Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has announced a new partner, FPT Telecom, Vietnam’s second largest MNO , which will soon be launching its service based on Essence’s WeR@Home Connected Home platform.
FPT is currently in the midst of a pilot to provide its users with a seamless Smart Home experience, providing home management, safety, and security. As Essence’s first mobile operator in Asia, WeR@Home will allow FPT to take a leadership role in bringing the connected home to the Vietnamese market.
“At Essence, we’re completely focused on increasing business value for service providers, creating a quick go-to-market system that have been proven among other leading operators and service providers around the world like Telecom Italia, GetSafe in US, G4S in Denmark, and Hills Health in Australia,” said Essence CEO and founder Dr Haim Amir.
‘s partnership with FPT follows the creation of new service revenue opportunities for operators and service providers with valuable enhancements to its ecosystem.
Essence’s WeR@HomeTM Smart Living solution has recently been awarded “Works with Nest” approval, adding significant value to users of the Nest Self-Learning Thermostat. Integrating Nest into Essence’s home management system allows it to disable the home’s heating/cooling system as soon as the house is empty and immediately detect if windows have been left open, resulting in decreased energy efficiency. Additionally, Nest’s ability to detect an empty home can automatically arm the home’s alarm system if homeowners have forgotten to do so.
With WeR@Home’s soon-to-be-released video management platform, users will enjoy high quality video monitoring directly from their WeR@Home mobile app while service providers will gain new revenue opportunities through added playback and analytics capabilities.
“Service providers need easy-to-integrate home management solutions that provide real value both to themselves and their customers,” says Essence CEO & founder Dr. Haim Amir. “Each enhancement to our technology is focused on delivering that in a simple, intuitive system.”
Essence service platforms offer two flagship products: WeR@Home and Care@HomeTM. WeR@Home delivers a complete DIY home management, security, and safety solution. Thanks to its Z-Wave compatibility, consumers can control more than 1,000 other home management devices from Essence’s easy-to-use app from any screen and device. Care@Home is a suite of senior telecare solutions focused on increasing the independence of the elderly living at home.
is a global IoT provider of scalable, cloud-based connected-living solutions for security, communication, and healthcare service providers. Over the past 20 years, Essence has built an impressive installed base, with more than 15 million products deployed and used by Tier-1 service providers worldwide. Essence is committed to developing and supporting solutions that both enhance partners’ businesses and enable people to live fuller and better lives. Essence has won several distinguished industry awards over the past year, garnering recognition by both the consumer and business markets, including the ESX Innovation Award for Care@Home, European Consumers Choice Award, Telecom Broadband Infovision Award, IoT Business Impact Award, and others.
Essence will showcase its WeR@Home
solutions at the #MWC16 in Barcelona, Spain later this month.