Allegion invests in Cloud company

SP&T Staff
Tuesday May 23, 2017
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Allegion says it has made, through one of its subsidiaries, an equity investment in Yonomi – a mobile application and cloud platform provider for connected living.

“As an IoT thought leader, Allegion drives connected device integration in both residential and non-residential security markets,” said Allegion Futurist and Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships Rob Martens. “We form strategic alliances with others who embrace the IoT as we do, furthering our capabilities and pushing innovation in our industry. This new alliance with Yonomi is a perfect example. We’re impressed by the flexible IoT solutions Yonomi offers to manufacturers as well as end consumers and look forward to using this technology to give our customers smarter security experiences.”

Through the alliance, Allegion’s portfolio has elite access to Yonomi’s Thin Cloud Infrastructure and cloud computing expertise. Schlage recently deployed Yonomi Thin Cloud to support millions of its smart locks.

Allegion will also further its integration into the smart-home market through the Yonomi consumer application that fosters communication between smart-home devices. The mobile application allows users to set conditions and personalized routines that control multiple smart-home devices with a voice command. The app currently integrates with more than 60 smart-home devices, including some Schlage locks.

“We’ve designed Yonomi to be both easy to use and powerful, much like Allegion’s IoT-enabled products,” said Yonomi CEO Kent Dickson. “As a company that’s focused on simplifying smart-home experiences, we’re excited to have a strategic partner like Allegion with expertise specific to the evolution of smart security devices – an important part of the connected home.”

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