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Internet of Things i Hyresfastigheter: Förutsättningar för implementering av ny teknik
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Industrial Engineering & Management.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Industrial Engineering & Management.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this report is to review the current conditions exsisting for the implementation of Internet of Things in apartment buildings and how insight can be accomplished for these conditions in real estate companies. Internet of Things is a technology which has increased in popularity in later years and builds on objects connecting to each other or the internet. In conjunction with the reduction of implementation costs for the technology and the increase of possible applications, an interest has grown in many different business sectors. This study concerns the real estate company FinaHem, where the conditions for measurement of different values using connected sensors is analyzed. To answer the formulated questions regarding technological efficiency, financial factors and how a potential solution using Internet of Things would be recieved by tenants, this paper is designed as a case study. The case study evaluates the operations of FinaHem and utilizes both qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as a business case method. The result and the analysis from the study indicates important factors for the company’s conditions to implement Internet of Things. Technological solutions regarding energy savings, detections of water damage, and visualisation has exhibited business value. Furthermore, the importance of evaluating opinions from residents, and creating a positive experience for them, is established.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 81 p.
UPTEC STS, ISSN 1650-8319 ; 16033
Keyword [sv]
Internet of Things, Hyresfastigheter, Business case, Sensornätverk, kundnöjdhet, Acceptans, marknadsföring
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Communication Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-303352OAI: diva2:971610
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Connectel AB
Educational program
Systems in Technology and Society Programme
2016-06-16, Å64119, Ångströmlaboratoriet, lägerhyddsvägen 1, Uppsala, 11:20 (Swedish)
Available from: 2016-09-28 Created: 2016-09-17 Last updated: 2016-09-28Bibliographically approved

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