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Vivint Adds Connected Cars to Security and Smart-Home Ecosystem

Powered by Mojio, Vivint Smart Home’s new Car Guard lets homeowners monitor the security, location and diagnostics of a car in the same app used for home security and home automation.

CE Pro Editors · March 22, 2019

Best Buy and Vivint Part Ways, Will No Longer Sell Co-Branded Smart Home Products

Best Buy and Vivint have decided to stop selling the ‘Best Buy Smart Home by Vivint’ line of products, according to a recent quarterly earnings report.

CE Pro Editors · August 29, 2018

Vivint Adds Google Wifi, Google Home to Smart-Home Installs

Security and home-automation giant Vivint doubles down on Google, adding Google Wifi mesh networking, Google Home with voice control, and Nest Thermostat E to smart-home installs.

CE Pro Editors · June 20, 2018

What Happens When Amazon Acquires a ‘Real’ Security Company Like Vivint, Guardian or Brink’s?

Acquiring a national alarm company could help Amazon increase recurring monthly revenue (RMR), but also pave the way for Amazon to become a chief security officer (CSO) and managed service provider for the home.

Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2018

8 CES 2018 Surprises, From Samsung Bixby to Vivint Streety

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.

Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018

30 Most Popular Home Tech Stories of 2017: IoT, Alexa, Z-Wave Win the Year

Besides a hands-on look at an Onkyo A/V receiver, CE Pros mostly read anything about Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Control4, Z-Wave, Google, Nest and other IoT news in 2017.

Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2017

Best Buy Lays Out Massive Smart Home Service Expansion Plan

Aiming to hit $43B in revenue by 2021, Best Buy will expand Smart Home Powered by Vivint home automation and security to 450 stores, add 1,500 dedicated smart home employees.

Jason Knott · October 02, 2017

Vivint Could Soon Be for Sale or IPO from Blackstone Group

Asset management firm Blackstone Group eyes $3 million jackpot with the possible sale or IPO of CE Pro 100 integration firm Vivint.

CE Pro Editors · September 13, 2017

Vivint Reports Q1 Net Loss, Continues Best Buy Rollout

No. 1 CE Pro 100 integrator Vivint reports that despite a net loss, total revenues increased in Q1 thanks in part to an increase in recurring revenue. Vivint also cements its relationship with Best Buy.

Rodney Bosch · May 18, 2017

Vivint, Best Buy, ADT Top CE Pro 100 List of Smart-Home Integrators of 2017

CE Pro’s 2017 list of the highest revenue custom installation companies saw a whopping 24 percent increase in revenues over the last year, led by smart-home giants Vivint, Best Buy and ADT.

Jason Knott · May 16, 2017