Smart Life Lab

Connected Living Showroom

  • Smart Home
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Berlin, 2017

Deployed Services
  • KNX
  • BACnet
  • EnOcean
  • Z-Wave
  • Netatmo
  • Miele@Home
  • Alexa
  • D-Link
  • Philips hue
  • Sonos
  • Smart Metering Language
  • Kimocon
  • Weather Service

The Smart Life Lab was launched in 2006 by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy within the framework of the research promotion project SerCHo (Service Centric Home), as a model apartment based on the Internet of Things (IoT). The showroom is operated on the 15th floor of the Telefunken high-rise at Ernst-Reuter-Platz by the association Connected Living e.V. and enables a broad public and expert delegations to experience innovative solutions for Connected Living in a real residential environment.

Use Cases

Smart Life Lab Credit Foto © Thomas Bruns

The IOLITE solution installed in the Smart Life Lab allows to link end devices of all manufacturers without problems. This has enabled the creation of a State of the Art environment for Connected Living of the future, in which all Connected Living club members have the opportunity to network their smart devices and solutions in a holistic system and present them to the public.


The Smart Life Lab consists of four rooms:

Smart Life Lab Credit Foto © Thomas Bruns

In the apartment, 115 devices and sensors with a total of 355 data points are interoperably networked on the basis of 14 protocols:

Interaction of the Future

A special focus of the showroom is on innovative interaction modalities.

Smart Life Lab Credit Foto © Thomas Bruns


The IOLITE GmbH is a member of the Connected Living association and offers its partners integration with the showroom infrastructure. For more information please contact the office of the Connected Living e.V..

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