Electronics Era: As a leading automation company how Honeywell ensures Innovation and Technology for Indoor spaces for various applications?
Jasmeet Bhatia: Impact by Honeywell is aimed at addressing the specific challenges that MSMEs face by pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology to catering a wide range of applications, thereby helping MSME’s optimize their operations and achieve greater efficiency in their indoor spaces. We understand the multifaceted challenges faced by businesses, especially MSMEs, including the delicate balance between performance, cost, and compliance.
The IMPACT by Honeywell range of surveillance, and fire systems enables comprehensive security management at your premises, ensuring a secure environment in which the full potential of your workforces and business infrastructure can come to fruition. IMPACT by Honeywell range of surveillance, access control, and energy management systems co-create optimized and secure office spaces, to and achieve maximum productivity, collaboration, and workforce empowerment.
The IMPACT by Honeywell Video System offers exceptional image clarity in low light conditions as well as advanced edge analytics, making it the ideal surveillance solution for any workspace, ensuring security and peace of mind. It offers a dependable and comprehensive monitoring system, guaranteeing a safer and more intelligent workplace.
Energy Management: Using passive infrared technology, smart motion detector sensors enable organisations to significantly cut their electricity usage and increase sustainability while preserving occupant comfort and well-being in the workplace. As a result, these sensors have the potential to reduce energy use by up to 60%. The series contains devices with a variety of feature sets that require minimal wiring and are available in both battery and externally powered varieties, making it a comprehensive and environmentally friendly solution for businesses wishing to build a more cost-effective and sustainable workspace.
Our battery-operated Infrared AC Controller is a game changer that not only saves up to 30% on electricity but also matches cost savings with peak performance. Its simple installation and user-friendly interface mean that organisations may take use of this technology without exceeding their budgets. This is just one example of how Impact is making a difference in indoor areas, with motion light sensors saving up to 60% on electricity.
Electrification Products and Wiring Devices: Impact by Honeywell provides electrification products such as switches and smart wiring devices for the Indian market that are easy to install, use, and maintain aimed at providing convenience to consumers by easily managing electrical devices in homes as well as enhancing the experience of users for a smarter living.
‘Honeywell BluTag 360™’- A data-monitoring solution that leverages machine learning and blockchain technology to capture critical shipping-condition data of temperature sensitive goods ranging from pharmaceuticals and perishables to electronics – and can even help address counterfeiting problems that can arise while goods are in transit.
Personal Protective Equipment: Head to Toe protection offering by Honeywell which is aggressively supported under “Make in India Initiative” but with global safety specification to cover industrial safety needs of Indian industries.
Productivity Solutions: IMPACT by Honeywell’s range of thermal printers and 1D and 2D scanners are the perfect solution. With the latest technology, these thermal printers and scanners are designed to save time and money by eliminating mistakes and increasing accuracy.
They come with easy-to-use features such as barcode recognition and data collection, allowing you to take stock, pick orders and process payments quickly and accurately.
Electronics Era: How does ‘Impact by Honeywell’ drive the future business solution in India?
Jasmeet Bhatia: Impact by Honeywell is aimed at redefining the future of business solutions in India by delivering comprehensive solutions that boost efficiency, safety, and sustainability. Largely our solutions cover building technologies, safety and productivity which includes solutions for electrical safety, building security, fire safety, energy management, PPE amongst others. Some of our marquee products like surveillance cameras and fire safety alarms, have been thoughtfully curated to provide cost-effective yet high standard solutions while ensuring full compliance with regulations. We recognize that MSMEs form the backbone of our economy, and their success is crucial. Therefore, with our tech-enabled fire safety and security solutions, we aim to empower businesses to thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape.
Smart AI Camera: The IMPACT by Honeywell Smart AI Camera is a remarkable contribution to the world of intelligent IP cameras with cloud storage, establishing a new standard for surveillance and real-time response. It has built-in edge analytics and an app-based interface that allows for fast actions. This device is precisely engineered to perform well in real-world circumstances, making it an excellent choice.
The gadget has many appealing features, including exceptional alert accuracy, a user-friendly mobile app for simple access to low-volume warnings, crystal clear night vision up to 30 feet, live feed functionality, and a substantial 6-month alert storage capacity. Furthermore, the built-in speaker and microphone improve its acoustic capabilities.
What truly sets IMPACT apart from the competition are its subscription-based features. This Smart AI Camera is redefining surveillance technologies and reaction capabilities with amazing image quality, remote monitoring via mobile phone, and various real-world applications.
Motion Sensors with Inbuilt LED: The IMPACT by Honeywell smart motion detector sensor makes use of passive infrared technology to ensure that motion-activated lighting only activates when spaces are occupied. This leads to a significant reduction in energy consumption of up to 60%. The product line includes a variety of devices with varying feature sets, making them appropriate for a variety of applications. They need minimal wiring and provide the ease of both battery-powered and externally powered choices.
One of the primary benefits is its retrofit capabilities, which eliminates the need for extensive cabling adjustments and simplifies installation. The system is also built for simple “plug and play” operation, seamlessly integrating light and motion detection using the Pa-PIR sensor. Furthermore, these devices provide up to 60% energy savings while retaining solid quality and adhering to the high standards associated with the Honeywell brand.
Wireless Smoke Detectors: The Honeywell Impact Battery Operated Standalone Thermal Smoke Detector is a user-friendly and dependable smoke detector that is appropriate for both home and commercial applications. Its cutting-edge thermal sensing technology detects possible fire dangers quickly and precisely, improving safety precautions in any setting. Honeywell security devices are known for their high quality and low cost, and this smoke detector is no exception.
This Honeywell Detector not only provides exceptional value for money, but it also provides top-notch performance while being simple to operate. The sleek white style is only one component of its allure.
Key features include quick alerts for maximum safety, simple installation to protect your property, and optimisation for detecting multiple harmful signals. This smoke detector, designed with safety in mind, provides reliable protection against smoke, even in its early stages, and includes a visual LED display to keep users aware of its status. This preventative technique helps to mitigate the potentially disastrous repercussions of a fire outbreak.
Electronics Era: How “Impact by Honeywell” brought significant innovation for the MSME segment, especially across key industries including real estate, e-commerce, retail, hospitality, logistics, and warehousing?
Jasmeet Bhatia: Impact by Honeywell’s comprehensive solutions have brought significant innovation in various key industries that not only enhances performance, safety, and productivity but also focuses on aspects like data protection and analytics. In real estate, our security and surveillance systems ensure the safety of both properties and people while building technologies ensure energy efficiency. In logistics and warehousing, our solutions help optimize shipments, enhance load planning, and tackle common issues, thereby improving overall operational efficiency.
One of the standout innovations is in energy management, where our fully integrated control solutions enable complex modern buildings to become more energy efficient. It has the potential to transform MSMEs into highly profitable assets, whether they want to enhance existing systems, improve integration, or ensure cybersecurity. Honeywell’s commitment is to provide real-world applications and reliable, sophisticated solutions that make a tangible difference across these industries, contributing to the growth and success of MSMEs. Smart surveillance, point of sales products like printers, terminals and PPE contribute nearly 60% to our overall revenue. We are very strong in the building technologies category, and we look forward to strengthening our play in retail while we expand our footprints in the manufacturing sector.
Electronics Era: Kindly explore Software as a Service (SaaS) solution by Honeywell and its importance in warehouse management systems.
Jasmeet Bhatia: Honeywell’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solution is critical in revolutionising warehouse management systems (WMS) and provides major benefits to organisations in a variety of industries. Our SaaS solution represents the next level of warehouse efficiency, with over 17 years of experience and a large customer base spanning 19 countries. With Impact by Honeywell, these solutions are customised to meet the niche requirements of Indian MSMEs.
One of our SaaS offering’s primary benefits is its highly integrated system, which connects smoothly with current external warehouse management systems and the hardware. This allows firms to adapt to new technology without affecting their current operations. Furthermore, the cloud data warehouse centralises inventory and shipping management, allowing firms to more efficiently track and manage their logistics processes.
Overall, we can say that Honeywell’s SaaS solution can greatly transformed warehouse management systems through its seamless connection, centralised data management, cutting-edge technology, configurability, and outstanding performance improvements. It has become a must-have solution for companies that wish to optimise warehouse operations through seamless integration, centralised data administration, cutting-edge technology, and exceptional performance improvements.
Electronics Era: What is Honeywell’s future market expansion plans?
Jasmeet Bhatia: We’re determined to make Impact by Honeywell the go-to brand for the mid-segment customers in India. By 2030, we’re setting our sights on capturing 20-25% of the market and becoming a top brand in various product categories across industries.
We’re entering new sectors like manufacturing and retail and are putting a significant emphasis on growing our e-commerce presence for point of sales product range. We are hopeful that e-commerce will contribute nearly 20% towards for DIY products in next few years and it gives us scale for this category. Currently, top 5 metros contribute majorly to our revenue, however, we plan to strengthen our play in emerging markets like Ahmedabad, Kochi, Kolkata in the near future. We are confident, this strategy will help us in doubling our revenue in next 3-4 years.
Electronics Era: How Impact’s professionals leading innovation and R&D for the MSME segment?
Jasmeet Bhatia: Honeywell BluTag 360TM, a shipment condition monitoring solution that captures critical information to ensure product integrity of temperature sensitive goods such as pharmaceutical products, perishable items, and electronics components. A truly “Make in India” offering, Honeywell BluTag 360TM has been designed, developed, and manufactured in India under the Impact by Honeywell brand. It is A USB based solution consisting of a temperature and humidity sensor along with Honeywell BluTag 360TM PC application that can work in offline mode in areas where network connectivity is poor. Customers can configure their devices to suit their needs related to sensor settings, recording intervals and can directly generate a PDF report via the software when connected to the PC.
This IoT-enabled supply chain platform enables seamless and intuitive user experience to digitally capture, record, and retrieve critical data on a single dashboard, and generate reports across cold chain shipments. The product and solution are World Health Organization certified and enable safe vaccine distribution and introduce real-time shipment condition monitoring solution that not only logs data associated with temperature and humidity, but also tracks shipment location in real-time, communicates this information to customers on the go, and enables monitoring of shipment from manufacturing facility to warehouses and distribution centers, and from there to retailers and end-users. Besides ensuring product integrity and helping customers meet compliances, the platform will help address counterfeiting problems associated with transportation of pharma products.
Electronics Era: How does your range of intelligent, tech-enabled products help in Business productivity & maintain sustainability?
Jasmeet Bhatia: Impact’s range of intelligent and tech-enabled products are all about driving business productivity and maintaining sustainability. Let’s take the example of our security solutions. By protecting assets and ensuring a safe work environment through surveillance cameras and fire safety alarms, we enable businesses to focus on what they do best innovating and growing. Productivity is closely tied to safety and efficiency, and that’s what we deliver.
Similarly, our IRAC controller is a cost-saving marvel. It not only helps businesses cut their energy bills but also contributes to sustainability efforts by saving upto 30% energy. We believe that sustainability is a shared responsibility, and our products play a significant role in helping businesses reduce their environmental footprint.
Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE): Our safety products provide high quality personal protective equipment & safety gear designed to protect workers in all types of industries.
Honeywell Electrical Safety & First Responders: A head to toe PPE solutions to protect you from risk of electrical hazards. Committed to put best product in the market and standing behind them with a name that has been trusted for over 150 years.
Honeywell IMPACT series of AIDC solutions: With the IMPACT series of AIDC solutions like barcode Printers, Barcode Scanners, and mobile computers, we have established trust in the market that Global brands can also offer localized offerings and support at competitive pricing without compromising on product quality.
Electronics Era: Driven by a foundation in sustainability, digitalization and autonomous operations what are the future plans of Honeywell for Indian MSME?
Jasmeet Bhatia: Honeywell is committed to the development of the MSME sector in India, with sustainability, digitalization, and autonomous operations serving as important pillars of our goals. We believe these industries have enormous growth potential, and we are motivated to make a substantial contribution.
Recognising the unique issues that mid-segment consumers confront, we created a dedicated innovation team to respond to their individual demands, allowing us to provide personalised solutions.
Our aim entails significant investment in product development, with a particular emphasis on environmentally friendly and energy-efficient solutions, with the goal of fostering sustainability among Indian MSMEs. We are also stepping up our digitalization efforts, delivering tools and IoT solutions to assist businesses in streamlining their processes and making educated, data-driven decisions.
Furthermore, we are committed to innovation and the development of specialised solutions to empower Indian MSMEs, hence increasing their competitiveness and technological proficiency in an ever-changing business context.
As part of our commitment, we created a Plumbing valves category to serve the Mid Mass market. While Honeywell already supplies valves in the HVAC area, we have expanded our capabilities under Impact by Honeywell to address the Plumbing segment. These high-quality plumbing valves are engineered to reduce water waste while allowing for zero leakage, complying with sustainable water management practises.
Point of Sales (POS) Solutions: The world is transforming digitally and need of the hour is productivity improvement when it comes to retail and warehousing operations to boost the supply chain. Customer are looking at digitizing every task to get full digital view and analytics when it comes to the shop floor. The spectrum runs from paper-based inventory management systems to digital inventory software with a scanner, to inventory management software solutions that incorporate automation. As a pioneers in barcode scanning since 1970, we offer new innovative barcode scanners (IHS520BT wireless 2D, IHS520X 2D, GL650 2D handsfree), data capture devices (IHS310X 1D scanners) ScanPal EDA51handled computers, POS printers (IH2 barcode printer, IHR810 receipt printer, mobile), mobile computer (EDA37), helping retailers and distribution centers, achieve significant improvements in efficiency, speed, and accuracy in their operations.