Leap into the future of buildings
Thanks to artificial intelligence and open application platforms, connectivity solutions are helping buildings accelerate towards autonomy. Optimization and self-maintenance let buildings drive toward better productivity, sustainability, and well-being, and cloud-based solutions help keep smart buildings up-to-date and future-proof. Building X is the new Siemens platform that makes smart buildings smarter and lets them leap into the future.
Download the free e-book — Welcome to Building X
Are you ready to accelerate your digital transformation? This new e-book, Welcome to Building X, will get you started. It's your guide to the Building X platform and ecosystem — you'll learn how it works, who it benefits, and how you can apply Building X apps to realize higher productivity, enhanced occupant well-being, and greater sustainability.
Accelerating the digital transformation of your buildings
Scalable and modular, the Building X open platform provides a suite of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled applications and vendor-agnostic connectivity. Building owners and managers can connect real estate assets in the cloud to form a silo-free environment. It accelerates the sustainability and performance of these smart and networked properties and enhances the experience of the people who work in and for them.
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One interface, multiple possibilities
Choose the applications that support performing your daily tasks and create tangible business outcomes. Add different apps at different times as your smart-building systems grow or change. The apps are designed to support all your business goals while being easy to navigate and operate. Help future-proof your business to ensure emission targets are met, optimize operational efficiency, reduce cost, and ensure a secure environment for your employees.
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Leveraging the Building X ecosystem and the possibilities of cloud-based solutions, application developer Cloudline Solutions can deliver building automation applications and analytics to more customers in more types of buildings. Applications once thought to be available only to larger buildings with bigger operations budgets are now more accessible, as is the ability to develop custom applications using Building X's data-consolidation capabilities and world-class APIs.
Break data silos with Building X
The solution to industry challenges lies in breaking data silos. Making data accessible to all stakeholders involved under one user interface, comprising all domains and aspects of building operations and management, and replacing numerous island solutions in an easy and productive way, is bringing you closer to your business goals.
Monitoring and managing properties of different lifespans and systems in a single environment will make you benefit from fund management and sustainability initiatives.
A single source of truth to eliminate complexity from digitalization targets. Now, you can digitize your building data from various sources, disciplines and systems on one single platform keeping cyber-security in mind.
Our team of building experts develops and delivers a data-driven service program tailored specifically for your individual needs.
The power of AI helps spot issues in buildings, optimize operational costs, enable early corrective actions with advanced analytics, and forecasting energy consumption based on historical data.
Whatever role you take in building operations and management, you will have the right data and actionable insights needed to meet your KPIs.
Accelerating the digital transformation
Siemens Xcelerator is an open digital business platform and marketplace with the ambition to create a powerful ecosystem of partners who can jointly accelerate digital transformation tailored to your specific business goals. Making digital transformation easier, faster and at scale.
One software suite for all your needs
As a sustainability manager, you use Building X to monitor and meet energy KPIs, drive initiatives, and demonstrate your progress.
With real-time data from your entire portfolio in a single consolidated view, Building X lets you compare the energy consumption, emission data, and water usage or explore trends over time. These insights help identify good practices and direct optimization efforts. AI-based analytics, forecasts, and customized notifications alert you to take action to prevent budget overruns. A commitment to sustainability goals and transparency goes hand-in-hand: Automated reporting and filters for compiling ad-hoc reports keep your reporting quick and straightforward.
Facility managers use Building X to ensure smooth and reliable operations, save expenses, drive efficiency initiatives, and plan smarter.
Anytime and wherever you are, Building X lets you securely monitor and control multiple sites in real-time. Whether you want to look into resource consumption and cost over time or benchmark buildings, the interactive charts in Building X make exploring data easy. With secure and remote access to the building’s control and management systems, you can troubleshoot remotely, track unusual behavior, set thresholds to prevent budget overruns, and create alerts that call for human intervention.
As a security manager, you use Building X to balance budget and compliance needs to ensure the safety and comfort of the people who use them.
Comprehensive and easy to grasp, Building X helps monitor, track, compare, and visualize access, occupancy, and utilization across buildings and sites. You manage identities, privileges, on- and offboarding from a single dashboard. Usage outliers and alerts are logged and analyzed for safety reports and preventive maintenance. Analytics and security packages add layers of protection against cyberattacks, ensuring the security and compliance necessary to satisfy the rising demand for safe remote and hybrid work.
Real-estate managers use Building X to create measurable impact and demonstrate commitment to providing safe, secure, and sustainable spaces.
Using the Building X dashboard, you can access and analyze performance data from sources across your portfolio, keep an eye on budgets and resource use, and compile meaningful reports for finance or HR anytime and wherever you are. Use virtual tours to introduce people to new premises and workspaces. With data on all operational drivers available at the tips of your fingers, you are in the position not only to safeguard business continuity but ensure the company has the right amount of desirable space at the right time for the right price.
IT managers use the capabilities of Building X to reduce complexity in their IT infrastructure while integrating new vendors and solutions.
With the easy hard and soft connectivity of Building X, you simplify the integration of solutions. A fully documented API portfolio tells you which APIs are available and what they can do. You monitor and manage API access and API usage while ensuring secure data exchange through standardized authentication. Full transparency helps you monitor and manage the productivity and cost of your IT. Supported by infrastructure intelligence, you make strategic decisions for architecture and processes that drive value for your organization.
As an application engineer, you use Building X to future-proof software solutions and business applications and boost their operational efficiency.
With easy and secure access to building data from the cloud, you speed up the design, development, and testing of new and existing software applications. Up-to-date data, user-friendly reporting, and intuitive dashboards help you spot and resolve malfunctions faster. Comprehensive documentation, sample code, and tutorials support your process. Combine building data and data from other vendors in applications to meet specific stakeholder needs. As a single source of truth, Building X supports your collaboration with internal and external developers. Its vendor-agnostic connectivity makes it easier to resolve integration issues.
Open door to exploration and opportunities
The APIs make it possible to access various sets of building data and allow customers, developers, and solution partners to create new applications based on their own needs and workflows. The integration platform comes with built-in analytics services, which can be enriched with customized analytics for additional insights. Integration managers can access the Developer Portal here to find API protocols and documentation to get you started.
''Siemens Building Technologies has elevated IoT applications to first-class extensions of its product line via the Building X platform. Building X will set the standard for customized, remote monitoring and control applications for the foreseeable future.''Thomas Naylor, Cloudline Solutions
For secure remote access to buildings
The Connect X300 gateway is designed to connect building devices to cloud applications such as Building X or Cerberus cloud apps through the internet. The device offers multi-protocol support including BACnet, Modbus, FCnet or C-WEB and easy commissioning to connect a wide range of both Siemens and third-party building products quickly and efficiently