All smart home appliances we buy today offers some from the connectivity whether to the internet or another device in our home; because of this some see it as an opportunity to hack into our home. We therefore, need a better way of securing our connected home appliance, from viruses, malware or any other nasties that might try to cause us problem. The new ARRIS home gateway is one of the new forms of home security solution that try to protect your home internet's first point of entry - the gateway.
With the acquisition of Motorola Mobility, ARRIS is now in a position to be a bigger player in the network, broadband and TV market. They are at this year’s Expo Canitec in Mexico to showcase some of their solutions for service providers backend systems and client devices. ARRIS's extended portfolio of solutions addresses the challenges of serving today’s digital homes.
When Google announced that they were acquiring Motorola Home, I thought they would use it as a vehicle into the connected home market. They then launched the android@home initiative which I think would further cement their position. I held that opinion until last month when they said they have sold Motorola Home to ARRIS for $2.35 Billion in cash and stock.