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CEDIA Find: Cellgate’s Cell-Based Access Control with Streaming Video; Control4 Integration

Cellgate, maker of cellular-based gate-entry and surveillance systems, will demo Control4 integration at CEDIA Expo 2019.

Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2019

BlackWire Designs Now Offers Scalable, Cloud-Based Access Control from ProDataKey

BlackWire Designs is now offering ProDataKey’s plug-and-play cloud-based wireless access controls system designed for full mobile management.

CE Pro Editors · July 23, 2019

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

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

DoorBird Door Intercom Combines a Doorbell and Keypad

The newly announced DoorBird D2101KV IP Door Intercom features a call button, multifunction keypad, 4D motion sensor, and more.

Robert Archer · November 09, 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

Nortek Patent: The Idiot Savant of Smart Garage Door Openers

IoT garage-door controller provides all the safety measures required of UL 985 for ‘unattended operation’ but it’s stupid simple for DIY installs.

Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018

Nest x Yale Smart Lock Hits Market

Nest x Yale Lock is first ‘Works with Nest’ product controllable via the Nest app. Integrates with Nest Secure.

CE Pro Editors · March 15, 2018