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Vivint Partners with Major Solar System Provider

Vivint will install smart home systems in Freedom Forever solar customers’ homes as first step for energy independence solution.

Jason Knott · July 19, 2021

How Video Analytics Implementation is Changing Smart Home Security

Video analytics technologies like facial recognition and motion detection will play a major role in the future of smart homes, so integrators should stay up-to-date on the latest in smart security.

CE Pro Editors · July 07, 2021

Allegion MDU smart security lock

MDU Market Ripe for Right Smart Security Strategy

Integrators can address MDU property owners & resident needs and benefits of smart locks, mobile credentials and concierge services in connected ecosystem.

CE Pro Editors · January 26, 2021

Nationwide and Element Expand Partnership

The partnership between Nationwide Marketing Group and Element Electronics is set to expand just a few short months after Element introduced its first-ever line of appliances through Nationwide. Building on the early success of that program, Element announced during Virtual PrimeTime that it plans to launch a new line of smart home products for Nationwide’s network of […]

Robert Archer · November 13, 2020

New ADT + Google Platform to Hit Market in Late 2021

ADT accelerates the launch of its new ADT + Google smart home platform to the second half of 2021 vs. original date in late 2022.

Jason Knott · November 06, 2020

cybersecurity residential networks

Study: 73% of Integrators Don’t Offer Cybersecurity Services

CE Pro research finds residential and commercial integrators lagging on cybersecurity coverage; 40% not protecting their own businesses with cybersecurity solutions.

Arlen Schweiger · April 22, 2020

With Smart Devices and Pro Network, Resideo Could be AAA for the Home

What AAA has done for car insurance, Resideo (Honeywell Home) could do for the home, thanks to smart devices, cloud services, thousands of smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2019

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first ‘triple-path’ alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Julie Jacobson · October 11, 2019

Vivint Smart Home to Go Public via Reverse Merger Valuing Co. at $5.6 Billion

Vivint Smart Home to be merged into SoftBank-backed Mosaic (NYSE: MOSC), a specialty acquisition corp. that will take on Vivint name.

Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2019

Alarm.com Settles Patent-Infringement Lawsuit with IpDatatel

Patent-infringement lawsuits dismissed before Court ruled on validity of two Alarm.com security and home-automation patents.

Julie Jacobson · July 18, 2019