SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, today announced that it has been selected by Honeywell to provide the API management for Honeywell’s recently launched Connected Home API program. Honeywell’s Connected Home open API program is designed to enable individual programmers and organizations to develop a variety of Internet-connected apps that work with its connected home devices; the APIs available currently in this program are for Honeywell’s Lyric Round thermostat.
Honeywell is leveraging the Apigee Edge API management software to provide the API security, scale and analytics for its Connected Home open API program. With the Honeywell APIs, developers can more easily build and manage mobile apps that control the various functions of Honeywell’s Lyric Round Thermostat, as well as get status from the device itself, including:
- Getting and changing current setpoint(s)
- Getting and changing System Mode (e.g., Heat, Cool, Off)
- Get and change the Fan Mode
- Get current indoor temperature and indoor humidity readings
- Get user and location information
Apigee’s flagship Apigee Edge API management platform enables organizations to securely deliver and manage APIs, with agility and at scale. Apigee Edge is part of the Apigee intelligent API platform, which also includes Apigee Insights, an API-based, self-service predictive analytics solution, and Apigee Link, an API-first Internet of Things (IoT) product for connecting devices to the Internet. Most recently, Apigee introduced Apigee Sense, an intelligent API security product.
“In today’s interconnected world, APIs are giving rise to a new era of innovation. When you give developers the tools to bring their ideas to life, amazing new connected experiences can result,” said Apigee CEO Chet Kapoor. “We work with over two dozen Fortune 100 companies that are driving innovation inside and outside their organizations, and we are proud to include Honeywell in this list.”
Apigee® provides an intelligent API platform for digital business. Many of the world's largest organizations select Apigee to enable their digital business, including more than 25 percent of the Fortune 100, five of the top six Global 2000 retail brands, and five of the top 10 global telecommunications companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, Burberry, Shell, Live Nation, and First Data. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has over 400 employees worldwide.
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