Affinegy – Company Profile
Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 5:07PM
Jared Taylor in Affinegy, Company Profiles, IoT


Affinegy is a leader in connected device management, service management solutions and support for cable, hardware, and telecom providers.  The company has offices in Dallas, Poland, and its headquarters is located in Austin, Texas.  Melissa Simpler is the CEO and also co-founded the firm in 2003.  Over the last 12 years, Affinegy has focused on connected device management from things like pure Internet, broadband and Wi-Fi access, all the way to the connected home, which consists of entertainment, home automation, security.  Today its main focus is on all things possible 1with the IoT.  Affinegy’s main service is known as CHARIOT Connect.  There are three different parts to CHARIOT Connect.


CHARIOT Connect is a cloud service for the Internet of Things (IoT).  It works with AllSeen Alliance connected products as a services stack.  AllSeen Alliance is an open source consortium of more than 140 companies. Affinegy is a part of the consortium and also a founding member of AllSeen Alliance.  The three different parts of CHARIOT Connect are:

CHARIOT Mobile & Web

Enables customers to create their own custom user experiences through tapping into the power the CHARIOT Cloud.  Provides simple and secure IoT customer experiences.  This service can meet the demands of many different sized businesses.


Turn-key hosted servers and embedded connects that can support a variety of different devices from anywhere. 


Automated customer care support dashboard, tools and reporting. 

Key Functions of CHARIOT Connect


On Wednesday, August 26, Affinegy was selected by GVTC Communications to support their home Wi-Fi offering for broadband subscribers.  GVTC is a provider of high-speed internet, digital cable television, phone and interactive home security monitoring devices. 

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