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Vivint: The End of $99 Installs in the Security and Home Automation Biz?

Leading security and home automation provider Vivint is trying to get homeowners to pay up-front for their systems, rather than giving away the…

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IC Realtime Unveils Latest High-Tech Surveillance Technology… Balloons

IC Realtime's Persistent Low Altitude Surveillance System (PLAS) is a camera tethered to a balloon system to capture…

Vivint: The End of $99 Installs in the Security and Home Automation Biz?

Vivint: The End of $99 Installs in the Security and Home Automation Biz?

February 17, 2017 Leading security and home automation provider Vivint is trying to get homeowners to pay up-front for their systems, rather than giving away the hardware and installation. A trend for the industry?

Houston Integrator Leverages Popularity of IP to Grow Hardwired Surveillance Business

Houston Integrator Leverages Popularity of IP to Grow Hardwired Surveillance Business

Advertorial · February 16, 2017 Not ready to settle for finicky wireless IP solutions, iEvolve Technology finds a formula for success with Lux surveillance cameras.

IC Realtime Unveils Latest High-Tech Surveillance Technology… Balloons

IC Realtime Unveils Latest High-Tech Surveillance Technology… Balloons

February 15, 2017 IC Realtime's Persistent Low Altitude Surveillance System (PLAS) is a camera tethered to a balloon system to capture wide area CCTV surveillance images over large crowds and natural disasters from up to 450 feet high and transmit them wirelessly in real time.

Napco Positive Q2 Growth Fueled by Recurring Revenue

Napco Positive Q2 Growth Fueled by Recurring Revenue

February 08, 2017 Napco reports recurring monthly revenue (RMR) grew 68 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago. During an earnings call this week, the company said RMR is approaching 10 percent of its total sales.

Houston Named ‘Most Infected’ City for Cybersecurity

Houston Named ‘Most Infected’ City for Cybersecurity

January 30, 2017 List of top 10 'most-infected' cities in U.S. in terms of devices that carry malware is opportunity for integrators breaking into cybersecurity options for their clients. Chicago, Phoenix, Denver and San Antonio are next in line.

Report: Video Doorbell Sales On the Rise, Price Main Barrier to Entry

Report: Video Doorbell Sales On the Rise, Price Main Barrier to Entry

January 27, 2017 IHS Markit research forecasts the global video doorbell market will experience a 28 percent compound annual growth rate over the next five years. The typical buyer profile is young and tech-savvy.

Don’t Be Afraid to Diversify Your A/V Integration Business

Don’t Be Afraid to Diversify Your A/V Integration Business

Dennis Holzer · January 25, 2017 Residential integrators who branch into new opportunities, like security, have an advantage with the growing number of tech-savvy consumers.

Brink’s Launches $249 Smart Lock to Complement Hands-Free Door Knobs

Brink’s Launches $249 Smart Lock to Complement Hands-Free Door Knobs

January 20, 2017 Hampton Products debuts the $249 Brink's ARRAY smart deadbolt lock which will be sold direct, via retail and through professional installation. Lock is Wi-Fi-based with advanced features to extend battery life.

3 Business Models That Will Keep CE Pro Firms Afloat in 2017

3 Business Models That Will Keep CE Pro Firms Afloat in 2017

January 18, 2017 Rapid changes in the custom installation industry are a product of DIY, decreasing equipment margins, consumer-branded manufacturers and Millennial preference.

Interlogix UltraSync SmartHome Adds New Devices, Features, Compatibility

Interlogix UltraSync SmartHome Adds New Devices, Features, Compatibility

January 16, 2017 Select devices and controllers from Aeon Labs, an in-home automation products company, are now compatible with UltraSync.

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Vivint: The End of $99 Installs in the Security and Home Automation Biz?

Vivint: The End of $99 Installs in the Security and Home Automation Biz?

February 17, 2017 Leading security and home automation provider Vivint is trying to get homeowners to pay up-front for their systems, rather than giving away the hardware and installation. A trend for the industry?

Brink’s Launches $249 Smart Lock to Complement Hands-Free Door Knobs

Brink’s Launches $249 Smart Lock to Complement Hands-Free Door Knobs

January 20, 2017 Hampton Products debuts the $249 Brink's ARRAY smart deadbolt lock which will be sold direct, via retail and through professional installation. Lock is Wi-Fi-based with advanced features to extend battery life.

Interlogix UltraSync SmartHome Adds New Devices, Features, Compatibility

Interlogix UltraSync SmartHome Adds New Devices, Features, Compatibility

January 16, 2017 Select devices and controllers from Aeon Labs, an in-home automation products company, are now compatible with UltraSync.

ADT Makes History: Disarm Security System Via Amazon Alexa Voice

ADT Makes History: Disarm Security System Via Amazon Alexa Voice

January 07, 2017 CES 2017: How ADT convinced Amazon to allow voice-based disarming for security; also, new ADT Canopy security partners revealed, including LG Smart Security, powered by Zonoff. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Vivint Partners with Best Buy on Smart Home; Builds out Sky AI; Teams with Airbnb

Vivint Partners with Best Buy on Smart Home; Builds out Sky AI; Teams with Airbnb

January 06, 2017 At CES 2017, Vivint announced a partnership with Airbnb, showcased new AI features of its security and home-automation platform, and said little about smart-home trial with Best Buy. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

IoT at CES 2017: Battle of the Home Automation Start-Ups

IoT at CES 2017: Battle of the Home Automation Start-Ups

January 05, 2017 New home automation hubs at CES 2017 feature built-in cameras, artificial intelligence and predictive algorithms, voice control, security monitoring, plentiful sensors and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Most Important Home-Technology Products and Smart-Home Happenings of 2016

Most Important Home-Technology Products and Smart-Home Happenings of 2016

January 01, 2017 From the possible Alarm.com acquisition of Icontrol to the proliferation of voice control for home automation, these are the most important products and smart-home happenings that shaped the custom-installation and smart-home industries in 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Top 2016 Mergers & Acquisitions in Home Automation, A/V, IoT, Security, Networking

Top 2016 Mergers & Acquisitions in Home Automation, A/V, IoT, Security, Networking

December 30, 2016 Samsung, Nortek, Honeywell, Harman, SnapAV, Control4, AVAD, Somfy, Alarm.com, TiVo, B&W, Alarm.com and Icontrol were just some of the home-technology companies involved in mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Somfy Acquires MyFox and Okidokeys; Launches Three Smart Home Hubs for DIY

Somfy Acquires MyFox and Okidokeys; Launches Three Smart Home Hubs for DIY

December 29, 2016 Somfy recommits to home-automation business with acquisition of MyFox (New Somfy Protect at CES 2017) and Okidokeys, plus the launch of three new smart-home hubs, including Tahoma remake. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

IoT Loose Ends: Alarm.com, Icontrol, Comcast, Vivint, Qolsys, FTC and the Smart-Home Landscape

IoT Loose Ends: Alarm.com, Icontrol, Comcast, Vivint, Qolsys, FTC and the Smart-Home Landscape

December 27, 2016 FTC scrutinizes acquisition of Icontrol by Alarm.com and Comcast; Vivint Smart Home cries foul; Who knew Alarm.com owned Zendo and a chunk of Qolsys?; and who are the IoT competitors these days? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

November 23, 2016 Argus Insights analyzes social chatter and product reviews to determine this season’s winners and losers in various smart home categories. Security cameras dominate; smart lights and home automation hubs lose favor. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

5 Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

5 Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

October 10, 2016 With a proactive set of solutions and the right community to support your work, you can capitalize on making your customers safer, happier, and more productive.

Your #1 Source for Expanding Your Recurring-Revenue Practice

Your #1 Source for Expanding Your Recurring-Revenue Practice

September 15, 2016 Adding to your service offering is challenging. We get it. ConnectWise has helped countless technology solution providers reconfigure their business for the future by adding new practice areas and building monthly recurring revenue.

Stop Spare Change from Falling Through Holes in Your Company’s Processes

Stop Spare Change from Falling Through Holes in Your Company’s Processes

Advertorial · March 31, 2016 Professional Services Automation can make sure billable time doesn’t slip through the cracks and dramatically impact cash flow.

Using Managed Services as the Remedy for Legacy Clients

Using Managed Services as the Remedy for Legacy Clients

Advertorial · March 16, 2016 Four easy steps to transitioning your clients -- the good and the bad -- to your new managed services business model.

The Ultimate Guide to As-a-Service

The Ultimate Guide to As-a-Service

Tips, advice, and long-term solutions on how to transition your business to an as-a-service model, and why it’s beneficial to do so.

ISC West 2016 Preview:  Security Trends in the Smart Home Market

ISC West 2016 Preview:  Security Trends in the Smart Home Market

Download this FREE Webinar from March 22 from Security Sales & Integration, CE Pro, and ISC West for an analysis of today’s security and home automation landscape, as well as a walk-through of smart-home exhibits at April’s ISC West 2016 show in Las Vegas.

Best Practices for Optimal Network Design in Smart Homes

Best Practices for Optimal Network Design in Smart Homes

Originally recorded LIVE on 03/09/16: View this FREE webcast to learn best practices and technical requirements for setting up home networks for smart systems.

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

Advertorial · Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.

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ADI

ADI
ADI is dedicated to helping your business grow, and as North America’s leading wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products we have the expertise and resources to make it happen. Take advantage of all ADI...
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ADT

ADT
For more than a century, ADT has been one of today’s most trusted, well known brands in the industry. Today, we serve more than six million customers, making us the largest company of our kind in both the U.S. and Canada....
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American Communication & Networks Corp.

American Communication & Networks Corp.
Your Door-to-Phone Intercom Solution is here. Bring Convenience, Security & Assistance to your home today with the DOORBELL FON™. This amazing product allows users to answer a door or gate from any telephone in...
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August Home

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AV LV

AV LV
Originally an integration company, Lifestyle Automation LLC, started on January 2, 2002. We installed Residential Home Automation Systems, Audio Distribution Systems and Home Theaters. We also began representing Manufacturers...
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Benolli smart systems

Benolli smart systems
Benolli has quickly established itself as a leader in advanced control and automation technology for residential and commercial use. Combining design, detailed engineering, software planning and technical advancements to...
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Channel Vision

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Founded in 1993 and ranked among the top companies in the custom electronics industry, Channel Vision Technology is a leading manufacturer of innovative technology products in Home Automation, Surveillance Systems, Structured...
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IC Realtime

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IC Realtime is a ‘Business to Business’ (B2B) designer and manufacturer of Advanced Video Surveillance systems and software applications. We have established markets in the Americas and the EMEA with offices in...
www.icrealtime.com
Ihiji

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Ihiji is the foundation of your service operations center. Your technicians can remotely monitor the status of all of your clients’ networks and IP devices.  The customized dashboard shows all Ihiji connected...
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Kwikset

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Kwikset is the leading provider of innovative security solutions that deliver superior quality, convenience and aesthetic appeal. Whether it’s solely for security or as a critical element in a “connected”...
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