Last month AlertMe sounded their intent to move their tech-niche company towards a higher volume business.
Just a few weeks on and the firm has just announced a raft of news including a potentially huge deal with Deutsche Telekom, the acquisition of Wattbox and a strategic partnership with SmartHeating application company, Invensys Controls.
On the back of the development of an open standards (OSGi) controls platform AlertMe is announcing a partnership with Deutsche Telekom which will see it developing a set of home management applications for the telcos' 'Smart Connect Box' that will be available to 35 million German homes from mid 2012 (irrespective of telco provider) – it's home automation and energy management on a mass market scale.
AlertMe, the Smart Home technology company, today announces the development of an open standards (OSGi) controls platform and a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, Germany’s largest telecommunications company, to develop a set of home management applications for its Smart Connect platform. The partnership with Deutsche Telekom represents the first tier-one European Telco partnership for AlertMe and follows the announcement of its strategic partnership and commercial agreement with the UK’s largest utility British Gas, worth over £20 million in product and services delivery.
It is also announcing a partnership with Invensys to develop a SmartHeating application which will allow consumers to control heating remotely via online, smartphone or SMS , something which AlertMe is describing as the 'killer app'…
AlertMe, the SmartHome technology company and Invensys Controls, a global leader in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) controls, today announce they have partnered to develop SmartHeating, the killer application that will revolutionise how consumers heat their homes for maximum comfort and efficiency.
Finally it is acquiring Wattbox to extend AlertMe's heating controls proposition to hot water too…
AlertMe the SmartHome technology company, today announces the acquisition of intelligent heating and hot water controls company, Wattbox. The acquisition will enable AlertMe to extend its heating controls proposition to hot water whilst adding Intelligent Automation to home energy control.