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Siemens Continues its Californian IoT Shopping Spree with Acquisition of Comfy

Siemens Building Technologies Division has completed another significant deal in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, this time with the acquisition of Comfy (previously known as Building Robotics). The Oakland, CA, based start-up is known for their building controls mobile app. The deal is the third smart building startup acquired during the German engineering conglomerate’s six week California shopping spree, symbolizing their strong intentions in the sector. In late May, Siemens announced the acquisition of Los Angeles based J2 Innovations, a leading software framework provider for building automation and IoT. J2 has been active and successful in the IoT software business for about 10 years, it has built a strong reputation in the US and internationally for its FIN (Fluid INtegration) Framework technology. Soon after the J2 deal, Siemens announced a deal for Silicon Valley based firm Enlighted an IoT solutions start-up known for its multi-function sensing platform. The critical element of Enlighted’s platform are […]

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