Hubitat, Inc., a leader in home automation systems, has appointed Walt & Company, an award-winning Silicon Valley tech public relations and social media agency, as its as its public relations agency of record.
Walt & Company’s efforts will focus on launching and supporting the expanding capabilities of Hubitat’s highly reliable home automation platform. It will provide a range of communications services, including product launches, media and analyst relations, product review management, and CES support activities.
“The home automation market is growing exponentially, from the rapid adoption of voice controlled personal assistants to digital security systems, LED lighting, thermostat control and a growing range of connected home devices. Hubitat provides an edge computing solution that greatly improves reliability compared to the cloud-dependent hubs currently on the market,” said Pete Buchner, vice president of marketing, Hubitat. “We’re excited to partner with Walt & Company, leveraging its impressive experience in consumer tech and IoT, to help us communicate these benefits to a wide range of customer segments and partners.”
Hubitat, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the developer of Hubitat ElevationTM, a powerful app-driven edge-computing home automation hub that ensures a higher level of functionality, privacy and reliability than competitive solutions. The edge approach to home automation combines the best cloud connected devices and services with local processing, delivering a faster device response and keeping personal data secure. Currently, the platform provides built-in support for a variety of Zigbee, Z-Wave, Lutron and cloud-connected home automation devices, including Amazon Echo, Lutron, Hue Bridge, Sonos and more.
“Hubitat’s unique approach to home automation provides consumers a fast and reliable home automation experience with total data privacy that has the power to truly advance the home automation industry,” said Robert Walt, president, Walt & Company. “We look forward to working closely with Hubitat as the company revolutionizes the way people automate their lives.”