AT&T Adds New Partners to Its Digital Life
LAS VEGAS -- AT&T today announced plans to expand the product and service offerings of AT&T Digital Life by integrating new products and services into its home security and automation platform. AT&T is currently working with Lutron Electronics, Samsung, Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and LG Electronics to provide more choice to customers with the ability to manage new capabilities from the AT&T Digital Life app.
Today’s announcement at the 2015 International CES builds on efforts by Digital Life in 2014 to explore the possibilities of what a managed platform will mean. The move from a closed platform model to an open-standards managed platform will enable Digital Life to rapidly expand the types of services and products it is able to offer customers, as well as entering new markets while delivering an integrated experience.
“Innovation in home automation is skyrocketing, but to really drive mass adoption, we need to expand the strong platform that we have built working with key industry leaders and developers to bring the best ideas together to benefit the customer. That’s what we’re going to continue do in 2015,” said Kevin Petersen, Senior Vice President, AT&T Digital Life.
Digital Life enables customers to realize the benefits of the Internet of Things in ways that improve and simplify their lives. Controlling the ecosystem allows Digital Life to quickly introduce new capabilities by integrating devices and services from industry leaders, including:
“Digital Life plans to be able to welcome customers who are already integrated with these solutions from Lutron and Samsung Techwin to bring their devices and connect to Digital Life. Likewise, we intend to allow our current customers to purchase these products and services and enjoy them as part of an integrated Digital Life experience,” added Petersen.
Currently available in 82 markets across the U.S., Digital Life is working strategically to expand its portfolio in existing and new markets.
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