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Embedded systems for Smart Lighting manufacturers

With expertise in end-to-end system design, development, and seamless integration, we ensure your products shine in the world of smart lighting. Active participation in major connectivity standard committees, including Bluetooth Mesh, ZigBee, and Matter, equips us with the know-how to lead the way in innovation.

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Our promise to you

Empowering Lighting Manufacturers
for IoT Excellence

At needCode, we understand the unique challenges faced by lighting manufacturers planning IoT transformation. We navigate this journey with you, providing guidance on integrating the right smart solutions into your portfolio.

Our active involvement in connectivity standard committees ensures that our solutions are at the forefront of technological advancements.

Smart Lighting Strategic Brilliance: Your Path to Market Differentiation

For smart lighting manufacturers striving to stand out in a competitive environment, we offer a winning formula. Our proven agile project methodology and hands-on experience in wireless connectivity allow us to analyze your existing product landscape, identify flaws, and co-develop improvements. Elevate your end customer value perception by increasing ecosystem scalability and reliability.

Our optimization approach guarantees connections for up to 1000 nodes with a 99.9% reliability rate.

Lighting Ecosystem: Monitor, Decide, Optimize

Optimize energy consumption with tailored software solutions, sensors, and gateways.

We empower smart lighting manufacturers to monitor light intensity, presence, enabling intelligent decision-making for efficient systems.

Partnership and Support

Beyond delivering a project, we promise a partnership.

Our support extends post-deployment, ensuring your IoT solutions continue to operate seamlessly and evolve with your changing needs.

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What we
can do

What we
can do

Smart Integration Solutions

We specialize in seamlessly integrating intelligence into your lighting systems, transforming them into smart ecosystems. From IoT-enabled switches and sensors to adaptive lighting solutions, our services enhance energy efficiency, automate processes, and elevate the overall user experience. Illuminate spaces with intelligence through our tailor-made solutions designed exclusively for Smart Lighting manufacturers.

Connect and control lighting fixtures through a unified IoT platform.
Adaptive Lighting
Adjust light levels based on occupancy, natural light, and user preferences.
Energy Optimization
Enhance energy efficiency with smart algorithms and real-time monitoring

Agile Smart Lighting Projects

We understand the need for rapid development in the fast-paced world of smart lighting. Our agile methodologies ensure flexibility, adaptability, and a quicker time-to-market. Collaborate with our expert teams to iterate through project phases efficiently, respond to changing requirements, and bring cutting-edge lighting solutions to market faster.

Iterative Development
Regular feedback loops for continuous improvement and responsiveness.
Cross-Functional Teams
Collaborate with experts in software, hardware, and lighting design for comprehensive solutions.
Adapt project scopes and features to meet evolving market demands and customer expectations.
By merging your team’s industry expertise with our engineers’ IoT proficiency, we can enhance our ability to customize solutions that effectively address customer requirements. Additionally, allowing your engineers to learn from IoT experts can empower them to become leaders in the IoT transformation of your organization.

Wireless Connectivity Excellence

Free your lighting systems from the constraints of traditional wired setups. Our wireless solutions redefine the way lighting communicates, offering enhanced control, real-time monitoring, and improved reliability. From smart homes to commercial spaces, our wireless connectivity solutions set the stage for a brighter, more connected future.

Maintain seamless connectivity even in challenging environments with robust wireless protocols.
Remote Monitoring
Monitor and control lighting systems from anywhere, ensuring optimal performance.
Simplified Installation
Minimize installation costs and complexities associated with traditional wiring.
Gateway Solutions
Our gateways seamlessly connect lighting devices to the cloud and other smart systems, supporting protocols like Zigbee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE, and NB-IoT/LTE-M for flexible, compatible projects.

Smart Lighting Portfolio Enhancement

We infuse intelligence into your existing lighting solutions, adding a layer of sophistication that sets your products apart. From advanced controls to innovative features, our enhancements redefine the boundaries of what lighting can achieve. Illuminate possibilities and expand your product range with our tailored Smart Portfolio Enhancement solutions.

Intelligent Controls
Incorporate advanced controls for dynamic lighting scenarios and user customization.
Innovative Features
Add smart features that enhance user experience and adapt to diverse environments.
Unified Ecosystem
Create a cohesive ecosystem across your lighting product range for a seamless user experience.
Integration with Other Smart Systems
Integrate smart lighting with HVAC, security, and other building management systems for a holistic approach to achieve greater operational efficiency and energy savings through coordinated control of various systems, enhancing security and comfort for occupants.
Lighting as a Service
Offer lighting solutions as a subscription-based service, including hardware, software, and maintenance to provide a cost-effective solution for clients, reducing upfront investments and offering scalable solutions tailored to changing needs.

Energy-Efficient Lighting Solutions

We specialize in designing lighting systems that prioritize energy conservation without compromising illumination quality. From smart sensors to adaptive lighting algorithms, our solutions not only reduce environmental impact but also contribute to significant energy savings for end-users.

Every crumb counts
Ensure that our products are meticulously optimized for energy efficiency by conducting in-depth examinations of both hardware and software components.
Smart Sensors
Integrate sensors for occupancy and ambient light to optimize energy consumption.
Adaptive Lighting Algorithms
Dynamically adjust light levels based on environmental conditions and user preferences.
Compliance with Energy Standards
Ensure your lighting solutions meet and exceed energy efficiency standards.

Scalable and Reliable Lighting Ecosystems

Future-proof your lighting systems with our Scalable and Reliable Ecosystems. We design solutions that grow seamlessly with your business, allowing for effortless expansion without compromising reliability. Whether it’s integrating new features or adapting to emerging technologies, our ecosystems provide the scalability you need in a dynamic and evolving market.

Enhanced Security
Implement robust security protocols to protect against threats, ensuring the safety and integrity of your solutions.
Modular Architecture
Easily expand and upgrade components as your business evolves.
Reliability at Scale
Maintain optimal performance even with a growing number of connected lighting devices.
Ensure compatibility with emerging technologies and industry standards.
Quality Assurance
Our advanced and automated end-to-end testing methodology, implemented at every project phase, guarantees a high level of user satisfaction and an exceptional overall experience.

Technology Guidance for Smart Lighting

Our experts provide strategic insights, helping you make informed decisions on technology adoption, integration, and implementation. Stay ahead of the curve with a technology roadmap that aligns with your business goals and positions your lighting solutions as industry leaders.

Risk Mitigation
Identify and address potential challenges in adopting new technologies for smart lighting.
Strategic Planning
Develop a roadmap for technology adoption that aligns with your business objectives.
Technology Trends Analysis
Stay informed about the latest advancements shaping the smart lighting landscape.

Intelligent Monitoring Tools

Our tools provide a comprehensive view of your lighting infrastructure, offering real-time insights for proactive management and optimization. From system diagnostics to occupancy analytics, our monitoring tools empower you to ensure optimal performance, minimize downtime, and create brilliantly lit environments.

Energy Consumption Analysis
Track and analyze energy usage patterns across different zones and time periods to identify opportunities for energy savings, optimize lighting schedules based on actual usage, and reduce operational costs.
Real-Time Diagnostics
Monitor lighting systems in real-time for immediate issue identification.
Data-driven decisions
Develop occupancy heatmaps and customizable dashboard to gain a deeper understanding of facility utilization, allowing for informed planning of activities such as cleaning and space upgrades.

User-Centric Lighting Solutions

Put users at the center of your lighting systems with our User-Centric Lighting Solutions. We prioritize creating lighting environments that not only meet technical specifications but also cater to user preferences and comfort. From intuitive controls to personalized lighting scenarios, our solutions ensure an unparalleled user experience, making your lighting systems a beacon of user satisfaction.

Smart Scheduling
Enable users to schedule and automate lighting operations according to their daily routines.
Personalized Lighting Scenes
Tailor lighting settings to individual preferences for enhanced user comfort.
Intuitive Controls
Simplify user interactions with easy-to-use interfaces and smart control options with multi-platform mobile and web applications.

Accelerated Smart Lighting Development

In a rapidly evolving industry, time-to-market is crucial, and our services are designed to propel your lighting solutions into the market faster. Collaborate with our agile teams to expedite project timelines, respond swiftly to market demands, and establish your presence as a leader in smart lighting technology.

Prototyping and Testing
Accelerate the development cycle with rapid prototyping and rigorous testing.
Cross-Functional Collaboration
Engage with experts across software, hardware, and lighting design for comprehensive solutions.
Agile Development Methodologies
Iterative development for rapid feature integration and adaptability.

Our services

Product Development

Product Development services encompassing both Firmware and Software. Our seasoned team specializes in transforming concepts into tangible, market-ready products, seamlessly integrating cutting-edge firmware and software solutions. From initial ideation and prototyping to final product delivery, we provide end-to-end support, ensuring your vision is realized with precision and efficiency. Whether you are launching a new device, enhancing an existing product, or entering a new market, our product development expertise spans various industries.

Dedicated Development Center / Staff Augmentation

We offer a partnership that extends your team’s capacity and expertise, enabling you to meet project deadlines and achieve business objectives efficiently. With our Dedicated Development Center, you gain access to a specialized team fully dedicated to your projects, equipped with the skills and knowledge tailored to your requirements.


We can bring a wealth of industry knowledge and technical expertise to your company, providing invaluable insights to guide your business decisions. We offer a comprehensive range of consulting services, covering areas such as technology adoption, process optimization, and business strategy. With a client-centric approach, we aim to empower your organization to make informed decisions and achieve sustainable growth.

IoT transformation

Our dedicated team of experts specializes in guiding businesses through the intricate process of embracing Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to enhance operational efficiency and unlock new possibilities. From concept to implementation, we provide end-to-end solutions tailored to your unique requirements, ensuring seamless integration of IoT devices and platforms. Our services encompass device connectivity, data analytics, security protocols, and scalable infrastructure, positioning your business at the forefront of innovation. Whether you are venturing into IoT for the first time or seeking to optimize existing IoT systems, our holistic approach is geared towards maximizing the potential of your connected ecosystem.

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Technological specialization

Why you can
trust us?

Why you can
trust us?

Our expertise goes beyond learning new technologies; we create them

Gain access to groundbreaking solutions - a competitive edge in the ever-evolving IoT landscape.

Your Hassle Free UX Journey begins here

We are dedicated to providing hassle-free UX journeys, delivering seamless connectivity and effortless device control.


Experience a truly connected and smart IoT ecosystem designed with you in mind.


Count on us to be your reliable partner in building a successful and dependable IoT environment.

End-to-End Services

Experience a worry-free journey from concept to reality.

Top specialists and engineers

Let us be your trusted partner in driving your IoT project to success.

One step ahead of the competition

Introducing NeedCode, your strategic partner in embedded system solutions for the IoT era.


Streamlining and Enhancing Customer’s Smart Home Gateway

The client sought the development of an upgraded, high-quality gateway specifically tailored for Smart Home applications. This new version needed to function flawlessly and offer seamless configuration via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Additionally, the gateway was required to effectively manage and control connected devices, such as those running on the ZigBee protocol.

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Successful BLE Mesh Implementation for Smart Home with Network Diagnostic Tool Employee input

This case study delves into a significant project undertaken by a needCode engineer to implement BLE Mesh technology for a client’s processors, specifically designed for Smart Home applications.

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Development of a Customizable Remote Control Design SDK with BLE and ZigBee support

In this case study, we will explore the project undertaken by the engineering team at needCode to develop a Software Development Kit (SDK) for pilots. The goal was to enable customers to download a pre-built SDK, allowing them to design their own pilot with ease.

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What our clients
say about us

What our clients
say about us

needCode is an outstanding partner. Their quick follow-up, scalability, and extensive professional network set them apart. Their expertise in wireless technologies has been valuable, supporting us from low-level drivers to architecture discussions. They're willing to travel, building strong relationships with our team.

Tim AllemeerschDirector - Application SW, Wireless Connectivity BU at Qorvo, Inc.

I worked with needCode while leading the NWTN-Berlin team in 2018. A big chunk of our FW development has been outsourced to them, and they had proven to iterate very quickly, following specs and deliver on time. It was great working with them. I recommend working with needCode’s team on any Embedded SW development.

Marco Salvioli MarianiCTO at NWTN Berlin GmbH

needCode Team proved to be one of the best engineers I have ever met. The part I like the most about the team is the more difficult an obstacle seems to be, the more motivated they were to find a solution and a way forward.

Szymon SlupikCTO at Silvair

needCode did a great job improving the firmware of the Vai Kai connected toys and developing new features, surpassing our expectations multiple times. I would definitely recommend hiring Bartek and needCode for the embedded software projects!

Matas PetrikasCEO & Co-founder at Vai Kai UG

During our cooperation with needCode, their attention to detail and commitment to delivering top-notch solutions has never wavered. No matter the complexity of the task at hand, they always rise to the challenge, swiftly grasping intricate technical concepts and transforming them into efficient firmware code.

Sameh SarhanCEO @ Xtrava. Building Smart Techs that Saves Lives
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