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ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

ADT Video Doorbell, ADT Voice Control Integrations with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, ADT Go and ADT’s Interactive Crime Map

CE Pro Editors · January 06, 2019

San Francisco Giants Pitcher Matt Cain Keeps Safe, Has a Blast with Elan Home Automation

Retired MLB star pitcher Matt Cain’s new home features ELAN security and automation, audio from SpeakerCraft and Sunfire, and custom combination home theater and game room.

CE Pro Editors · November 26, 2018

Crestron Offers Biometric Door Entry for Smart Homes via ekey Fingerprint Readers

Fingerprint access-control devices from ekey Biometric Systems integrate seamlessly with Crestron smart-home systems for secure and convenient entry.

CE Pro Editors · November 21, 2018

Nortek 2GIG’s ‘Smart Areas’ Enable Security Panel Partitioning

The 2GIG GC3 security panel comes complete with a user interface, a wireless transceiver, controller, and communicator all in one package.

CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2018

6 Shares of Honeywell = 1 Share of Spinoff Resideo

Honeywell spinoff Resideo due to start trading on NYSE October 29. Current Honeywell shareholders will receive 6-to-1 stock dividend.

Jason Knott · October 05, 2018

With ‘Connected by August,’ Yale Locks Dominate Residential Access Control

‘Connected by August’ brings top access-control platform to Yale’s large variety of residential smart locks that support virtually every major (and secondary) home automation standard.

Julie Jacobson · September 26, 2018

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

Private Equity firm Hellman & Friedman acquires controlling stake in DIY security provider SimpliSafe. CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson reviews synergies with H&F portfolio companies SnapAV, Verisure (Securitas Direct) and HUB International insurance.

Julie Jacobson · July 02, 2018

Alula’s ‘SmartHome Now’ Saves Builders Up Front, Lets Buyers Add Tech Later

Alula Connect+ security and home-automation platform can be installed during construction at very low cost to homebuilder, allowing integration with built-in smart-home tech like Pella Insynctive windows and doors.

CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018

Insurance Meets Smart Home at Connections 2018: IoT Sensors, Data, Warranties, More

The impact of IoT and smart-home technology on the insurance industry – for risk assessment, loss mitigation, and customer engagement – will be a key theme at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.

Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018

Honeywell 2019: Next-Gen Security & Home Automation is One Platform for Wired, Wireless, DIY, Pro

Arriving in 2019, new Honeywell melds Vista, Lynx, Lyric into single platform with user-replaceable batteries, cellular modules, home-automation radios, and a back-end system that enables remote monitoring and diagnostics by security pros.

Julie Jacobson · May 01, 2018