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Smart Home Stocks Gain 20% in 2021

Average stock price among 50 public companies in CE Pro Smart Home Stock Index rose 20.1% in 2021, led by big winner Napco Security.

Jason Knott · January 13, 2022

27% of U.S. Broadband Households More Concerned About Security Than 5 Years Ago

A report from Parks Associates and Xfinity Home shows DIY security options have spurred homeowners to pay more attention to security than they did five years ago.

CE Pro Editors · January 11, 2022

Z-Wave Study: Security Cameras, Locks Are Predominant Smart Home Add-on Devices

Z-Wave research shows video doorbells, smart door locks, garage door openers, CO/smoke detectors and wireless cameras are top add-on devices.

Jason Knott · January 04, 2022

Deloitte Report Indicates Semiconductor Supply Will Remain Short Through 2022

Research from Deliotte is predicting semiconductor supplies to level out in 2023, but until that time the semiconductor supply chain will continue to be delayed.

Zachary Comeau · December 09, 2021

CE Pro Software Deep Dive: Integrators Seek Simplified Software Solutions

The 2021 CE Pro Software Deep Dive Study reveals custom integrators are constantly investing in software, spending $1,260 per year.

Jason Knott · December 01, 2021

Single-Family Home Construction Dips Slightly in October

Due to a confluence of materials scarcity and rising construction costs, single-family housing construction was down 0.7% in October.

CE Pro Editors · November 23, 2021

How Property Managers View Smart Homes and MDUs

Smart home services are starting to attract prospective residents to multi-dwelling units, which in turn has led property managers to start exploring the control and automation market.

CE Pro Editors · November 10, 2021

CTA Releases White Paper on Use of Technology to Combat COVID-19

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has released two reports showcasing how technology can be used to effectively combat COVID-19 via early warning systems, digital training hubs, and more.

CE Pro Editors · November 04, 2021

CE Pro Security & Surveillance Deep Dive: Integrators Step in Amid Security Market Turmoil

CE Pro’s Security & Surveillance Deep Dive reveals 15% growth in security and surveillance installations over the past year, as the traditional residential alarm market is upended.

Jason Knott · November 03, 2021

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Research Finds Single-Family Housing Starts Level Off in September

According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, overall housing starts were down 1.6% in September due in part to a decline in MDU production.

CE Pro Editors · October 22, 2021