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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


Event Sponsors


Bitdefender

Bitdefender is a global cybersecurity and antivirus software leader protecting over 500 million systems in more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender innovation has consistently delivered award-winning security products and threat intelligence for people, homes, businesses and their devices, networks and cloud services. Today, Bitdefender is also the provider-of-choice, used in over 38% of the world’s security solutions. Recognized by industry, respected by vendors and evangelized by our customers, Bitdefender is the cybersecurity company you can trust and rely on. www.bitdefender.com.

http://www.bitdefender.com


Plume

Plume is the creator of the world's first Smart Home Service platform. As the only open and hardware-agnostic solution, Plume enables immediate delivery of services at a massive scale. Plume's rapidly expanding services bundle which includes Plume Adaptive WiFi™, HomePass®, and AI Security™ is managed by the Plume Cloud, a data- and AI-driven cloud controller currently running the largest software-defined network in the world. Plume leverages OpenSync™, an open-source framework which integrates into a broad set of silicon & platform SDKs for connection to the Plume Cloud.

Visit www.plume.com, www.platform.plume.com, and www.opensync.io.

http://www.plume.com


ULE Alliance

The ULE Alliance promotes the ULE technology as a leading infrastructure and standard for home wireless networks.

The ULE technology is truly secure, enables long range, very easy to install and maintain, stable wireless networking solutions for homes, buildings and campuses.

The Alliance assists its members in developing IoT solutions that build on ULE’s technological superiority and market benefits and has 140+ members, with promoter members: DECT Forum, DSP Group, and VTech Telecommunications Ltd., and contributor member companies: Arcadyan, AVM, Crow, Deutsche Telekom, DEKRA, Dialog Semiconductor, Gigaset, Howdens, Intel, Jazz Hipster, Ooma, Panasonic, RTX, Sercomm, and SGW Global. 

https://www.ulealliance.org


Universal Electronics Inc.

Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC) is the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home. Its broad portfolio of patents includes QuickSet® software that utilizes the world’s most complete knowledge graph to detect and interact with thousands of entertainment and smart home devices. The company designs, develops, and manufactures innovative products that are used by the world’s leading brands in the audio, video, subscription broadcasting, connected home, home energy management, and mobile device markets. UEI’s many first-to-market innovations have helped transform the home entertainment control, home security, and home energy management and sensing industries.

http://www.uei.com


Verimatrix

Verimatrix (Euronext Paris – VMX) is a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications across multiple markets. Many of the world’s largest service providers and leading innovators trust Verimatrix to protect systems that people depend on every day for mobile apps, entertainment, banking, healthcare, communications and transportation. Verimatrix offers easy-to-use software solutions, cloud services and silicon IP that provide unparalleled security and business intelligence. Proud to empower and protect its customers for more than two decades, Verimatrix serves IoT software developers, device makers, semiconductor manufacturers, service providers and content distributors. For more information, visit www.verimatrix.com.

http://www.verimatrix.com


Yale

Yale is the leading brand in locks we have been making locks since 1840 we have millions of product combinations globally ranging from mechanical locks, smart products like  alarms, indoor and outdoor cameras to door solutions to connected smart locks We sell to millions of consumers and businesses in more than 125 countries.

Our smart locks are modular, so we can work with a number of different ecosystems Just swap out the wireless module and our locks will work with trusted Partners like the Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and will open doors to opportunities in short holiday rental home services like delivery, home care and any professional services.

http://www.yalelock.com


Coffee Sponsor


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


Break Sponsors


Ayla Networks

Ayla Networks is IoT platform-as-a-service company, a leading provider of edge connectivity, device management and application enablement for the Internet of Things (IoT). Ayla enables the world’s largest companies, including makers of smart home devices as well as commercial equipment, to connect any device, on any cloud, to any application. By leveraging the Ayla IoT™ platform, customers are able to quickly productize future-proofed, secure, connected products, while making device data usable for ongoing analytic insights and support for advanced business applications. Many of the world’s leading brands including Best Buy, Kenmore, Hamilton Beach, Fujitsu, Shark Ninja and De’Longhi run on Ayla IoT. For more information, visitwww.aylanetworks.com

http://www.aylanetworks.com


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


Platinum Supporter


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


HIVE

HIVE is the incubator for innovation and disruption in the ever changing housing landscape. From construction and design, to academics and visionaries, HIVE attracts the most influential thought leaders from an array of industries passionate about finding solutions to the critical issues in design, business strategies, and innovation facing housing.  Learn more at hiveforhousing.com and register for HIVE 2019 at hwhive.com.

https://www.hiveforhousing.com


Internet of Things Consortium

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) is comprised of more than 60 leading hardware, software and analytics companies – in areas including home automation, wearables, connected cars, smart cities, 3D printing, and virtual/augmented reality. On behalf of its members, the IoTC is dedicated to the growth of the internet of things marketplace and the development of sustainable business models. The IoTC educates technology firms, retailers, insurance companies, marketers, media companies and the wider business community about the value of IoT. Founded in 2012, the IoTC is headquartered in San Francisco with a business development hub in New York.

http://iofthings.org/



Supporters


AI Time Journal
The mission of AI Time Journal is to divulge information and knowledge about Artificial Intelligence, the changes that are coming and new opportunities to use AI technology to benefit humanity. 
 
AI Time Journal promotes Artificial Intelligence initiatives that enable people with knowledge and tools to have an impact through AI.
http://www.aitimejournal.com


BayPay Forum

The BayPay Forum, a Silicon Valley-based international network composed of over 10,000 payment and commerce executives, entrepreneurs and investors from thousands of different companies, serves as a forum to connect members in identifying and understanding the emerging trends and innovations in the industry.

http://www.baypayforum.com/


Bedrock Learning

Anticipating the shortage of trained and qualified technicians for the connected home, Bedrock embraced interactive e-learning for 24/7 access to knowledge. The 80+ hours of online curriculum provides a clear view of the industry and opportunities, and it teaches the technology behind the products; so manufacturers can concentrate their training on features and installation. Bedrock also offers a range of services: content licensing, conversion to online, custom development, training hosting, and consultation around instruction and the industry. For 12 years and counting, companies continue to rely on Bedrock for industry training, along with insights and strategic planning in the digital home industry

http://www.bedrocklearning.com/


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


CABA

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is a leading international, not-for-profit, industry organization that promotes advanced technologies in homes and buildings. Its 350+ strong corporate members and 28,000+ individual industry contacts are leaders in advancing integrated home systems and building automation worldwide.

http://www.CABA.org


Council

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vision. It is being built today. The stakeholders are known, the debate has yet to start. In hundreds of years our real needs have not changed. We want to be loved, feel safe, have fun, be relevant in work and friendship, be able to support our families and somehow play a role - however small - in the larger scheme of things. So what will really happen when things, homes and cities become smart? The result will probably be a tsunami of what at first looks like very small steps, small changes. The purpose of Council is to follow and forecast what will happen when smart objects surround us in smart homes, offices, streets, and cities.

http://theinternetofthings.eu/


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


Datafloq

Datafloq offers information, insights and opportunities to drive innovation with big data, blockchain, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. It is the best place to find talent, receive leads or share your knowledge with millions of users. Visit Datafloq.com today for more information.

http://www.datafloq.com


Domotique News

Published since 1988 by founder Bruno de Latour, Domotique News is the first European newsletter on home automation, smart home, and connected objects.

https://www.facebook.com/domotique.news/


Electronic Security Association

The Electronic Security Association (ESA), is the largest association in the US 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 run and grow their businesses. Together, ESA member companies employ more than 500,000 industry professionals and serve more than 34 million residential and commercial clients. Learn more about becoming a member and accessing exclusive member benefits at ESAweb.org

http://esaweb.org/


eReleases

For 20 years, eReleases has been the small business leader for press release distribution. eReleases delivers personal service and exceptional value to every customer, every time a release is submitted, at every price point.

https://www.ereleases.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/


IIoT Connection

IIoT Connection delivers the latest news, trends, insights, events and research surrounding the dynamic and disruptive Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) marketplace. IIoT Connection is committed to providing the most comprehensive compilation of products and services dedicated to the Industrial Internet of Things. Key verticals with associated products and services include: aerospace, chemical, cybersecurity, healthcare, oil & gas, power, and transportation.


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/


Innovation Leadership Forum

The Innovation Leadership Forum (ILF), set up by Dr Bettina von Stamm in 2004, is a visionary and original Think & Do Tank dedicated to helping organizations understand and improve their innovation performance. 

http://www.innovationleadershipforum.org


Intelligent Health Association

The Intelligent Health Association (IHA) is a global, technology based and technology focused organization comprised of many new technology communities and societies all operating under one organizational structure with a common goal: to help drive the “Evolution to the Health Revolution™ ” through the adoption and implementation of new technologies in the health Eco-system.

The IHA will accomplish this goal through the delivery of vendor neutral, technology agnostic educational programs in a partnership with the other health related organizations, academic institutions, government, technology community, and standards bodies.

http://ihassociation.org/


KNXtoday

KNXtoday is a trade magazine for KNX home and building control comprising an online magazine and email newsletter. KNX is the worldwide standard for home and building control, and is approved as an International Standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3) as well as an European Standard (CENELEC EN 50090 and CEN EN 13321-1) and Chinese Standard (GB/Z 20965). KNXtoday offers news, articles, case studies, videos and resources, an events calendar and much more. Visitors can also sign up to the free email newsletter, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.

http://KNXtoday.com


LonMark International

LonMark® International is recognized globally as a major driving force in the delivery of open standards for products used for building automation and energy efficiency. Having certified over 1000 industry professionals for proficiency in open systems, LonMark International remains committed to leading the industry down the path of open, interoperable systems. LonMark International continues to provide the industry with tools, resources, and support for its members and their products based on the ISO/IEC 14908 body of standards.

http://www.lonmark.org


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


MoCA
MoCA® technology is the fastest and most reliable in-home backbone for Wi-Fi® and has been adopted by cable, telco/IPTV and satellite operators worldwide.  MoCA Access™ is a fiber extension technology that leverages the existing in-building coax and is based on the MoCA 2.5 specification.
 
MoCA 2.0 offers actual data rates of up to 1 Gbps. MoCA 2.5 offers actual data rates up to 2.5 Gbps in addition to a variety of network management and security features. 
http://www.mocalliance.org


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


oneM2M

oneM2M is the global standards initiative that covers requirements, architecture, API specifications, security solutions and interoperability for Machine-to-Machine and IoT technologies. oneM2M was formed in 2012 and consists of eight of the world's preeminent standards development organizations: ARIB (Japan), ATIS (U.S.), CCSA (China), ETSI (Europe), TIA (U.S.), TSDSI (India), TTA (Korea), and TTC (Japan), together with five industry fora or consortia (Broadband Forum, CEN, CENELEC, GlobalPlatform, OMA) and over 200 member organizations. oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health. oneM2M actively encourages industry associations and forums with specific application requirements to participate in oneM2M, in order to ensure that the solutions developed support their specific needs. For more information, including how to join and participate in oneM2M, see: www.onem2m.org.

http://www.onem2m.org


Open Connectivity Foundation
The Open Connectivity Foundation is dedicated to ensuring secure interoperability for consumers, businesses and industries by delivering a standard communications platform, a Bridging Specification, an open source implementation and a certification program allowing devices to communicate regardless of form factor, operating system, service provider, transport technology or ecosystem. The industry leading companies involved in OCF believe that secure and reliable device discovery and connectivity is a foundational component to enable IoT. The good news is that it is underway.
http://openconnectivity.org/


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


Residential Tech Today
Introducing Residential Tech Today, the first-of-its-kind publication that merges the news and best practices industry leaders need to be competitive with the innovator profiles, exclusive interviews, and product reviews consumers crave. In short, our premium publication is injecting much needed energy into the smart home market.
 
The difference between Residential Tech Today and other publications in the space is our B2B and B2C hybrid focus. This gives us and our partners the opportunity to engage a broader audience of residential technology vendors, enthusiasts, and consumers. To do so, we’re providing a credible, reliable one-stop shop for independent industry news and information.
https://restechtoday.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


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


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/


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/


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


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


Wi-Fi Alliance

Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. Members of our collaboration forum come together from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem with the shared vision to connect everyone and everything, everywhere, while providing the best possible user experience. Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 45,000 Wi-Fi certifications. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, backward compatibility, and the highest industry-standard security protections in place. Today, Wi-Fi carries more than half of the internet’s traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to drive the adoption and evolution of Wi-Fi, which billions of people rely on every day.

http://www.wi-fi.org


Women in Technology International

WITI is the premier global organization empowering women in business and technology to achieve unimagined possibilities With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. Along with its professional association of Networks throughout the U.S. and worldwide, including Hong Kong, Great Britain, Australia, and Mexico, WITI delivers value for individuals that work for a company, the government or academia, as well as small business owners.

http://www.witi.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



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