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Protecting Clients’ Home Artwork with Museum-Level Sensors

New Magnetic Asset Protection (MAP) sensor from Art Guard allows integrators to add a layer of security detection to clients’ valued items. Sensor integrates with multiple security control panels.

Jason Knott · August 03, 2016

Z-Wave Home Automation Leader Nortek Gets into ZigBee Biz to Court Utilities, MSOs

One of the largest worldwide providers of Z-Wave home automation devices, Nortek Security & Control plans to launch ZigBee products for the first time to grab MSO and utility business.

Julie Jacobson · July 29, 2016

Who Will be the Next Icontrol?

If Icontrol is acquired by Comcast and Alarm.com, we’ll see a gaping hole in SHaaS (smart home as a service) providers for integrated home automation and professionally monitored security. Here are some likely contenders as the ‘next Icontrol’.

Julie Jacobson · June 17, 2016

Nortek Buys 25% Stake in MiOS

Transference of technology between mature MiOS platform and various Nortek brands will enable branded apps to hit the market quickly and speed up the delivery of the ultimate ‘interface-less’ connected home.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2016

Nortek Launches IP Video Surveillance Line Under 2GIG Brand

2GIG unveils a POE mini-dome security camera with nightvision capability, along with an indoor Wi-Fi camera and NVR with mobile app interface control targeted at integrators.

Jason Knott · March 23, 2016

Nortek Beats Earnings Forecasts; A/V Group Breaks Even

Security & Control Solutions (2Gig) segment shows 7% revenue growth in Q4, while Audio, Video & Control Solutions (Core Brands) has 27% sales decrease, but breaks even on bottom line.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2016

Z-Wave Scores Huge UL Win for Security, a First for Mesh Technology

Latest super-secure Z-Wave technology mitigates smart-home hacking; will achieve UL 1023 compliance for intrusion, giving the home automation standard an edge in powering some 20 million security sensors and alarm panels each year.

Julie Jacobson · February 18, 2016

PowerHouse Alliance Members Offer Slate of Security, Audio Trainings

PowerHouse Alliance members Volutone, ECD, Audio America and Mountain West will conduct several security and audio training sessions in February and March.

CE Pro Editors · February 02, 2016

Core Brands Launches Single E-Commerce Portal for A/V, Security, Home Automation, Central Vac

Dealers can order and earn rewards on purchases of A/V, security, home automation and central vac from Nortek’s Core Brands, NuTone, Omnimount and GoControl. Portal debuts at CEDIA Expo 2015.

Julie Jacobson · September 10, 2015

Nortek to Acquire 2Gig for $135M, Fold into Linear Security

Five months after 2Gig and Vivint were acquired for $2B, Nortek Inc. acquires leading home automation and home security provider 2Gig for $135M. Company will be folded into subsidiary Linear.

Julie Jacobson · February 13, 2013