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Research Finds Over Half of U.S. Citizens Open to Sharing Data to Help Fight Coronavirus

According to a study by Parks Associates, broadband households in the United States are willing to assist with contact tracing if it helps fight the coronavirus.

CE Pro Editors · August 04, 2020

Will Coronavirus Make Mobile Access Control the Future?

Research shows 41% of office workers would rather use mobile watches or smart phones instead of access control keycards or fobs.

Jason Knott · July 28, 2020

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SafeHome.org Study Reveals High Home Security Demand

The latest report by SafeHome.org notes 10M customers seek new or upgraded security systems, plus 40M households ‘interested’ but no plans to buy within the next year.

CE Pro Editors · May 22, 2020

CEDIA Study: Coronavirus Impact Hits Industry Hard

CEDIA COVID-19 Study reveals business fell for 85% of integrators with most projects delayed 1 to 3 months. Paying bills and staff safety are top concerns.

Jason Knott · May 14, 2020

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CE Pro 100: Building Dream Teams in 2020

The annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest revenue custom installation companies reports 8.6% growth in 2019, with commercial projects on the rise.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2020

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How Will Coronavirus Affect Remodeling in Your Local Market?

Interactive map from Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies shows remodeling spending will shrink in 24 major metro markets but grow in 15 metros.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2020

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Study: 73% of Integrators Don’t Offer Cybersecurity Services

CE Pro research finds residential and commercial integrators lagging on cybersecurity coverage; 40% not protecting their own businesses with cybersecurity solutions.

Arlen Schweiger · April 22, 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

19 ‘Missing’ Features in Outdoor Products Integrators Want to See

While outdoor technologies have matured significantly over the last few years, CE Pro readers are not satisfied. Here are some features they would love to see in future products.

Jason Knott · April 14, 2020

Deep Dive: Outdoor Tech Study Reveals 21% Price Boost, Top Brands

The fourth annual CE Pro Outdoor Technology Deep Dive Study reveals integrators’ specific product feature desires, with durability in finishes and connections topping demands. The median number of outdoor projects in 2019 is 10 at a $6,734 price point.

Jason Knott · April 13, 2020