Smart Office: »let’s be smart« presents innovative office

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Sun, 04/08/2018 - 23:08

solutions at the imm cologne

A fully equipped home office will be presented at the special Smart Home

exhibition at the imm cologne from 15 to 21 January 2018.

Cologne, 8/1/2018. Featuring a complete Smart Home installation, the pioneering

exhibition organised by the »let’s be smart« network covers almost 1,000 square

metres and is located in Hall 4.2 (Pure Architects). Visitors can step inside and

experience products in action from over 30 manufacturers in a range of everyday

situations. Geared towards the different stages in life, the Smart Home showcases

an apartment designed for several family generations, a micro living apartment

and a fully equipped home office,

Work-life balance: Featuring solutions from a number of innovative

manufacturers, the cosy home office demonstrates how a modern and designoriented

work environment can be harmoniously integrated into any living space.

A high-quality kitchen made by Nolte forms the communicative centre, providing

an inviting place to cook, eat and chat informally and creating a stylish setting for


By combining integrated short throw projectors and high-end wireless audio

equipment with plug-and-play technology, mobile presentation furniture from

the Finnish startup Artome transforms the office into a fully-equipped meeting

room and platform for customer presentations.

Another innovative solution for creating flexible room concepts is the

»smartblock« – a moveable mini-meeting room for one to four people, complete

with lighting, sound and a presentation screen. In addition to comfortable

furniture, the »smartblock« impresses with its first-class acoustic qualities, making

it ideal for use at the point of sale, in open-plan offices or at events or trade fairs.

The smart components are complemented by innovative office furniture optimised

for flexible use and new media.

During a series of scheduled tours, visitors can see demonstrations of the Smart

Home’s functions and try them out for themselves.

The online portal provides reports on the solutions

developed by the »let’s be smart« network. It also includes an extensive media

library with product literature and practical examples from the Smart Home

exhibitions showing how the technology can be effectively used in our homes.


Established in 2015, »let’s be smart« is a network of manufacturers, service providers

and professional associations from a wide variety of industries. Its aim is to promote

innovative technology and the resulting benefits by showcasing practical examples of

how the products can be used in everyday life. The scope of cooperation ranges from

developing joint solutions and products through to marketing activities, exhibitions

and sales partnerships.

The network was initiated by RFID GmbH by Geschwister Flötotto and Koelnmesse.

Further partners are Artome, ASD Sonnenspeicher, Bauking, Biffar, Clage, Connected

Living, controLED, Grohe, Inovvida Holding, König und Neurath, Lehmann, Marantec,

Meisterteam, Miele, Nolte Küchen, Nolte Möbel, Oligo, Paperflow, Rehau,

RheinEnergie, Röhr Bush, Rom Polstermöbel, Samsung, Smartblock, Tesla, TüV Nord,

the Association of the German Furniture Industry (VDM), Vestamatic and Viessmann.