Here you can read about Nobia and their goals for IoT Competitions. Find background information for the competition on this page.
Nobia is Europe’s leading kitchen specialist. The operation consists of developing, manufacturing and selling kitchens. Within the company you will find some 20 kitchen brands across northern Europe. You might recognize brands like Marbodal, HTH, Unoform, Sigdal, A’ la Carte and Poggenpohl.
Nobia is a listed Nasdaq company and of about 6,500 employees and net sales of around SEK 13 billion. Sales to consumers are conducted in about 300 corporately owned stores as well as a network of franchised stores and retailers, including furniture stores, builders, merchants, DIY stores and independent kitchen specialists. Nobia has 14 production units in seven countries throughout Europe. Every week 140,000 cabinets are manufacture and around 70,000 consumers visit the stores.
Nobia brands aim to inspire people to realize their kitchen dreams by developing functional and attractive kitchen solutions based on insights into modern-day consumers and solid expertise of kitchens.
Nobia wants to offer the smart kitchen, a kitchen that helps cooking, storage and sustainability. The challenge is to create a kitchen that functions as a space for more than just cooking and eating. You are welcome to use the IBM Bluemix tool to create a prototype to compete with.
The following criterias will be considered when assessing the proposed solutions: