Access Control

Parasitic Smart Locks: August and Nest/Yale Sponge Power off Doorbells

August and Nest/Yale employ low-energy home-automation protocols (Bluetooth LE and Thread/Weave) for their door locks, connecting to the home network via Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbells powered over wire.

Mar 21, 2018

Nest x Yale Smart Lock Hits Market

Nest x Yale Lock is first 'Works with Nest' product controllable via the Nest app. Integrates with Nest Secure.

Mar 15, 2018

IpDatatel, Resolution Products Rebrand as Alula, Offer End-to-End Security, IoT Platform for Pros

Resolution Products and IpDatatel merge to form Alula, offering the new Connect+ security and home-automation hub, along with dual-path IP and cellular communicators and its own SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform.

Mar 14, 2018

Guardian Protection Adopts Qolsys IQ Panel 2 as Standard

CE Pro 100 company Guardian Protection Services selects Qolsys IQ Panel 2 with Alarm.com as new smart home installation controller after one-year evaluation.

Feb 20, 2018

ipDatatel and Resolution Products to Operate Temporarily as IPR: Name New CEO

Resolution Products and ipDatatel are currently operating together as IPR, and named Brian McLaughlin as new CEO.

Feb 14, 2018

Interlogix UltraSync Adds Cameras, Voice, Doorbell Cam

Interlogix stays focused on integration channel at CES 2018 with UltraSync SmartHome system, adding Amazon Alexa, 1080p camera, cellular module and doorbell camera.

Jan 25, 2018