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Will Coronavirus Make Mobile Access Control the Future?

Research shows 41% of office workers would rather use mobile watches or smart phones instead of access control keycards or fobs.

Jason Knott · July 28, 2020

Chamberlain Group Brands Integrate with Vivint Smart Home

Chamberlain Group (CGI), a global manufacturer of access control solutions with its Chamberlain and LiftMaster garage door opener brands and myQ smart technology, and Vivint Smart Home (NYSE:VVNT), a smart home company, has announced the Vivint smart home system now integrates with myQ smart garage technology.  Vivint customers with a myQ smart garage can control, secure and monitor their garage anytime, from anywhere, using […]

Robert Archer · July 14, 2020

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Ring Devices Keep Integrator Revenues Up During Coronavirus Lockdown

Primetime Audio Video in Rockford, Ill., says Ring video doorbell and surveillance solutions have become even more important during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Jason Knott · June 22, 2020

Coronavirus Opens Commercial Security Opportunities

Providing security systems to commercial clients during the pandemic is vital opportunity to help those businesses stay ahead in uncertain times.

CE Pro Editors · June 19, 2020

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SafeHome.org Study Reveals High Home Security Demand

The latest report by SafeHome.org notes 10M customers seek new or upgraded security systems, plus 40M households ‘interested’ but no plans to buy within the next year.

CE Pro Editors · May 22, 2020

Smart Garage Doors Present Huge Coronavirus Opportunity

New research reveals consumers want in-garage delivery of all packages going forward. The average home has 29 packages delivered per year.

Jason Knott · May 05, 2020

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Smart Locks

Sticking with a single wireless protocol and avoiding integrated security will stifle your smart door lock sales and and hurt your profits.

CE Pro Editors · February 21, 2020

Are Smart Locks Ready for Widespread Adoption?

While smart locks may be the new hotness for IoT, integrators and consumers should ask a few key questions before committing to the technology.

CE Pro Editors · February 20, 2020

Yale/August Smart Door Locks Added to Savant Partner Program

ASSA Abloy’s Yale Home and August Home line of smart door locks now have robust-level control and functionality via the Savant Pro App.

Jason Knott · February 14, 2020

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Savant First to Integrate with Ring X; Expands Netgear Partnership

Savant smart home control will fully integrate with the new Amazon Ring X ecosystem, while expanding its relationship with Netgear.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2020