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Smart Locks Open Up MDU Market for Integrator

Mass-market appeal of Yale smart locks help California integrator GreenMarbles expand its customer base.

Jason Knott · June 27, 2019

Promote Independent Living to Your Senior Clients; Profit With Smart Locks

Smart locks could be your entrée into the growing aging-in-place market and a continual source of revenue.

CE Pro Editors · May 13, 2019

Review: Kwikset Convert Z-Wave Smart Lock is Ideal for Retrofit, Rentals

Kwikset Convert is a Z-Wave connected smart lock that replaces an interior deadbolt but uses the existing exterior lock hardware.

CE Pro Editors · April 02, 2019

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2019

Crestron Offers Biometric Door Entry for Smart Homes via ekey Fingerprint Readers

Fingerprint access-control devices from ekey Biometric Systems integrate seamlessly with Crestron smart-home systems for secure and convenient entry.

CE Pro Editors · November 21, 2018

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

Julie Jacobson · November 14, 2018

With ‘Connected by August,’ Yale Locks Dominate Residential Access Control

‘Connected by August’ brings top access-control platform to Yale’s large variety of residential smart locks that support virtually every major (and secondary) home automation standard.

Julie Jacobson · September 26, 2018

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

CE Pro Editors · June 07, 2018

Nest’s New Video Doorbell and Smart Lock are Shipping; This Pro ‘Can’t Wait’

Hooked on Nest thermostats, smoke and CO alarms and indoor/outdoor surveillance cameras, this Nest Elite Pro dealer — and his Nest-obsessed customers — can’t wait to integrate the new Nest Hello video doorbell and Next x Yale smart lock, starting today. The products are now available.

Julie Jacobson · May 01, 2018

9 Interesting IoT Finds at ISC: Blingy Smart Lock, Awesome Fire Alarm

ISC West 2018: SnapAV pitches OvrC to alarm dealers, a smart lock for newlyweds, neat fire-protection system that could spawn a category … and more security and home automation from Vegas.

Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2018