Top Story

DIY Doorcams from Remo+ and Panasonic Present Opportunity for Pros

DIY Doorcams from Remo+ and Panasonic Present Opportunity for Pros

Over-the-door doorcams offer integrators damage-free home surveillance solutions for apartments, dorm rooms, rentals.

Latest Photo & Video
Lutron Melds with Z-Wave in Pinball Wizard’s Playful Smart Home

Buchan Consulting integrated an old hardwired Lutron HomeWorks system with new Z-Wave lighting and controllers to create…

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

July 02, 2018 Private Equity firm Hellman & Friedman acquires controlling stake in DIY security provider SimpliSafe. CE Pro's Julie Jacobson reviews synergies with H&F portfolio companies SnapAV, Verisure (Securitas Direct) and HUB International insurance.

Lutron Melds with Z-Wave in Pinball Wizard’s Playful Smart Home

Lutron Melds with Z-Wave in Pinball Wizard’s Playful Smart Home

June 28, 2018 Buchan Consulting integrated an old hardwired Lutron HomeWorks system with new Z-Wave lighting and controllers to create one seamless Elan home-automation system for the guy who designed the iconic 'Attack from Mars' pinball machine.

Cameras that ‘See’ Obnoxiously Loud Noises + Other Geeky Stuff from CEDIA Tech Council

Cameras that ‘See’ Obnoxiously Loud Noises + Other Geeky Stuff from CEDIA Tech Council

June 27, 2018 CEDIA Tech Council podcast ponders the location-based VR, Apple's new software updates, acoustical cameras that 'see' the noise and other emerging technologies.

If Amazon Sells Homeowners Insurance with Security and IoT, Game Over?

If Amazon Sells Homeowners Insurance with Security and IoT, Game Over?

June 22, 2018 Report says Amazon is contemplating selling homeowners insurance alongside robots, security, home automation and other IoT devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Thorny Legalities of Video Surveillance in MDU Applications

Thorny Legalities of Video Surveillance in MDU Applications

June 20, 2018 Supplying surveillance video for ‘lawful purposes’ of apprehending suspects is OK., but there are numerous complex legalities for which dealers need protection.

Scenes from Infocomm 2018 - Restrepo Style

Scenes from Infocomm 2018 - Restrepo Style

June 15, 2018 Home technology integrator Michael Restrepo takes us on a tour of Infocomm 2018, highlighting commercial products that make sense for big residential jobs.

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 07, 2018 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

Hikvision, Dahua Targeted as U.S. Seeks to Ban Chinese Surveillance Cameras

Hikvision, Dahua Targeted as U.S. Seeks to Ban Chinese Surveillance Cameras

June 01, 2018 Hikvision and Dahua, two major surveillance-systems suppliers, could be nixed from any U.S. government projects if the Senate approves House bill to ban Chinese-manufactured surveillance and communications systems on security grounds.

I-View Now’s Free Police Portal Could Expedite Response with Video Verification

I-View Now’s Free Police Portal Could Expedite Response with Video Verification

May 23, 2018 Free to law enforcement, I-View Now’s Police Alarm Portal for video verification could lead to faster and safer response to alarms by emergency responders.

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

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

May 18, 2018 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.

Page 2 of 22

Previous  < 1 2 3 4 >  Last › Next

DIY Doorcams from Remo+ and Panasonic Present Opportunity for Pros

September 12, 2018 Over-the-door doorcams offer integrators damage-free home surveillance solutions for apartments, dorm rooms, rentals.

Elan Intelligent Video Doorbell Features Tamper Resistant Tech

Elan Intelligent Video Doorbell Features Tamper Resistant Tech

September 10, 2018 During the CEDIA Expo 2018 show in San Diego, the new Elan Intelligent Video Doorbell made its market debut.

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

August 30, 2018 Selling Telguard's Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.

Honeywell DIY, Alexa Enabled Smart Home Security System Now Available

Honeywell DIY, Alexa Enabled Smart Home Security System Now Available

August 02, 2018 Honeywell's DIY system features an integrated 1080p wide-angle HD camera with night vision, 145-degree viewing, and facial recognition.

Control4’s new Intercom Anywhere ‘Elevates the Smart Doorbell’

Control4’s new Intercom Anywhere ‘Elevates the Smart Doorbell’

July 31, 2018 Unlike typical smart doorbells, Control4's Intercom Anywhere ecosystem allows users to activate home automation scenes directly through the app, and communicate across Control4 touchscreens, video door stations and mobile apps.

Bosch-Backed AnyVision Adds AI to Surveillance, but Pixelates Faces for Privacy

Bosch-Backed AnyVision Adds AI to Surveillance, but Pixelates Faces for Privacy

Security Sales & Integration · July 25, 2018 In June, Bosch acquired a 9% stake in Israel-based AnyVision, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based person- and object-recognition technology.

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

July 02, 2018 Private Equity firm Hellman & Friedman acquires controlling stake in DIY security provider SimpliSafe. CE Pro's Julie Jacobson reviews synergies with H&F portfolio companies SnapAV, Verisure (Securitas Direct) and HUB International insurance.

Scenes from Infocomm 2018 - Restrepo Style

Scenes from Infocomm 2018 - Restrepo Style

June 15, 2018 Home technology integrator Michael Restrepo takes us on a tour of Infocomm 2018, highlighting commercial products that make sense for big residential jobs.

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 07, 2018 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

How to Add RMR-Rich Video Verification to Professionally Monitored Security Systems

How to Add RMR-Rich Video Verification to Professionally Monitored Security Systems

May 04, 2018 I-View Now and newcomer Chekt enable security and smart-home dealers to add video verification to traditional alarm monitoring, providing recurring revenue to the installer and improved emergency response to the end user.

View all Products
Popular Technologies for Outdoor Living

Popular Technologies for Outdoor Living

The first-ever CE Pro Outdoor Technology Study presents the most popular technologies for outdoor living and the frequently used brands.

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

Smart Home Predictions for Holiday Season: Security Way Up, IoT Hubs Slip

November 23, 2016 Argus Insights analyzes social chatter and product reviews to determine this season’s winners and losers in various smart home categories. Security cameras dominate; smart lights and home automation hubs lose favor. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Troubleshooting Video Surveillance Systems

Troubleshooting Video Surveillance Systems

June 30, 2015 When you find a security surveillance issue, these are the first questions that should enter your mind as you isolate the problem, tackle the cabling, consider IP equipment and secure the network.

ADI

ADI
ADI is dedicated to helping your business grow, and as North America’s leading wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products we have the expertise and resources to make it happen. Take advantage of all ADI...
adiglobal.us
ADT

ADT
For more than a century, ADT has been one of today’s most trusted, well known brands in the industry. Today, we serve more than six million customers, making us the largest company of our kind in both the U.S. and Canada....
www.adt.com/customhome
AV LV

AV LV
Originally an integration company, Lifestyle Automation LLC, started on January 2, 2002. We installed Residential Home Automation Systems, Audio Distribution Systems and Home Theaters. We also began representing Manufacturers...
www.av-lv.com
Channel Vision

Channel Vision
Founded in 1993 and ranked among the top companies in the custom electronics industry, Channel Vision Technology is a leading manufacturer of innovative technology products in Home Automation, Surveillance Systems, Structured...
www.channelvision.com
IC Realtime

IC Realtime
IC Realtime is a ‘Business to Business’ (B2B) designer and manufacturer of Advanced Video Surveillance systems and software applications. We have established markets in the Americas and the EMEA with offices in...
www.icrealtime.com
Legrand

Legrand
Legrand has been innovating brilliant solutions for the home for more than 100 years. As a global leader in creating inspired designs, Legrand improves the delivery and control of power, light, and technology to transform how...
www.legrand.us
LILIN

LILIN
LILIN is a global manufacturer of IP video cameras, recording devices, & software. The company adheres to a time-tested philosophy of Creativity, Progress, & Excellence. LILIN’s spectrum of cameras and servers...
www.lilin.us
Napco

Napco
Napco Security Technologies is a leading manufacturer of a wide array of security products, developing advanced technologies for intrusion, fire, video, wireless, access control and door locking systems. Headquartered in New...
www.napcosecurity.com
Nest

Nest
Nest reinvents unloved but important home products, like the thermostat and smoke and CO alarm. The company focuses on delighting customers with simple, beautiful and thoughtful hardware, software and services. The Nest...
www.nest.com
Nest Pro

Nest
Nest reinvents important home products, like the thermostat and smoke and CO alarm. Become a Nest Pro and start to sell and install the award-winning products that are making the home more thoughtful. The company focuses...
pro.nest.com
View all Companies