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Connected Home Developers Garage Debuts at SXSW 2014

iControl Networks, Silicon Labs and Time Warner Cable host workshop for device and app developers to unlock the future of the $71 billion smart home market

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, March 9, iControl Networks, Silicon Labs and Time Warner Cable will co-host the 'Connected Home Developers Garage' at SXSW 2014. The Developers Garage will bring together device and application developers with smart home leaders to discuss innovations in the smart home and learn about what's on the horizon for this projected $71 billion industry.

"There is an incredible opportunity for device and app developers to become part of the next generation of the smart home," said Jim Johnson, executive vice president and general manager at iControl Networks. "People want an integrated, smart solution that they trust to manage their homes and lives. That will come by building an ecosystem of interoperable devices and apps that can 'talk' to each other and all be managed by consumers through one unified dashboard. The Developers Garage is a prime forum for leaders to join together and discuss how we can continue to grow this vision."

Leading connected device and app developers have already gotten involved in the rapidly growing smart home market by joining the iControl OpenHome™ Partner Program, which enables them to easily integrate their solutions with iControl's technology, the power behind many of North America's biggest smart home solutions including Xfinity Home by Comcast, Time Warner Cable IntelligentHome and Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, among others.

The Connected Home Developers Garage will take place on Sunday, March 9, from 10 am to 6 pm CST at Silicon Labs' Austin headquarters located at 200 West Cesar Chavez Street. The speaker lineup will include executives from the following industry leaders:

  • CentraLite
  • Comcast
  • Comporium
  • EcoFactor
  • iControl Networks
  • Keen Home
  • Life 360
  • Logitech Harmony
  • Nuance
  • Parks Associates
  • Pebble
  • Rogers Communications
  • Silicon Labs
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Zubie

Register to attend, see the full schedule of speakers and learn more by visiting http://www.icontrol.com/sxsw/.

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.

About Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs is an industry leader in the innovation of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs' diverse portfolio of patented semiconductor solutions offers customers significant advantages in performance, size and power consumption. For more information about Silicon Labs, please visit www.silabs.com.

About Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services.  Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at twc.comtwcbc.com and twcmedia.com.

SOURCE iControl Networks

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