Silicon Labs Acquires Wi-Fi Innovator Zentri
Silicon Labs announced the acquisition of Zentri, an innovator in low-power, cloud-connected Wi-Fi technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). Zentri helps customers worldwide securely connect and manage their products across a wide range of industrial, commercial and consumer applications.
Zentriâ€™s unique combination of modules, embedded and cloud software, APIs and tools enables rapid development of secure IoT end node products in a matter of weeks. By eliminating the need for wireless design expertise and providing a library of cloud-connected applications, Zentri allows IoT device makers to focus on differentiating their products and speeding time to market. In addition to Wi-Fi, Zentri offers Bluetooth Low Energy and other wireless modules.
â€œSilicon Labs is proud to join forces with Zentri,â€ said Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs. â€œThis acquisition builds upon our strategy to deliver comprehensive, multiprotocol silicon and software solutions to securely connect IoT products to the cloud. Zentriâ€™s Wi-Fi expertise, software and tools will extend our multiprotocol connectivity portfolio to a wider range of power-sensitive IoT end node applications.â€