Dimplex Uses Ayla IoT Technology to Enhance its Next-Generation Smart Residential Electric Heaters
June 24, 2015
Ayla enables cloud-based data collection and enhanced remote management
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24, 2015 – Ayla Networks, whose agile Internet of Things (IoT) platform provides comprehensive connectivity for any kind of product, announced that it is working in partnership with Dimplex North America to incorporate Ayla IoT technology into Dimplex electric heating products.
“Dimplex is a company built on the premise of ‘better solutions through innovation,’ and we recognized that an IoT-connected approach would let us innovate and iterate faster and more efficiently,” said Scott Ringler, vice president of marketing and product development for Dimplex. “What Ayla provides in its IoT platform is a fast track to move our innovation ideas to fully formed, production-ready solutions.”
“Ayla and Dimplex are working together to create and launch a connected gateway for the control of electric smart heaters in commercial and residential markets, which will be connected through the Ayla Networks cloud service,” said David Friedman, CEO, co-founder of Ayla Networks. “By using the Ayla software agent, Dimplex products will automatically and securely connect to the Ayla cloud service, enabling Dimplex to collect data from the electric heaters and giving customers enhanced remote management of their heaters’ operation.”
The Ayla agile IoT platform provides comprehensive device, cloud and mobile app connectivity for any kind of product. Ayla allows manufacturers to get secure, reliable connected products to market with minimal time, cost and effort—and to improve multiple aspects of their business based on the real-world knowledge gained from data generated by the connected devices.
Dimplex North America Limited, the world leader in electronic heating, is known for innovations such as its patented electric flame technology. Dimplex is using Ayla technology first for its Dimplex CONNEX™ product family, which includes convection and fan-forced electric wall heaters with programmable wireless control.
Ayla Agile Mobile Application Platform (AMAP) Speeds Mobile Control
Ayla’s recently announced Agile Mobile Application Platform (AMAP) lets manufacturers of connected products quickly and easily create mobile apps that control their products. Designed for IoT solutions using the Ayla cloud, AMAP provides the 85 percent of coding and development work common to any high-performing, reliable and secure IoT mobile app, in the form of vertical market-specific workflows.
In addition to leveraging the Ayla platform to provide cloud connectivity for its CONNEX products, Dimplex is also using Ayla’s AMAP technology to extend the CONNEX technology from Wi-Fi to mobile app control. As a result, people can control their Dimplex home heaters from anywhere in the world, using a mobile app.
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 end-to-end platform runs across devices, cloud and apps to create secure connectivity, data analytics and feature-rich customer experiences. Delivered as a cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla’s Agile IoT platform provides the flexibility and modularity to enable rapid changes to practically any type of device, cloud or app environment. Ayla Networks was named a 2015 Cool Vendor in the Internet of Things by Gartner, Inc. Ayla’s investors include Cisco, the International Finance Corporation, SAIF Partners, Crosslink Capital, Voyager Capital, Linear Venture and SJF Ventures. For more information, visit www.aylanetworks.com.
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