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Research Shows Residential Security Customers Want Protection Beyond the Home

Modern homeowners are looking for more than basic home protection, and solutions such as paid car crash detection and emergency response products show RMR potential for integrators.

CE Pro Editors · April 19, 2021

Strategic Growth Strategy Helps Desert Valley AV Expand Into New Markets

Arizona-based Desert Valley AV adds electrical division, and expands geographically into California with strategic purchase of Audio Concepts.

Jason Knott · February 25, 2021

5 Lessons Learned During COVID-19 by the Smart Home Industry

Because to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, integrators are uniquely positioned to learn many lessons related to smart home technology now that sales and installations have skyrocketed.

CE Pro Editors · February 22, 2021

ADT and Google Announce Smart Home Security Partnership

Thanks to a $450M investment by Google, ADT and Google will now offer new smart home security technologies for both integrators and DIY enthusiasts.

CE Pro Editors · August 03, 2020

DIY Smart Home System Wink to Require $5/Month from Users

Former DIY smart home darling Wink reverses course and requires users to pay $5 per month or their systems will be disabled by May 31.

Jason Knott · May 08, 2020

Research Finds Security System Installations Increased by 33% in 2019

Recent data from Parks Associates suggests U.S consumers are now more interested in DIY and ad hoc smart home security products when compared to previous years.

CE Pro Editors · April 20, 2020

Parks Associates: 60% of New Security Systems Are Self-Installed

Data from Parks Associates’ recent DIY security research suggests a sharp rise in self-installed security systems in the last few years.

CE Pro Editors · March 16, 2020

Unlocking Residential Climate Change

Experts delve into the latest trends and vendor offerings in the residential smart locks and energy management market. Find out how to most effectively sell, deploy and maintain what are shaping up to be major IoT trends.

CE Pro Editors · February 10, 2020

Alula Refreshes Brand, Commits to Pro Installers

Alongside the brand refresh, Alula has launched a new site that promotes its professional-first mindset and is designed specifically for pro security installers.

CE Pro Editors · January 17, 2020

ADT Rebrands Lifeshield DIY Solution as ‘Blue by ADT’

Blue by ADT unveils new DIY outdoor, indoor and doorbell security surveillance cameras, with full smart home platform to come, at CES 2020.

Jason Knott · January 06, 2020