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2016 Sponsor Descriptions

Reception Sponsor


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.


Silver Sponsors

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. 


Bronze Sponsors


Affinegy is a global provider of connected device management and service enablement software for the home and business.  Affinegy’s platform makes it simple and profitable to activate entertainment, internet, security, premise automation, and wellness services, where devices and appliances seamlessly and securely communicate to empower connected users.  Based on proven standards, such as TR-069, the Affinegy platform has been tested over time and globally deployed to more than 35M users through leading broadband providers and network equipment manufacturers. Affinegy is an acknowledged leader in IOT, making our platform the ideal choice for businesses that make products or sell services to the connected user.



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.


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).


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.


Break Sponsors


MivaTek, spun-off from Oplink Connected in May 2015, is a turnkey multiple-to-multiple interactive connected-living platform IP solution and service provider.   

Our smart hub and mobile-cloud offer advanced in-app interactive device control, secured video, and phone# based social-sharing features seamlessly integrated for home security, safety, automation, home health-care, aging-care and other sensor-specific applications, all integrated in one single mobile-App.   

With our comprehensive embedded smart-hub and mobile-cloud IP platform, MivaTek provides the best turnkey private label mobile-cloud-App and OEM solutions for worldwide carriers (ISP, Cellular, Fixed-Line, Cable & Microwave) to increase their ARPU.