Your one-stop shop for IoT development
CitrusDev provides end-to-end IoT development services for startups and established companies looking to take their business to the next level by creating a complete software ecosystem for novel connected gadgets and equipment. We collaborate with a wide range of industries including healthcare providers, educational institutions, and agribusinesses – all looking for custom, quality, and cost-effective solutions.
Our one-stop shop for IoT development expertise includes:
Embedded IoT solutions
We develop embedded software solutions (firmware, middleware, SDKs, device drivers, embedded human-machine interfaces) and tailor-made operating systems based on Linux Kernel and Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to bring your custom IoT solutions to life and integrate them into your existing IT infrastructure.
IoT cloud platforms & dashboards
We craft custom IoT cloud solutions for the big three cloud platforms–AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud–selecting the optimum tech stack and architecture pattern based on project requirements. We can also help you amass sensor data in the cloud, channel it to custom AI models, and visualize insights via cloud dashboards–enabling users to monitor and interact with connected devices through graphs, charts, and other UI elements.
IoT mobile app development
Our custom IoT development company develops mobile apps that can be used by consumers to access data collected by IoT devices. These apps can be built to run on a variety of devices including smartphones, smartwatches, laptops, or any connected display, and on different operating systems–including iOS and Android. We use state-of-the-art best practices to connect mobile apps with intelligent devices, strengthen IoT app security with biometric identification, and optimize app performance on the back end.
Custom software development for IoT in a variety of industries
IoT Development Process at CitrusDev
Analysis and Research
We begin the development process with an in-depth analysis of the client’s needs and goals, business specifics, infrastructure, and technologies used. Then, thorough research is conducted to estimate the scope and scale of the project and identify the tech stack and hardware needed–namely, device hardware, software, operating system, OS applications, and connectivity.
PoC (proof of concept)
The fastest and most economical approach, a PoC is usually used for a novel feature or technology to evaluate and prove its feasibility in terms of technology.
A functioning model with limited features and functionalities that is used to demonstrate the concept to stakeholders and potential investors. It is usually represented in a clickable wireframe or hardware prototype. It is less expensive than developing an MVP yet still aids in reducing project risk.
A releasable version of the product that contains enough core features to attract early adopters. It is made available to a limited audience in order to receive real, end-user feedback and attract additional investment.
During the design stage, a conceptualization of the product is carefully developed according to the Project Specifications document created during the analysis and research stage. Our designers, like any other architects, build the entire structure of the project and provide the final prototype that will be used in the next steps of development.
Once our IoT software development team receives the design structure, our developers begin the coding process, and all software components are implemented.
The development of IoT cycle consists of four key stages:
Connectivity and data transmission: Secure wireless control and connectivity are established using cellular, WiFi, RFID, GPS, Bluetooth, and others.
Product hardware identification: Sensing elements as well as elements that convert electrical signals into physical outcomes are implemented.
Vertical M2M application: The communication/exchange of data between two or more machines without the need for human interaction is enabled.
Software and cloud integration: Web and mobile-based apps are built to control the functionality of products in real time.
Testing and QA
After the coding is complete, the modules are released to our quality assurance specialists for testing. The systems are thoroughly tested using our in-house IoT lab’s automation, penetration, and performance testing tools. Any defects are identified and assigned to developers for resolution. It is crucial to ensure that the devices can transmit sensitive information wirelessly and securely before going to market. In addition, our testers continuously refer to the SRS (Software Requirements Specification) document to verify the software is as per the client’s specifications.
Rest assured–our professional IoT development services do not end after the release of the product. Because market and technology needs are constantly evolving, it is essential to continually monitor performance, efficiently detect and eliminate bugs, and keep the system up to date with the latest versions and trends. At CitrusDev, our customer service team is available nearly 24/7 to provide you with a specialist to resolve any critical issue–often within only a few hours of receiving the request.
Technologies and tools we use
Why choose CitrusDev as your IoT development company?
In-house IoT lab
We are privileged to have our own, in-house IoT laboratory located in Ukraine where we can replicate a broadband network inside an experimental environment to test the security, privacy, and performance of IoT projects. Having our own lab gives us the opportunity to not only test our current client’s products but also experiment with new and existing datasets to uncover new insights and valuable information–providing future clients with an ever-increasing number of unique, customized, and non-standard solutions to their IoT needs.
Team of experts
As a client of CitrusDev, you will benefit from the collective expertise of not only mobile app development professionals but also business analysts, project managers, and technical support staff–all of whom are highly skilled in their areas and who will work in tandem to provide you with top-quality service and results.
Experience with complex solutions
With over 12 years of experience taking on a wide variety of cases, our team of more than 50 resourceful experts will resolve any problem that arises–regardless of the complexity of the project–and implement the best possible solution.
CitrusDev has very loyal, responsive, multilingual technical support staff whom clients can contact nearly any time and get quality feedback. In addition, in almost all cases, the customer may also contact the company owner directly by phone or PM and receive personal assistance.
Excellent price/quality ratio
Our company competitively balances the quality and cost of its work, offering clients added value for their investment. We may not be the cheapest option on the market, but we deliver on what we promise, provide exceptional quality for the price, and guarantee customer satisfaction.
Please feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation and an estimated price quote.
We respond to all requests in as little as a few hours and a maximum of two business days.
Our projects make us proud
Countries all over the world
IoT solutions: questions and answers
The Internet of Things meaning refers to a system of interrelated devices, each containing a computer chip that connects them together online through the Internet. These connected devices collect and share data with embedded electronics, software, sensors, and actuators. By connecting different devices together, IoT is able to compile information, optimize processes, improve efficiency, and explore new possibilities–transforming the way we live and work.
IoT software development services are a set of end-to-end services that include advisory consulting for IoT planning, requirements engineering, architecture design, platform, and user app creation, testing, and support. CitrusDev offers IoT development services to deliver robust IoT solutions that optimize business processes, lower costs, and improve workplace safety.
This is the engineering of apps for IoT devices, also referred to as machine-to-machine (M2M) app development. These cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps enable the exchange of information between devices, without any human intervention involved–enabling companies to gain more insight into their products by using analytics and data processing to create new business models, generate more revenue, and deliver improved customer experiences.
IoT helps businesses to lower operating costs by optimizing the workflow via real-time production data. It can also improve customer experience by identifying shifts in customer behavior–often even before they happen! IoT can also increase worker productivity by relieving staff of mundane activities–freeing them to focus on more complex tasks. IoT provides endless opportunities for businesses to improve efficiency, transparency, and security and be competitive in today’s dynamic market.
While there is really no limit to the type of industry that can benefit from the endless opportunities to improve efficiency, transparency, security, and resilience that IoT adds, the top industries that can benefit from the use of IoT are: agriculture, sustainable energy, finance, healthcare, medical field, education, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and transportation/logistics.
IoT is used in manufacturing, transportation, and utilities via volume sensors and other notification devices. IoT has also found significant use in agriculture via soil and crop regulation systems, urban infrastructure (smart cities), and home automation. Wearables, such as smartwatches, have brought IoT to the arms of millions across the globe. By the end of 2022, it is estimated there will be 14.4 billion IoT devices in use. This figure is expected to nearly double to 27 billion by 2025.
How our services bring about success
CitrusDev implemented a clear and transparent approach that provides a sufficient understanding of the project’s progress. Communication was conducted at a good level, and all stages were completed according to agreements, with some even being delivered ahead of schedule.
I’ve got a great experience with CitrusDev. The guys have created comprehensive documentation. Then it took only a few days to develop. After that, they carefully checked the quality of new features and finalized the product. They added new features very quickly. So I advise you to cooperate with this company. I highly recommend doing business with CitrusDev.
Thanks to CITRUSDEV, the client had an excellent website that is ready for promotion. They finished the development in a short span of time and with the highest quality. Over the course of the engagement, they successfully collaborated with the client and demonstrated strict discipline.
Thanks to the added functionality of the app that came about because of the work done by the CITRUSDEV team, the company for the green light from investors to move on to the next step of their process. The company appreciated the team’s promptness and will work with them again
Very knowledgeable, responsive and flexible team. Did a fantastic job on our project.
The guys from CitrusDev very professionally and scrupulously did the job of optimizing and speeding up our very complicated site instead of imposing the creation of a new one! I really liked the 100% customer focus of the team, the quality and speed of work. Having received an extremely positive experience, we plan to contact CitrusDev in the future!
CitrusDev helped us on a urgent project and they managed to find resources and skills on a short time notice. Their developers were already on board and working with our team after few days from our first meeting. Guys were versed, available, understanding and they always tried to give their best.
CitrusDev allowed us to cut development costs while giving us more than we could ever get “in-house”. From diverse professionals, flexible and dedicated service, and most of all – transparency and control over the entire process to manage changes in real time. They are truly a powerful addition to any dev team. Thanks!
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