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2019 Sponsor Descriptions


Session Sponsor


F-Secure

Nobody knows cyber security like F-Secure. For three decades, F-Secure has driven innovations in cyber security, defending tens of thousands of office, homes, and millions of people. F-Secure shields enterprises and consumers against everything from advanced cyber attacks and data breaches to widespread ransomware infections. F-Secure’s AI-driven solutions also help to protect the connected devices and homes of your customers. The unique combination of technology and world-class Business Services supporting the entire customer lifecycle is what makes F-Secure an excellent fit for the service provider channel. F-Secure’s products are sold globally by more than 200 service providers and thousands of resellers.

http://www.f-secure.com



Silver Sponsor


Verisk

Verisk Analytics is a socially responsible global company operating in 29 countries around the world. Verisk’s industry-leading brands for insurance include ISO, Xactware, and AIR Worldwide.
 
Verisk’s insurance solutions provide risk assessment and decision analytics to property/casualty insurers, reinsurers, risk managers, and regulators. Verisk has expertise in underwriting, rating, claims, fraud prevention, catastrophe management, cyber security, premium audit, loss control, Internet of Things (IoT), telematics, and enterprise risk management. Verisk provides data and statistical services, insurance policy programs, and compliance and reporting services.  The Verisk Data Exchange™ is a single, efficient access point for IoT data from connected vehicles and properties, Verisk Driving Score™, and more.

http://www.verisk.com



Program Guide Sponsor


Rapid Response Monitoring

Rapid Response Monitoring is a Critical Events Response Center specializing in direct integrations with existing platforms and providing immediate escalation in crucial situations.  We respond in seconds from one of our dual fully redundant state-of-the-art UL and FM certified facilities.  Rapid Response Monitoring’s response teams are rigorously trained Security Industry Association (SIA) certified specialists. Our in-house development team’s track record is impressive; having interfaced with 30+ leading technologies in just the past 12 months. If you require a response to escalation trends, parameter exceptions or emergency conditions look no further than Rapid Response Monitoring.

http://www.rrms.com/



Bronze Sponsors


Audio Analytic

Audio Analytic is the pioneer of sound recognition, using cloudless AI to provide consumer technology with the sense of hearing.

The company’s innovative and patented algorithms can make sense of the audible world beyond speech and music, providing a wide range of products with the ability to better understand context. Through an intelligent understanding of the world around them, devices can help people look after their wellness and security; or enhance communication and entertainment experiences.

The company has successfully licensed its technology to major global brands, including smart home company Hive, and other consumer brands, such as Bragi, Sengled and Angee, and hardware manufacturers (Intel, Knowles and Ambarella) to bring this technology to the smart home, smart speaker, hearables, mobile and automotive markets.

http://www.audioanalytic.com


Cirrent

Cirrent addresses one of the biggest challenges to the widespread adoption of the internet of things: getting devices connected to the internet. Cirrent lets Wi-Fi products instantly and securely connect to the internet with zero user intervention. Cirrent's solution enables new business models, new use cases, higher levels of security, reduced support costs, and a delightful user experience.

http://www.cirrent.com


Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our Security Products team focuses on security for homes and businesses and enables smart home connectivity through the use of our secure PowerG technology.  We help our customers have a smart space, but more importantly a space that is safe and secure, providing the comfort, convenience and possibilities expected today. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

http://www.johnsoncontrols.com


mnubo

mnubo is an IoT Data Analytics company, its purpose-built SmartObjects platform empowers connected product manufacturers with a real-time insights engine to improve their connected product and optimize their services.

By extracting value from sensor data, mnubo’s IoT analytics allow businesses to create data-driven differentiation and deliver richer applications. The SmartObjects platform delivers relevant insights – increasing efficiencies, reducing operating costs and waste, and improving the overall customer experience!

The SmartObjects platform is a SaaS-based service that is offered in three plans, enabling IoT product manufacturers and service providers to derive more value from their sensor data as they go up the tiers.

http://www.mnubo.com


PassiveBolt

PassiveBolt is revolutionizing the supply chain for smart door locks by bringing to market the first-ever turnkey smart lock mechatronic module.  Our focus is to drive the adoption of smart access products and services by supplying robust, innovative, inexpensive and addictive solutions. 

The first generation module converts existing door locksets into smart locks that are touch enabled.  Utilizing automotive grade touch technology the module allows users to lock and unlock their door by simply touching the door lockset. It is also equipped with our patent pending technology to Detect and Thwart (TM) locking picking attempts by disabling the deadbolt.  PassiveBolt provides end users with a free platform for electronic key sharing and access management.

Learn more at passivebolt.com

https://www.passivebolt.com


Support.com

Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRT) is the leading provider of cloud-based software and services to deliver next-generation technical support. Support.com helps leading brands in software, electronics, communications, retail, Internet of Things (IoT) and other connected technology industries deepen their customer relationships. Customers want technology that works the way it’s intended. By using Support.com software and services, companies can deliver a fantastic customer experience, leading to happier customers, greater brand loyalty and growing revenues. For more information, please visit http://www.support.com or follow us @support_com.

http://www.support.com


Trusource Labs
Trusource Labs, an Everise company, is a full-service contact center & BPO outsourced solutions provider.  TSL provides the right people, technology, & processes for innovative companies in the Enterprise, Consumer Technology, Smart Home & IoT Software & Hardware verticals.  TSL improves your your brand via superior customer experiences.  TSL’s focus is to avoid the need for an end user to directly contact us by providing a full suite of self-help tools including knowledge bases, community/social support, FAQs, and other technologies.  TSL works closely with product engineering teams to provide them Systematic Insights – data that points out early field failure analysis so improvements will be built into the product.  Headquartered in Austin, TX, the company was founded in 2013 and today has 500 employees in Austin and Limerick Ireland.  
 
In December 2018, TSL was acquired by Everise, a family of companies focused on disrupting and elevating the delivery of customer experiences globally. With our sister companies, we now have ready access to Artificial Intelligence, an Asian language center in Kuala Lumpur and centers in Manilla, Guatemala City, and seven US locations.  With over 7,000 employees, Everise and TSL enjoy the capabilities and footprint to handle all our clients’ support and service needs.
http://www.trusourcelabs.com


ULE Alliance

The ULE Alliance is based in Bern, Switzerland, with promoter members: DECT Forum, DSP Group, Gigaset; Panasonic and Vtech, and contributor member companies: Arcadyan, AVM, Crow, DEKRA, Deutsche Telekom, Dialog Semiconductor, Howdens, Intel, RTX, Sercomm and SGW Global.

https://www.ulealliance.org



Breakfast Sponsors


Hewlett Packard Inc.

Our vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere — every person, every organization, and every community around the globe. This motivates us — inspires us — to do what we do. To make what we make. To invent, and to reinvent. To engineer experiences that amaze. We won’t stop pushing ahead, because you won’t stop pushing ahead. You’re reinventing how you work. How you play. How you live. With our technology, you’ll reinvent your world.

http://www.hp.com



Wi-Fi Sponsor


HelloTech

HelloTech is the leading on-demand, in-home technology support service, offering affordable and convenient tech support and training to your door. Available 24/7 online, in-home and remote, HelloTech utilizes a network of over 7,000 agents nationwide that are hand-selected, vetted and background-checked. HelloTech offers diagnostic solutions and support for just about any technology need, with services ranging from mounting TVs to setting up and consolidating smart home devices to upgrading Wi-Fi capabilities and much more. If HelloTech cannot solve the issue, customers are not required to pay - it’s the HelloTech way. Yearly support plans start at $7 a month with one-time services starting at $49. HelloTech is based in Los Angeles and was founded in 2014.

https://www.hellotech.com/



Charging Station Sponsor


Inspire

Inspire's mission is to create a brighter energy future by simplifying consumer adoption of clean energy and smart home technologies. The company’s groundbreaking Smart Energy subscription seamlessly combines personalized clean energy plans with best-in-class smart devices. Using Inspire's app, members control their smart homes from anywhere and select automated settings to use less energy, while earning rewards. 

Inspire is dedicated to making it easy for everyone to have a smart, sustainable home. A Certified B-Corp, Inspire is nationally recognized for its commitment to making a positive impact on the planet. Inspire products are available in select areas across the U.S. via helloinspire.com. The company is privately held, with offices in Santa Monica, CA and Philadelphia, PA.

http://www.helloinspire.com



Platinum Supporters


HIVE

HIVE is the incubator for innovation and disruption in the ever changing housing landscape. From construction and design, to academics and visionaries, HIVE attracts the most influential thought leaders from an array of industries passionate about finding solutions to the critical issues in design, business strategies, and innovation facing housing.  Learn more at hiveforhousing.com and register for HIVE 2019 at hwhive.com.

https://www.hiveforhousing.com


PLMA

PLMA was founded in 1999 as Peak Load Management Alliance to be the voice of load management practitioners.  It is a community of experts dedicated to sharing knowledge and providing resources to promote inclusiveness in the design and delivery of load management solutions.  Learn more at www.peakload.org.

http://www.peakload.org



Supporters


Bedrock Learning

Anticipating the shortage of trained and qualified technicians for the connected home, Bedrock embraced interactive e-learning for 24/7 access to knowledge. The 80+ hours of online curriculum provides a clear view of the industry and opportunities, and it teaches the technology behind the products; so manufacturers can concentrate their training on features and installation. Bedrock also offers a range of services: content licensing, conversion to online, custom development, training hosting, and consultation around instruction and the industry. For 12 years and counting, companies continue to rely on Bedrock for industry training, along with insights and strategic planning in the digital home industry

http://www.bedrocklearning.com/


Best Web Design Agencies

Best Web Design Agencies is the independent authority on web design agencies located worldwide. We are dedicated to finding the best agencies when being compared to all of those worldwide to give customers the best possible service available. This includes different types of web design agencies including flash and ecommerce design. Our website provides access to our independent rankings, the directory service, latest media, and job openings for the best web design agencies worldwide.

http://www.bestwebdesignagencies.com


CABA

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is a leading international, not-for-profit, industry organization that promotes advanced technologies in homes and buildings. Its 350+ strong corporate members and 28,000+ individual industry contacts are leaders in advancing integrated home systems and building automation worldwide.

http://www.CABA.org


CrowdReviews.com

CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users which have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buyers their thoughts on their experience. CrowdReviews.com is driven by an algorithm allowing for both customers and providers of products and services to understand how the rankings are determined. The service can be used by potential buyers to learn more about their vendors prior to making a purchasing decision.

https://www.crowdreviews.com


HomeGrid Forum

The HomeGrid Forum (HGF) has over 70 members who promote the global adoption of G.hn, a single unified, multisourced networking technology – over coax, copper pairs, powerline, and plastic optical fiber – while continuing to support HomePNA deployments and their transition to G.hn. HomeGrid Forum provides G.hn silicon and system certification through a strict compliance and interoperability testing program.

http://www.homegridforum.org/


IIoT Connection

IIoT Connection delivers the latest news, trends, insights, events and research surrounding the dynamic and disruptive Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) marketplace. IIoT Connection is committed to providing the most comprehensive compilation of products and services dedicated to the Industrial Internet of Things. Key verticals with associated products and services include: aerospace, chemical, cybersecurity, healthcare, oil & gas, power, and transportation.


Innovation & Tech Today

Innovation & Tech Today is a national quarterly publication in print and digital format offering unique insight into all things science, tech, and business. Showcasing today’s most important thought-leaders, and the most innovative brands, this magazine gives readers looking for a balance of sizzle and substance exactly what they want. With a $9.99 cover price, each perfect bound, texture-covered issue has around 160 pages of award winning journalism, eye-catching photography and the most innovative products on the market. With topics that range from business innovations, connected tech, VR, and gaming to sustainability and STEM education, every issue keeps the reader in the know for a full three months across all sectors of innovation.   Finally, because the outdoors and tech go hand-in-hand these days, Innovation & Tech Today’s Outdoor and Adventure section highlights athletes and all of the latest gear. Wherever technology and innovation meet, Innovation & Tech Today is there.

http://innotechtoday.com/


Method

Method is the communications catalyst for breakthrough brands and category leaders. As our clients bring visionary ideas to market, we craft compelling narratives that captivate their audiences. Learn more at methodcommunications.com

http://www.methodcommunications.com


MyTechMag

Transforming news into insights, not only do we serve as a source of information but as the breeding ground for innovative ideas and exchange of breath-taking strategies that can make a difference in your technological understanding. We bring forth an enhanced, clever and a comprehensive platform which can assist the information seekers a filtered view of what they are searching. Our technology magazine is spearheading a revolution to provide knowledgeable articles written in simple yet lucid language that can give an insight into the latest in the world of technology.

https://www.mytechmag.com


Residential Tech Today
Introducing Residential Tech Today, the first-of-its-kind publication that merges the news and best practices industry leaders need to be competitive with the innovator profiles, exclusive interviews, and product reviews consumers crave. In short, our premium publication is injecting much needed energy into the smart home market.
 
The difference between Residential Tech Today and other publications in the space is our B2B and B2C hybrid focus. This gives us and our partners the opportunity to engage a broader audience of residential technology vendors, enthusiasts, and consumers. To do so, we’re providing a credible, reliable one-stop shop for independent industry news and information.
https://restechtoday.com/


Security Systems News

Security Systems News is the news source for the integration market. Our professional editors report security news and trends within the major market sectors through eMedia and Print resources. Choose your preferred method of following the news—online, through email, video, social media or print. Access your news now at: www.securitysystemsnews.com.

http://www.securitysystemsnews.com


Visibility Magazine

Visibility Magazine, founded in 2007, has become the guide to latest trends in internet marketing. Visibility conducts interviews with CEOs, shares opinions, reviews products, and provides a wealth of information about the movements in the industry. Additionally, Visibility will reach many fringe businesses that may have been contemplating entering or expanding their Internet marketing campaigns. Visibility is published quarterly and covers a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, organic optimization, pay-per-click marketing, website analytics, affiliate marketing, and press release distribution. Visibility embodies high-quality content, good sense, superior taste, and the character of conscientious journalism.

http://www.visibilitymagazine.com