Flex builds the connected box and reports its status on events handled through a cloud solution with Telenor Connexion. Zuora supplies the subscription payment solution, and HiQ builds the app and the system needed to bring everything together.
Husqvarna is using the pilot to test the application of the solution, understand the market, and assess the subscription/sharing model as a potential revenue stream. “This is a way for us to test drive innovations. If all goes well, we see an opportunity to develop this in other areas”, says Petra Sundström, Director of Innovation Management at Husqvarna.
The box is also a part of Husqvarna’s strong commitment to contribute to the UN development goals by driving the shift from petrol powered products to silent battery products with no direct emissions in urban areas. “The Husqvarna Battery Box is proof of our commitment to explore new solutions that merge innovation and sustainability, benefitting the homeowner, the community, and our distribution network,” says Hajman.