All In Vivint
Security and home-automation giant Vivint Inc. files patent application for identifying guests through their “sound signatures” and running data through AI engine for predictive analytics.
Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2017
Vivint Smart Home’s ‘Life Happens at the Front Door’ campaign got clever with several YouTube commercials depicting a costumed ‘bear’ utilizing the Vivint doorbell camera.
Jason Knott · March 16, 2017
Leading security and home automation provider Vivint is trying to get homeowners to pay up-front for their systems, rather than giving away the hardware and installation. A trend for the industry?
Rodney Bosch · February 17, 2017
Vivint allows Airbnb hosts to manage their homes remotely with automatic keyless access, energy management and home security.
CE Pro Editors · January 04, 2017
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?
Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2016
Peter Thiel, noted early Facebook investor, founder of PayPal and large shareholder of Airbnb, leads $100 million capital investment from Solarmere Capital Co. into Vivint Smart Home. Money will be used to continue to fuel Vivint’s home automation growth.
Jason Knott · April 27, 2016
Argus Insights study shows that consumers are frustrated with the user experience of many entry-level home automation apps. ADT, Philips, Comcast and AT&T systems in particular are dissed, while Vivint and Honeywell gain better marks.
Jason Knott · January 27, 2016
Leading security and home automation research and investment firm Imperial Capital highlights IoT products, trends and companies at CES 2016.
Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2016
Five months after 2Gig and Vivint were acquired for $2B, Nortek Inc. acquires leading home automation and home security provider 2Gig for $135M. Company will be folded into subsidiary Linear.
Julie Jacobson · February 13, 2013
Blackstone Capital has entered into an agreement to purchase CE Pro 100 company Vivint, along with 2Gig Technologies and Vivint Solar, for more than $2 billion.
Jason Knott · September 19, 2012