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Vera Control and TigerDirect Announce Strategic Retail Partnership
Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6th, 2014 — Vera Control, Ltd. and TigerDirect (http://www.tigerdirect.com) have announced a strategic retail partnership, leveraging Vera’s broad device interoperability and connection agnostic platform.
TigerDirect will offer consumers six Vera Smart Home Solution kits ranging in price from $250 to $1500, as well as a variety of stand-alone products ranging from Vera’s flagship controllers to cameras and sensors. The introduction of these Vera kits and accessories is the beginning of a major product category initiative by TigerDirect to capture a leading role in the booming Connected Home business, which is projected to hit $35.6 billion by 2016 according to Markets and Markets.
“The power, simplicity and affordability of Vera will help us define a leadership role in this important growth category”, said Terry Perrin, President of TigerDirect.
“The debut of our consumer packages in a ‘brick and mortar’ retailer is a first for us and something we are very excited to see offered to consumers. TigerDirect is a premier technology retailer and they provide the perfect environment to feature our products,” said Lew Brown, President of Vera Control.
About Vera Control
Founded in 2008, Vera Controls mission is to provide home and small business control solutions that are easier to setup and use than other products on the market, and that are energy-efficient, eco-friendly and affordable.
Vera’s Z-Wave home and small business controller and bridge is a simple and flexible solution. It is designed to help save energy, increase home and small business security. Vera can be managed from anywhere in the world using an iPhone, iPad, Android phone, PC and other mobile devices.
Vera’s Z-Wave home controller is built on the MiOS platform.
For over 25 years, TigerDirect.com has served the needs of both personal and business computer users, selling consumer electronics, computers, digital media technology and peripherals via retail, business to business, and Internet channels. TigerDirect.com is a subsidiary of Systemax Inc. (NYSE: SYX).
For more information regarding TigerDirect: Contact Megan Pope, 323-397-5667 or via email at [email protected].