platforms allow to manage and orchestrate connected products in a scalable and configurable way

  • The integration and cooperation of products in a centralized solution improves the operational efficiency

  • It requires software applications to manage the products, connectivity, data, applications, as well as standardized connectivity and security

  • Digital platforms are the backbone of product ecosystems in which products exchange information and work together with other products thanks to connectivity with the platform


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Feeling inspired? Find out what your smart product scenario is using this 4-step approach

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What makes a product smart?

Unleash the potential of smart products: physical objects with enhanced capabilities opening up endless possibilities.

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Smart product scenarios

Explore the smart product scenarios and deep dive into the 5 most common scenarios as found in +150 smart products.

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Smart products cases

We inspire you with 15 smart product cases. They illustrate the scenarios with innovations by companies nearby.

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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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