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Vivint unveils smart home assistant at CES

January 11, 2017Paul Ragusa

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home, a smart home services provider based here, made several big announcements at CES 2017 last week, most notably Vivint Sky, the company's new smart home assistant that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, to manage all of the devices in a connected home. Vivint CMO Jeff Lyman told Security Systems News that at CES this year the company built a narrative around AI. “We launched our AI layer, which we call Sky, and its purpose is to enable the consumer...

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Vivint acquires Space Monkey, 'next generation cloud' startup

September 10, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Vivint has acquired a Utah-based startup, Space Monkey, to enhance Vivint's new Vivint Sky smart home platform, according to a news release issued today. What is Space Monkey? Founded in 2011, the company calls itself a "next generation cloud" provider that offers “both a local storage and remote network backup for higher levels of data security and redundancy,” according to the news release. And Space Monkey bills itself as a cheaper, faster alternative to a data center, according to...

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Vivint launches own panel, own platform in new solution

June 10, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

PROVO, Utah—Vivint today launched Vivint Sky, a new cloud-based smart home solution featuring the company's own control panel and software. The company anticipates a gradual migration of its more than 800,000 subscribers over to Vivint Sky from the 2GIG Go!Control panel and the software that they currently use.Vivint Sky��and the wireless Internet service that Vivint is currently offering on a trial basis in Utah—are all part of Vivint's plan to create its own ecosystem in the...

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