|Dec 20, 2012, 02:56 PM||#1|
Apple in Talks to Acquire Home Automation Firm R2 Studios
Apple, Microsoft and Google are all potential buyers for home automation firm R2 Studios, part of the id8 Group founded by Blake Krikorian, according to the Wall Street Journal. He was the founder of Sling Media, makers of the SlingBox that was later sold to EchoStar/Dish Network.
R2 Studios sole public product is an Android client for Crestron whole-home control systems. Crestron released its own clients for the iPhone and iPad several years ago.
The market for home automation has been seeing a lot of activity recently, with former Apple executive Tony Fadell's company releasing the Nest thermostat last year. AT&T has announced plans to get into the home automation market as well.
Article Link: Apple in Talks to Acquire Home Automation Firm R2 Studios
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Apple in Talks to Acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion [Updated]||MacRumors||MacRumors.com News Discussion||675||May 22, 2014 11:14 AM|
|SoftBank in talks to acquire T-Mobile||mattwallace24||iPhone||12||Dec 29, 2013 07:52 PM|
|Apple Reportedly Set to Acquire Israeli 3D Body Sensing Firm PrimeSense [Updated]||MacRumors||MacRumors.com News Discussion||145||Nov 26, 2013 09:20 PM|
|Apple home automation?||Black Diesel||Apple TV and Home Theater||14||Sep 5, 2013 08:16 PM|
|Apple Looking to Acquire PrimeSense, Israeli Firm Behind Kinect's Original 3D Body Sensing Technology||MacRumors||MacRumors.com News Discussion||59||Aug 25, 2013 01:22 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:43 PM.