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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

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3 Reasons for Using Thermal Security Cameras in Resi and Commercial Installs

Integrators who install a lot of security products in high-end residential and commercial environments should strongly consider selecting thermal security cameras.

CE Pro Editors · September 3, 2019

Adapting for Cloud-Based Video Surveillance: How to Sell It, Price It

Martin Renkis of Johnson Controls explains pricing, sales tactics for residential integrators adopting an ‘as a service’ business model for security video surveillance.

Jason Knott · August 22, 2019

CEDIA Find: Cellgate’s Cell-Based Access Control with Streaming Video; Control4 Integration

Cellgate, maker of cellular-based gate-entry and surveillance systems, will demo Control4 integration at CEDIA Expo 2019.

Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2019

Parks Associates: Consumers Have Major Concerns About Smart Home Privacy and Safety

A study from Park Associates says that consumers are overwhelmingly concerned about smart home security and privacy issues, and more than one-third of those polled had experienced a data security problem.

Robert Archer · July 9, 2019

Some of the Best High-End A/V Reps Now Carry … Vivint Smart Home & Security?!

Vivint Smart Home, purveyor of mass-market security and home automation, enlists 10 top custom-install reps for new Authorized Pro program. Here’s why CEDIA-oriented reps are going gaga over Vivint.

Julie Jacobson · June 21, 2019

Injured U.S Army Vet Receives Special Home Filled With Gaming Tech

Local integration company Interactive Interiors worked with The Gary Sinise Foundation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Tyler Jeffries and his family.

CE Pro Editors · June 7, 2019

Texas Integrator Uses Telguard Communication Upgrades to Expand Smart Home Sales

Smith Thompson Home Security in Texas relies on Telguard’s TG-1 Express not only for reliable LTE and 3G/4G panel signal transmissions, but for seamless upgrades and setting up new and existing customers with the HC Flex smartphone app for automation and security controls.

Arlen Schweiger · May 31, 2019

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are “the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net.”

Julie Jacobson · April 26, 2019

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson couldn’t really put a finger on big residential security or home automation themes at ISC West 2019.

Julie Jacobson · April 16, 2019

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