November 13, 2020

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London-based IoT startup Infogrid raises 115M to make all buildings smart

London-based IoT startup Infogrid raises 115M to make all buildings smart

Smart building startups are gaining ground in the commercial real estate sector, since building owners and operators are adopting to technologies like IoT and AI to achieve high operational efficiency, maintain low running costs and make buildings more comfortable to live/work.  According to the report, the global Smart Building Market size is projected to reach [] The post London-based IoT startu

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Author: Staff Reporter

Date: 2020-12-02


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