Aico, an Ei Company, is the UK market leader in Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection expanded their Connected Home offering with the acquisition of leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, HomeLINK. HomeLINK is a multi-award-winning high-tech business that leverages cutting-edge smart home integration and analytics technologies to address the needs of social landlords and their residents.
At the forefront of this rapidly emerging market, HomeLINK has grown significantly and accelerated the rollout of its products and services. By partnering with leading IoT providers and management systems, they have a track record of helping landlords reduce operating costs and carbon emissions whilst improving their residents' wellbeing and safety.
Aico’s acquisition of HomeLINK will provide a complementary technology platform to present a synergistic approach to IoT, analytics, and data management across the connected home arena. Aico’s innovative SmartLINK Gateway provides real-time data insight into Fire and Carbon Monoxide alarm systems across housing stock.
Our mission is to accelerate the uptake of advanced digital technology in social housing to solve some of society’s most serious challenges, including health & social wellbeing, fuel poverty, climate change, and indoor air quality, and improve the lives of those who are often last to access it.
Homelink was formed in 2018 with a broad ambition of creating a technology company with deep social values and a social mission. We have been recognised as one of the most innovative businesses in the region, our team has industry-leading expertise in artificial intelligence and IoT as well as software development and integration.
There’s more to work at Aico/HomeLINK than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported.
‘HomeLINK Technologies has been a great place to work since starting in November. The business is only getting bigger and better and the team is intelligent, fun and inclusive’
‘Working at HomeLINK is great. You are given a good amount of responsibility and trust, and working in a fast paced environment is a great way to improve my skills. All members of the team are so friendly and welcoming and willing to help each other to achieve the company goal’