The Jury Is Out As To Who Will Bring It Together

“In some respects, the jury is still out,” said Frank LaBarbera, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Affinegy. LaBarbara was talking about the notion that there might not more than one entity, whether it is service provider, retailer or manufacturer, who brings together all the disparate devices in the home. In the above interview, he suggests that the cloud is the mechanism for both managing the devices within the home, as well as enabling new services and derivative services, such as parental control and home automation.

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