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innogy and Intertrust Partner to Deliver Privacy-Centric Customer Data Services for Smart Home IoT


Revolutionary smart home platform uses Intertrust Modulus
Data Rights Management Platform to manage sensitive customer data to
deliver value-added services and home control (Hall 6.2, Stand 125

innogy SE (IGY), Germany's leading energy company and Intertrust,
a leader in trusted distributed computing technology, today announced
that innogy will use Intertrust Modulus™ Data Rights Management Platform
for privacy-centric data services. With the integration of Intertrust
Modulus, customers of innogy's smart home offering can manage their data
securely and privately, even if they have subscribed to a variety of
services. This allows third-parties like insurers to work through
innogy's service to analyze sensitive customer data without compromising
the consumer's privacy rights and respecting GDPR (General Data
Protection Regulation).

Started in 2011, innogy Smart Home is one of Germany's leading smart
home IoT platforms. Rather than focusing purely on devices, innogy adds
valuable home services such as security monitoring and environmental
control. innogy's product offering enables partners to leverage a rich
device and service ecosystem by having access to devices from a wide
range of hardware manufacturers, service providers, and sales channels.
Today, innogy's service manages its own smart home devices and those
provided by third-party market leaders.

"A common myth about home IoT systems is that consumers actually care
that their washing machine can talk to their lawn mower," said Talal G.
Shamoon, Intertrust CEO. "Consumers care more about the safety and
convenience of managing home services via a common gateway at a good
price, which is exactly what innogy offers today – the combination of
cool devices and efficient home services is a killer app."

The innogy Smart Home/Intertrust Modulus partnership is the latest of a
series of disruptive joint development projects between the two
companies. As data-driven business models revolutionize energy company
operations, increase margins, and open new revenue lines and connections
with customers, Intertrust's products have become a centerpiece of the
data-driven energy company strategy.

"IoT is a huge bonanza for our retail businesses, and we are keen to
avoid value passing through our networks into the pockets of Internet
giants" said Florian Kolb, Managing Director innogy New Ventures. "With
smart devices and smart services, we can reach through the meter into
the home and enhance the lives of our customers in new ways. Of course,
we must respect and secure the data coming from homes as we build
value-added services, which is why the Intertrust partnership is key."

innogy is launching its new generation of home gateway controllers with
hardware cooperation partner MEdion. Additionally, they are showing new
smart home devices made by MEdion along with their existing suite of
smart home devices. innogy is also showcasing their home services with
major insurance brands, home security service providers, and other home
services that will surface through their common web gateway. Using
innogy Smart Home, customers will be able to gain efficient home control
and home services and have more time to enjoy their healthy and safe

"The greatest challenge in home automation is providing a secure home
environment with consumer choice and convenience," said Olaf Schindler,
innogy-Head of Smart Home data driven business models. "our role is to
add safety and convenience and not introduce new threats to our
customers – working with Intertrust, we are able to ensure customer data
privacy and home cyber security using one platform, in partnership with
a company that is neutral and focused on secure services."

innogy Smart Home has launched in Germany but is available for use by
companies of all sectors in other geographies as a white label service.

About Intertrust Technologies

Intertrust provides trusted computing products and services to leading
global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service
providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products
include the world's leading digital rights management, software tamper
resistance and privacy-driven data platforms for software tamper
resistance and private data sets for various verticals including energy,
entertainment, fintech and IoT.

Founded in 1990, Intertrust is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with
regional offices in London, Tokyo, Mumbai, Beijing, Seoul, Riga, and
Tallinn. The company has a legacy of invention, and its fundamental
contributions in the areas of computer security and digital trust are
globally recognized. Intertrust holds hundreds of patents that are key
to internet security, trust, and privacy management components of
operating systems, trusted mobile code and networked operating
environments, web services, and cloud computing.

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About innogy SE

innogy SE is a leading German energy company, with revenue of around €43
billion (2017), more than 42,000 employees and activities in 16
countries across Europe. With its three business segments Renewables,
Grid & Infrastructure and Retail, innogy addresses the requirements of a
modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world. Its
activities focus on its about 22 million customers, and on offering them
innovative and sustainable products and services which enable them to
use energy more efficiently and improve their quality of life. The key
markets are Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Belgium, as
well as several countries in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe,
especially the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. In renewable power
generation, the company is also active in other regions, e.g. Spain,
Italy and the USA, with a total capacity of 3.9 gigawatts. As a leader
of innovation in future-oriented fields like eMobility, we are
represented in the international hot-spots of the technology industry
such as Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv and Berlin. We combine the extensive
expertise of our energy technicians and engineers with digital
technology partners, from start-ups to major corporates.

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