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Who Will be the Next Icontrol?

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’.

Julie Jacobson · June 17, 2016

Home Automation Hubs are Sold All Wrong

Today: Buy this hub, build a smart home. Try: You know all those smart devices you already bought? Buy this hub to connect them together.

Julie Jacobson · January 16, 2016

ADT Canopy API Brings Pro Security Monitoring to Mass Market Devices Like Ring, Wink, LG

At CES 2016, ADT unveils two open APIs: One for ADT Pulse security and home automation, another called Canopy for third-party devices that benefit from professional security monitoring.

Julie Jacobson · January 07, 2016

Preview of CES 2016 Smart Home Panel with Samsung, Lutron, ADT, Icontrol

Sneak preview of Smart Home session at CES 2016, covering home automation challenges and successes in interoperability, security and privacy, sales and marketing, product development and user experience.

Julie Jacobson · January 04, 2016