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Lennar Community Goes Standard with Z-Wave-based Controls

Homebuilder Lennar offers as standard amenities equipment from Schlage, Ring, UTC, Nortek and Leviton, plus solar panels in new 144-home community in Orlando.

Jason Knott · June 15, 2016

Nortek Buys 25% Stake in MiOS

Transference of technology between mature MiOS platform and various Nortek brands will enable branded apps to hit the market quickly and speed up the delivery of the ultimate ‘interface-less’ connected home.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2016

Nortek Beats Earnings Forecasts; A/V Group Breaks Even

Security & Control Solutions (2Gig) segment shows 7% revenue growth in Q4, while Audio, Video & Control Solutions (Core Brands) has 27% sales decrease, but breaks even on bottom line.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2016

United Technologies, Honeywell, Other M&A News in Security and Home Automation

Honeywell talks merger with United Technologies, then reportedly shops its Building Solutions unit. Tyco, Nortek and ADT, all giants in security and home automation, have also been active in M&A discussions and deals.

Julie Jacobson · February 26, 2016

Z-Wave Scores Huge UL Win for Security, a First for Mesh Technology

Latest super-secure Z-Wave technology mitigates smart-home hacking; will achieve UL 1023 compliance for intrusion, giving the home automation standard an edge in powering some 20 million security sensors and alarm panels each year.

Julie Jacobson · February 18, 2016

System 7 Named 2016 CTA Integrator of the Year

Boston custom integrator System 7 headed by Gerry Lynch is named the 2016 Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division Mark of Excellence Integrator of the Year at CES 2016.

Jason Knott · January 11, 2016

CES 2016: CTA Bestows Nortek’s Avi Rosenthal with 2016 Leadership Award

At CES 2016 Avi Rosenthal of Nortek Security and Control receives Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division 2016 Leadership Award for longtime contributions to the industry.

Jason Knott · January 11, 2016

Mobile IoT Breaks Out at CES 2016: Smart Devices, Networks Built for Low-bandwidth Cell Service

Mobile IoT at CES 2016: Look for smart devices with cellular radios built in; network providers like Sigfox and Qowisio launching mobile networks and services specifically for low-bandwidth connected devices.

Julie Jacobson · January 06, 2016

Home-Tech Mergers, Acquisitions, IPOs, Investments, Shakeups, Deals of 2015

Flextronics picks up Wink, Legrand invests in Netatmo, Alarm.com goes public, Sears acquires WallyHome, Nortek acquires Numera … and other IoT and A/V mergers, acquisitions and equity events of 2015.

Julie Jacobson · December 29, 2015

Core Brands Launches Single E-Commerce Portal for A/V, Security, Home Automation, Central Vac

Dealers can order and earn rewards on purchases of A/V, security, home automation and central vac from Nortek’s Core Brands, NuTone, Omnimount and GoControl. Portal debuts at CEDIA Expo 2015.

Julie Jacobson · September 10, 2015