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Alula Releases Cellular Card That Will Keep Interlogix Simon Panels Operational

Alula’s cellular card uses Cat-M1 LTE radio technology to enable Interlogix Simon panels full sensor status, system status and arming controls.

CE Pro Editors · October 16, 2019

Don’t Let These Security Concerns Surprise You as 2019 Winds Down

Changes in consumer demand, 3G sunsets, and the advent of 5G have been talked about throughout 2019, yet integrators should pay even closer attention to these issues as 2020 approaches.

CE Pro Editors · October 15, 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 to Market 5G Internet Service to Salt Lake City Metro Area

After running a successful test program, Vivint Internet, a recent spin-off of Vivint Smart Home, will add 5G coverage to Salt Lake City.

CE Pro Editors · September 26, 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

CellBounce Solves Massive 3G/CDMA Sunset Problem for Alarm Industry

Top security and home-automation execs back CellBounce, reportedly the only DIY solution for upgrading 3G/CDMA alarm panels without a truck roll.

Julie Jacobson · June 12, 2019

CTA’s Gary Shapiro Rails on ‘Isolationist’ Trump Tariff Policy

CTA CEO Gary Shapiro tells Fox Business Network that new 25% tariffs hurt American companies and will slow 5G adoption. Manufacturers begin raising prices.

Jason Knott · May 23, 2019

And That’s Why 5G Cellular Repeaters Might Take Forever

Fred Harding says the FCC’s auction of 600 MHz spectrum portends a long, capricious road ahead for 5G peripherals like cellphone repeaters.

Fred Harding · May 06, 2019

Why 5G Won’t Replace Fiber or Cable Broadband

According to Primex, device compatibility, service flexibility, security, and service coverage could slow the 5G revolution.

CE Pro Editors · April 11, 2019

Azione Prepares Members for Changing Market Dynamics

Azione members grow 14.63% in 2018 and group is emphasizing stronger relationships with architects in 2019.

Jason Knott · April 05, 2019