Connected things, connected living

Smart Home Software Development Services

Homes get more intelligent as technology enables people to manage home appliances and devices remotely, through mobile and web software.

Striving to stay ahead of this trend, HQSoftware brings in smart home solutions as part of their extensive Internet of Things expertise. We help IoT vendors, system integrators and enterprises unlock the power of connected devices beyond pure home automation.

Full-cycle Smart Home Development Services

Our forte is high-level programming, which covers just about every aspect of an IoT ecosystem. However, we also cooperate with device manufacturers to help solution providers come up with complete offerings. Our IoT development expertise includes:

  • High-level programming for sensors and devices
  • IoT gateway solutions
  • Web and mobile end-user app development
  • Data storage, processing and data analytics
 

Application Areas

Smart home monitoring, security and control

We enable users to stay connected to their homes and families from anywhere.

Devices:
  • Lighting and HVAC: light and humidity sensors, light switches, sockets, smart thermostats, heaters, air conditioners
  • Consumer electronics: washers/dryers, microwaves, ovens, refrigerators, smart curtains
  • Security: smart locks, perimeter sensors, motion detectors, surveillance cameras, video intercoms
  • Personal safety: leak, smoke, CO and CO2 detectors, emergency buttons
  • Energy control: smart grids and smart meters

Smart entertainment and connectivity

We help to turn the apartment into a multipurpose media space, uncovered at the touch of a button.

Devices:
  • TV sets
  • Game consoles
  • SAT receivers
  • Printers
  • Media systems
  • Scanners

Health monitoring and fitness

We empower health care beyond clinical institutions, allowing doctors and family members to monitor patients with the help of devices, wearables and software.

Devices:
  • Heart rate monitors
  • Bathroom sensors
  • Glucometers
  • Smart furniture
  • Fitness bracelets and other monitors
  • Home appliances

Making Homes Think and Learn

Every home has its unique set of daily routines and multi-vendor devices in place. While helping IoT vendors to cater their software to the needs of every new setting, HQSoftware studies residents’ habits and makes all these disparate devices not only work together but learn and predict behavior. As a result, we combine backends and interfaces into a single intelligent and easy-to-use system that enables users to manage the entire home as one unit.

Our Approach to Smart Home Apps

At HQSoftware, we do our best to cover all the technical requirements behind great smart home applications, ensuring:

  • Seamless integration with the existing environment
  • Low or zero administration
  • Smooth performance across devices and browsers
  • Security
  • Human-centricity and intuitiveness
 

Technologies

  • Hardware

    Raspberry PI
    Arduino
    KNX
    Crestron
    Consumer smart home hubs
    (Samsung, Philips, D-Link, etc.)
  • Smart Home cloud/ data management solutions

    OpenHAB
    Particle
    AWS IOT
    Google Cloud IoT
    Microsoft Azure IoT Suite
  • Communication protocols

    Wi-Fi
    USB
    Serial
    IPv6
    Cellular 2/3/4G
    Bluetooth
    CoAP
    MQTT
    Z-Wave, ZigBee
    x10
    EIB
    6LowPAN
    Thread
    NFC
    Sigfox
    Neul
    LoRaWAN
  • Development frameworks/ SDK

    Java
    IoT.js
    DeviceJS
    JavaScript
    Eclipse IoT (Kura, SmartHome, openHAB)
    Casa Jasmina
    Home assistant