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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

Patent: Vivint ‘Door Knock’ Tech Might Help Identify Guests by Unique Sound Signatures

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 Gets Clever with Bear Themed Smart Doorbell YouTube Videos

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

Vivint: The End of $99 Installs in the Security and Home Automation Biz?

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 Smart Home Partners with Airbnb to Simplify Hosting

Vivint allows Airbnb hosts to manage their homes remotely with automatic keyless access, energy management and home security.

CE Pro Editors · January 04, 2017