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2018 Sponsor Descriptions


Silver Sponsors


Zigbee Alliance

The Zigbee Alliance is the foundation and future of the IoT. Established in 2002, our wide-ranging global membership collaborates to create and evolve universal open standards for the products transforming the way we live, work, and play. With our members’ deep and diverse expertise, robust certification programs, and a full suite of open IoT solutions, we are leading the movement toward a more intuitive, imaginative, and useful world. www.zigbee.org

http://www.Zigbee.org



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’s response teams are rigorously trained SIA-certified EMD specialists. Our in-house development team’s track record is impressive; having interfaced with 28 leading technologies in just the past 12 months. If you require a response to escalation trends, parameter exceptions or emergency medical conditions look no further than Rapid Response Monitoring. 

http://www.rrms.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


iQor

iQor is a global provider of customer interaction and product support services. We partner with many of the world’s best-known brands to deliver aftermarket product and customer support solutions that span the consumer value chain, from customer care and receivables management to product diagnostics and repair services. Our award-winning technology, logistics and analytics platforms enable us to measure, monitor and analyze brand interactions, improve business processes and find operational efficiencies that lead to superior outcomes for our partners across the customer and product lifecycles. For more information, please visit us at www.iqor.com or follow us at @iQorand www.linkedin.com/company/iqor.

http://www.iqor.com


Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @JCI_Buildings on Twitter.

http://www.johnsoncontrols.com


Trusource Labs

Trusource Labs is a unique third-party outsourcer that focuses on providing complex & technical support services for innovative companies who aim to provide a superior customer experience. Founded in 2013, they have grown rapidly to over 500 employees worldwide. They are headquartered out of Austin, Texas, where they were named fastest-growing company in 2016 by the Austin Business Journal. In late 2016, they expanded operations internationally to Limerick, Ireland. Having worked with over 20 companies, their clients range anywhere from startups fresh off a successful crowdfunding campaign to established Fortune 100 companies.

http://www.trusourcelabs.com


Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs develops advanced home intelligence technologies. Today, 99% of home appliances are not "connected," yet everything in the home is connected to the power grid. Whisker Labs’ sensing and software platform taps the electrical network of the home to connect all appliances, even the unconnected ones such as HVACs. Our ASSURESM service monitors home and appliance efficiency in real-time, alerting homeowners to energy waste and impending HVAC and appliance failure. Our Connected SavingsSM service optimizes energy efficiency and manages peak loads.

http://www.whiskerlabs.com



Charging Station 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/



Breakfast Sponsors


MivaTek

MivaTek, nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, offers a telecom grade interactive protection platform with video verified security, safety, care, energy, and automation solutions for integrated 1-app video verified home, business, & care. Simply put, this platform is an end to end total protection service solution. The highly managed and patented mobile cloud-of-clouds employs a smart association algorithm that self-configures user smart-phone numbers, multiple locations, IP cameras, event video storage, and smart IoT devices for collaborative video verified communications, switching, aggregation, provisioning, multi-cast, instant video sharing, and playback. A wireless network self-configuring patent enables mobile owners to self-configure any video-integrated IoT-system in mere minutes, substantially reducing all service providers installation time. This is especially important as it allows those cellular/ISP service providers without a proper field installation team to offer wirelessly connected recurring monthly revenue business. The video-verified total protection platform is modular which allows for an open cloud API to work with device makers, internet service providers, cellular, telecom, MSO, and professional alarm service providers connected smart home platforms. For more information, visit www.mivatek.com.

http://www.mivatek.com



Break Sponsors


HomeAdvisor

HomeAdvisor is a nationwide digital home services marketplace connecting homeowners with local service professionals for home repair, maintenance, and improvement projects. The company’s home service apps for Apple TV, Amazon Echo and connected home platforms such as Zonoff,  immediately connect users to a top-rated pro when a problem is detected. These apps are powered by HomeAdvisor’s on-demand connection technologies, Instant Booking and Instant Connect, adding a critical service layer to the connected home experience. 

https://www.homeadvisor.com


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


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


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.

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/


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/


Predicting Our Future

Predicting Our Future explores the next big disruptions in technology through the eyes of a visionary entrepreneur. Andrew Weinreich, inventor of the first social network and founder of 7 tech startups, interviews leading entrepreneurs to predict massive opportunities for the next generation of startup founders who aim to change the world with their companies. In each episode, Andrew weaves together illuminating interviews with his own compelling narrative to predict how a huge industry is destined to change. Based on his vision of the future, Andrew will also describe what opportunities are available for entrepreneurs to pursue. Learn more at predictingourfuture.com.

http://www.predictingourfuture.com


TelcoProfessionals

TelcoProfessionals (TP) is an interactive, content rich, blog- and video-centric online community, and business exchange, developed exclusively for the Telecom and Media industry. We are dedicated to individuals working in the industry globally, as a place they can find and help each other get ahead. TP includes a full Telecom & Media events listing, blogs from thought leaders, and videos of the people shaping the industry’s future. TP allows you to network directly with over 110,000 like-minded unique viewers from 206 countries.

To enhance your professional profile and network for future business opportunities, or to visit our jobs portal, join us today.

http://www.telcoprofessionals.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