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Alarm.com Connected Car Ushers in the Era of Smart Home/Vehicle Integration

Alarm.com Connected Car provides reports via the smart home control system on vehicle diagnostics, driving behavior and unexpected movement.

Jason Knott · March 05, 2021

Shelly Motion

Wi-Fi-based $39 Shelly Motion Sensor Targets Smart Home Market

Next-gen $39 Shelly Motion sensor from Allterco Robotics is optimized with Silicon Labs Wi-fi technology and long battery life.

Jason Knott · February 11, 2021

Environmental Monitoring May Be the Next Great RMR Opportunity for Integrators

Security integrators should take a close look at the opportunities provided by environmental monitoring solutions, as it represents a high need, growing and potentially lucrative path for businesses.

Steve Karantzoulidis · January 26, 2021

Amazon Adds $4.99/Month Alexa Guard Plus Security Monitoring Service

Amazon Alexa Guard Plus is $49 per year alarm monitoring service. Amazon also adds free Energy Dashboard service.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2021

Wireless DEN SmartStrike Poised to Change Access Control Market

The $299 DEN Smart Home SmartStrike cuts the time required to install an electric door strike by more than one hour.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2021

Cartell driveway sensor

Are You Effectively Securing Your Clients’ Driveways?

New wireless $400 Cartell magnetometer-based vehicle detection system is simple add-on security sale for integrators.

Jason Knott · November 17, 2020

New ADT + Google Platform to Hit Market in Late 2021

ADT accelerates the launch of its new ADT + Google smart home platform to the second half of 2021 vs. original date in late 2022.

Jason Knott · November 06, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #28: Sleek Solutions to Ring Up More Security Customers

Todd Towey, national account manager for Ring installed solutions, highlights CEDIA Expo Virtual takeaways, X Line, new Access Controller, indoor drone and more.

Arlen Schweiger · October 16, 2020

How Integrators Can Help Thwart Porch Pirates Before They Plunder

Thanks to advancements in video cameras and doorbells, integrators are uniquely positioned to help fight the ongoing ‘porch piracy’ trend. Find out about the latest features and opportunities in this area from those who know best.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 16, 2020

Ring Always Home Cam Amazon drone

Ring Announces Indoor Drone, Car Security Products

At Amazon event, Ring introduced the Always Home Cam drone for flying indoor footage, plus new car alarm and camera; latest Echo devices shown as well.

Arlen Schweiger · September 24, 2020