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Disruptive Business Model: How Comtronics Makes Money on DIY Security, Home Automation

The Jackson, Mich.-based integrator Comtronics’s leadership outlines details of its packaged DIY smart home solution. Discover the ROI, sales compensation, and go-to-market retail and online strategies that are giving the company a competitive edge.

Jason Knott · August 23, 2016

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

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.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2016

CEDIA Q&A: Yale Locks Presents nexTouch, Z-Wave and ZigBee Backed Keypad Lock

Stop by booth #8222 to see Yale Locks’ newest products, including nexTouch, Interconnected, Assure Lock, Look Door Viewer and the Linus Lock.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2016

CEDIA Q&A: Channel Vision Demos New IP-Based Intercom & Touch Screens

CEDIA attendees can stop by the Channel Vision booth to demo the company’s first IP Intercom, equipped with an IP camera and compatible with the IP Touch Screen room stations.

CE Pro Editors · August 22, 2016

Creating a ‘Home Invasion’ Kit for Clients

CE pros can package smart door locks, intercom, surveillance cameras and intrusion systems together as a solid ‘home invasion’ package for customers.

CE Pro Editors · August 19, 2016

Protecting Clients’ Home Artwork with Museum-Level Sensors

New Magnetic Asset Protection (MAP) sensor from Art Guard allows integrators to add a layer of security detection to clients’ valued items. Sensor integrates with multiple security control panels.

Jason Knott · August 03, 2016

CEDIA Offers Online Security Training to Members Through SecurityCEU.com

The SecurityCEU.com catalog of online training covers topics such as IP networking, IP video, structured wiring, and customer service.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 08, 2016

5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Impress Your Security Customers Today

It’s the little things that make all the difference. These small physical security improvements involve little to no cost and minimal effort but make a big impression on clients.

CE Pro Editors · June 24, 2016

Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Parts of Icontrol

Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol will be acquired by Comcast/Xfinity and longtime competitor Alarm.com.

CE Pro Editors · June 23, 2016

Apple Announces Dedicated Home App for iOS 10

With Apple’s new Home app for iOS 10, all smart home devices supporting HomeKit will be one swipe away. The app also includes new categories of gadgets such as surveillance cameras.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 14, 2016