Ayla Networks Showcases New Customer Products and Expands IoT Ecosystem Jan. 6 to Jan. 9 in Las Vegas


January 6, 2015

Also collaborating with WeChat and Caesars Entertainment to power IoT-enabled hotel suites at The LINQ Hotel & Casinos

SUNNYVALE, CA – January 6, 2015 – Ayla Networks, provider of the industry’s first Agile Internet of Things (“IoT”) platform, will be showcasing products from an expanding network of technology partners and customers from Jan. 6 to Jan. 9 in Las Vegas. Ayla-powered products will also be displayed on the show floor of the International CES® at Ayla’s partner and customer booths (see below).

In cooperation with the Caesars Entertainment, and leading cross-platform social mobile communications platform WeChat (developed by Tencent), Ayla will be demonstrating hotel rooms of the future by enabling IoT in a number of hotel suites at The LINQ Hotel & Casinos.

Ayla grew its customer base during 2014, its first full year of commercial operation, now working with customers ranging from Kickstarter-sized startups to Fortune 500 companies serving international markets. Ayla anticipates that it will expand its customer base of manufacturers by more than four times in 2015. The Ayla technology ecosystem, which has expended significantly in 2014, includes many of the world’s leading technology companies such as Broadcom, NXP and Marvell; cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, and data analytics firm Mnubo. By being part of the Ayla ecosystem, companies gain access to compatible, market-leading IoT solutions and dramatically accelerate their time to market.

Ayla Networks Customer and Partner Products Showcase

When: Tuesday, January 6 to Thursday, January 9, 2015
Where: Caesar’s Palace, 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
What: A variety of connected consumer products powered by the Ayla Agile IoT Platform and Ayla design kits will be available for live demonstrations including:

  • LockState RemoteLock ACS, a cloud-based access management system that integrates external door controllers with internal stand-alone Wi-Fi connected locks for a complete access solution;
  • Owlet Smart Sock, the world’s first wearable baby monitor that transmits vital infant health information to a parent’s smartphone or other device;
  • YiFang NexTurn Home Control Platform, a Zigbee-based starter kit for home automation that will establish new price points for expanding the market;
  • Ever Win smart plug, any home appliance or electronic device connected to this Apple Homekit enabled Wi-Fi smart plug will automatically be connected to the Internet through Ayla’s Cloud Services and controllable through Apple’s Siri;
  • Smarttech International, home security system includes door and window sensors for a DIY security. All events are tracked and monitored with remote notification on your iOS or Android device;
  • Powertech, smart plug strip gives an array of plugs that each can be remotely controlled. Great for entertainment systems or any group of devices that remote scheduling and control could add value to the consumer.

The LINQ Hotel & Casino – Hotel Room of the Future

When: Tuesday, January 6 to Friday, January 9, 2015
Where: The LINQ Hotel & Casino, 3535 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
What: Ayla Networks and Caesars Entertainment will leverage WeChat, the leading social communication platform, to showcase a number of IoT-enabled suites at Caesars’ latest resort on the Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ Hotel & Casino, leveraging a combination of connected devices featuring a mix of Z-Wave, Zigbee and Wi-Fi – all of which are controlled by a single WeChat application.

CONNECTIONS Summit (Hosted by Parks Associates)

When: Tuesday, January 6 at 3:45pm PST
Where: CES Tech West, Venetian Ballroom Level 1,Casanova rooms 601-603, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109

What: Dave Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks, will be participating on a panel discussion at this year’s CONNECTIONS Summit, examining what it will take to achieve interoperability and its importance to the success of the connected home. The session, entitled “Platforms, Devices, & Interoperability in the Smart Home” will examine the power of IoT in the connections it creates, not in the individual devices themselves.

Ayla Customers and Partner Booths

A number of Ayla ecosystem partners and customers will be attending the International CES and showcasing products powered by Ayla. Below is a list of all the partner booths on the show floor:

Tech East
NXP Semiconductors – Booth: CP9
Broadcom Corporation – Booth: MP25667
Murata Electronics – Booth: MP25955
YiFang Digital – Booth: 30342
Efun – Booth: MP25477

Tech West
Marvell Semiconductor Inc. – Booth: Murano 3304 – 3306
Owlet Baby Care – Booth: 75083
Kidde/Carrier – Booth: 70549
Powertech—Booth: 35432

Ayla offers a comprehensive suite of services and technology that effectively provide companies everything they need to design and manage Internet-enabled products over their lifetime, including embedded software, data and customer use analysis, continuous connectivity through Ayla’s cloud, security, product monitoring and technical support. By leveraging Ayla’s capabilities, manufacturers can substantially reduce product development costs, increase security and lay the foundation for an ongoing relationship with their customers. Ayla also helps product designers and manufacturers analyze anonymous field data to upgrade product designs or improve customer satisfaction.

“Secure, persistent communications is the foundation of IoT and maintaining a secure, reliable communications infrastructure is an ongoing challenge for manufacturers,” said Tom Kerber, director of research at Parks Associates. “Selecting a strong partner to provide the plumbing for the Internet of Things allows manufacturers to focus on the features and benefits that provide differentiation.”

“The Internet of Things has gone from an idea on PowerPoint slides to one of the most exciting segments in technology in less than three years,” said David Freidman, CEO of Ayla Networks. “This explosive growth is a tribute to the ingenuity and innovation we are seeing around the world. We’d like to thank our customers and partners and look forward to collaborating with them in 2015.”

About Ayla Networks

Ayla Networks provides the industry’s first Agile IoT Platform, accelerating development, support, and ongoing enhancements of connected products for the Internet of Things. Ayla’s software fabric runs across devices, cloud, and apps to create secure connectivity, data analytics, and feature- rich customer experiences. Offered as a cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla’s flexibility and modularity enables rapid changes to practically any type of device, cloud, and app environment. Ayla’s investors include Cisco, the International Finance Corporation, SAIF Partners, Crosslink Capital, Voyager Capital, Linear Venture, and SJF Ventures. For more, please contacts us at www.aylanetworks.com.

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*Important Note: Ayla Networks is not an official exhibitor or sponsor at the 2015 International CES® event in Las Vegas and is not affiliated with or endorsed by the International CES or the Consumer Electronics Association.