Integration Enables Icontrol OpenHome Ecosystem to Work With Nest Learning Thermostat
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 -- Icontrol Networks, the company behind the most widely used connected home platform in the industry, today announced it is working with Nest through the Nest Developer Program and enabling companies in its OpenHome ecosystem to integrate with the Nest Learning Thermostat™. The Nest integration is available now through the Icontrol-powered PEQ home automation system, which can be purchased at MyPEQ.com and Best Buy.
Starting today, PEQ customers will be able to access and control their Nest Learning Thermostat within the same, easy-to-use Icontrol interface that includes their door locks, lighting controls and live video streaming.
"To truly capitalize on the projected growth of the smart home market, connected living companies need to work together to provide interoperable, fully customizable solutions," said Bob Hagerty, CEO of Icontrol Networks. "The Icontrol and Nest integration shows how two leading companies are working together to break down barriers to smart home adoption, making it easier for customers to come on board."
Leading innovators including the Logitech Harmony Living Home lineup of remotes, the Philips Hue family of connected lighting, Pebble, Kwikset Door Hardware, and CentraLite are also a part of the growing OpenHome ecosystem, offering ultimate customization and flexibility for homeowners.
Icontrol currently manages more than 26 million sensors and devices as the software behind leading service provider and security company smart home offerings. For more information, please visit www.icontrol.com.
About Icontrol Networks
Icontrol Networks' vision is to provide a connected home solution for every household, so people worldwide spend less time managing their lives and more time living them. Icontrol is making the connected home a reality through its software platforms, which are deployed by home security companies and service providers, and the all-in-one Piper home security, video monitoring and automation device for consumers. Icontrol is further pioneering the next generation of connected living through its OpenHome Developer Program, the first community for application and device makers to partner on a common platform. Venture investors in Icontrol include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of service providers including ADT, Comcast Ventures, Comporium and Rogers Communications. For more information about Icontrol Networks and Piper visit icontrol.com and getpiper.com.