Features and Service Plans

This section lists the features of the Bosch IoT Hub that simplify development of IoT applications and shows the service plans offered to customers for using the Bosch IoT Hub.

Features

The Bosch IoT Hub allows you to connect devices through various protocols to IoT applications in an easy and secure manner.

Key features of the Bosch IoT Hub that simplify development of IoT applications are:

  • Full support of device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device communication distinguishing between different communication patterns:

    • Telemetry for processing data generated by devices in a highly scalable manner
    • Events for guaranteed delivery of messages sent by devices to your application
    • Command & Control for changing the configuration of devices or triggering actions on devices
  • Out-of-the-box support for interacting with MQTT and HTTP enabled devices

  • Support for various LoRa network providers to communicate with LoRaWAN enabled devices

  • Management of device identities and credentials to connect devices in a secure manner

  • Per-device authentication and authorization using different authentication schemes

  • Support for gateway based scenarios to connect devices using non-IP based protocols

  • Based on open source and fully API compatible with Eclipse Hono™

  • Off-the-shelf integration with other Bosch IoT Suite services (e.g. Bosch IoT Things)

Service Plans

Bosch IoT Hub provides progressive service plans. The plans including their features, monthly quota and provided Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are listed in the table below.

Feature Free Plan Starter Plan Standard Plan
Telemetry Data Processing
Event Processing with guaranteed delivery
Command & Control Message Handling
Supported Protocols HTTP, MQTT All supported protocols
(HTTP, MQTT, LoRaWAN)
All supported protocols
(HTTP, MQTT, LoRaWAN)
Device Identity and Credential Management
Per-Device Authentication and Authorization
Support for gateway based scenarios
Included devices 10 100 Unlimited
Included number of messages 100,000 1,500,000 1,000,000,000
Included device connection time (minutes) 50,000 500,000 500,000,000
Additional capacity with a ‘pay-as-you-grow’ pricing - -
SLAs No SLAs SaaS Service Level Agreements SaaS Service Level Agreements

As a customer you can subscribe to the Bosch IoT Hub either via the Bosch IoT Suite Portal (Free Plan only) or via the AWS Marketplace (Free and Paid Plans).