Modern Smart Building Management solutions are fairly complex, comprising of a number of software modules supporting a variety of, often proprietary, protocols. When you add in all the front and back-end devices, automation stations, sensors and gateways, it can all seem like a real pain in the neck. But there is a clear economic benefit as functional smart building solutions are able to optimize energy consumption, provide better living environments and better security for building occupants, bringing your business closer to achieving that net zero goal. However, there are new issues regarding data security popping up every day, due to complexity, Internet integration and, more often than usual, slow adaptation to the newest technology stack. Traditional solutions relied on private networks where security was not such a big deal, but now, as every smart building solution provider offers Internet connectivity, the security paradigm changed. That left most solutions vulnerable to inside and outside attacks as well as data breaches. On the other hand, with the advancement of the Internet, many new use cases emerged that have the potential to significantly improve the ROI of smart building management solutions and enable more building automation in favour of building occupants and investors.
This presents an obvious need to introduce a new data infrastructure layer to your solutions that will guarantee data security and data availability within a smart building management market.
Lavsa is a decentralized storage solution for smart building management, developed using blockchain and IoT technology. Our solution is taking in a stream of data and then replicating that data to every node in a private blockchain network. The newly added data sets are hashed and the hash is published on permissionless public blockchains like Ethereum, Polygon etc. By using blockchain(s) as an additional layer of security, we are improving integrity, immutability and availability. This is a step up from the traditional database model because, in Lavsa, every piece of data is distributed across a number of nodes and additionally hashed on a public blockchain, making it virtually impossible to fake, change or delete the data. At the same time, smart contracts are used to improve data relevancy, white and black lists and support new use case scenarios.
- Put the building data security, integrity and availability at the forefront of the Smart Building and IoT initiatives
- Establish trust among stakeholders of the building automation projects
- Enable higher level of automation
- Support integration with third-party building automation and business solutions
- Enable new disruptive business models
Lavsa Use Cases
Lavsa puts the data produced by a variety of smart building devices at the forefront of the Smart Building economy enabling new disruptive business models like
- Data monetization and data markets
- AI solutions based on relevant building data
- Regulatory compliance
- Support for ESG initiatives
- M2M payments
- Building Automation Infrastructure As a Service
If you have any questions regarding Lavsa, or if you are interested in discussing various Smart Building use cases - feel free to contact us and let's give it a thought together.
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