Services/Platforms

ADT Acquires Datashield; Forms ADT Cybersecurity

ADT Cybersecurity will target commercial clients with 'rapid response' network security in addition to physical security systems.

Nov 14, 2017

Alarm.com Q3 Revenues Hit $90M, Up 33%

Alarm.com reports year-over-year Q3 revenues of $90M, an increase of 32.6% over 2016's Q3 and a 4.6% jump vs. Q2 revenues this year. Video doorbell cited as key to success.

Nov 09, 2017

What are the Odds New Honeywell DIY Smart Home Hub Has Z-Wave, Alexa, Cellular? [UPDATED]

Honeywell to launch new 'Smart Security' system on Indiegogo. We guess what's inside the home-automation hub including Z-Wave and 345 Mhz radios. Updated: Perhaps a Lyric Security Controller in new form factor?

Oct 25, 2017

Google, Nest Share Vision for Home-Technology Pros

At CEDIA 2017, Google and Nest product managers Mark Spates and Mike Soucie discuss smart-home products, protocols and opportunities for home-technology pros.

Oct 17, 2017

3 Big Trends in Security & Home Automation

The security and home-automation industries grapple with new technologies and business models today and in the near future -- insurtech, closed vs. open ecosystems, and cloud vs. local integration, to name a few.

Oct 16, 2017

Best of DIY and Pro: UL-Listed Security Hub with SmartThings Inside, Monitored by ADT, Built on 2GIG

Best Buy to sell new 2GIG-based security panel with Samsung SmartThings home-automation hub inside, including ZigBee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, security-sensor, and cellular radios. Presumably UL-listed for fire and life safety, with no-contract monitoring by

Oct 02, 2017