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The NextMarket Report — Xfinity

Comcast Just Launched Its Own Smart Home Platform: Why This Is Not Surprising

Mike Wolf Comcast Icontrol Xfinity

Comcast just launched its own smart home and IoT platform. This may sound bad for Icontrol because, well, it is bad for Icontrol. The two companies are doing their best to make it sound like this is just business as usual, point to how many of the legacy smart home products will connect through Icontrol and the two companies will continue to work together with Icontrol being the underlying platform for Comcast's Xfinity security offering, but there's no two ways to spin it: Long term this looks like a direct replacement for Icontrol on the smart home side. Now, this shouldn't be...

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