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Vivint Smart Home to Go Public via Reverse Merger Valuing Co. at $5.6 Billion

Vivint Smart Home to be merged into SoftBank-backed Mosaic (NYSE: MOSC), a specialty acquisition corp. that will take on Vivint name.

Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2019

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Vivint’s Big Home Automation News at CEDIA 2019: Control4 Integration at Last

Vivint’s security engine now integrates two-way with Control4 home-automation systems — a technological milestone for the mass-market provider, and a nod to Vivint’s new Smart Home Authorized Pro program.

Julie Jacobson · September 5, 2019

Some of the Best High-End A/V Reps Now Carry … Vivint Smart Home & Security?!

Vivint Smart Home, purveyor of mass-market security and home automation, enlists 10 top custom-install reps for new Authorized Pro program. Here’s why CEDIA-oriented reps are going gaga over Vivint.

Julie Jacobson · June 21, 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

2019 CE Pro 100: Top Home-Tech Installation Firms Up RMR, Predict 13% Growth

The 20th annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest-revenue custom installation companies reports $2.02 billion in custom revenues, plus 13% growth predicted for 2019.

Jason Knott · May 1, 2019

Vivint Adds Connected Cars to Security and Smart-Home Ecosystem

Powered by Mojio, Vivint Smart Home’s new Car Guard lets homeowners monitor the security, location and diagnostics of a car in the same app used for home security and home automation.

CE Pro Editors · March 22, 2019

Best Buy and Vivint Part Ways, Will No Longer Sell Co-Branded Smart Home Products

Best Buy and Vivint have decided to stop selling the ‘Best Buy Smart Home by Vivint’ line of products, according to a recent quarterly earnings report.

CE Pro Editors · August 29, 2018

Vivint Adds Google Wifi, Google Home to Smart-Home Installs

Security and home-automation giant Vivint doubles down on Google, adding Google Wifi mesh networking, Google Home with voice control, and Nest Thermostat E to smart-home installs.

CE Pro Editors · June 20, 2018

What Happens When Amazon Acquires a ‘Real’ Security Company Like Vivint, Guardian or Brink’s?

Acquiring a national alarm company could help Amazon increase recurring monthly revenue (RMR), but also pave the way for Amazon to become a chief security officer (CSO) and managed service provider for the home.

Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2018

8 CES 2018 Surprises, From Samsung Bixby to Vivint Streety

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.

Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018

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