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Company Overview of Dropcam, Inc.
Dropcam, Inc. provides Wi-Fi video monitoring camera and cloud services. It offers Dropcam Pro, a cloud based home video monitoring and do-it-yourself security solution, as well as incorporates Bluetooth low energy for connecting to sensors and other devices in the home. The company’s solutions are used for home security, baby monitoring, pets, and business applications. Dropcam, Inc. was formerly known as 88Volts, Inc. and changed its name to Dropcam, Inc. in April 2011. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of July 17, 2014, Dropcam, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Nest Labs, Inc.
301 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Founded in 2009
Key Executives for Dropcam, Inc.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Dropcam, Inc. Key Developments
e.Digital Corporation Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Dropcam
Jul 2 14
e.Digital Corporation announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ‘connected’ security camera maker Dropcam. The complaint was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Handal & Associates, on behalf of the company, recently filed the lawsuit against Dropcam, asserting six patents that are part of the Nunchi patent portfolio. e.Digital believes the Dropcam products named in the complaint infringe key aspects of the company's Nunchi patents, covering the use of devices to communicate and monitor remote locations. Nunchi technology involves the retrieval of data from fixed or mobile sensors, using it to recognize, understand and affect interactions. Services based on the Nunchi portfolio include the use of servers, communication networks, sensors, adaptive algorithms and relational databases to understand and respond to the needs of people.
Google’s Nest Reportedly Acquires Dropcam
Jun 20 14
Dropcam, Inc. will be bought by Google Inc.'s (NasdaqGS:GOOGL) Nest Labs, Inc. for about $555 million in cash, a technology news website reported on June 20, 2014. The deal was signed on June 20, 2014 and is yet to close, according to the report by Recode.net. Nest confirmed the acquisition in a blog post on Friday, but did not specify the price tag. Neither Google nor Dropcam were immediately available for comment. Dropcam plans to move from San Francisco to Nest's offices in Palo Alto, California, Recode wrote.
88Volts, Inc. Presents at Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Conference, May-15-2014 10:50 AM
May 14 14
88Volts, Inc. Presents at Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Conference, May-15-2014 10:50 AM. Venue: Ritz Carlton, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Greg Duffy, Chief Executive Officer.
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