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Integrators Vent Emotions about Lack of Company Value
With all the focus on RMR, integrators are expressing frustration about why the market chooses to only place value on integration businesses with recurring revenue…
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PHAND (Posted on 04/19/14, 04:16 PM)
RMR yourself with service contracts. They do it in the commercial world. Sell it to all your residential systems. Make it a line item on your proposals. Make them explicitly check a box saying they Do Not want a service contract if they really…
Mr. Stanley (Posted on 04/19/14, 02:15 PM)
I have been receiving numerous emails and a few phone calls from the guys at R-Central, whom have also got the “demo”. Interesting feedback!
Mr. Stanley (Posted on 04/19/14, 01:57 PM)
Interestingly enough, I have received a barrage of emails from guys @ Remote Central, who also had the NF speaker demo, and they all are saying the same thing…
Tim Miner (Posted on 04/19/14, 12:46 PM)
I have been a Noble Fidelity dealer since March 2011, my Sales Representative (at that time) Peter Hanson contacted me requesting that I audition some Noble Fidelity in-ceiling speakers, which I had never heard of.  He explained that…
greg (Posted on 04/19/14, 11:05 AM)
We own an integration firm in FL. We do not offer security products at this time. I have a hard time believing my business is worthless just because we don’t have RMR. There are countless industries that don’t rely on RMR. …
Ernie Gilman (Posted on 04/18/14, 07:51 PM)
Chris: a Prius?  Really?  Moving on…. I know Mr. Stanley via the internet and his opinions are not to be tossed away lightly.  I’ve known Chris Dixon since he started in audio, and neither are his opinions to…
Sean Smith (Posted on 04/18/14, 10:01 AM)
So all of these custom integrators businesses are worth nothing frankly because they don’t have recurring revenue generation from security accounts, yet several of these companies thay do, in most cases fail to do anything else right?…
Charles (Posted on 04/18/14, 07:12 AM)
Don’t hate cause you have a sh**ty job.
Julie Jacobson (Posted on 04/18/14, 07:06 AM)
Kevin, one would think the WiFi (or USB) would lend itself to 3rd-party integration but I don’t know the roadmap there. Ted, the panel with a camera and DVR option is now in Vivint’s hands. You should be able to…
Jo M (Posted on 04/18/14, 06:48 AM)
I lived in a 30 ft motorhome during the 80’s while traveling….it was comfortable and complete; I don’t see a tiny house having the advantages of a basement and satelite and other things we had. Cheaper maybe but I could…
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