Services/Platforms

Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Parts of Icontrol

Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol will be acquired by Comcast/Xfinity and longtime competitor Alarm.com.

Jun 23, 2016

New Sales Opportunity: Automate Your Customers’ HVAC and IAQ

Indoor Air Quality affects your customers' comfort, health, home aesthetics and electronics' lifespan. Here's how to talk to your clients about this added benefit of HVAC.

Jun 20, 2016

In-Depth: If Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Icontrol as Rumored

Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol is reportedly being sold to Comcast/Xfinity and erstwhile rival Alarm.com. What does this mean for the security and home automation market?

Jun 16, 2016

Study: Wireless Home Security Systems on the Rise

The Parks Associates research report also shows that almost 50% of smart home devices in the U.S. are self-installed.

Jun 13, 2016

CE Pro 100 Top Security Brands: Surveillance, IP Cameras, Fire Systems, Access Control and More

Survey of CE Pro 100 top home technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in these security and surveillance categories as part of our annual Brand Analysis.

Jun 13, 2016

2 Big Reasons You Should Really Be Tracking Your Time (and How to Get Started)

The source of revenue is drastically different in a services vs. projects model, so cost tracking needs to be addressed differently.

May 27, 2016