All In DIY
Resolution Products and IpDatatel merge to form Alula, offering the new Connect+ security and home-automation hub, along with dual-path IP and cellular communicators and its own SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform.
Jason Knott · March 14, 2018
This one-hour Webinar looks at new trends in security and home automation, including emerging technologies, competitive landscape, DIY developments, and new business models. PLUS: preview of new products and themes for ISC 2018.
CE Pro Editors · March 13, 2018
Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20/month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.
Scott Goldfine · March 12, 2018
As smart-home products go mainstream, and IoT becomes ever more hyped and confusing, we should see more demand for professional installations.
Julie Jacobson · December 29, 2017
Ring refunds preorders for Ring Protect, Best Buy pulls promos, smart home and security industries pray for ADT win in lawsuit claiming Ring stole IP from Zonoff, ADT’s development partner.
Julie Jacobson · November 08, 2017
Here’s the reality of DIY security and home automation, with some research and musings by Rodney Bosch of CE Pro’s sister publication Security Sales & Integration.
Rodney Bosch · November 07, 2017
The famous rapper acquired home-automation maker Wink earlier this year, and his first new DIY product is … the unremarkable Lookout home-security app and some Z-Wave sensors.
Julie Jacobson · October 27, 2017
Honeywell to launch new ‘Smart Security’ system on Indiegogo. We guess what’s inside the home-automation hub including Z-Wave and 345 Mhz radios. Updated: Perhaps a Lyric Security Controller in new form factor?
Julie Jacobson · October 25, 2017
Home automation, networking and security have never been more confusing, thanks to an onslaught of DIY products like Ring Protect, Nest Secure, Amazon Echo Plus and Google Home. That’s great news for smart-home pros.
Julie Jacobson · October 20, 2017
The security and home-automation industries grapple with new technologies and business models today and in the near future — insurtech, closed vs. open ecosystems, and cloud vs. local integration, to name a few.
Julie Jacobson · October 16, 2017