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Yawn: ‘Pundits’ Blame ADT’s Poor IPO on the Demise of Full-Service Security and Home Automation

CNBC interviewers and pundits-at-large try to blame ADT’s lackluster IPO on a doomed market for full-service security and home automation, but they’re simply wrong.

Julie Jacobson · January 19, 2018

Slideshare: Julie Jacobson’s Ultimate CES 2018 Preview – 91 Pages of Smart Home

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson presents the Ultimate Preview of CES 2018 in 91 pages of Powerpoint slides, with products, trends, links and insights on home automation, A/V, IoT, energy, lighting, AI, security, networking and related smart-home categories.

Julie Jacobson · January 04, 2018

Parks Associates: Security and Smart Home Research for 2017

Parks Associates and CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration reveal statistics on security and smart-home adoption and consumer preferences.

CE Pro Editors · December 27, 2017

ADT Officially Files for $1.5B IPO

ADT files with SEC seeking to raise $100 million to $1.5 billion in IPO that values the security giant at $15 billion.

Jason Knott · December 25, 2017

Remo+ Wi-Fi Video Doorbell Offers Ease of Installation

Remo+ outdoor video camera mounts on the door with battery pack and Wi-Fi chipset on the interior of the door.

CE Pro Editors · December 20, 2017

7 Smart Home Trends at CES 2018

In studying pre-CES IoT activity, we discerned a few new trends in smart-home technology (‘the fog’) and market forces (wellness) driving home-automation. But some things never change (standards).

Julie Jacobson · December 19, 2017

Integrator Differentiates Using Stylish Holovision Entry Systems

Vincent Marino of La Crescenta, Calif.-based ESS Systems says that Holovision’s line of entry systems helps his company to create unique system solutions.

CE Pro Editors · December 15, 2017

4 Reasons to Install Biometric Access Controls for Smart Homes

Iris/eye scanner biometrics are cool, proven, affordable and simple to install in smart home access control applications.

CE Pro Editors · December 08, 2017

5 Levels of Security: How to Take Customers from Basic to Advanced

Consumers might walk in the door requesting a basic alarm system or a couple of cameras, but integrators can move them into a more advanced solution by using this simple ‘5 Levels of Security’ cheat sheet.

CE Pro Editors · November 16, 2017

Trump Signs PASS Act Exempting Security Systems from DoE Energy Restrictions

President Trump signed the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act that exempts security systems from having to abide by DoE’s ‘no-load’ energy restrictions.

Jason Knott · November 15, 2017