Article Alarm.comBest BuyBoseBrinks HomeClasseConnectWiseControl4CybersecurityDMPDomotzElanELK ProductsExertisFibaroHoneywellLegrandLeon SpeakersLutronMergers and AcquisitionsMiOSNapcoNestNetatmoNortek ControlOvrCPulse EightQolsysRingRTISigma DesignsSnap OneSonosTelguardTerra SpeakersWISAZ-WaveZektor
2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
Dec 31, 2018
FTC scrutinizes acquisition of Icontrol by Alarm.com and Comcast; Vivint Smart Home cries foul; Who knew Alarm.com owned Zendo and a chunk of Qolsys?; and who are the IoT competitors these days?
Dec 27, 2016
CEDIA 2016: URC’s new MX HomePro is modeled after its HomeSet for the security market but made for the custom A/V channel. Retails for $600 with an option for Z-Wave.
Sep 29, 2016
If Icontrol is acquired by Comcast and Alarm.com, we'll see a gaping hole in SHaaS (smart home as a service) providers for integrated home automation and professionally monitored security. Here are some likely contenders as the 'next Icontrol'.