All In Security
No matter what line of work you are in, there is likely some sort of hierarchy and more than likely, room for improvement. Management issues are part of any business and they will ultimately affect your bottom line. Whether it’s deciding if you should outsource an independent contractor, identifying proper guidelines for employee timecards, or […]
April 13, 2014
UTC’s Interlogix already offers Alarm.com and its own AdvisorSync for cloud-based security and home automation, so why did they acquire UHS from Australia-based Hills?
Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2014
How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.
Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2014
After acquisition of Smartrove, Vivint is offering 50 Mbps upstream/downstream wireless broadband for $55/month in addition to security, home automation, solar power – all sold door-to-door; Utah zero-energy home showcases the goods.
August 16, 2013
California’s Bureau of Security and Investigative Services waives the two-year in-the-field prerequisite for integrators to take the test to get an alarm license.
Jason Knott · May 30, 2013
Five months after 2Gig and Vivint were acquired for $2B, Nortek Inc. acquires leading home automation and home security provider 2Gig for $135M. Company will be folded into subsidiary Linear.
Julie Jacobson · February 13, 2013
At CES 2013, ask MiOS about some of its big wins including Orange Telecom, URC, Actiontec and others. Move over Motorola/Arris 4Home and iControl?
Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2013
Blackstone Capital has entered into an agreement to purchase CE Pro 100 company Vivint, along with 2Gig Technologies and Vivint Solar, for more than $2 billion.
Jason Knott · September 19, 2012
CE Pro Editors · May 10, 2012
Self-contained security/home automation, LED lighting, computer audio, alternative controls and the cloud provide key opportunities for home systems integrators in 2012.
Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2012