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MARCH, 2018

DeviceTone and Tondo Team Up to Light Up Smart Cities

Boston, MA, USA; TelAviv, Israel – DeviceTone™, a provider of Internet of Things edge software solutions, today announced it has teamed up with lighting industry leader Tondo.

Tondo is a fast-growing connected lighting solution provider with over 20 years of experience in the commercial lighting industry, offering smart city and smart building solutions. This partnership will enable Tondo to leverage DeviceTone Edge, a highly customizable client for smart connected products. Built on open source technologies, DeviceTone Edge puts the power of embedded development in the hands of every developer. DeviceTone Edge runs on hundreds of chipsets large and small, enabling secure integrated edge solutions across devices and gateways.

DeviceTone simplifies connected product development, accelerates time to market, and de-risks the product development process.

“We’ve been working collaboratively for over a year,” said David Chouraqui, CEO of DeviceTone and its parent company, Cloud of Things. “Our vision is perfectly aligned with Tondo’s, and the combination of our technologies and experiences make it possible to deliver full, advanced, controlled lighting solutions with benefits including safer streets and buildings, energy usage reduction, and significant cost savings for Tondo’s customers.”

DeviceTone Edge ™ provides the embedded control for Tondo’s wireless lighting solutions, making it faster for Tondo to get to market with future-proof and economically cost-effective lighting solutions. With DeviceTone’s ™ integrated connected device management technology, Tondo gets the added benefit of remote secure management for every device they sell.

DeviceTone ™ technology includes highly secure plug-and-play connectivity firmware, gateway enablement, robust support for many network protocols including Wi-Fi, LoRa and ULE, and the ability to automatically generate mobile control applications. In addition, CloudSwitch ™ technology enable DeviceTone powered smart products to communicate with any IoT cloud.

“DeviceTone’s components complete our solution,” said Guy Saadi, CEO of Tondo, a pioneering and fast-growing connected lighting solution provider. “With our innovative IoT technology, we help lighting brands and lighting fixture manufacturers to take advantage of a new, previously inaccessible set of features, and enrich them with information and insights to further promote their businesses, and with DeviceTone’s technology we make that affordable and scalable.”

Tondo’s lighting solution is composed of the world’s first compact wireless DALI master, making solutions for every sector quick, easy, and affordable in large scale, using a plug-and-play approach and giving lighting fixtures new control capabilities.

Integrating Ultra Low Energy (ULE) protocol, the partnership between CoT and Tondo permits the use of the latest open LPWAN protocol as well as seamless integration with multiple sensors and other IoT systems, automation, customization, and absolute control, efficiently and effectively.

About Device Tone:

DeviceTone simplifies connected product development by empowering companies with tools that unlock business value in world being reshaped by IoT. DeviceTone allows companies to quickly, securely and easily connect and manage products at scale in a way that adapts to the dynamic needs of the business. DeviceTone simplifies connected product development, accelerates time to market, and de-risks the product development process. It delivers a highly customizable client for smart connected products built on open source technologies that runs on hundreds of chipsets large and small, enabling secure integrated edge solutions across devices and gateways, and a manager that provides secure remote management of connected products that gives companies the ability to manage devices one to one, millions at a time. Established in 2018, DeviceTone is based in Boston, MA, USA, working with a growing partner ecosystem. For more information please visit www.devicetone.com.

About Tondo:

Tondo is a pioneering and fast-growing connected lighting solution provider. With the use of innovative IoT technology, they are helping the lighting industry to benefit from a new, previously inaccessible set of advantages, and enriching them with information and insights to further promote their businesses. Tondo’s technology turns any fixture into a data source – wirelessly. Tondo is headquartered in Israel and has an office in The Netherlands.

For more information, visit www.tondo-iot.com.