Everyone wants a piece of the IoT pie and wireless communications giant Verizon is no different. The New York based firm has made several significant acquisitions in the internet of things (IoT) space in the last few months alone, and seems to be enacting a strategy that will make it a major player in the emerging sector. Verizon’s diverse portfolio of activities was built on a foundation of wireless communication. Today its US wireless network is made up of 113.2 million retail connections but the company also provides communications, entertainment and integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. Late last year Verizon launched its ThingSpace platform, a web-based, self-service interface that lets developers create IoT applications and partners market their services: "This platform has been designed to give developers an easy on-ramp into IoT. It provides [developers] with a single pane of glass to design, test, deploy, manage and market the solutions they are bringing to […]
In this Research Note, we examine Nordomatic, the largest independent integrator of open, cloud-based smart building solutions in the Nordic region. This analysis is based on the Nordomatic 2021 Sustainability Report and their strategy to achieve global impact leadership within Smart Buildings by 2025. Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Nordomatic reports a turnover of around SEK 1 billion (around $100 […]
Is there one simple thing the commercial real estate industry could do to improve technology outcomes? Yes! Break down knowledge silos and share information. That’s why we created the open-source Developers Smart Building Project Canvas with help from Vanti and LMG (lmgiq.com) Watch my presentation at last month’s Smart Building Conference to learn more about […]
In this Research Note, we examine View Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW), a Silicon Valley-based smart window company founded in 2006. This analysis is based on their 2021 financial results, investor presentations, M&A and their smart buildings strategy. View, one of the most heavily funded firms in the smart buildings space, acquired unicorn status in November 2018 when it raised a $1.1 billion Series […]
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