All In MiOS
Centralite is Ezlo’s third smart-home acquisition in a year, after smart-home platform developer MiOS (Vera) and Z-Wave device manufacturer Fortrezz.
CE Pro Editors · July 15, 2019
2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018
FTC scrutinizes acquisition of Icontrol by Alarm.com and Comcast; Vivint Smart Home cries foul; Who knew Alarm.com owned Zendo and a chunk of Qolsys?; and who are the IoT competitors these days?
Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2016
CEDIA 2016: URC’s new MX HomePro is modeled after its HomeSet for the security market but made for the custom A/V channel. Retails for $600 with an option for Z-Wave.
Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2016
Lessons from Logitech Harmony, Savant Remote and others: Are they universal remote controls or home automation hubs?
Julie Jacobson · June 29, 2016
If Icontrol is acquired by Comcast and Alarm.com, we’ll see a gaping hole in SHaaS (smart home as a service) providers for integrated home automation and professionally monitored security. Here are some likely contenders as the ‘next Icontrol’.
Julie Jacobson · June 17, 2016
Transference of technology between mature MiOS platform and various Nortek brands will enable branded apps to hit the market quickly and speed up the delivery of the ultimate ‘interface-less’ connected home.
Jason Knott · April 8, 2016
At CES 2013, ask MiOS about some of its big wins including Orange Telecom, URC, Actiontec and others. Move over Motorola/Arris 4Home and iControl?
Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2013