Somfy,Tyco Join Thread Group Board
Internet of Things consortium The Thread Group announced some additions this week, with the announcement that Somfy and Tyco have joined its board of directors.
Joining the board brings the two companies to "sponsor-level roles," joining original members ARM, Big Ass Fans, Freescale Semiconductor, Nest Labs, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Labs and Yale Security.
“Somfy and Tyco are world leaders in home comfort and safety and their active roles in the Thread Group speaks volumes about Thread’s potential,” Chris Boross, president of the Thread Group and technical product marketing manager, Nest, said as part of the announcement.
. “The two companies’ deep understanding of what consumers care about most in their homes will be an asset for the Thread Group as we continue to grow and define the connected home.”