All In iControl
Patent-infringement lawsuits dismissed before Court ruled on validity of two Alarm.com security and home-automation patents.
Julie Jacobson · July 18, 2019
ADT Pulse replaced by ‘dream’ security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.
Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2019
ADT claims former Zonoff CEO Mike Harris misappropriated home-automation assets, transferring them to smart-doorbell maker Ring when the IoT technology actually belonged to ADT. Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff says claims are “ridiculous.”
Julie Jacobson · May 2, 2017
Zonoff, one of the most promising IoT platform providers, closes shop after Honeywell reportedly reneges on acquisition. Security and home-automation giants ADT, Icontrol and Alarm.com figured into the demise.
Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2017
Alarm.com announces positive financial results for Q4 and the full year 2016. The ObjectVideo price tag is revealed.
Rodney Bosch · March 22, 2017
Comcast’s Dan Herscovici on the acquisition of Icontrol: new smart-home roadmap, a wholesale offering to other providers, thoughts on DIY, integration with TV and voice controls, IoT center in Austin, TX … and more.
Julie Jacobson · March 9, 2017
Icontrol, a pioneer in cloud-based security and home automation, has been acquired by Alarm.com and Comcast, despite antitrust concerns. Here’s what could be in store for the players and the SHaaS (smart home as a service) landscape.
Julie Jacobson ·
In its lawsuit to stop Icontrol from being sold to Alarm.com and Comcast/Xfinity, Honeywell defines the relevant security and home-automation market way too narrowly, defendants claim.
Julie Jacobson · March 2, 2017
Two dominant SHaaS (smart home as a service) providers Icontrol and Alarm.com are being sued by competitor Honeywell to block a proposed merger. Combined company would control 70% of the market for interactive security and home automation.
Julie Jacobson · February 23, 2017
Samsung, Nortek, Honeywell, Harman, SnapAV, Control4, AVAD, Somfy, Alarm.com, TiVo, B&W, Alarm.com and Icontrol were just some of the home-technology companies involved in mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016.
Julie Jacobson · December 30, 2016