Comcast’s Xfinity Home app can steer many of the devices in your household, but there’s been a conspicuous omission: Philips’ Hue lights. Why spring for Comcast’s hybrid automation/security service when it can’t handle commonplace smart bulbs?
Source: Comcast’s smart home app controls your Philips Hue lights
Comcast’s Dan Herscovici on the acquisition of Icontrol: new smart-home roadmap, a wholesale offering to other providers, thoughts on DIY, integration with TV and voice controls, IoT center in Austin, TX … and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: Exclusive: How Comcast Will Use Icontrol to Dominate Security, Home Automation Market – CE Pro
Icontrol, a pioneer in cloud-based security and home automation, has been acquired by Alarm.com and Comcast, despite antitrust concerns. Here’s what could be in store for the players and the SHaaS (smart home as a service) landscape.
Source: Alarm.com and Comcast Close Icontrol Acquisition: What Now? – CE Pro
Comcast has agreed to acquire Icontrol Networks Inc., an Austin-based company that creates technology and platforms for connected home security and IoT.
Source: Comcast Makes Moves in the Connected Home with Icontrol Acquisition – Dealerscope
Comcast, Alarm.com Join Up to Acquire Icontrol Z-Wave Alliance
Source: Comcast, Alarm.com Join Up to Acquire Icontrol – Z-Wave Alliance
Comcast and security company Alarm.com have entered into agreements to acquire and divvy up Icontrol, an 11-year-old Internet of Things and home security company founded in Palo Alto and now based in Austin, Texas.
Source: Comcast and Alarm.com to acquire smart home company Icontrol | VentureBeat | Deals | by Harrison Weber
Comcast signed an agreement to acquire Austin-based Icontrol Network assets that play in the connected home security and the Internet of Things (IoT) space. The operator says Icontrol has been an important partner since the launch of Xfinity Home in 2010.
Source: Icontrol Platform Snapped Up by Comcast
Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol is reportedly being sold to Comcast/Xfinity and erstwhile rival Alarm.com. What does this mean for the security and home automation market?
Source: In-Depth: If Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Icontrol as Rumored – CE Pro
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