Berkley Re Direct announced today that it has changed its name to Berkley Re Solutions.

Roost, a home telematics provider for the property insurance market, announced a second generation of its Roost Smart Battery and Roost Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector.

Via its familiar 9V form factor, free mobile app and advanced Wi-Fi technology, the Roost Smart Battery transforms existing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms into smart alarms.

The Roost Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector senses water leaks as well as humidity and freezing temperature situations.

The second generation Roost Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector is available now, with the upgraded Roost Smart Battery available in mid-November.

Consumer can purchase Roost products at

Pie Insurance, a digitally-enabled direct distribution workers’ compensation insurance business, launched at InsureTech Connect.