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ADT Reveals 2017 Plans, Protection 1 Integration, Connected Home Opportunities

One year after ADT was acquired by Apollo Global Management in $7 billion deal, executives discuss ambitious business plans, how ADT will integrate…

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ADT Reveals 2017 Plans, Protection 1 Integration, Connected Home Opportunities

One year after ADT was acquired by Apollo Global Management in $7 billion deal, executives discuss ambitious business…

Alarm.com Acquires Video Analytics Provider ObjectVideo

Alarm.com Acquires Video Analytics Provider ObjectVideo

March 15, 2017 Alarm.com will assume ObjectVideo's products, technology portfolio and personnel. The business will be called ObjectVideo Labs.

ADT Reveals 2017 Plans, Protection 1 Integration, Connected Home Opportunities

ADT Reveals 2017 Plans, Protection 1 Integration, Connected Home Opportunities

March 14, 2017 One year after ADT was acquired by Apollo Global Management in $7 billion deal, executives discuss ambitious business plans, how ADT will integrate with Protection 1 and what the security industry is facing in 2017.

Exclusive: How Comcast Will Use Icontrol to Dominate Security, Home Automation Market

Exclusive: How Comcast Will Use Icontrol to Dominate Security, Home Automation Market

March 09, 2017 Comcast’s Dan Herscovici on the acquisition of Icontrol: new smart-home roadmap, a wholesale offering to other providers, thoughts on DIY, integration with TV and voice controls, IoT center in Austin, TX ... and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Alarm.com and Comcast Close Icontrol Acquisition: What Now?

Alarm.com and Comcast Close Icontrol Acquisition: What Now?

March 09, 2017 Icontrol, a pioneer in cloud-based security and home automation, has been acquired by Alarm.com and Comcast, despite antitrust concerns. Here's what could be in store for the players and the SHaaS (smart home as a service) landscape. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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.

4 Immediate Steps to Take If Your Client Suffers a Burglary, Fire ... or Worse

4 Immediate Steps to Take If Your Client Suffers a Burglary, Fire ... or Worse

January 13, 2017 If one of your clients' homes has an incident and you receive a 'claim letter' inquiry, you need to immediately contact your insurance company, preserve all records related to that account, limit what you provide to the client's insurer or lawyer, and don't try to explain what happened.

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)

Alarm.com To Develop ‘Learning’ Drones for Smart Home Use

Alarm.com To Develop ‘Learning’ Drones for Smart Home Use

January 04, 2017 Alarm.com has announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drones for smart home and business security that will use the company's new Insights Engine multi-sensor learning capability.

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)

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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)

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)

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)


Manage SnapAV’s Luma Surveillance IP Cameras Remotely Via OvrC

November 10, 2016 SnapAV's new Luma IP cameras can be remotely set up and managed through the company's OvrC remote management platform.

Profit from Protection as an ADT Authorized Dealer

Profit from Protection as an ADT Authorized Dealer

Advertorial · November 02, 2016 ADT’s recognizable blue sign helps you open doors and build your business with the support of the most trusted name in home security.


Inside LILIN’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: Automation Minded Surveillance Cameras

October 05, 2016 LILIN's product announcements at CEDIA 2016 were aimed at bringing automation-minded products to the market.

CEDIA Q&A: LILIN Demos New 1080P IP Video Door Station

CEDIA Q&A: LILIN Demos New 1080P IP Video Door Station

August 23, 2016 LILIN's new IP video door station supports SIP for easy integration with home automation platforms and the use of PoE for installation with one single network cable. See it at CEDIA 2016.


Ewww … ALLie Cam Presents Live 360-Degree Video of Bariatric Surgery on YouTube

June 27, 2016 The 360-degree video demonstration, brought to you by the ALLie camera from IC Real Tech, is live, interactive, informative and gross.


How “Secret Life of Pets” Movie Is Making Home Automation & Security Mainstream

June 24, 2016 Comcast launches marketing campaign around Universal's new animated film "Secret Life of Pets" complete with movie screenings, smart home tours and new features on Xfinity Home system.

In-Depth: If Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Icontrol as Rumored

In-Depth: If Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Icontrol as Rumored

June 16, 2016 Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol is reportedly being sold to Comcast/Xfinity and erstwhile rival Alarm.com. What does this mean for the security and home automation market? (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)

Troubleshooting Video Surveillance Systems

Troubleshooting Video Surveillance Systems

June 30, 2015 When you find a security surveillance issue, these are the first questions that should enter your mind as you isolate the problem, tackle the cabling, consider IP equipment and secure the network.

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