Status
Acquired by Samsung Electronics on July 16, 2014
Funding Received
$15.5 Million in 2 Rounds from 27 Investors
Headquarters:
Washington, DC
Description:
SmartThings, a smartphone app, allows its users to monitor and control their domestic affairs even when they are out of their home.
Founders:
Ben Edwards, Alex Hawkinson, Ben Edwards, Jeff Hagins, Andrew Brooks, James Stolp, Scott Vlaminck, Jesse O'Neill-Oine
Categories:
Internet of Things, Home Automation, Internet, Open Source, Mobile
Website:
http://smartthings.com

Company Details

Update

SmartThings believes that the everyday objects around us can do more to help make their lives easier, better, and more fun. To help them help the,, it’s created a variety of easy-to-use sensors that they can place in their home, office, and car. SmartThings lets these sensors communicate with each other, and with them–unlocking a new world of possibilities and resulting in the world’s most accessible and advanced open platform for the Internet of Things.

SmartThings notifies them about important things that happen at home when they’re away, and lets they turn dumb things like lights, fans, and other household objects into smart devices that can be instructed to automatically do what they want them to. With the push of a button, they can secure their home, control their energy use, and trigger things in them home or office to perform different actions when people or pets are present–wherever they are. Stay up to date by knowing when the kids come home from school or a spouse leaves work, get immediate alerts when unexpected events happen–like when a valuable item moves or there’s motion detected outside their home–and transform their daily life by doing more and worrying less.

SmartThings is also embracing developers by enabling them to create their own applications of the product–thus, ensuring that the range of uses and smart devices will significantly expand.

Current Team (10)

Update

Past Team (1)

Update

Board Members and Advisors (1)

Update

Investors (27)

Update

Offices/Locations (2)

Update
  • Office

    11 4th Street NE

    Ste 300

    Minneapolis, MN 55413

    USA

  • Office

    1000 Potomac St. NW

    Suite 120

    Washington, DC 20007

    USA

Competitors (5)

Update
  • Lgzbwio087rlw1rxg9qs

    INSTEON

    INSTEON is the gold standard networking technology for the connected home. It is a dual-mesh...
  • Zddbsbgqdes09gayxwlg

    Vera

    The best way to keep your family safe, and make your life easier. Vera makes any home a smart...
  • 56b6bc1e1da6ed777f14761452cbd62c

    Revolv

    Revolv is a monitoring and control system that allows users to control their connected devices...
  • Ztfj9todooujzgn8pa9w

    Wink

    Wink is the quick and simple way to connect you and the products you rely on every day in your...
  • Bb2d264705d17525425aa96e11d22e04

    SmartThings

    SmartThings, a smartphone app, allows its users to monitor and control their domestic affairs...