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Ring Dials Up Exclusive Pro-Install Line at CES

Amazon Ring debuts Ring X line exclusive for CE pros with higher price points, longer warranty and lifetime subscription to streaming service for customers.

Jason Knott · January 09, 2020

ADT Rebrands Lifeshield DIY Solution as ‘Blue by ADT’

Blue by ADT unveils new DIY outdoor, indoor and doorbell security surveillance cameras, with full smart home platform to come, at CES 2020.

Jason Knott · January 06, 2020

Wyze DIY Surveillance Cameras Breached: Are Pro Devices More Secure?

DIY surveillance cameras (and other smart home devices) get hacked all the time. Today, Ring/Amazon is being sued for weak cybersecurity provisions, and just a few days ago Wyze notified customers that its cameras have been breached (notice below). All bad news, of course, but par for the course. A more interesting angle comes from […]

Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2019

Amazon Ring lawsuit

Amazon, Ring Sued Over Weak Camera Security

A lawsuit targeting both Amazon and Ring has been filed in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California, alleging the companies of negligence related to security practices.

CE Pro Editors · December 31, 2019

Luma 410 Series

Luma 410 Series HD outdoor surveillance IP cameras

The new Luma 410 Series of HD outdoor surveillance IP cameras provides integrators with a choice of budget-friendly security solutions. SnapAV says that its security brand’s latest cameras bolster its X10 camera line through features such as the products’ 8MP 4K resolution and dedicated third video control stream from their low-profile housings. The Luma 410 […]

Robert Archer · December 19, 2019

Holiday ‘Porch Piracy’ Skyrockets, Boosts Consumer Interest in Front Door Security

New data from C +R Research suggests consumer interest in doorbell cameras and other front door security products is surging due in part to the prevalence of ‘porch pirates.’

Andrew Nichols · December 18, 2019

Research Shows Around 40% of Security Cameras May Be Unsecure

Research from Genetec shows that many security cameras currently installed in residential and commercial environments may be running on outdated firmware, opening them up to cyber-attacks.

CE Pro Editors · December 10, 2019

ABB Repositions as ‘Mid-Level’ Home Automation for CEDIA Channel

ABB has pivoted from a high-end home-automation play to a more mainstream position in the U.S. with Free@Home security, access control and smart-home system.

CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2019

Alarm.com Reports 14.3% Increase in Revenue for Q3 2019

Thanks in part to acquiring cloud-managed video surveillance company OpenEye earlier this year, Alarm.com reports better than expected Q3 numbers.

Rodney Bosch · November 11, 2019

Mobile Video Surveillance Matures

Security experts share why mobile video surveillance solutions are in high demand by everyone from police officers to pet owners.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 29, 2019