Staples Features Connect In-Store Display


Staples has introduced a new Staples Connect in-store display to help introduce the Staples/Zonoff Staples Connect platform. “Staples Connect is the most aggressive and interactive retail initiative to bring the connected home and office to the mainstream consumer,” said Peter Gerstberger, Director, Technology Merchandise, New Business Development, Staples. “We envision a home in which open standards like WiFi, Z-Wave, ZigBee, Bluetooth and others work seamlessly alongside traditionally proprietary standards like Lutron’s Clear Connect,” said Zonoff CEO Mike Harris. “Zonoff’s unique approach creates a single point of control for the customer while respecting, and leveraging, the individual brand experiences within the broader ecosystem.” As the “brains” of the Connected Home, Zonoff provides a comprehensive software platform that enables partners such as electronic device makers, service providers and retailers to deliver new products and services. The Zonoff Connected Home Platform consists of Home, Cloud, and App software