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NIX is a reputed software engineering partner with 30+ years of experience and vast expertise in IoT projects, from software with added-value IoT features to full-fledged Internet systems like smart homes and even cities. We build secure, scalable IoT solutions covering firmware and application levels and deploy them on proven cloud platforms and client data centers.

Over the years, the NIX team has been rising to various IoT-related challenges for different domains and complexity levels.

We successfully deliver advanced systems for health and fitness monitoring, embedded platforms for smart homes, custom apps for wearables, device management software for industrial Internet of Things, and other sophisticated IoT solutions. So, whatever task you have in mind, you can be sure we have the expertise and experience to solve it in the most efficient way.

IoT Services

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IoT Solutions Development

At NIX, we provide custom IoT development services, from concept to product launch and beyond. We’re advanced in delivering both customer-focused and industrial IoT solutions, meeting relevant business needs and helping our clients excel in the market.

Our team builds user-friendly apps for smart devices, reliable home security systems, complex health monitoring applications, scalable IoT platforms, and more. We’re well versed in numerous connectivity technologies and devices, successfully applying our professional knowledge to help businesses across industries achieve desired outcomes.

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Dedicated IoT Development Team

At NIX, we’ll enforce your IoT development capabilities with our highly specialized expertise, creating a professional team tailored to your special needs. Depending on your request, our experts will act independently or integrate with your working crew, bridging the technological gaps and simplifying the delivery process.

Our committed team can join your project at any phase, taking over technology challenges and leaving you free to focus on your core business goals

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IoT Consulting

NIX offers advanced IoT consulting services to help you navigate the complexities of the Internet of Things. Whether you need help choosing a connectivity technology for your new IoT project, want to boost your business through enhancing an underperforming product, or have other challenges that may arise during custom software development for IoT, our experts will assist you.

We cover a wide range of Internet of Things consulting areas, including creating IoT infrastructure, building IoT software architecture, scaling up and updating your product, and cloud migration. With our expert assistance, you can rest assured that any problem or hiccup will be addressed with the utmost care and attention.

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IoT Support

IoT services from NIX include powerful support and maintenance, which is critical to the Internet of Things, as it is usually a multi-tenant solution that deals with a constant data flow. To ensure you efficiently and securely manage this incoming information, our experts will create an advanced monitoring system to identify potential faults and vulnerabilities and help you respond to them in a timely manner.

With our reliable support, your IoT software will run smoothly at the highest performance level and be free from technical issues and glitches.

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IoT Development Capabilities

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Embedded Systems and Firmware Development

We have experience creating full-fledged embedded systems and their separate components and know how to develop IoT solutions that work with hardware smoothly and with the required efficiency.

NIX technical engineers will analyze your needs and existing environment to find the best approach to providing seamless connectivity between devices and the operating system. Our goal is to deliver a reliable, high-performing solution most suited for your IoT infrastructure and identified requirements.

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Middleware Development for IoT

We take pride in our ability to create easily-scalable, secure middleware solutions that ensure reliable data transfer between devices and networks. Since excellent performance, reasonable resource usage, and low latency are critical components of any successful IoT system, we pay close attention to these factors when building middleware architectures.

Our team is committed to providing exceptional service and support throughout the development cycle as we strive to deliver high-quality middleware designed to be resilient, fault-tolerant, and able to efficiently manage connection states.

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IoT Platform Development

We build reliable business-tailored IoT platforms, covering the creation of scalable infrastructure and software elements for integrating your devices into a single system. We ensure compatibility, interoperability, smooth communication between all platform components, and simplified IoT device management.

Our solutions easily collect vast amounts of information for real-time analysis and decision-making, allowing you to streamline your business processes and optimize costs. We can enhance the IoT platform with a visualization system and predictive analytics, as well as integrate it with other services to automate and synchronize all internal business operations.

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IoT Web & Mobile App Development

NIX creates high-level mobile and web IoT applications, ranging from consumer electronics solutions to industrial management systems. We deliver apps that provide seamless integration with multiple IoT-enabled devices, improved user experience, enhanced efficiency, and functionality targeting specific user needs.

We place strong emphasis on security and data privacy, ensuring that our clients’ IoT apps comply with relevant regulations.

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IoT Device & Network Security

NIX provides quality device & network security service based on proven technologies. Our experienced engineers deeply understand cybersecurity challenges in different industries and can ensure that your IoT product is properly protected.

We take a proactive approach to IoT security, starting by identifying any possible vulnerabilities in networks and devices. Once that’s done, we follow a strict security process protocol to ensure the IoT system remains safe and secure throughout its operation. We also continuously monitor the solution for any new threats or risks and take preventive measures to mitigate them.

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Embedded Systems and Firmware Development

We have experience creating full-fledged embedded systems and their separate components and know how to develop IoT solutions that work with hardware smoothly and with the required efficiency.

NIX technical engineers will analyze your needs and existing environment to find the best approach to providing seamless connectivity between devices and the operating system. Our goal is to deliver a reliable, high-performing solution most suited for your IoT infrastructure and identified requirements.

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Middleware Development for IoT

We take pride in our ability to create easily-scalable, secure middleware solutions that ensure reliable data transfer between devices and networks. Since excellent performance, reasonable resource usage, and low latency are critical components of any successful IoT system, we pay close attention to these factors when building middleware architectures.

Our team is committed to providing exceptional service and support throughout the development cycle as we strive to deliver high-quality middleware designed to be resilient, fault-tolerant, and able to efficiently manage connection states.

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IoT Platform Development

We build reliable business-tailored IoT platforms, covering the creation of scalable infrastructure and software elements for integrating your devices into a single system. We ensure compatibility, interoperability, smooth communication between all platform components, and simplified IoT device management.

Our solutions easily collect vast amounts of information for real-time analysis and decision-making, allowing you to streamline your business processes and optimize costs. We can enhance the IoT platform with a visualization system and predictive analytics, as well as integrate it with other services to automate and synchronize all internal business operations.

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IoT Web & Mobile App Development

NIX creates high-level mobile and web IoT applications, ranging from consumer electronics solutions to industrial management systems. We deliver apps that provide seamless integration with multiple IoT-enabled devices, improved user experience, enhanced efficiency, and functionality targeting specific user needs.

We place strong emphasis on security and data privacy, ensuring that our clients’ IoT apps comply with relevant regulations.

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IoT Device & Network Security

NIX provides quality device & network security service based on proven technologies. Our experienced engineers deeply understand cybersecurity challenges in different industries and can ensure that your IoT product is properly protected.

We take a proactive approach to IoT security, starting by identifying any possible vulnerabilities in networks and devices. Once that’s done, we follow a strict security process protocol to ensure the IoT system remains safe and secure throughout its operation. We also continuously monitor the solution for any new threats or risks and take preventive measures to mitigate them.

Industry-specific IoT Services

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Manufacturing

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Manufacturing

  • Device management
  • Supply chain movement
  • Industrial asset management
  • Smart packaging
  • Drone delivery

Data Science

Healthcare

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Healthcare

  • Telehealth
  • Wearable health devices
  • Patient monitoring sensors
  • Medical inventory and equipment tracking

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Electronics and Consumer Electronics

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Electronics and Consumer Electronics

  • Wearable devices
  • GPS tracking devices
  • Smart devices
  • Voice assistance
  • Connected cameras

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Real Estate and Property Management

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Real Estate and Property Management

  • Smart home
  • Smart controllers
  • HVAC systems
  • Home security

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Logistics, Delivery, Supply Chain

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Logistics, Delivery, Supply Chain

  • Location and Route Management
  • Inventory Tracking and Warehousing
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Fleet management and vehicle tracking
  • Traffic monitoring and congestion management

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Energy and Utilities

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Energy and Utilities

  • Smart grid management
  • Energy monitoring and optimization
  • Remote metering and monitoring
  • Water management and conservation

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Smart City

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Smart City

  • Smart lighting and infrastructure management
  • Waste management and recycling optimization
  • Environmental monitoring and pollution control
  • Public safety and security systems

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Agriculture

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Agriculture

  • Precision farming and crop monitoring
  • Livestock monitoring and management
  • Automated irrigation systems
  • Soil quality and environmental monitoring

Innovative Technologies
We Work With

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    Make the most out of AI & ML technologies. Implement them in your IoT software for seamless trend analysis, pinpointing anomalies, and uncovering repetitive patterns to drive real-time business choices.

  • Data science

    Empower your business with cutting-edge IoT software solutions based on data science. Ensure enhanced data efficiency, access to precise analytical insights, and streamlined automation of crucial business processes.

  • Business Intelligence

    Transform the way you analyze data and revolutionize your decision-making processes with innovative BI technology for IoT solutions. Create visually compelling reports to effortlessly monitor business outcomes and gain valuable insights about your internal operations or customer behavior.

  • Cloud Computing

    Transfer IoT data to the cloud for secure storage with the added advantage of seamless access whenever needed. Enhance system adaptability and scalability, all while reaping the benefits of cost savings via the cloud computing platform of your choice.

IoT Development Tech Stack

Our IoT Development
Process

NIX full-cycle IoT software development services are based on an integrated approach aiming to deliver the best-fitting solution that brings value to your business and helps you efficiently address present-day challenges.

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    Auditing

    NIX business analysts and solution architects start by understanding the client’s business needs and analyzing the hardware to work with. Ideally, the client sends us examples of sensors and IoT devices so that we can test them and offer the most effective development strategy.

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    Planning

    The solution architect turns the agreed product vision into a system architecture and offers the optimal implementation approach, including selecting protocols for interaction between the cloud and devices. Our choice is always based on the specific project requirements and considers the future IoT product growth to ensure it’s ready for the predicted system load. We carefully determine the scope of work and create a development roadmap, dividing projects into logical phases.

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    IoT Solution Development

    The next step depends on the project type and engages a tandem of developers and designers. Meanwhile, our project manager establishes an effective communication process with all parties involved and keeps you well-informed throughout the development journey.

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    Testing & End-to-End Verification

    Testing custom software solutions for the Internet of Things has its own peculiarities and includes a special end-to-end verification stage, which involves checking the effectiveness of communication between all hardware and software components. Also, our QA engineers conduct the required automated and manual tests to ensure the created IoT product is secure and provides a flawless user experience.

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    Launch, Support, and Enhancements

    After a successful IoT product release, our engineering team provides tech support and assistance to keep everything running at high capacity. If needed, we can further scale the project to ensure you lead the market and perform your business cost-effectively, with minimal overhead.

Why Choose the NIX Team

  • Keen on Success

    Our experts thrive on contributing to our client’s business prosperity, not just performing tasks. They’re heavily involved in the success of created products. Teams are ready to do their utmost in looking for optimal solutions and avoiding potential bottlenecks from technological and process angles. This is one of the main reasons global enterprises trust us.

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  • Polished Processes

    Working and communication processes, refined by years of experience, are what make our web development approach special. We can integrate with existing business processes or build them ourselves, delivering transparent and continuous interaction, no matter the methodology you apply.

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  • Knowledge Transfer

    We have a polished knowledge transfer process among in-house and client-side teams. All scheduled or unexpected rotations are frictionless for development progress and require no additional effort, thanks to quick onboarding. Each of our clients receives detailed technical documentation for future development.

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  • Proven Tech

    We’ve founded an in-house R&D center, where engineers continually harness emerging technologies and discover where and how cutting-edge innovations can bring value and benefit our clients.

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Awards & Recognition

Success Stories

We really care about project success. At the end of the day, happy clients watching how their application is making the end user’s experience and life better are the things that matter.

Our IoT Development Leaders

Serhii Pryvalov

Serhii Pryvalov

Enterprise Solution Architect: IoT and Cloud practices

Serhii Pryvalov

Serhii is an Enterprise Solution Architect with a decade of hands-on experience. He was involved in various highly loaded projects focusing on IoT development, cloud applications, and distributed systems.

Julia Zelinska

Julia Zelinska

Software Solutions Expert

Julia Zelinska

Julia is a high-skilled IT consultant using her vast experience as a project manager and sales expert to help CEOs and founders of tech companies assemble and scale engineering teams to build quality IoT solutions and drive business growth.

FAQ

What are the fundamental components of IoT?

The Internet of Things encompasses various elements that work together to empower a connected ecosystem:

  • IoT devices, ranging from everyday objects such as smart thermostats, wearables, and home appliances to industrial machinery and infrastructure.
  • Connectivity: IoT devices rely on various connectivity technologies to transmit data and communicate with each other or with a central system.
  • Software, responsible for data processing, analytics, and overall system control.
  • Data generated in huge volumes in real time by IoT devices.
  • Security: With billions of devices connected to the Internet, robust security measures are paramount.

We at NIX deeply understand how all of these components work, as this is the only way to deliver top-notch IoT solutions, which is our main focus in providing IoT services.

What protocols are used in IoT?

There are several protocols used in IoT solutions development to enable communication between devices and ensure interoperability:

  1. MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) is known for its low bandwidth usage and efficient delivery of messages, making it suitable for resource-constrained devices.
  2. CoAP (Constrained Application Protocol) is a specialized web transfer protocol designed for constrained devices and low-power networks. 
  3. HTTP(s) (Hypertext Transfer Protocol): Although HTTP is traditionally used for web applications, it is also utilized in IoT for device management and data transfer. 
  4. AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol) offers features like message queuing, routing, and security, making it suitable for enterprise-level IoT deployments. 
  5. LwM2M (Lightweight Machine-to-Machine) provides an efficient way for IoT devices to communicate with management platforms, allowing for remote monitoring, configuration, and firmware updates.

We always analyze the specific project and recommend the most appropriate option based on its specifics when providing Internet of Things software development services.

What services are included in IoT development?

A lot depends on the specific task and the result you want to achieve. We generally offer the following IoT development services:

  • Internet of Things Development: We cover the entire project implementation cycle, from analyzing your business needs to releasing a ready-to-market solution that fully meets your requirements.
  • Dedicated Software Development Team: We’ll expand your in-house capabilities with our expert team to fill your tech gaps and facilitate the development process. 
  • IoT consulting: Our team will analyze your existing IoT solution to create a roadmap for necessary improvements. And if you want to get a new project done from scratch, IoT consulting experts from NIX will create an action plan to meet your precise needs.
  • Maintenance and Security: Our support team keeps your IoT product running smoothly 24/7. We implement strong cybersecurity measures to prevent all types of potential threats and respond immediately to any identified risks.

 

What factors impact the IoT development cost?

The budget depends on many factors, some of which are obvious, such as:

  • Company expertise: Experienced teams may have higher rates but save you money in the long run by avoiding mistakes in the development process.
  • The project’s complexity and hardware requirements matter, too, as multi-tiered IoT systems usually need more work, leading to additional expenses. 
  • Time frame: Of course, strict deadlines further increase the cost, since working on a tight schedule requires more effort and experience.

However, there are more non-obvious factors affecting cost. For example, the location of the R&D center matters too—rates of developers in the USA are higher due to the cost of living here.

The contractor’s collaboration approach also influences the cost of IoT development services. A vendor who takes care of efficient team management and actively participates in the project implementation at each stage usually has a higher rate, but it’s worth it.  The client’s benefits are peace of mind and saved time and energy.

For instance, we treat each project as our own and sincerely care about the result, striving to find the perfect solution to cover the client’s needs. Moreover, with our offices in the USA and R&D center in Eastern Europe, we offer the best prices while maintaining the highest quality of services, as we have access to excellent technical education and talented English-speaking resources. This all leads to clients choosing our team and staying with us for many years.

How do you handle testing and quality assurance (QA) for IoT development?

The main difference between IoT solutions and other projects is the active use of sensors and all kinds of devices, the operation of which must be carefully checked. That’s why one of the last stages of IoT development is end-to-end verification or validation, focused on ensuring the software and hardware operate as intended.

To provide the highest quality standards and deliver a seamless user experience, our skilled QA engineers work closely with the development team right from the initial project stages. They collaborate to define clear testing strategies—including identifying key areas to focus on, such as device compatibility, data integrity, and performance. That’s why our clients can rest assured that their IoT product will run smoothly, like clockwork.

What are the cybersecurity risks of IoT?

There are 3 key points to consider regarding IoT-related security risks:

  • Device Security: IoT devices often lack robust security, making them easy targets for malicious activities. Weak passwords, outdated firmware, and insecure communication protocols can leave devices susceptible to unauthorized access and control.
  • Network Security: IoT networks are complex and expansive, with numerous devices constantly communicating and exchanging data. This complexity creates opportunities for cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities in the network architecture, potentially gaining unauthorized access to sensitive data or disrupting critical operations.
  • Secure interfaces: Integration points are naturally vulnerable to attacks and intrusion attempts too, so developers must take appropriate security measures.

We at NIX know how to minimize these risks during IoT solutions development. Our experts implement robust security measures based on a holistic approach combined with regular updates, comprehensive security audits, and user education.

If necessary, you can take advantage of our IoT consulting services, and the NIX team will help you identify your security vulnerabilities and offer the best solution to eliminate them.

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