All In Security
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
Thank you, Lindsay Lohan, and others who make alcohol monitoring and ankle bracelet monitoring profitable.
Jason Knott · June 06, 2011
Don Maden, executive vice president of C.O.P.S. Monitoring, answers questions about what it takes to get alarm licensing.
Jason Knott · March 03, 2010