12. September 2016 · Comments Off on Telular Surpasses One Million IoT Subscribers in the Commercial Telematics and Security Markets · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Telular Corporation, a technology leader and provider of IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, today announced that it has surpassed one million IoT subscribers in the commercial telematics and security markets. To drive continued growth, the company has strengthened its position in the commercial telematics space by realigning its recent acquisitions under the SkyBitz business unit.

Source: Telular Surpasses One Million IoT Subscribers in the Commercial Telematics and Security Markets

12. April 2016 · Comments Off on 8 IoT Initiatives Solution Providers Should Have On Their Radar · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As Cisco Systems closes its $1.4 billion acquisition of Internet of Things provider Jasper Technologies and AT&T creates an IoT Control Center for solution providers, it’s clear that IoT will have a major impact on the channel this year.The pace of new technologies, strategic partnerships and acquisitions in the growing IoT space is enough to make your head spin. Research firm Gartner said 6.2 billion connected “things” will be used this year, up 30 percent from 2015. IoT services spending will rise to $235 billion in 2016, an increase of 22 percent over 2015, according to Gartner, leading to a massive amount of opportunities for solution providers.Here are eight important moves in the IoT space in 2016 thus far that solution providers need have on their radar.

Source: 8 IoT Initiatives Solution Providers Should Have On Their Radar – Page: 1 | CRN

29. December 2015 · Comments Off on The Biggest Home-Technology Stories of 2015 · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The home-technology industry saw some big news in 2015, like the acquisitions of QMotion by Legrand and SunBrite by SnapAV, the end of the iconic LiteTouch lighting-control business, and the rise of DC power distribution.But the following stories, I believe, are the most important of the year in terms of their significance to the smart-home industry and the home-technology channel.

Source: The Biggest Home-Technology Stories of 2015 – Article from CE Pro

13. January 2015 · Comments Off on Rosenthal: Five Home Automation Products I Want to Check out at CES 2015 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As I reflect on 2014, it has been a truly incredible year for the Connected Home market.

We got started with the epic $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest by Google, and there were several other mergers, acquisitions and well-funded startups.

Kickstarter and Indiegogo have been flooded with ideas and concepts for how we will – or should – live in a connected home.

via Rosenthal: Five Home Automation Products I Want to Check out at CES 2015 – Article from CE Pro.

19. December 2014 · Comments Off on Top 2014 Acquisitions that Advanced the Internet of Things · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

It’s undeniable: 2014 was the year when the electronics industry decidedly and collectively moved forward to push the Internet of Things (IoT).

For evidence, look no further than the myriad mergers and acquisitions among chip vendors, system companies, and software vendors this year — many in the IoT space. Beyond the usual reasons for consolidation (economy of scale, eliminating competition, expanding revenue), many companies scrambled to make deals specifically to get IoT technologies and products that were missing from their portfolios.

via Top 2014 Acquisitions that Advanced the Internet of Things | EE Times.