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Nortek Prevails in Chamberlain Patent Lawsuit Over Access Control Barriers

Nortek Security & Control has not been found to be in violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Jason Knott · December 05, 2019

Increase Your 2020 Revenue by Deploying and Maintaining These Top Smart Home Trends

Looking to ramp up your revenues? Take some advice from select industry experts who recommend installing and maintaining smart locks and energy management products.

CE Pro Editors · December 03, 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

ABB Repositions as ‘Mid-Level’ Home Automation for CEDIA Channel

ABB has pivoted from a high-end home-automation play to a more mainstream position in the U.S. with Free@Home security, access control and smart-home system.

CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2019

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first ‘triple-path’ alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Julie Jacobson · October 11, 2019

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When’s the last time you considered a new home control system? ABB free@home offers wired or wireless sensors, actuators and sensor-actuator units, and all configuration and operation works via an app – creating a future-proof system for pros and easy operation for the homeowner. Smart, easy to use, flexible to install.

CE Pro Editors · September 25, 2019

2N LTE Verso Brings Intercoms Into Cellular Realm

The 2N LTE Verso cellular intercom debuts at CEDIA Expo with modular frame allowing for customizable configuration.

Jason Knott · September 24, 2019

Leviton Partners With Alarm.com to Integrate Z-Wave Lighting Controls

Thanks to Z-Wave technology, a number of Leviton Decora Smart lighting controls can now integrate with Alarm.com panels and controllers.

CE Pro Editors · August 14, 2019

Smart Locks Open Up MDU Market for Integrator

Mass-market appeal of Yale smart locks help California integrator GreenMarbles expand its customer base.

Jason Knott · June 27, 2019

Interlogix and Inflotrolix Team Up to Offer New Water Leak Detection System

Interlogix’s UltraSync smart Hub and Inflotrolix’s NOWA water sensors notify users, automatically shut off water valve.

Lisa Montgomery · June 13, 2019