The Arrayent Blog

January 21, 2016

Arrayent Completes $15 Million Series C Funding Round

Arrayent Completes $15 Million Series C Funding Round as ORIX Ventures Joins Investors DCM Ventures, Intel Capital, Opus Capital, and Comerica Bank The world’s leading IoT platform will add to the more than sixty connected consumer products being sold in online and retail locations around the globe SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Arrayent, the IoT platform company that helps the world’s most trusted brands develop and deliver connected products, completed its $15m Series C funding round as ORIX Ventures joins previously announced investors, DCM Ventures, Intel Capital, Opus Capital, and Comerica Bank. “We’re extremely pleased to add ORIX […]
February 2, 2016

Arrayent Awarded TRUSTe Privacy Seal

Arrayent, the IoT platform chosen by the world’s most trusted brands, today announced that it has achieved TRUSTe Enterprise Privacy Certification across all online properties, including Arrayent’s website and IoT platform. The TRUSTe seal demonstrates privacy compliance and builds consumer trust. TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company rigorously audits a company’s user privacy standards and regulations before it can qualify for the TRUSTe Privacy Seal.
February 12, 2016

CRM to IOT: OSF, Salesforce, and Arrayent

OSF Global Services is using the Arrayent Connect Platform as part of a unique, integrated CRM to IoT solution with Salesforce. In this video, OSF walks through a scenario where a customer of a web-enabled product is alerted to a potential issue, while the product’s customer service team is notified simultaneously. Arrayent provides the underlying platform that enables connectivity among the different players. Because Arrayent empowers smart products and systems connectivity, there is an easy connection that can be made with application vendors like Salesforce so they can deliver real-time support and even foresee possible problems before they arise. As […]
February 22, 2016

Round-Up of IoT Platform Providers

SMAHome reviewed the Arrayent Connect Platform in their round-up of top Internet of Things (IoT) platform solutions. Check out their assessment and overview that includes insight into how the Connect Platform delivers an end-to-end solution that includes a mobile app framework, device virtualization, and connectors. Learn more from SMAHome about Arrayent and how the Connect Platform is creating new opportunities for manufacturers, connected devices, and connected clouds.
February 25, 2016

NXP and Arrayent Collaborate to Connect Thread Devices at Embedded World, Nuremberg, Germany

Arrayent’s Connect IoT Platform enables remote monitoring and control of Thread-connected devices from anywhere in the world Nuremberg, Germany – February 23, 2016 – Arrayent, the provider of the IoT platform chosen by the world’s most trusted brands, announced that it collaborated with NXP Semiconductors to demonstrate a Thread-enabled device that can be remotely monitored and controlled from anywhere in the world with the support of Arrayent’s Connect IoT platform. Thread is a robust, IP-based, self-healing mesh network designed to securely and reliably connect products around the home. Until now, Thread implementations have focused on in-home, monitor and control environments. […]
February 26, 2016

SMAHome: Arrayent and IoT Cloud compatibility

SMAHome writes about Arrayent in a new piece, Arrayent: Smart Home Compatibility in Cloud is the Trend. In it, Arrayent CEO Cyril Brignone explains how compatibility across IoT networks will help increase user adoption and accelerate product viability. Brignone says, “Compatibility in the cloud is a major trend that is expected to help propel the smart home. We’re betting big by putting together technology to make these products work well together.” As connected devices increasingly become central to the lineup of manufacturer’s offerings, the idea of standardizing usage and capabilities will be a critical element of adoption. We invite you […]
March 10, 2016

Arrayent IoT Predictions for 2016

The opportunity to Internet-enable all types of devices is vast and the potential financial rewards are huge. It seems that almost every company, be it one focused on consumers, the enterprise, products or services, is executing or developing on an IoT strategy. Arrayent specializes in solutions that enable consumer IoT, so we are keen observers and participants in how that market is progressing. We think the consumer IoT market opportunity is real. One doesn’t need to travel to CES to witness the products that can be managed and used through the Internet. A quick look around your local Lowe’s, Home […]
March 11, 2016

Arrayent IoT Predictions for 2016, Trend 1: Connectivity Gets Built In

Michael Eisner, the former CEO of Disney, once made the case for interesting design by saying, “You have to build it anyway. Why not make it beautiful?” Something similar could be said about consumer devices, since they are being built, why not just make them connected? Of course that all sounds good, but building connected products is not always an either/or proposition. When the opportunity is right, however, there is no doubt that connectivity opens new channels and markets for existing product manufacturers. Connectivity sets the expectation that products actually improve after initial purchase. This product improvement-in-place feature is enabled […]
March 15, 2016

Arrayent IoT Predictions for 2016, Trend 2: Low Cost Solutions Arrive

The numbers and projections point to massive growth in connected products. There is virtually no argument around this forecast, and even the casual observer is now well-aware of the potential to acquire and user Internet of Things products in their homes, cars and just about anywhere they work and live. One of the key ways to truly gauge success of a new market element is through adoption, and this year we expect to see lower cost connected products drive a huge increase in IoT product adoption. With this, IoT will truly become a key ingredient of in the technology market. […]
March 17, 2016

Arrayent IoT Predictions for 2016, Trend 3: User Interface Moves Beyond the Mobile App

The Internet of Things is about a lot more than just turning things on and off through your smart phone. Convenience certainly is a major advantage, but so is security, peace of mind, and operating the various parts of your work and life with greater efficiency. Mobile apps are clearly major drivers in the growth of IoT, but the physical Web will use embedded tags to manipulate URLs and connect directly between the device and the Web.  Yet, there’s that old saying that applies in the current IoT environment: to a man with a hammer (in this case, a smartphone), […]