All In Security

Ring Video Doorbell Partners with Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock

Homeowners can see and speak to visitors as well as lock doors and turn on lights by using the Ring system and Kwikset Kevo Plus together.

Rachel Cericola · November 23, 2015

Florida Integrator Converts Bank Vault into Home Theater Showroom

Boca Theater and Automation and CDGi convert old 8,600-square-foot Wells Fargo Bank into new Technology Experience Center showroom, complete with an acoustical masterpiece ‘Vault Theater’ with 36 speakers inside 18-inch concrete walls and facial recognition entry.

Jason Knott · November 22, 2015

DIY vs Pro Monitored Home Security: How Law Enforcement Responds to 911 Calls

Controversy brews over the DIY and MIY (monitor-it-yourself) market for home security versus systems that are professionally installed and monitored by a central station. Detective H.W. “Robbie” Robinson comments on police response to alarms and 911 emergency calls.

Julie Jacobson · November 09, 2015

Autonomic KP-6 Keypad Enhances User Experience

The KP-6 keypad from Autonomic supports single-button control of important system functions such as volume, skipping tracks and source selection.

Robert Archer · November 02, 2015

Ihiji Launches New SaaS Tool at CEDIA Expo 2015

New ‘Software as a Service’ tool makes it easy for companies offering technical support or remote managed services to launch and run successful recurring monthly revenue service plans that boost profitability

CE Pro Editors · October 14, 2015

Core Brands Launches Single E-Commerce Portal for A/V, Security, Home Automation, Central Vac

Dealers can order and earn rewards on purchases of A/V, security, home automation and central vac from Nortek’s Core Brands, NuTone, Omnimount and GoControl. Portal debuts at CEDIA Expo 2015.

Julie Jacobson · September 10, 2015

CE Pro Summit: What Is the Value of My Company?

Industry broker identifies the key elements integrators need to examine to determine how much their company is worth. What is the effect of home automation RMR, cash flow, revenues, service contracts and brand name on multiples?

Jason Knott · September 01, 2015

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 01, 2015

Replacing Savant’s LiteTouch Lighting Control System: How Much Will it Cost?

Since home automation vendor Savant its killing LiteTouch hardwired lighting-control, we look to Vantage, Crestron, Lutron and others for replacements. Customer wants to know: how much it will cost?

Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2015

Canary Raises $30M More? Why oh Why?!

Canary offers a perfectly nice IoT security camera with no home automation capabilities. How do they keep raising so much money?

Julie Jacobson · July 01, 2015