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Steve Karantzoulidis

Steve Karantzoulidis is the web editor for CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

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Steve's Latest Posts

How Integrators Can Help Thwart Porch Pirates Before They Plunder

Thanks to advancements in video cameras and doorbells, integrators are uniquely positioned to help fight the ongoing ‘porch piracy’ trend. Find out about the latest features and opportunities in this area from those who know best.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 16, 2020

Honeywell Helps Battle Coronavirus by Converting Factory to Produce N95 Masks

In just five weeks, Honeywell converted one of its factories to help produce potentially lifesaving N95 masks for medical workers battling the coronavirus.

Steve Karantzoulidis · April 22, 2020

Coronavirus Detectable Via AI Security Cameras, Athena Claims

Thanks to thermal imaging technology, Athena Security is able to scan people for elevated body temperature, an early indicator of coronavirus.

Steve Karantzoulidis · March 20, 2020

Nest Users Will Soon Be Required to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Google has decided that as of Spring 2020, all Nest users will be required to enable two-factor authentication to ‘greatly reduce the likelihood of an unauthorized person gaining access to your Nest account.’

Steve Karantzoulidis · February 19, 2020

Ring Security Camera Hack Discovered, Customers May Be at Risk

According to several recent news reports, a tool circulating on hacker forums may be able to compromise smart home cameras from Ring.

Steve Karantzoulidis · December 16, 2019

Top 3 Reasons Each Generation Buys Smart Locks

According to Kwikset, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials all agree when it comes to smart locks except in one critical area.

Steve Karantzoulidis · November 21, 2019

Researchers Find Smart Speakers Can Be Hacked With The Aid of a Laser Pointer

While it may sound like something from a Sci-Fi novel, researchers have discovered that laser pointers can be used to send malicious commands to common smart speakers.

Steve Karantzoulidis · November 08, 2019

Mobile Video Surveillance Matures

Security experts share why mobile video surveillance solutions are in high demand by everyone from police officers to pet owners.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 29, 2019

ADT sells to Telus Corp.

ADT Sells Canadian Operations to Telus Corp. for CAD $700M

The company has decided to sell its ADT Security Services Canada business to Telus. Corp for a reported CAD $700 million in cash.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 02, 2019

Interlogix Announces Shut Down

The security products provider has announced it will be winding down operations by the end 2019.

Steve Karantzoulidis · September 20, 2019