Schneider Electric Wins “Overall Smart City Solution of the Year” Award in 2020 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

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Annual IoT Breakthrough Awards Program Recognizes Standout Internet-of-Things Companies and Products.

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EcoStruxure is a powerful platform for today’s modern workforce and we are proud to receive this 2020 IoT Breakthrough Award in recognition of our leadership and success in the IoT space

IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market, announced recently that Schneider Electric, the leader of digital transformation in energy management and automation, has been selected as the winner of the “Overall Smart City Solution of the Year” award for its’ EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor solution.

Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ is the Company’s IoT-enabled, plug-and-play, open, interoperable architecture and platform for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industrial Industries.

The award-winning EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor is an IoT-based suite used to create smart offices. EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor uses real-time data and insights from wireless sensors and other devices which addresses the needs of building managers, property owners and developers, workplace strategists and facility managers in order to optimize space in flexible work environments, enhance occupant well-being and efficiently manage facility services.

“Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor is a powerful IoT-based suite of flexible digital services for today’s modern ‘smart’ office that responds to a new generation of workers’ demands for comfort and a seamless experience,“ said James Johnson, managing director at IoT Breakthrough. “EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor is a unique offering that leverages recent advances in IoT and uses analytics and big data to unlock the potential for offices to become smart and responsive and we are proud to recognize Schneider Electric for their innovation and success with their EcoStruxure platform.”

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,700 nominations from companies all over the world.

“EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor addresses both the present and the future when it comes to workplace environments and their natural evolution as we move into the new decade,” said James Mylett, VP, Digital Energy at Schneider Electric. “EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor will continuously respond to customer demands with enhanced functionality, including people analytics, and integration into other building systems. Users can also derive actionable insights through intuitive dashboards with data from IoT sensors and systems. EcoStruxure is a powerful platform for today’s modern workforce and we are proud to receive this 2020 IoT Breakthrough Award in recognition of our leadership and success in the IoT space.”

EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor features essential analytics and services that fulfill needs in new or retrofit commercial office buildings, including:

  • Occupancy Analytics: Allows building managers to quickly identify underutilized desks, offices, meeting rooms, and amenities for effective reallocation based on real data. Building managers can rationalize space needs and change layouts of flexible vs. fixed desks to align with employee usage and evolving headcount. It lets employees see available spaces in real-time to support office hoteling.
  • Well-being Analytics: Helps enhance the well-being of building occupants and increase their productivity by actively monitoring temperature, humidity, CO2, noise, light and volatile organic compound (VOC) levels. Facility managers benefit from a proprietary Comfort Score that helps to proactively pinpoint spaces that have consistent comfort issues that impact occupants’ work environments.
  • Geo-location and Wayfinding: Increase employee productivity by helping them save valuable time and avoid frustration with a mobile navigation app that quickly provides the location of meeting spaces, desks, or other amenities. It also maintains digital floor plans, so they are always up to date.

About IoT Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Internet-of-Things technologies, services, companies and products. The IoT Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of IoT companies and products in categories including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Smart City, Consumer IoT and more. For more information visit

About Schneider Electric
At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to do more with less, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment. We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. We are committed to unleash the infinite possibilities of an open, global, innovative community that is passionate with our Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

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