For domestic and professional users, the solution should be cost effective, fast and easy to install!
It's important to integrate it with the systems (power, gas, water, data) already in place.
Absence or limited maintenance required makes a good entry.. make your solution smart!
Compactness and/or limited size is important. We are looking for something that fits everywhere!
Your solution should be well designed when it comes to esthetics too.
Cloud-based or server-based distributed data collection is a definite plus.
Data management and reporting through Business Intelligence software
Management and control through mobile platforms (smartphones and tablets)