Comcast’s smart home app controls your Philips Hue lights

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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?

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Exclusive: How Comcast Will Use Icontrol to Dominate Security, Home Automation Market – CE Pro

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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

Alarm.com and Comcast Close Icontrol Acquisition: What Now? – CE Pro

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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 and Alarm.com to acquire smart home company Icontrol

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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

Universal Electronics Signs Warrants Agreement with Comcast

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In anticipation of continued sales growth, Comcast now has the opportunity to acquire shares of capital stock from UEI tied to the potential fulfillment of pre-defined purchase milestones under the terms of the warrants agreement. The Company undertakes no obligations to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.