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Rodney Bosch

Although Bosch’s name is quite familiar to those in the security industry, his previous experience has been in daily newspaper journalism. Rodney Bosch is an editor for CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration. Bosch is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mass Communication & Journalism. In 2007, he successfully completed the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s National Training School coursework to become a Certified Level I Alarm Technician.

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Rodney's Latest Posts

FLIR Exits DIY Video Surveillance Biz, Ending Thermal-Imaging Apps for Consumers

With the sale of Lorex to Dahua, FLIR looks to move away from the DIY security and small to medium-sized security products business.

Rodney Bosch · March 07, 2018

Netgear Plans Arlo Security Cameras IPO Spin-off

Netgear announces IPO spinoff for its DIY Arlo security cameras. Netgear to retain 80% of stock ownership.

Rodney Bosch · February 09, 2018

Security Industry Worries about Net Neutrality Repeal

AT&T, Comcast and other ISPs own security and surveillance businesses. Will they favor their own businesses when it comes to bandwidth allocation?

Rodney Bosch · December 22, 2017

Napco Security Q1 Sales Rise 5%; Profits Soar 57%

Napco Security Technologies reports record Q1 revenues of $21.2M, up 5% vs. 2016. Net income rose 57% year over year.

Rodney Bosch · November 10, 2017 Q3 Revenues Hit $90M, Up 33% reports year-over-year Q3 revenues of $90M, an increase of 32.6% over 2016’s Q3 and a 4.6% jump vs. Q2 revenues this year. Video doorbell cited as key to success.

Rodney Bosch · November 09, 2017

DIY Security, Home Automation: What’s a Pro to Do?

Here’s the reality of DIY security and home automation, with some research and musings by Rodney Bosch of CE Pro’s sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

Rodney Bosch · November 07, 2017

California Court Rules Employers May Defer Employees’ Accrued Vacation Time

Employers do not have to provide vacation time until after first year of employment, rules the the California Court of Appeal.

Rodney Bosch · August 25, 2017

Vivint Reports Q1 Net Loss, Continues Best Buy Rollout

No. 1 CE Pro 100 integrator Vivint reports that despite a net loss, total revenues increased in Q1 thanks in part to an increase in recurring revenue. Vivint also cements its relationship with Best Buy.

Rodney Bosch · May 18, 2017

Network Security: Hacking Fears Could Scare Consumers Away from Smart-Home Devices

Research: Even while the adoption of smart-home technology grows, consumer fears of hacking could stunt growth of home automation.

Rodney Bosch · May 01, 2017 Revenues Up 25% for 2016 announces positive financial results for Q4 and the full year 2016. The ObjectVideo price tag is revealed.

Rodney Bosch · March 22, 2017