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Nortek Patent: The Idiot Savant of Smart Garage Door Openers

IoT garage-door controller provides all the safety measures required of UL 985 for ‘unattended operation’ but it’s stupid simple for DIY installs.

Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018

Nortek Security & Control Offers Training Program for Installers

NSC has created a training program that includes on-site education events, webinars, and five training modules.

CE Pro Editors · March 07, 2018

CE Pro Video: Mike Jordan, NSC, Lays Out Elan Product Roadmap

Mike Jordan, vice president of product management at Nortek Security & Control, talks about new Elan surveillance cameras and NVRs, 3D interface, 2GIG GC3 panel integration, HR10 and HR30 remotes, and new Niles and SpeakerCraft outdoor speakers.

Jason Knott · January 31, 2018

Nortek at CES 2018: Elan Integrates with 2GIG, Grill Guard Prevents Stove Fires

Newly merged Core Brands and Nortek Security Controls (NSC) demo Elan and 2GIG integration for professional installers, plus Stove & Grill Guard security sensor for stoves and UL-listed Rely – a small, powerful, low-cost security panel.

Jason Knott · January 16, 2018

New Smart-Home Devices Could Prevent Fires or at Least Save Lives

Modern-day IoT devices might prevent fires like the recent Bronx apartment blaze, or at least mitigate the spread of flames and loss of life. Multiple life-saving home smart-home devices debut at CES 2018.

Julie Jacobson · January 05, 2018

Nortek Security, Core Brands Merge to Form NSC

Nortek Security & Control (2GIG, Linear, GoControl) and Core Brands (Elan, SpeakerCraft, Niles, Xantech, Panamax, Proficient, Gefen) unite to form new company called NSC.

Jason Knott · December 19, 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 ADT.

Julie Jacobson · October 02, 2017

Rating the Prospects: After Acquisition of SnapAV, What Major Home-Tech Co. Will H&F Buy Next?

Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with ‘transformational transaction’ that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice?

Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Intrusion/Fire Control Panel Brands

Honeywell leads the intrusion and fire control panel category followed by Interlogix, DSC, 2GIG and Leviton/HAI.

Robert Archer · June 19, 2017

Now with House-Brand Cameras, Could WAVE Electronics Be Next SnapAV?

Chasing SnapAV, distributor WAVE Electronics launches Lux cameras, nabs Honeywell security, prints logos on Amazon Echo, packages DIY products for security pros.

Julie Jacobson · June 05, 2017