Silicon Labs buys IoT startup Zentri

January 24, 2017 // By Peter Clarke
Microcontroller and wireless chip provider Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Austin, Texas) has acquired Zentri (Los Gatos, Calif.), a developer of a software platform for use across IoT networks.

Zentri, founded in 2013, offers a combination of hardware modules and embedded and cloud software, APIs and development tools. The amount paid by Silicon Labs was not revealed.

"This acquisition builds upon our strategy to deliver comprehensive, multiprotocol silicon and software solutions to securely connect IoT products to the cloud," said Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs, in a statement.

Related links and articles:

News articles:

Designing for Bluetooth Low Energy applications

Silicon Labs pays $1.5 million for Touchstone

Silicon Labs acquires Energy Micro