iControl Networks Secures First Smart Home Integration for New Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

Partnership Expands iControl's Ecosystem of Inter-Connected Lifestyle Devices and Apps

Mar 21, 2014, 08:02 ET from iControl Networks

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, has partnered with Samsung as a featured app developer for the newly-announced Samsung Gear 2. Available in mid-2014, iControl's app for the Gear 2 will give consumers worldwide another convenient way to communicate with their homes at all times.

iControl-powered connected home solutions include Xfinity Home from Comcast, IntelligentHome from Time Warner Cable and Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, among others. The Samsung Gear 2 will be compatible with iControl Converge™ and iControl Touchstone™ solutions, offering another way to manage the things that matter most – homes, families and safety – all with the touch of a button. The Gear 2 will also feed data, including location and preference information, to better inform and automate the connected home and life experience.

"We're excited to partner with Samsung to offer people even more ways to control their homes with the touch of a button," said iControl's Jim Johnson, executive vice president and general manager of the Austin Business Unit. "The integration of Samsung Gear 2 with connected home technology brings us another step closer to a feature-rich and smarter lifestyle. The more devices that are integrated into our smart home cloud, the more information we can gather to ultimately create a highly personalized experience – both inside and outside the home."

For more information, please visit www.icontrol.com/.

About iControl Networks
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing interactive solutions defining the connected home market. iControl software platforms, award-winning solutions that have made the connected home a reality, enable home security companies, broadband service providers and utilities to offer the next generation of home management, security and connectivity to their customers. Venture investors in iControl include Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers iFund, and Intel Capital, with strategic investments from a variety of service providers including ADT, Comcast Ventures, Comporium and Rogers Communications. For more information, please visit www.icontrol.com.

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