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2020 Sponsor Descriptions


Research Partner Sponsor


Sutherland Global Services

Sutherland Global Services delivers outcomes-based services and solutions to support technology companies' most valuable asset—their customers. With 38,000+ professionals, across 60+ global multi-lingual delivery centers and CloudSource, work-at-home program, we combine skilled people with proven methodologies and analytics-powered front-to-back office capabilities for an exceptional customer experience that drives revenue.

Visit us at www.SutherlandGlobal.com and learn about our Design Thinking approach to transforming the customer experience at www.SutherlandLabs.com.

http://www.sutherlandglobal.com


Registration Sponsor


Alarm.com

Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Millions of consumers and businesses depend on Alarm.com's technology to manage and control their property from anywhere. Our platform integrates with a growing variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices through our apps and interfaces. Our security, video, access control, intelligent automation, energy management, and wellness solutions are available through our network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. Alarm.com’s common stock is traded on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol ALRM. For more information, please visit www.alarm.com.

http://www.alarm.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/



Silver Sponsors


Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

http://www.cox.com



Bronze Sponsors


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


Everise

Everise an award-winning Asia-based Global Experience company, delivering over 500,000 customer experiences each day for Fortune 500 brands and the world's most loved unicorns. Globally, Everise boasts 12,000 technology-driven customer experience professionals, who speak more than 20 different languages in 13 locations.

Since its inception the firm has rapidly grown to offer a unique suite of customer (CX), product (PX) and digital (DX) experience solutions built for the modern enterprise, including omnichannel customer care, premium technical support for internet of things (IoT) companies, enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), content moderation, fraud detection and more.

Everise believes the best experience is the one that never requires support. That’s why they have pioneered Systematic Insights®: a proprietary data-driven methodology for improving CX by helping clients perfect their products and services.

http://www.weareeverise.com


Firedome

Firedome works with leading manufacturers to differentiate them with proactive, real-time cybersecurity on their device base. We offer an AI-based, software-only solution for autonomous threat resolution to establish device makers as security leaders in their space, while expanding market size and share, opening new revenue streams, reducing the risk of cyber-attacks and reducing operating costs across key functions. Smart device manufacturers for home IoT, IIoT and enterprise IoT can rely on Firedome’s innovative dynamic, real-time endpoint solution, which works with all IoT operating systems and features an AI-powered software-only agent and 24/7 SOC Team. Firedome has offices in New York, Tel Aviv and Minsk and has thus far secured $14.5M in funding. The company employs multinational cyber, embedded, research and analysis experts.

https://firedome.io/


Intellithings

Established in 2014, by Ex-owners and founders of Visonic Ltd., a global manufacturer of Wireless Home Security systems, sensors and RTLS solutions, Intellithings develops solutions that enable products and services to offer personalized automation. Offered as an OEM solution to device manufacturers and service providers, our core, patented technology, is a unique combination of sensors and mobile app, to provide accurate room-level position of people, by Smart Phones - the first ever indoor room level positioning system suitable for residential homes and apartments, in terms of the ease of installation and setup.

RoomMe, our first consumer product, is the first to bring a concept of person-specific automation for Smart Homes and a full solution that includes, on top of the positioning technology, an end-to-end retail solution consumers can purchase and use. For the first time ever, RoomMe fulfills promise of the Smart Home market, by enabling consumers to automate daily repetitive tasks based on the context of the presence of specific people in a room. Integrated with the Smart Home systems and devices consumers already have, RoomMe adds the AI Smart Homes currently lack, making Smart Homes Smarter.

http://www.intellithings.net


MMB Networks

MMB Networks delivers the Internet to the Things.

Recently named in Deloitte's 2018 Technology Fast 50 | 500 lists, MMB is accelerating the growth of the Internet of Things. By enabling customers to rapidly bring connected products and services to market, MMB delivers easy access to new market opportunities through industry-leading interoperability.

MMB Networks offers a full suite of IoT hardware and software products, all built around our core embedded networking software platform — RapidConnect.

RapidConnect is an embedded application that automates connectivity and dramatically reduces time-to-market. Built on years of product development and deployment experience, RapidConnect provides our customers with robust, real-world networking with interoperability across major IoT platforms, protocols, and devices.

http://www.mmbnetworks.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


Z-Wave

Z-Wave technology is an open internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 2400 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 700 companies around the world, Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security and aging in place. The Z-Wave standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for deployment in all channels from service providers to etail and retail, security companies, builders and installers, as well small business and commercial and hospitality. With over 94 million end devices in homes, Z-Wave is a key enabler of the Internet of Things.

http://www.z-wave.sigmadesigns.com


Zen Ecosystems

Zen Ecosystems provides energy management solutions to businesses and consumers. Our Zen HQ platform integrates award-winning smart Zen Thermostats with an intuitive software platform that allows consumers and multi-site businesses to take control of energy costs. With such features as remote user lockouts, HVAC scheduling, smart demand management and lighting controls, Zen HQ provides powerful energy management capabilities while still being simple enough to install in a day and affordable enough to payback in under a year.

https://zenecosystems.com



Break Sponsors


Aprilaire

At Aprilaire, we believe everyone deserves healthy air.  We are on a mission to enhance people’s health by improving the air in their homes. 

We create, design, build, and deliver better products and affordable solutions to seamlessly manage air purity, humidity, temperature, and fresh air supply for all types of homes in all locations and environments.  Aprilaire is the only company that combines a 65+ year singular focus of improving residential indoor air quality with the most complete whole home product portfolio available to homeowners.  We have built an unparalleled reputation as the brand of choice among tens of thousands of professional contractors and the millions of homeowners who use our products every day. 

Our ultimate goal is to achieve our vision of healthy air in every home. 
 

http://www.aprilaire.com


Sprosty Network

Sprosty Network is a business acceleration consultancy that helps companies grow using a pragmatic, customer-focused approach to innovation. We work with clients to identify and scale what's next. Our hands-on approach delivers successful go-to-market strategies in digital home, energy and health.

http://www.sprosty.net


Wi-Charge

Wi-Charge is the leader in long-range wireless power. Our goal is to enable automatic charging, from a distance, of phones, IoT and other smart devices. Our patented infrared wireless power technology can safely deliver several watts of power to client devices at room-sized distances and beyond. This unique way of wire-free energy delivery allows the deployment of new smart devices without the mobility constraints of power cables and without the power constraints of batteries. Wi-Charge award-winning products are used by forward-thinking vendors to create new experiences for smart homes and businesses. For additional information, please visit http://www.wi-charge.com or follow us on Twitter @WiChargeLTD.

http://www.wi-charge.com



Breakfast Sponsors


Gadgeon

Gadgeon Systems Inc is an end-to-end product engineering and IoT solution development partner, enabling enterprises to do their businesses in the digital economy. Over the last 9 years, Gadgeon has helped customers to develop, integrate, and deploy IoT solutions, network devices, digital platforms, and solutions using niche technologies like Computer vision (CV), Robotics, Augmented reality (AR) & advanced analytics that helped them to be leaders in their markets. Customers take advantage of Gadgeon’s extensive experience in end-to-end IoT, IIoT, M2M technologies, network/communication technologies, application development, cloud, mobile, analytics, and automation frameworks in building new innovative business models and realizing value from their IoT and digital journey.  

http://www.gadgeon.com



Charging Station Sponsor


Inspire

Inspire’s mission is to create a brighter energy future by delivering the world’s first comprehensive platform for the energy efficient smart home. Inspire offers a flat monthly subscription that includes smart devices, clean energy technologies, and energy management services, coupled with professional installation and on-bill financing to make the switch to clean energy easier than ever before. There has never been a more important time to disrupt the traditional energy utility model. 

Today, utilities profit when more energy is consumed, and most of this energy is produced by burning fossil fuels. This misaligned incentive hurts consumer wallets and hurts the planet. Inspire’s business model is the only economic model in energy that automatically rewards consumers for using less, perfectly aligning incentives between the consumer, Inspire, and the planet.

As a Certified B-Corp, Inspire is nationally recognized for its commitment to making a positive impact on the planet and its vision -- a world where every home is smart home powered by clean energy. 

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


CEDIA

CEDIA is the international trade association and central touch point for more than 3,700 member companies that represent every facet of the ever-evolving technology market

CEDIA members deliver technology solutions that provide comfort, control, connection, and entertainment, allowing clients to have their best moments in life in the comfort of their own homes.

CEDIA is proud to offer members the forward-looking insight and support necessary to run an efficient, profitable business that successfully delivers best-in-class solutions to clients.

Through education and certification, exclusive savings, lead-generating tools, business growth resources, and vital business-to-business connections, CEDIA helps its members differentiate themselves from the competition.
 

http://www.cedia.org


Electronic Security Association

Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. Together, ESA member companies employ more than 500,000 industry professionals and serve more than 34 million residential and commercial clients.

http://esaweb.org/


ioxt alliance

ioXt Alliance, the global standard for IoT security, works to harmonize security requirements across participating protocols and ecosystems to increase interoperability among devices and provide clear messaging to consumers, integrators, distribution channels and regulators that participating products meet industry-recognized security levels.

https://www.ioxtalliance.org/


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


SCTE•ISBE

SCTE•ISBE is envisioning the future of connectivity, today. Through technological leadership and innovation in the cable industry, SCTE•ISBE is creating a more connected world. As a not-for-profit member organization, SCTE•ISBE moves member companies forward through continuous training for the workforce of tomorrow and by putting leaders into the conversations that matter. In partnership with CableLabs® and NCTA, SCTE•ISBE is building the future of 10G, leveraging its expertise for the acceleration and deployment of technology. SCTE•ISBE is the force behind the annual SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo®, the largest cable telecommunications and technology trade show in the Americas.

http://www.expo.scte.org


The Monitoring Association

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is an internationally-recognized non-profit trade association that represents professional monitoring companies, security systems integrators, and providers of products and services to the industry. TMA is dedicated to the advancement of the professional monitoring industry through education, advocacy, standards, and public safety relationships. Learn more at https://tma.us/about-tma/.

https://tma.us/



Supporters


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


Broadband Communities Magazine
Broadband Communities (BBC) is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) and Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) while keeping readers up to date on the available solutions capable of serving their practical needs.
 
BBC offers in-depth news, expert insights, and practical know-how on the technical, business, financial, and legal aspects of outfitting properties and communities with broadband solutions. With a focus on residential buildings, developments, and municipalities, BBC helps the large-scale and wholesale buyers and users of broadband technologies, equipment, and services competitively distinguish their properties and communities in a rapidly-changing marketplace.  For more information visit www.bbcmag.com. Subscriptions are free to those who qualify.
http://www.bbcmag.com


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


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


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


telecompaper

We have been keeping professionals in the telecoms industry up-to-date since 2000. Telecompaper is a well respected, independent research and publishing company focussed on the telecommunications industry. Telecompaper employs 15 staff at its headquarters in Houten, the Netherlands, and also employs correspondents in various countries who track their local telecom market. Telecompaper provides international customers with research and advisory services, breaking news, digests, expert analyses, company profiles and research reports.

http://www.telecompaper.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


WattTime

WattTime is a high-tech nonprofit whose Automated Emissions Reduction solutions give IoT and energy storage device companies, utilities, and end users the power to choose clean energy, automatically, by detecting in real time when and where electricity is cleanest. Learn more at www.watttime.org.

https://www.watttime.org


Z-Wave

Z-Wave technology is an open internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 2400 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 700 companies around the world, Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security and aging in place. The Z-Wave standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for deployment in all channels from service providers to etail and retail, security companies, builders and installers, as well small business and commercial and hospitality. With over 94 million end devices in homes, Z-Wave is a key enabler of the Internet of Things.

http://www.z-wave.sigmadesigns.com