Resource Library

  • Best Practices for Continuous Testing of IoT Products

    October 19, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    Many manufacturers (OEMs) are not prepared to address all complexities involved with adding connectivity to their products. It’s essential to perform and establish a robust and continuous testing process that covers not only the connected product but it’s interaction with a cloud based IoT platform and mobile apps to ensure the IoT product is functioning as intended before the launch and while in usage.

  • Deriving Value from Bluetooth Device Data

    October 17, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    Ayla's Phone as a Gateway (PaaG) solution leverages the mobile device's onboard Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) capabilities to act as a medium to enable connectivity to the Ayla Cloud via a native application. Join us for this webinar and learn how to derive value from Bluetooth device data utilizing Ayla's solution for enabling an IoT cloud back-end for Bluetooth devices.

  • The Importance of Bluetooth and Mobile Applications in the IoT

    September 26, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    Many smart home and other IoT scenarios highlight Wi-Fi communications protocols, but it’s important to recognize the role of short-range wireless communications that don’t support the Internet Protocol (IP). In this webinar, learn more about the kinds of products and IoT scenarios in which BLE enables end users to use mobile apps to control and interact with the connected products.

  • The Importance Bluetooth and Mobile Applications in the IoT

    September 19, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    Many smart home and other IoT scenarios highlight Wi-Fi communications protocols, but it’s important to recognize the role of short-range wireless communications that don’t support the Internet Protocol (IP). In this webinar, learn more about the kinds of products and IoT scenarios in which BLE enables end users to use mobile apps to control and interact with the connected products.

  • What Does it Take to Become a Product Manager for the IoT?

    September 14, 2017 | e-Books

    Product Management for the Internet of Things is not for the timid—or 
the unprepared. To navigate the complexity of IoT product development, companies need a new breed of Product Manager who possesses skills and perspectives that have never been needed before.

  • How to Manage the Complexity of IoT Products

    September 13, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    In this webinar, Ayla Networks and Daniel Elizalde, Founder of TechProductManagement and Instructor at Stanford Continuing Studies, will point out the complexities involved in building a connected product, and discuss why IoT products are now a big opportunity for Product Managers.

  • 12 Hard Truths About Building an IoT Platform

    September 12, 2017 | e-Books

    Everyone claims “the Internet of Things is hard,” but what does that really mean? For almost every manufacturer interested in launching connected products, it means that the cost and risk of doing IoT yourself is the wrong business decision. So before you decide to build an IoT platform, we’d like you to consider 12 hard truths that demonstrate why you probably can’t afford not to buy your IoT platform.

  • IoT Shop Talk

    July 25, 2017 | Podcasts

    In this weeks episode of IoT Shop Talk, Daniel Elizalde, Founder of Tech Product Management, chats with Josh Pederson, Ayla's Director of Product Management, about what it takes to build great IoT Products.

  • How to Optimize IoT Data Throughout the Connected Product Lifecycle

    July 12, 2017 | e-Books

    You’ve probably heard that the real value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies in the data generated by connected products. Fair enough. But what does that actually mean, on a practical level, to manufacturers of connected products? Thus, this eBook will look at some of the potential benefits that manufacturers can expect to derive from IoT data analytics.

  • Survey Report: Opportunities and Challenges in Deploying IoT Products & Services

    June 29, 2017 | e-Books

    What is the current state of the Internet of Things (IoT) product development? In March 2017, we conducted an online survey to find out. We got a terrific response to our survey, and the realities of IoT product creation emerged loud and clear. In this report, we'll share some highlights of the survey and think you will agree that it's an exciting time to be launching - or even preparing to launch - IoT solutions.

  • Getting Started with IoT Resource Pack

    June 23, 2017 | Resource Packs

    With this pack you will learn how to view the impact of IoT on your business as well as the key steps each company should consider when starting a connected product initiative. You will also learn about some of the important considerations for manufacturers as they design, build and eventually sell IoT connected appliances.

  • The Internet of Things: Beyond Build vs. Buy

    June 20, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    The Internet of Things is changing manufacturing as we know it. When approaching the IoT market, manufacturers are likely to make a common mistake: underestimating what it really takes to make that leap.  That’s because it requires expertise and experience in every aspect of IoT operation -- from the communications chips embedded in the connected product to cloud computing and network security, to end-user control of the product via a mobile or web-based application -- to create a high-quality connected product. Does it make more business sense for a manufacturer to build or buy an IoT platform when developing connected products?

  • Connected IoT Journey: Success in the Internet of Things

    June 15, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    When considering launching a connected product, how do you select the right approach?  Are you just "checking the box" by adding connectivity? What are the factors that will make your connected product successful?  The Customer Success team at Ayla has crafted a step by step Connected Product Journey that guides product manufacturers from vision to execution to business transformation. You will learn how to view the impact of IoT to your business along with the key steps each company should consider when starting a connected product initiative

  • Are OT Device Management Pastures Getting Greener?

    June 12, 2017 | Podcasts

    In this week’s Embedded Insider’s podcast, Rich Nass, EVP of Embedded Computing Design and Brandon Lewis, Technology Editor for Embedded Computing Design, pose these questions to Bill Podrasky, VP of Business Development at Ayla Networks.

  • Figuring Out the ROI for the IoT

    June 8, 2017 | White Papers

    For many manufacturers, the IoT appears as a shiny new opportunity, full of promise and possibilities. It's important to remember that the benefits of IoT will take time to make up for the investments made, even if manufacturers take the best-practice approach of aiming for a minimally viable product (MVP) at the outset. Download this white paper to understand where the best chance for IoT return on investment (ROI) lies, and how best to reach it.

  • Selecting an IoT Platform Resource Pack

    May 24, 2017 | Resource Packs

    Working with a mature IoT Platform provider will significantly accelerate your time to market and your ability to deliver a world-class connected product, versus trying to do it all in-house. Download this Resource Pack to learn how to select the right IoT Platform for your business.

  • Connected Home Use Cases

    May 19, 2017 | Resource Packs

    As more and more consumer connected devices hit the market, the connected home is becoming a reality. A recent report stated that today’s home has five or more connected devices. In the future that number may be as high as 50! Download this resources pack to learn about the different Connected Home Use Cases.

  • Why Ayla - Customer Testimonials

    May 16, 2017 | Videos

    Ayla Networks partners and customers talk about why they chose to work with us.

  • Biggest IoT Security Threats and How to Address Them

    May 16, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    Internet of Things applications are advancing past prototypes and proof of concepts into commercial use. As these systems get deployed, the security architecture enters a new danger zone with high stakes if a security breach occurs. What is the biggest security threat that needs to be addressed? What’s the most effective approach to addressing security for IoT? Join us as IoT experts discuss important security concerns and how to address them.

  • IoT Security Resource Pack

    May 15, 2017 | Resource Packs

    While there's no such thing as 'IoT security' as a separate discipline, the hyperconnected world of the Internet of Things (IoT) makes everything about data security and data privacy more confusing. This pack is geared to bring to light some key aspects to consider as you navigate through the treacherous waters of IoT data security and data privacy.

  • IoT: Smart Devices and Data-Driven Services

    April 19, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    This webcast examines how smart device makers, IoT cloud platforms, and analytics services can team up to deliver more data-driven value. According to Parks Associates, roughly half of consumers are willing to share data from smart devices for discounts on electricity and 40% are willing to share data to update and improve their products. This data can enable participation in product management programs, optimize device performance, proactively anticipate malfunctions, enhance device security, and more.

  • Role-Based Access Control in the IoT: A New Paradigm for Dealer Support

    March 28, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    How do you simultaneously empower and control your dealers’ support activities? The Ayla Networks IoT platform’s role-based access control (RBAC) gives manufacturers the ability to grant select access to their connected IoT HVAC products in the field—to in-house customer support, dealers, other maintenance personnel, even end users—based on specified ‘roles’.

  • An Inside Look at IoT Platforms

    March 9, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    IoT known for its unique architecture involving sensors, embedded devices & gateways, and data center/cloud applications. Once the architecture is understood, defining platforms that implement the architecture is the next logical step toward effective deployment of a variety of IoT applications. Often platforms are thought of simply as a framework that provides code and interfaces for IoT development. However, the IoT platform must extend to ecosystem, manageability, security, and tools in order to address key IoT development challenges. IoT experts outline key capabilities of emerging IoT platforms and important connectivity, manageability, ecosystem, and development tools needed for successful IoT development.

  • Ayla IoT Platform Deep Dive

    February 23, 2017 | Videos

    Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform was architected from the ground up to deliver a truly end-to-end software foundation that enables any product manufacturer to develop not only intelligent products, but also elegant and reliable IoT services for their end users. This video summarizes the key components and features of Ayla’s Agile IoT platform.

  • Ayla Platform for Connected HVAC Products

    February 21, 2017 | Videos

    Ayla's Agile IoT Platform provides comprehensive device, cloud, and mobile app connectivity that enables HVAC manufactures to create secure and reliable cloud-connected versions of their products. The Ayla platform not only speeds HVAC manufacturers' time to market when building connected products, but it also handles the intricacies of IoT security, performance, scalability and interoperability. As a result, HVAC manufacturers can focus on what they do best, while using the real-world knowledge gained from their connected products to improve multiple aspects of their business.

  • Many Faces of IoT Connectivity & How to Deal With Them

    February 14, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    IoT encompasses a wide range of embedded, network, and cloud systems where the value is unlocked by the data gathered from sensor and edge devices that can be used by gateways, cloud applications, and analytics to drive significant value. However, communication is not as simple as one protocol, one service, one language. And the connectivity is multi-dimensional involving data transfer, authentication/security, and manageability from application to sensor. Join us as IoT industry experts pick an application and break down the communications requirements and methods for secure, manageable, and efficient operation.

  • Mobile Device Trends in the Internet of Things

    January 19, 2017 | Webinars On-Demand

    In the Internet of Things, there's no such thing as a mobile device that operates in isolation. And yet, mobile devices and apps are often marketed, sold, and bought as if they're independent products. No one wants 50 different mobile apps to control 50 different things in their smart home or smart health environments. With IoT product manufacturers championing different communications protocols, the challenge is to enable one mobile app to control many devices. 

  • Sidechef - Partner Testimonial

    January 10, 2017 | Videos

    Ayla Networks, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, is teaming with SideChef, an award-winning cooking software developer, to help manufacturers of kitchen appliances design forward-thinking smart cooking experiences for consumers.

  • Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform Overview

    January 5, 2017 | Solution Briefs

    Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform was architected from the ground up to deliver a truly end-to-end software foundation that enables any product manufacturer to develop not only intelligent products, but also elegant and reliable IoT services for their end users. This solution brief summarizes the key components and features of Ayla’s Agile IoT platform.

  • Magtech - Customer Testimonial

    January 5, 2017 | Videos

    Ayla Networks’ Internet of Things (IoT) technology provides the cloud connectivity for Magtech Industries’ Lynxus connected lighting solutions. The Magtech gateway and end-node connected LED lighting devices, aimed at small to medium-sized commercial lighting environments, are based on the ZigBee network protocol, which is common in low-power wireless local-area networks (WLANs) used for commercial IoT installations.

  • MAX Smart Home - Customer Testimonial

    December 7, 2016 | Videos
    MAX Smart Home, manufacturer of smart home safety and security products, leverages Ayla Networks’ Internet of Things (IoT) platform to connect its products to the cloud and broaden its consumer safety offerings.
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Architecting an IoT Product

    December 7, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    The Internet of Things is here, but has yet to really be defined. There isn’t just one big, ubiquitous vision of IoT, there are and will be many different perspectives – solutions that do different things, solve different problems, or create new opportunities. Although each perspective of IoT may have unique physical attributes at the endpoints or in how the endpoints connect, all IoT products should share similar architecture features of logical, service-oriented systems. These shared service features will contribute heavily to each solution’s time-to-market, quality of service, and profitability.

  • How Home Appliance Manufacturers Can Maximize Their Role and Revenues in IoT

    November 21, 2016 | e-Books , Best Practice Guides

    The arrival of the IoT is radically altering the business of home appliance manufacturers as new opportunities open, widening their potential far beyond simply selling appliances to consumers. Manufacturers can now move from selling a fridge or washing machine to being able to provide value added services to customers. This guide will help shed light on these new opportunities and how manufacturers can truly benefit by having their products connected.

  • Putting Forward Your Best IoT Face: Hints at Mobile App Success

    November 21, 2016 | e-Books , Best Practice Guides

    It's no exaggeration to say that in the Internet of Things (IoT), the mobile app that controls a connected product is the face of that product, at least to end users. For manufacturers accustomed to seeing their products primarily as hardware offerings, the IoT requires a dramatic shift in perspective. To succeed with users, manufacturers need to make IoT mobile app development a real priority in their connected products. This e-Book will discuss certain theories you should consider when building out your mobile app to ensure it is successful.

  • 7 Hurdles to IoT Mobile App Development & How to Avoid Them

    November 15, 2016 | e-Books

    Before embarking on any connected-product project, it’s crucial to understand why IoT mobile apps are different, and how that difference will affect your IoT development process. Here are 7 hurdles that threaten to trip up any IoT mobile app development, and how to sidestep them in your projects. This e-Book on will help you understand the hurdles that threaten to trip up any IoT mobile app development, and show you how to sidestep them in your projects.

  • The 7 Biggest Mistakes Manufacturers Make When Launching an IoT Product

    November 10, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    The path to creating successful connected products is littered with road kill. Many industry-leading manufacturers struggle with getting their discrete products connected and creating meaningful solutions. Without deep insight into all the potential pitfalls of launching connected products for the IoT, manufacturers are likely to make critical mistakes.

  • Scaling IoT Applications, Part II

    November 9, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    Understanding how to scale IoT applications from prototype to production is a critical component to IoT deployment success. Part I of our IoT scaling panel discussed scaling by sensors, performance, users, and geography. In part II of our IoT Panel Discussion our industry experts will pick an IoT industry or application, describe the scaling considerations, and illustrate tools, architectures, and key components used to move the application from prototype to successful deployment.

  • Best Practices for IoT Security and Privacy

    October 25, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand , Best Practice Guides

    This webcast examines best practices in IoT data security and privacy and how companies are addressing these challenges to create and secure value for their customers. Speakers address smart home device ownership, concerns for connected devices, preferences for device guarantees against hacking, willingness to share data, and the impact of privacy rights for consumers.

  • Best Practices for IoT Data Security & Data Privacy

    October 25, 2016 | e-Books , Best Practice Guides

    While there's no such thing as 'IoT security' as a separate discipline, the hyperconnected world of the Internet of Things (IoT) makes everything about data security and data privacy more confusing. This eBook is geared to bring to light some key aspects to consider as you navigate through the treacherous waters of IoT data security and data privacy.

  • Getting Started with IoT: What Manufacturers Should Avoid in Building IoT Products

    October 11, 2016 | e-Books

    Manufacturers tend to make one of two big mistakes as they approach the IoT market, at opposite extremes. One mistake is trying to do it all in the IoT; the other is to assume there's nothing at all to do. This e-Book outlines some of the important considerations for manufacturers as they design, build and eventually sell IoT connected appliances.

  • Scalability in the IoT: Exploring a New Wilderness

    October 4, 2016 | White Papers

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to encompass tens of billions of connected devices by 2020, making future scalability a prime concern for everyone involved in the IoT market. But scaling in the IoT means far more than simply increasing the number of connected devices. For manufacturers of connected products, it requires thinking carefully about not only scaling at a product level, but at the cloud, mobile app, data and even business levels as well. This white paper covers issues that manufacturers must address as they navigate this new frontier.

  • Ayla Connects Ozner’s Smart Water Filtration Systems to the Internet of Things

    October 3, 2016 | Case Studies

    Ozner Water International Holding is part of a large Chinese company that develops, manufactures and sells water-purification systems. Ozner is leveraging Ayla’s IoT cloud platform to better manage and maintain its connected filtration systems and to help expand their sales into international markets.

  • Ayla IoT Technology Helps TCL Make Air Conditioners Smarter

    October 3, 2016 | Case Studies

    TCL Group, one of the largest consumer-electronics enterprises in China, is collaborating with Ayla Networks to make household appliances and HVAC systems smarter, using the Internet of Things. Three IoT-enabled air conditioning products, announced in 2016, are the first products of the partnership.

  • IoT Best Practices For Home Appliance Manufacturers

    September 28, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand , Best Practice Guides

    As home appliance manufacturers consider adding smart appliances to their product lines, they need to ask themselves an important question: “Do we have the specialized technical expertise in house to successfully connect, scale and secure versions of our appliances for the Internet of Things (IoT)?”. Join our expert speakers as they discuss some of the best practices that are important for appliance manufacturers to consider as they design, build and eventually sell IoT connected appliances.

  • 8 Tips to Help You Accelerate Your IoT Product Development

    August 17, 2016 | e-Books

    Manufacturers attempting to bring their first IoT connected product to market tend to make many mistakes and struggle mightily during the complex journey. Spending millions of dollars and years developing as well as launching first generation IoT products is not uncommon. In order to help you to avoid those pitfalls, we've distilled our IoT platform expertise into this eBook with 8 best practices to consider when planning, designing and launching your first generation IoT products. 

  • 10 IoT Best Practices for Home Appliance Manufacturers

    July 17, 2016 | e-Books , Best Practice Guides

    The IoT is complex, and creating connected home appliances requires more than simply embedding a wireless chip or adding a sensor. This e-Book outlines some of the important considerations for home appliance manufacturers as they design, build and eventually sell IoT connected appliances.

  • From Smart Devices to Smart Systems: The Keys to Catalyzing Smart Home Adoption

    July 8, 2016 | White Papers

    The “Smart Home” has the potential to unleash unprecedented data-driven value in the form of cost savings and quality of life improvements. The sheer volume and velocity of manufacturers, service providers and tech companies racing to capture this new value speaks to the size of the opportunity. In this white paper Harbor Research has analyzed the key factors that will catalyze Smart Home market: Drivers of adoption, Smart Home ecosystem, supplier trends, and the need for collaboration.

  • Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform Powers Owlet’s Smart Sock for Infants

    June 29, 2016 | Case Studies

    Owlet Baby Care is the maker of the Owlet Smart Sock, the world’s first wearable baby monitor. Using pulse oximetry, the same technology that is found in hospitals, the Owlet Smart Sock is designed to gather information about an infant - such as heart rate, sleep quality, blood oxygen, and skin temperature—and transmit the data, or an alert, to a parent’s smartphone or other mobile device. The Owlet Smart Sock leverages Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform technology to power its cloud connectivity.

  • 12 IoT Best Practices when Designing an HVAC System

    June 28, 2016 | e-Books , Best Practice Guides

    This best practice guide outlines some of the technologies and considerations important for designing, building and ultimately selling IoT connected products. The IoT is complex, and creating a connected HVAC product is not as simple as embedding a wireless chip or adding a sensor. HVAC manufacturers need to consider everything from network security to application software design, as well as how to budget for, scale, distribute and future-proof their products.

  • State of the IoT: A Roundtable Discussion with Leading IoT Innovators

    June 27, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    When looking at the continued investment of venture capitalists or the growing partnerships & ecosystems, it is evident that the Internet of Things is here and gaining moment everyday.  However, there is still work to be done.  The IoT has come a long way since its inception, but there are still a number of massive obstacles left to solve on the road to its mainstream adoption.  From security to interoperability, the success of IoT is dependent on a number of industry players coming together and innovating to address these hard to solve problems.  No one company can do it alone. Listen to Ayla Networks’ CEO Dave Friedman and other Internet of Things leaders as they discuss IoT investments, partnerships and ecosystems, and where the IoT is headed.  Paul Teich of Tirias Research will moderate this panel discussion.  You won’t want to miss it!

  • Ayla IoT Platform Overview

    June 24, 2016 | Videos

    Watch Ayla IoT Platform overview video where we explain how Ayla empowers leading manufacturers by simplifying the inherent complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling them to turn their products into smart connected systems and transform their businesses to compete in the game-changing world of connectivity. 

  • Scaling IoT Applications - IoT Panel Discussion

    June 23, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    Companies making virtually any kind of embedded systems are now faced with the daunting task of inter-connecting these devices into a larger communications system that provides intelligent guidance for the user and important analytics that measure efficiencies and capabilities of the resulting IoT system. Creating prototypes of the environment can be deceptively simple – engineering teams may be able to put together compelling proof-of-concept prototypes in a matter of days or weeks. However, scaling these prototype systems to industrial or residential scales dramatically increases complexity in terms of maintaining performance, obtaining the right precision for the application, and interfacing to external systems with collection and analytics capabilities. Join us as industry experts discuss scaling prototypes to full blown IoT applications in residential and industrial applications.

  • IoT Mass Market Adoption

    June 22, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    This webcast analyzes how ease of use and interoperability impact the adoption rate of connected products and looks at the new ways companies are addressing ease of use and interoperability across converging ecosystems to create a seamless experience for consumers. Specific areas addressed include: Whole product solutions; Connected Kitchen Use Cases; Application layer interoperability standards. 

  • 5 Key Traits of Leading IoT Application Enablement Platforms

    June 13, 2016 | White Papers

    In this white paper MachNation outlines each trait in detail and explains why these 5 characteristics should be used by savvy buyers to evaluate best-of-breed AEP vendors and their technology.

  • The 7 Biggest Mistakes Manufacturers Make When Launching IoT Products

    June 7, 2016 | e-Books

    This e-Book will help you to take a smoother path to your connected products—and to prevent a “Fire, Aim, Ready” approach. Here are the 7 biggest mistakes when launching into the IoT market, and how to avoid them.

  • [GERMAN] The 7 Biggest Mistakes Manufacturers Make When Launching IoT Products

    June 7, 2016 | e-Books

    (Die 7 größten Herstellerfehler bei der Einführung von IoT-Produkten) - Wir möchten Sie dabei unterstützen, den Weg in Richtung Ihrer ersten vernetzten Produkte mit Erfolg zu beschreiten und nichts zu überstürzen. Auf den nächsten Seiten erfahren Sie, was die 7 größten Fehler bei der Markteinführung von IoT-Produkten sind und wie Sie sie vermeiden können.

  • [FRENCH] The 7 Biggest Mistakes Manufacturers Make When Launching IoT Products

    June 7, 2016 | e-Books

    (Les 7 principales erreurs à éviter lors du lancement d’un objet connecté) - Pour vous aider à concevoir plus facilement vos objets connectés (et pour vous éviter d’agir avant de réfléchir), voici les 7 principales erreurs rencontrées lors du lancement de produits sur le marché de l’Internet des objets (IdO), et nos conseils pour les éviter.

  • IoT Service Platforms: Some Assembly Required?

    May 24, 2016 | White Papers

    This white paper is an introduction to designing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for designers and manufacturers of consumer major appliances, as well as light industrial applications.Readers will learn about merging IoT service platforms - also called IoT Platforms-as-a-Service (PaaS) - that simplify IoT product and service development and shorten the time it takes to get to market.

  • Water Softener Company Enables Dealer Access

    May 19, 2016 | Case Studies

    The OEM had already decided to create cloud-connected models of its water softeners using Ayla’s Agile Internet of Things (IoT) Platform. Dealers would be able to proactively monitor the connected devices and service them remotely, to achieve significant increases in efficiency, time savings, and service revenues.

  • LockState Uses Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform to Unlock Success in the Connected Lock Marketplace

    May 12, 2016 | Case Studies

    LockState’s WiFi-enabled door locks and peripheral devices allow property owners and managers to remotely monitor and control their properties from anywhere in the world.

  • Trending Embedded Markets and IoT Applications for DIY

    May 10, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    There are a variety of do it yourself (DIY) boards available on the market now with processors and I/O that are geared toward supporting various embedded market segments. However, it can be challenging to sift through the DIY platforms, tools, and software options to understand which platform is right for the application. Join us as experts in DIY platforms discuss the options, resources, and solutions to identify the right platform for an embedded application, and present examples of DIY-to-production solutions for markets within embedded.

  • Extending the Value of Traditional Products with Connected Products

    April 26, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    The characteristics of a successful analytics strategy for connected device manufacturers, including how to leverage consumer device usage in product development. Join Ayla Webinar to learn more about: Strategies to blend device and third-party data to make informed marketing decisions, operational improvements, and financial considerations around product development; New and innovative ways data can be used to enhance the consumer experience; Offering valuable analytics and recommendations or automation to achieve operational efficiency.

  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) - Hidden Cornerstone of the IoT

    April 19, 2016 | White Papers

    Like so much in the Internet of Things (IoT), role-based access control (RBAC) is simple in concept but extremely challenging to implement and manage over time. This white paper will define and outline what a manufacturer should look for when implementing RBAC in an Internet of Things strategy.

  • Information Overload – The IoT, Big Data, and Next-Generation Storage

    April 6, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    Projections on the number of “smart” devices on the planet in 2020 range into the tens of billions, which leaves one big question: What happens to all that Big Data? As exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes of memory begins to enter the lexicon, find out what storage experts have planned for archiving the tidal wave of IoT information generated every day.

  • Best Practices and Avoiding Pitfalls for IoT Development

    March 24, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    Applications for Internet of Things (IoT) are exploding in virtually every marketplace and industry. For many experienced development organizations, IoT has a "dangerous" familiarity to embedded systems development. However, challenges involving cloud services, mobile applications, embedded sensors, and internet transports are derailing many implementations which add expense and development time to correct. Join us as our panel of IoT experts discuss best practices and common pitfalls that can help keep your IoT rollout on-time and within budget.

  • Ayla AgileLink

    March 17, 2016 | Solution Briefs

    Ayla AgileLink is a fully operational home automation solution designed to allow manufacturers to create and market connected devices quickly and cost effectively through a licensable turnkey platform that includes hardware, cloud connectivity and mobile application support & development. 

  • Kryo Sleep - Customer Testimonial

    March 16, 2016 | Videos

    Ayla Networks’ Internet of Things (IoT) technology is powering the next-generation, Wi-Fi-enabled Kryo Sleep Performance System. Building on the successful ChiliPad temperature-controlled mattress design, Kryo’s IoT-based sleep performance system improves sleep quality by tracking and controlling sleeping temperature in real time.

  • The Internet of Things in the Home

    March 15, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us and touches almost every industry.  However, with the opportunity to connect everything from door locks, appliances, thermostats, security systems, lighting, irrigation, and other embedded systems, the home stands to be one of the biggest drivers of success for the IoT. Join us as we discuss the challenges, opportunities, and system architecture requirements that are presented by this new mix of sensors, connectivity, and cloud applications.

  • Monetization of IoT Applications

    March 1, 2016 | Webinars On-Demand

    The Internet of Things is changing the way people live, learn, work, and play. Efficient architecture and deployment models are critical to the successful adoption of IoT applications. Often human factors for non-technical users must be considered. IoT business models and monetization of these applications is also a critical consideration. Licensing to these IoT devices and managing subscriptions can be complex and error prone. Third party licensed software may also be included that affects return on investment. Join us as experts in IoT discuss new approaches, business models, and monetization of compelling IoT applications.

  • The Importance of Quality Assurance Testing for the Internet of Things

    February 22, 2016 | White Papers

    It is essential to implement a robust regression testing process that covers not only the device but the interaction with the cloud and mobile apps as well, to ensure the product is functioning as intended. Download this white paper to learn how to address all of the complexities involved with adding connectivity to your products.

  • Helping Manufacturers Create Connected Products

    January 12, 2016 | Podcasts

    Dave Friedman, CEO of Ayla, was a guest this week on the influential The Peggy Smedley Show,a weekly radio show that helps listeners understand connected devices—and how to make these devices a part of their everyday lives.

  • Hunter Fan - Customer Testimonial

    January 6, 2016 | Videos

    Ayla Networks’ Internet of Things (IoT) technology has enabled industry leader Hunter Fan Company to introduce Symphony and Signal, new Wi-Fi-enabled fans that mark the 130-year-old company’s entry into the connected home space. The fans, which support Apple HomeKit technology, can interact with other HomeKit-enabled products and allow homeowners to check on, program and control the fans wirelessly, from anywhere, using their iOS device or via a mobile app on their Android device.

  • How to Monetize the Smart Home through Smart Home Services

    January 1, 2016 | White Papers

    Today’s smart home is one characterized by connected products that aim to bring simplicity to our lives through control and automation of home systems like lighting and access control.

  • Value Added Services

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    By leveraging IoT, service providers can offer customers support for more connectivity technologies; i.e. WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.,expanding their connectivity portfolio and enabling far more use cases, as well as domain specific IoT applications that deliver far greater business value for their customers.

  • IoT Lighting Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    Lighting, like many other commercial use cases brought about by IoT, stands to benefit not only from increased efficiency, but the ability to offer additional functionality that is only available through the close integrations with other systems. Property managers can now better utilize lighting to optimally illuminate a space as well as provide invaluable security and life safety services that have never before been possible, until now.

  • HVAC Thermostat Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    As one of the integral components of any connected building, HVAC, with its abundance of controllers, thermostats, and sensors,possesses a wealth of potential. Whether if it’s the ability to more accurately heat and cool specific zones of a building based on occupancy or leveraging the expertise of a 3rd party service provider to reduce peak loads, IoT opens the door to a number of great opportunities.

  • Ayla's Agile Mobile Application Platform (AMAP)

    December 30, 2015 | Solution Briefs

    This solution brief summarizes the key components and features of Ayla’s Agile Mobile Application Platform (AMAP) jump-starts the development of iOS and Android apps for controlling IoT devices of any kind. Learn more about AMAP, which provides 85 percent of the coding and development work common to any high-performing, reliable and secure IoT mobile app.

  • Building Security and Access Control Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    When talking about connected buildings, the market tends to focus on efficiency, but what about security & access controls? We would argue that this segment is one of the, most important use cases around connected buildings and stands to benefit the most from the IoT. Property managers can now easily detect intruders, help locate occupants, and manage user access from anywhere, without the need for costly installation or maintenance.

  • Smart Appliances Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    A new wave of connected appliances is possible, providing a cost effective path to meaningful functionality for end customers, along with remote diagnostics, management and analytics for manufacturers. Connectivity will enable better user experience, proactive alerts and even safety notifications. Manufacturers will learn more about how their products are being used, and be able to more rapidly innovate and deliver enhancements and even new services.

  • Wearable Devices Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    Wearable health monitoring devices are quickly advancing from early adopter to mainstream status. With the global market for wearable’s expected to swell to 111.9 million units in 2018, manufacturers are looking for help to meet the growing demand. The Ayla Platform allows wearable device manufacturers to concentrate on their devices and not have to worry about cloud connectivity and data management aspects of their devices.

  • Getting Started with the IoT

    December 30, 2015 | Videos

    Getting started in the IoT doesn’t have to be a daunting task. By leveraging Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform, tools, premium services, and support, device manufacturers can now bring connected products to market quickly and securely without having to become experts in areas like networking connectivity or cloud infrastructure.

  • Water Treatment Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    US demand for consumer water and air treatment systems will rise 5.5 percent annually to $2.3 billion in 2019, and most of these devices have consumable components such as salt or filters. Adding internet connectivity to these water treatment devices can provide performance data, customized alerts on device performance, automated consumable ordering and even automatically adjusts to your water usage patterns giving you peace of mind, everywhere you are.

  • Smart Plug Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    Smart plugs often represent on the first connected devices that consumers install in their homes. While not complex in their operation, they provider consumers the ability to remotely control devices, and in some cases even monitor energy usage, at a relatively low price point.

  • IoT Ecosystems Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    As service providers and retailers look to play a great role in the connected home they are increasing the number and variety of connected devices they offer. While some retailers and service providers have developed proprietary systems, the trend is leaning towards open ecosystems that can integrate with multiple platforms. Ayla believes in the open platform approach and has architected its platform to allow for devices leveraging the Ayla cloud to integrate with other devices that are also on open cloud platforms.

  • Home Fire and Safety Use Case

    December 30, 2015 | Case Studies

    Fires today are more dangerous and pose more risks than in the past. Fire propagation is faster, and time to flash over, escape times and collapse times are all shorter. Adding connectivity to fire safety devices can provide homeowners with the ability to monitor their property remotely and even send alerts to friends and neighbors in the event of an emergency.

  • Getting Started with the IoT: Step 1 - Learn & Explore

    December 24, 2015 | Videos

    The first step on your journey to developing your Ayla-Enabled product is to familiarize yourself with Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform, taking it for a test drive.

  • Getting Started with the IoT: Step 2 - Prototype & Develop

    December 23, 2015 | Videos

    Now that you have come up to speed on Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform and enabled your first “data property”, it is time to start building your very own connected device.

  • Getting Started with the IoT: Step 3 - System Test & QA

    December 22, 2015 | Videos

    After building your connected device and mobile or web app, it is crucial to perform end-to-end system testing and QA to ensure the reliability of your new product.

  • Getting Started with the IoT: Step 4 - Deploy & Support

    December 21, 2015 | Videos

    Once end-to-end product testing is complete, you can use Ayla’s OEM Dashboard and tools to manage your new deployment in the field.

  • Getting Started with the IoT: Step 5 - Optimize & Iterate

    December 20, 2015 | Videos

    Connecting and managing your devices is just the start, you can now observe and gain valuable insights into how your products are being used in the field and begin iterating based on this newly unlocked data.

  • IoT Panel Discussion: Accelerating Development in IoT & Embedded: New Age Smart Development Portfolio for a New Embedded Era

    December 16, 2015 | Webinars On-Demand

    Internet of Things (IoT) applications are changing the way we live, learn, work and play. It's also changing the way engineers develop. It's no longer sufficient to have an old-school embedded development environment for a processor family and embedded boards. Today's embedded and IoT systems development spans sensor, device, gateway, and cloud. 

  • HVAC Industry Application Use Case

    December 16, 2015 | Case Studies

    Connected HVAC products have their own set of challenges, but with Ayla’s cloud-based application enablement platform, connecting any product to the Internet can be easy and cost-effective. This solution brief highlights HVAC industry applications and provides 2 industry use cases.

  • LockState - Customer Testimonial

    December 15, 2015 | Videos

    LockState's RemoteLock products and platform bring the power of the Internet and remote control to door locks and physical access control systems so that home and business owners can centrally and remotely manage property access from anywhere. LockState uses Ayla Networks' Internet of Things (IoT) platform and cloud services for its RemoteLock & RemotePlug product lines.

  • Design and Implementation Methodologies for Security and Compliance in IoT Environments

    December 3, 2015 | Webinars On-Demand

    The Internet of Things paradigm is bringing with it a myriad of useful and essential services. However, interfaces between sensors, gateways, and cloud services add cyber security vulnerabilities, so ensuring code correctness and secure interfaces within each component is critical. Join us as our experts discuss the latest tools and techniques for code analysis, concurrency correctness, and security analysis for these advanced IoT environments.

  • AWS Partner Success: Ayla Networks

    November 20, 2015 | Videos

    Ayla Networks, an AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner, is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The team at Ayla sees IoT as the next step in the Internet evolution. Adrian Caceres, CTO and Co-Founder of Ayla, discusses why Ayla chose to go all-in with AWS, and the benefits that using AWS and working with the APN brings to both Ayla and its IoT customers on a global level.

  • Unravelling The Complexity of Connecting Embedded Sensors in IoT

    October 15, 2015 | Podcasts

    Listen as Mark Wright, Ayla's Director of Product Management, talks about what is involved behind the scenes in deploying connected Internet of Things sensors in this weeks episode of IoT Inc.

  • Ayla's IoT Insights Analytics Platform

    October 15, 2015 | Solution Briefs

    Learn more about Ayla Insights, our fully integrated business intelligence and analytics platform that unlocks real-world insights into customer and product usage.

  • Leading with Data: Unlocking the Value of Connected Devices

    October 15, 2015 | Webinars On-Demand

    This webcast discusses strategies for using the data generated by smart products to create operational efficiencies, brand differentiation, and new partnerships.

  • BUILD VS. BUY – Manufacturers’ Biggest IoT Decision: Build or Buy an IoT Platform?

    September 27, 2015 | White Papers

    When approaching the IoT market, manufacturers are likely to make a huge mistake: underestimating what it really takes to make that leap. This white paper covers what’s needed to build an IoT Platform and what to look for when buying one.

  • Ayla Architecture: Focusing on the “Things” and Their Manufacturers

    May 15, 2015 | Videos

    The Ayla IoT platform was born from deep expertise gained by hard-won experience, and the essence of the Ayla platform architecture cannot be captured by a single feature or technology. Let’s look at each of these characteristics in a bit more detail.

  • Secrets to Winning Market Share for the Internet of Things

    May 5, 2015 | White Papers

    If you’re a designer of consumer or industrial hardware devices, an enormous change is coming. The so-called IoT has the potential to spawn completely new businesses and services, and to fundamentally refashion how you make money.

  • How to Select the Right IoT Platform

    April 30, 2015 | White Papers

    Considerations Beyond Connectivity - Security, Flexibility, and Data Intelligence. This white paper focuses on three critical considerations when choosing an IoT platform.

  • OpenSystems Media: 5 Minutes with Adrian Caceres, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Ayla Networks

    April 15, 2015 | Videos

    Join Rich Nass, Embedded Computing Brand Director with OpenSystems Media, as he interviews Ayla’s Chief Technology Officer, Adrian Caceres, on what he would do if he could design a wireless standard from scratch with none of the baggage that comes with current technologies.

  • Considerations for Building Out Your Connected Device Strategy

    April 10, 2015 | White Papers

    Understand what makes the IoT truly complex and identify key points to consider when laying out your connected device strategy.

  • Developing a Future-Proof IoT Strategy

    March 30, 2015 | Webinars On-Demand

    This webinar discusses how to manage the complexities associated with the changing IoT landscape and considerations for creating robust communications and cloud infrastructure.

  • The Security of Things: Mitigating Risk In IoT/ Facing the Challenges of IoT Security

    March 20, 2015 | White Papers

    Key security considerations when building an connected products, and details why enlisting the help of a trusted IoT platform provider may be your best bet.

  • Ayla Architecture: Focusing on the "Things" and their Manufacturers

    March 14, 2015 | White Papers

    The Ayla IoT platform was born from deep expertise gained by hard-won experience. The essence of the Ayla platform architecture cannot be captured by a single feature or technology.

  • Strategies for Connected Lighting Control

    February 17, 2015 | Solution Briefs

    As the connected world around us continues to expand, lighting has become a popular application to automate, both for home use as well as in commercial and industrial settings.

  • Strategies for Connected HVAC Control

    February 12, 2015 | Solution Briefs

    This Increasing demand for HVAC equipment brings increasing demand for efficient and effective control. HVAC accounts for nearly 40% of the electricity used in commercial buildings so improved control will provide significant reduction in energy usage, cutting unnecessary costs and increasing ROI.

  • Demand Response for Connected Products: Ayla Networks and REGEN Energy

    February 1, 2015 | Solution Briefs

    Ayla Networks and REGEN have partnered to integrate REGEN’s patented SWARM LogicTM Energy Demand Management with devices connected to the Ayla Cloud to significantly reduce energy costs for the end user.

  • Why the Ayla Design Kit?

    January 15, 2015 | Videos

    Learn about the Ayla Design Kit and how it can be used to quickly develop IoT prototypes and proof of concepts.

  • Mark Wright & Francesco Rovetta – AWS re:Invent 2015 – theCUBE

    January 10, 2015 | Videos

    Live from AWS re:Invent 2015 Interview with Mark Wright, Ayla's Director of Partnerships & Evangelization, on how Ayla utilizes AWS Services to help OEMs connect their products to the IoT and cloud faster and more easily. This video also discusses how OEMs can gain valuable insight into the use of their products.

  • Ayla Use Case: Irrigation Controller and Smoke Detector Demo

    January 4, 2015 | Videos

    This video demonstrates a simple use case with an irrigation controller and a smoke detector using the Ayla Platform. Included is an event notification scenario that sends an email to the smartphone.

  • Smart Hotel Rooms of the Future In Action

    December 27, 2014 | Videos

    See the Smart Hotel Room in action, a collaboration with Caesars Entertainment, WeChat, and Ayla Networks to Showcase the future of IoT in hospitality.

  • Intro to Ayla & NXP Joint Solution: Security You Can Trust

    December 14, 2014 | Videos

    We summarize the Ayla and NXP partnership and joint end-to-end solution delivering ultra-security for the Internet of Things, well suited for industrial and commercial applications.

  • Smart Hotel Rooms of the Future

    December 12, 2014 | Videos

    Caesars Entertainment Collaborates with WeChat and Ayla Networks to showcase Hotel Rooms of the Future at CES 2015.

  • The Mother of All Internet of Things IoT Infographics

    11 December, 2014 | Infographics

    Postscapes and Harbor Research created this ambitious infographic that tells you almost everything you want to know about the Internet of Things. Lots of information to process here, but it should be particularly useful to those just coming up to speed with all aspects of IoT. Check out the case studies.

    Source: http://postscapes.com/what-exactly-is-the-internet-of-things-infographic

  • Survey on the Internet of Things

    10 December, 2014 | Infographics

    This IoT infographic from SAP is based on a survey conducted at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona regarding attendees’ readiness to adopt the Internet of Things.

    Source: http://scn.sap.com/community/internet-of-things/blog/2014/03/07/do-you-have-a-strategy-for-the-internet-of-things

  • IoT/M2M Sector Map

    9 December, 2014 | Infographics

    Beecham Research’s Sector Map represents the Internet of Things segmentation across nine different application verticals. Clearly the opportunity for IoT is broad and huge.

    Source: www.beechamresearch.com/article.aspx?id=4

  • The Value of The Internet Of Things

    8 December, 2014 | Infographics

    This infographic from the Industrial IP Advantage coalition breaks down how manufacturers can realize commercial value from the Internet of Things. Pretty important, since there’s only $14.4 trillion of value at stake!

    Source: http://www.industrial-ip.org/industrial-ip/internet-of-things/internet-of-things-infographic

  • Ayla Functionality: Over-the-Air Demo

    December 7, 2014 | Videos

    Showcasing Ayla’s over-the-air firmware download capability and how it can be used to add new functionality to a prototype using the Ayla Design Kit.

  • Evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) Infographic

    7 December, 2014 | Infographics

    This IoT infographic from CASALEGGIO ASSOCIATI identifies five stages in the evolution of the Internet of Things. Each is described with reference to some products exemplifying the respective stage, giving one an idea of how technology has evolved in recent years with the development of Internet of Things.
    Source: www.casaleggio.it/internet_of_things

  • Ayla Use Case: Lighting Gateway Demo

    December 6, 2014 | Videos

    See a demonstration of an Ayla Lighting Gateway in action that showcases just some of the features Ayla enables through the platform.

  • Ayla Use Case: Smart Plug Demo

    December 6, 2014 | Videos

    We provide a simple use case example using the Ayla Platform: a smart plug product controlled with a mobile app over the cloud.

  • Intro to Ayla Platform and Getting a Device Connected

    November 11, 2014 | Videos

    This video provides an introduction to how the Ayla Platform works and summarizes how to develop and connect a device to the cloud.

  • Overview of Ayla's Acces Policy Control Manager

    November 7, 2014 | Tech Notes

    This tech note provides an overview of Ayla’s Access Policy Control Manager, a unique and powerful capability within Ayla’s Agile IoT Platform.


Featured Resources

WHITE PAPER

Role-Based Access Control

This white paper will define and outline what a manufacturer should look for when implementing RBAC in an Internet of Things strategy.

WHITE PAPER

IoT Platform - Build vs. Buy

Find out what’s needed to build an IoT Platform and what to look for when buying one.



WEBINAR

Mobile Device Trends in the IoT

With IoT product manufacturers championing different communications protocols, the challenge is to enable one mobile app to control many devices.