The smart home tech manufacturer Rithum are delighted to have won the leading category at the National Technology Awards: Tech Company of the Year.

In Rithum’s category were the electric vehicle charging company EVIOS, ufurnish – a digital furniture marketplace for retailers such as Dunelm and John Lewis – and an augmented reality tech company that turns speech into subtitles for people with hearing impairments, XRAI glass.

The win is a positive move for the smart home tech industry helping to thrust the sector into the limelight.

Collecting the award was CMO, Daniel Bateman, he says, “As a start-up it’s tough to compete with larger brands that inevitably have more marketing power, so winning this award is a huge pat on the back for the whole team and a great reward for all the hard work that’s gone into getting us where we are today.”

Rithum CEO, Ryan Ovens, adds, “In the future we see all homes being smart, so to have a smart home tech company win Tech Company of the Year really shows how the sector is making its way into the mainstream. A huge thanks to the judges, our partners, and of course the Rithum team for their dedication.”

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