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2016 Sponsor Descriptions


Reception Sponsor


CEL

CEL has a long and proud heritage of developing and selling RF, optical, and embedded wireless components since 1959.  Our primary mission is to empower wireless connectivity for our customer base, making the realization of wireless both fast and easy.  To this end, we recognized the market need and corresponding opportunity to provide exceptionally high quality wireless modules, gateways, USB dongles, and even full SDK platforms for the thriving ZigBee, Thread and Bluetooth markets.  As members of the ZigBee and Thread alliances, we are uniquely qualified to offer guidance and testing capabilities for our clients who seek to become part of these ecosystems.

http://meshconnect.cel.com



Silver Sponsors


Alarm.com

Alarm.com is a leading technology provider of connected home services, powering millions of residential and commercial installations. Through its connected home platform, millions of people use Alarm.com to help protect and manage the things that matter most – their homes, families, and small businesses. Alarm.com connects a wide range of supported devices across the internet of things to provide an integrated connected home experience through an intelligent cloud-based services platform and easy to use mobile app. Alarm.com solutions are sold exclusively through a network of licensed and authorized Dealer Partners. For more information, please visit www.alarm.com.

http://www.alarm.com


Asurion

For more than 20 years, Asurion's innovation and dedication to delighting customers has made it the preferred provider of technology protection to the world's largest wireless carriers, trusted retailers and popular device manufacturers. Asurion's 16,000 global employees support its 280 million consumers with an award-winning experience delivered through products and services that have set the standard in the industry and made Asurion America's #1 Protection Plan provider. The company's fully integrated, end-to-end solutions, which are customized for its carrier, retail and device manufacturer partners, include premier support that enables consumers to fully utilize their digital devices and products; applications to protect privacy and provide security; and rapid replacement (usually overnight) of lost, stolen, damaged, or malfunctioning devices. When a product is missing or simply doesn't work properly, Asurion solves the problem with people and processes operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, speaking six languages, and working across any device, platform, or provider. For more information about Asurion, please visit www.asurion.com.

http://www.asurion.com


ULE Alliance

The ULE Alliance is an international association, which promotes the worldwide allocation and market adoption of the ULE technology, the leading control network ecosystem for home and building use. The ULE Alliance is based in Bern, Switzerland with founding and promoter members: DECT Forum, Dialog Semiconductor, DSP Group, Gigaset and Vtech, and contributor member companies: Arcadyan, AVM, Cisco, Crow, DeutscheTelekom, Lantiq, Panasonic, RTX and Sercomm. 

http://www.ulealliance.org


ZigBee Alliance

The ZigBee Alliance offers the open, global wireless standards that enable everyday objects to work together and help you control your world. ZigBee standards are the leading standards for monitoring and control used in consumer, commercial and industrial markets around the world. The Alliance is an open, non-profit ecosystem of more than 400 organizations developing and promoting standards defining the Internet of Things for use in homes and businesses. For more information, visit www.ZigBee.org.

http://www.ZigBee.org



Bronze Sponsors


Flextronics

Designing, Building, and Providing the Connected Devices that allow People to Live, Work, & Play…Anytime, Anywhere.

http://www.flextronics.com


Support.com

Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT) enables partners to unlock the potential of technology services. We help leading brands create new revenue streams and deepen customer loyalty through programs that enhance their customers' technology experience. Our solution includes a comprehensive Service Delivery Platform, mobile and desktop apps, a scalable workforce of technology specialists and proven expertise in program design and execution. Our partners include many of the nation's leading communications providers, retailers and technology companies.

http://www.support.com


WeatherBug Home

WeatherBug Home combines data from more than 10,000 Earth Networks weather stations with customer energy use information and a comprehensive set of analytics to bring a new approach to residential energy efficiency. The WeatherBug Home ScoreCard is an easy-to-understand monthly report analyzing consumer’s energy use compared to the weather, providing energy-use forecasts for the next month - and suggested improvements.  WeatherBug Home is a complete Integrated Demand Side Management (IDSM) service that optimizes residential thermostat set-points for EE every day, and DR when necessary offering flexibility to layer on analytics-informed behavioral EE techniques, variable rates or Peak Time Rebates (PTRs).

http://www.earthnetworks.com


Z-Wave

Z-Wave technology and is an open internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the Leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1200 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 300 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 35 million end devices in homes, Z-Wave is a key enabler of the Internet of Things.For more information visit: z-wave.sigmadesigns.com

http://z-wave.sigmadesigns.com


Breakfast Sponsors


Greenwave Systems

Greenwave Systems is a leading Internet of Things (IoT) software and services company whose Greenwave360° solution enables category-leading brands to quickly and easily deliver breakthrough products and services to their customers. Greenwave works closely with its customers in the service provider, consumer electronics and utilities industries, helping them resolve the complex issues across design, development, management and data analytics and accelerate the process to profitably deploy services that improve efficiency and enhance productivity.

http://www.greenwavesystems.com


leakSMART™: Complete Home Water Protection

leakSMART™ is a complete, wireless solution that helps to completely eliminate the threat of water damage by detecting leaks and immediately shutting off the home’s main water supply – all in less than five seconds.

The patented leakSMART Valve connects to a home’s main water supply, and wireless leakSMART Sensors monitor moisture and temperature. At the first sign of a leak, the system shuts off the home’s main water supply and then notifies the homeowner of the leak on a mobile device, keeping everyone in constant control of the home’s water.

leakSMART, a Zigbee® certified device, is compatible with Iris® by Lowe’s®, WINK®, SmartThings®, and a growing list of smart home systems; a leakSMART complete home system with hub is also available. To learn more, visit http://www.getleaksmart.com.
 

http://www.getleaksmart.com


Break Sponsors


Home8

Home8 delivers peace of mind through smart home services. Home8 solutions include sensor-initiated video recording, cloud and local storage options, notifications to multiple tiers of recipients, and can be used in multiple locations.

Home8 Smart Home System services include intrusion and utility monitoring systems for fast response to break-ins, fires, flooding, and carbon monoxide leaks.

Home8 Smart Care System services include panic buttons, fall detectors, activity tracking, and automated medicine dispensers to help people get care when they need it most. Customers control Home8 products from a single mobile app. Optional call-center service and additional cameras provide even more security.

For Home8’s comprehensive and affordable alarm, awareness and assurance solutions and services, please visit www.home8systems.com, or call 1-844-800-6482.

http://www.home8systems.com


Tyco

Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco International is a unified group of world-leading access control, video, location based security and intrusion brands.

With the most trusted brands in security in one portfolio, we offer the most comprehensive range of premium security solutions in the industry; an unbeatable combination from a single source which allow our customers to see more, do more, and save more.

With over 2,000 employees in offices around the world, we support our global, local and regional customers to the highest level with sales, technical support and customer service.

Visit http://www.tycosecurityproducts.com for more information.

http://www.tycosecurityproducts.com


Supporters


Best Web Design Agencies

Best Web Design Agencies is the independent authority on web design agencies located in the United States. We are dedicated to finding the best agencies when being compared to all of those in the United States 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 in the United States.

http://www.bestwebdesignagencies.com


Bestseos.com

Bestseos.com features the leading digital marketing agencies in the industry. The web property serves as a definitive buyers guide to CEOs, Marketing Directors, and professionals looking to hire the best agencies around the world. The website enables buyers to search for the best agencies by industry specialty (i.e. Legal, Healthcare, etc.), regional location (i.e. Dallas, Miami, etc.), or enterprise related services (i.e. Enterprise SEO, Enterprise PPC, Enterprise Web Design, etc.).

http://www.bestseos.com


Cablefax

Cablefax is the most trusted news source in the cable industry, offering a wide range of resources for cable executives; from publications to award programs, networking events, workshops, online communities and more. Go to www.cablefax.com today to see more and sign up for a free trial subscription of Cablefax Daily.

http://www.cablefax.com/


Conference Guru

Conference Guru reviews thousands of conferences to find great conferences and establishes partnerships with the organizers that enable us to offer a limited quantity of conference passes at a great price. Conference Guru – Great Conferences. Great Deals.

http://www.conferenceguru.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.

http://www.crowdreviews.com


HomePlug Alliance

HomePlug technology enables a home's electrical wires to distribute broadband Internet, 4K Ultra HD video, digital music and smart home applications. HomePlug powerline networking products are used by consumers and service providers worldwide to provide home networking connectivity and expand Wi-Fi coverage. HomePlug is the global leader in powerline networking technology, with over 200 million devices deployed worldwide.

http://www.homeplug.org


HomeToys.com

HomeToys.com offers a blend of Commercial & Residential AV, Automation & Digital Signage Industry News, Articles and Interviews combined with insight into the trends and breakthroughs with potential to affect related business & lifestyle. Since 1995 our philosophy has been to create an outlet where the industry can collaborate and report on itself.

http://www.hometoys.com


ISE Magazine

ISE magazine (formerly OSP magazine) is the most trusted educational and solutions resource across the ICT industry. ISE delivers 20+ educational articles showcasing leading technology solutions and has connected advertisers with key buyers and decision-makers for more than 30 years. For more information or to subscribe, visit www.isemag.com.

http://www.isemag.com


PharmaVOICE

PharmaVOICE magazine provides commentary about the challenges and trends impacting the life-sciences industry, covering a range of issues from molecule through market. PharmaVOICE's more than 34,000 BPA-qualified subscribers are also kept abreast of the latest trends through additional media resources, including WebSeminars, Podcasts, Videocasts, and White Papers.

http://www.pharmavoice.com


Smart Insights

Smart Insights is the best information source on the Secure Transactions industry.

Smart Insights Weekly is a newsletter covering the smart card industry, its businesses, its technologies, its markets as well as its technology suppliers. Smart Insights covers all the major trends in the industry, it encompasses worldwide business, standardization bodies ...

Smart Insights Reports are research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, an area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports bring business modeling, forecasting and competitive analysis.

Smart Insights: facts . intelligence . now . More information at http://www.smartinsights.net 

http://www.smartinsights.net/


topseos.com

The independent authority on search vendors, topseos.com, evaluates and ranks the top internet marketing companies. Categories ranked by topseos include: search engine optimization, pay per click management, affiliate marketing, social media optimization, and many more.

Since 2002, topseos has been a trusted resource for businesses looking to launch or improve internet marketing campaigns. The pathfinder service allows topseos to work directly with you to help find companies that best fit your business needs. Why waste time searching through thousands of sites with false promises? Go straight to the authority, gain insight into the industry, and work with the best.

http://www.topseos.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