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The NextMarket Report — Cisco

Bosch Quietly Adds To Its Smart Home and IoT Portfolio With Prosyst

Mike Wolf Bosch Cisco IoT platform software

If there ever was a quiet giant in the broader IoT and smart home, it’s Bosch.  The company first started rolling up IoT software startups in 2008 and just last year announced a joint venture with Cisco and ABB around a smart home open source initiative.  And now the company adds to its portfolio with the acquisition of Prosyst. The move gives Bosch the leading provider of OSGI solutions, a connected devices services framework that was a part of the first connected home wave back in 1999-2000.  OSGI, which is based on Java, has since become an important application and services...

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Smart Home Weekly: Home Depot, Samsung, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, Nest/IControl

Mike Wolf Belkin Blossom Bosch Cisco GoControl Home Depot Icontrol Insteon Misfit Nest Nortek Samsung Smart Home Smart Home Show Smart Home Weekly Wearables WeMo

It's the Smart Home Weekly for the week ending/beginning December 14, 2015. It's been a couple weeks since the last Smart Home Weekly so we've got lots of ground to cover, but the sad news for you smart home addicts is the news flow is beginning to slow, always the case in the run up to CES. Bottom line, companies want to keep their powder dry as they head to Vegas in January. Industry watchers also start to wind down and move into "best of" list making mode before they take off for the holidays. I'll have a few end of year posts/podcasts...

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