By Telecom Lead Team: AT&T is planning to launch
AT&T Digital Life, an IP-based remote monitoring and automation platform to
enable global mobile service providers to offer their subscribers home
automation, energy and security services.
The new platform is designed to enable providers to offer
their consumers devices like wireless sensors and cameras that will communicate
with a control center inside the home, managed through a web based user
AT&T Digital Life offers several benefits to
international service providers, including lower entry costs into a market that
can potentially generate new revenue streams and reduce churn.
Digital Life features licensed software development kits,
and other services like hardware certification, application hosting, and
technical and integration support.
“We’ve built a robust platform that equips
international service providers with the foundation needed to build a digital
life solution for their customers,” said Kevin Petersen, senior vice
president, Digital Life, AT&T Mobility.
AT&T claims that the platform is flexible, intuitive
and scalable, providing service providers with a path into a market of
significant growth opportunity. With Digital Life, service providers will
have the ability to arm their subscribers with technology to stay connected to
what matters most to them in a simple, convenient, secure, and customizable
The platform offers a customizable experience that
enables service providers to develop a unique graphic user interface and extend
branding to devices. Service providers will have the opportunity to tailor
solutions for multiple segments – consumer, small business and healthcare –
based on their specific needs.
The AT&T platform is expected to be available to
international service providers later this year. It has been designed for
multi-country use and can be self-installed in the home or office.
AT&T will demonstrate the Digital Life platform
capabilities at Mobile World Congress 2012.