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January 19, 2017

‘EVOLVE’ is Step A4 to Enhance Products Through Compatibility With Other Services

This blog is the final one in our series describing Arrayent’s ‘A4 Program’ – four steps to IoT business transformation, which was unveiled to visitors at our 2017 CES booth in Las Vegas. ARRAYENT A4 PROGRAM – STEP A4: ‘EVOLVE’ For the ‘first generation’ of consumer IoT/Smart Home products, companies focused on one thing: connectivity. Connectivity was novel—but only up to a point. As has been well documented now by seeing limited consumer adoption, connecting devices to smartphone apps created some interesting gadgets that were tailor-made for early tech adopters. But the novelty of being able to control home devices […]
January 6, 2017

‘LEARN’ is Step A3 to Gain Insights from IoT Device and Consumer Data

This blog is another in our series describing Arrayent’s ‘A4 Program’ – four steps to business transformation, which is being unveiled at CES to qualified visitors at our booth in the Sands Expo. This blog looks at the third step of the program. ARRAYENT A4 PROGRAM – Step A3: ‘LEARN’ Connected products are producing staggering amounts of data –customer and product usage data. When captured and analyzed, this data can help companies understand customer needs, market dynamics, and strategic issues. Arrayent helps its customers turn that data into valuable and actionable “insights” about users, their behaviors, product usage, and sales […]
January 6, 2017

Arrayent Announces New EcoAdaptors for Amazon Echo/Alexa, Google Home, IFTTT and More

Demonstrates Interoperability with Connected Products like Febreze Home™ at CES 2017 REDWOOD CITY, CA—January 5, 2017—Arrayent Inc., the consumer IoT platform chosen by trusted brands, today announced new additions to its EcoAdaptor™ service, which provides interoperability between connected products and key ecosystems. New EcoAdaptors were announced for Amazon Echo/Alexa, Amazon DRS (Dash), Google Home, IFTTT, WeChat, and Salesforce. These join the first Arrayent EcoAdaptor that provided interoperability with the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect smoke and CO detector, and is Works with Nest certified. The Arrayent EcoAdaptor service provides consumer product manufacturers with an ‘out of the box’ interface that enables them to […]
December 29, 2016

‘LAUNCH’ Step A2 When Connecting Products Quickly Across the Global Markets

This post is the second in our series describing Arrayent’s ‘A4 Program’ – four steps to IoT business transformation, which is being unveiled at CES to qualified visitors at our booth in the Sands Expo Center. This blog looks at the second step of the A4 program—A2: ‘Launch.’ ARRAYENT A4 PROGRAM – STEP A2: ‘LAUNCH’ From the initial project planning phase, Arrayent helps customers get their products from ideas to market quickly—on average in less than six months! In some cases, that’s years faster than the time-to-market many brands are achieving working with high-priced professional services companies or trying to […]
December 21, 2016

‘ENVISION’ Step A1 When Planning For Success In A Connected Product World

There was a day when manufacturers built their products, shipped them to retailers, and with the exception of a return or two, considered their job to be done. Those days are coming to an end faster than expectations of personal privacy. With the Internet of Things and connected products, the consumer products landscape has changed forever. Now manufacturers have a direct channel to the consumer that is ‘always on’ and they can provide more services, sell additional products, and create a more satisfying brand-to-consumer relationship than was ever possible before. But there are broad ramifications adding connectivity to products. Let’s […]
December 19, 2016

Looking Back at 2016 and Forward To CES, 2017, and Beyond

It’s hard to believe the end of the year is fast approaching. But here we are—busy taking stock of 2016 and looking ahead to 2017! For companies like Arrayent serving brands in the consumer tech products sector, the New Year always begins with a BANG at the annual CES show in Las Vegas. And like many of you, we are in heavy prep mode, getting ready to fully participate in the show, and: Exhibit, Announce, Speak & Meet! We are exited about this year’s show and wanted to share a few details. EXHIBIT: We will be exhibiting at booth #40746 Level […]
December 19, 2016

Arrayent Champions Interoperability of IoT and Smart Home Products at CES 2017

Speaks at Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES Highlights Interoperability of Connected Products like Febreze Home™, Nest & Amazon Alexa at Booth #40746, Level 2 Halls A-D in the Sands Expo Center REDWOOD CITY, CA – December 19, 2016 – Arrayent Inc., a leading global IoT cloud platform that enables leading brands to get connected and get closer to consumers, announced today that interoperability of connected products will be a key focus of its activities at CES 2017 and beyond. Arrayent’s William Oget to Address Interoperabilty at CONNECTIONS Summit at CES Arrayent VP of Engineering William Oget will participate as […]
December 18, 2016

Give the Gift of Connection

This year it’s easier than ever to give gifts that provide extra value because they are connected to other products and services. Amazon Echo and Google Home are both popular, but we thought you might enjoy seeing a list of our favorite connected products just in case you were looking to give the gift of connection this holiday season. So take a look below at these eleven connected products. The ‘product links’ go to Amazon.com or the company site. The iOS and Android links go to the respective App Store sites for more information on connected functionality. • Febreze Home Air Freshener A unique connected […]
December 8, 2016

Observations from the Election for IoT Marketers

Quite a number of articles have been written since the U.S. Presidential election (to be followed, no doubt, by many books) on communications strategies and lessons learned. Some provide excellent food for thought for tech industry marketers, especially those of us who spend our time thinking and writing about the Internet of Things. We were particularly intrigued by the recent Wall Street Journal column, “Trump’s Win Has Ad Agencies Rethink How They Collect Data, Recruit Staff.” Bottom line: Have marketers become out of touch with consumers? One of the article’s key takeaways was that many marketing programs are oriented toward […]
December 1, 2016

Arrayent named Owler 2016 HOT in Redwood City Winner

Today Arrayent was named the 2016 HOT in Redwood City winner by crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform Owler. See full news release here.