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Amazon’s New Alexa Guard: Huge Implications for Sound Recognition in Security; ADT Stock up 7%

New Alexa Guard turns Amazon Echo into sound-recognition device, alerting users and professional monitoring stations to smoke/CO alarms and glass breaks; first partner ADT sees stock price soar.

Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2018

Amazon Announces ADT Pulse as Professional Installation and Monitoring Solution for Alexa Guard [PR]

ADT says Alexa Guard, new audio analytic service from Amazon, “deepens Amazon’s marketing and distribution relationship with ADT.”

CE Pro Editors · September 21, 2018

ADT Patent Application: Deciphering Those Darn LED Lights on a Security System

Not from The Onion: ADT files patent application for ‘Determining what the indicators represent on a security device.’

Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2018

Lessons from ADT Lawsuit: Watch those Tiny Little Clauses in Employee Agreements

Former ADT salesperson can proceed with lawsuit for claims such as “Failure to adequately reimburse plaintiff for expenses he incurred while using his personal vehicle for work.”

CE Pro Editors · May 30, 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

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

Ring Settles with ADT in Zonoff Lawsuit, Acquires Lighting Co., Plans Spring Launch of Ring Alarm

CES 2018: Ring reportedly settles with ADT in Zonoff lawsuit for $25 million, plans to launch super-cheap ‘Ring Alarm’ security system soon, adds Z-Wave sensors, acquires Mr. Beams (Wireless Environment, LLC).

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2018

ADT Sets Valuation, Pricing for IPO

ADT sets $17 to $19 per share price target for its IPO, aiming to raise $1.9 billion.

Jason Knott · January 08, 2018

30 Most Popular Home Tech Stories of 2017: IoT, Alexa, Z-Wave Win the Year

Besides a hands-on look at an Onkyo A/V receiver, CE Pros mostly read anything about Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Control4, Z-Wave, Google, Nest and other IoT news in 2017.

Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2017

Top 2017 Mergers & Acquisitions in Security, IoT, Consumer Electronics, A/V

2017 was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in consumer technology, including security, smart home, IoT, cybersecurity, high-performance audio and the home-technology installation channel.

Julie Jacobson · December 26, 2017