Deutsche Telekom unveils While Label Smart Home platform
DT smart home offering includes the QIVICON platform, gateways, apps, devices and services.
Deutsche Telekom unveiled its White Label Smart Home portfolio that includes platform gateways, applications, compatible devices and services. The portfolio is designed to help telecommunications service providers, utility providers, hardware manufacturers and other enterprises create and offer smart home services.
DT said the platform offers more than 200 compatible devices from brands such as D-Link, Miele, Netatmo, Philips and Sonos, and covering use cases including safety and security; energy monitoring; saving and control; and home automation. The telco also highlighted different services such cameras, smart plugs, thermostats, sound systems and lighting can be integrated into the QIVICON smart home platform.
The platform currently supports ZigBee Pro, Wi-Fi, DECT ULE, HomeMatic and Homematic IP protocols.
“Deutsche Telekom’s new portfolio has been developed to meet core requirements of smart home strategy – openness, technology innovation, a wide partner ecosystem and flexibility,” explained Thomas Rockman, VP of connected home at DT, in a statement. “The portfolio supports accelerated market entry, especially for telecommunications providers. A key strength of our smart home portfolio is the freedom our partners have to pick and choose elements of our portfolio to suit specific requirements and the stage their smart home strategy is at.”
European telecoms giant KPN has rolled out the platform under its “KPN SmartLife” service that offers user control over security, energy and comfort. Slovak Telekom also recently launched a consumer offering using the platform with an initial focus on protection and monitoring; energy conservation; and home convenience.