News, blog posts and other stories from KEKO
Here's what we've been up to recently.
Reasserting the Net Present Value of a Smart Building: From a Cost Item to a Value-creating Platform
The decision-making related to buildings has been based on investment costs, rather than life-cycle costs or net present value calculations. As smart service opportunities increase, the decision-making and attitudes associated with buildings should also change.Read more
Generation Z – Future Users of Smart Buildings
As KEKO aims to provide more comfortable buildings with better experiences for the users, we first need to know the users’ standpoint of what creates a perfect experience.Read more
Designing for enjoyable experiences in future smart buildings
KEKO has conducted thorough studies to understand the building users’ world, and to see the smart buildings with their eyes. KEKO user experience goals reflect user expectations and give concrete guidance to the design of smart building ecosystems and related services.Read more
KEKO Experimentation Platform
KEKO experimentation platform is the first step towards a fully functional KEKO platform. It enables working with data coming from multiple sources, rapid development and integration of new technologies, and engagement with 3rd party developers.Read more
Why KEKO? – Case Netox
“What is KEKO?” and “Why did you join?”. These two questions keep coming back to me. The first question will be covered in more details through KEKO team, but the latter is something only individual partner can tell.Read more
“Four lenses of innovation” guiding thinking in KEKO
Developing smart building solutions that bring value to all ecosystem stakeholders happens through co-creation in multidisciplinary teams and together with building users. Developing new innovations and ecosystem requires the right mindset and a balance between design, business and technologyRead more
KEKO – what does it stand for?
Parents tend to use a considerable amount of time for contemplating how to name their offspring. The name should describe its owner and be suitably distinctive. Just like a person or a company, an ecosystem needs a name it is remembered for.Read more
Welcome to KEKO Blossoming Building Ecosystem!
Have you ever thought that the majority – up to 90% – of human life is actually spent inside buildings? Because so much of our time is spent indoors, why we need safe, secure and pleasant environments.Read more
2nd KEKO challenge competition is ongoing with Industryhack
What kinds of mass-customized or personalized solutions or value adding
services could we offer for the employees working in and visitors visiting
an adaptive and smart office building?
Building level intelligence and flexibility Webinar 10th September 2020
KEKO Ecosystem and Smart Otaniemi join their forces and organizes webinar with the title ”Building level intelligence and flexibility” on 10th September 2020Read more
The first half year of KEKO Ecosystem
The KEKO Ecosystem started at the end of last year. It has been a great journey so far; despite the Covid-19 have had quite big effect to our research collaboration. Here is the summary of the first half year co-innovation activities and results.Read more
First KEKO challenge competition is ongoing with Combient Foundry
Now we invite the best talent to create and co-develop new building use-phase experiences for all building stakeholders, from tenant to property owners, with the help of our unmatched resources. If you work on data-driven solutions that can make buildings smarter, keep reading!Read more
Seven leading Finnish companies join forces to co-create an ecosystem for smart building data
KEKO is consortium that develops a dynamic and efficient ecosystem around building data. The founding members of the consortium are KONE, Nokia, YIT, Caverion, Halton, VTT and Netox.Read more