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Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

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Injured U.S. Army Sergeant Caleb Brewer Honored With Specially Adapted Smart Home

The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm JL Automation to create the perfect smart home for…


Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

May 16, 2019 Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

April 26, 2019 Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."


Alarm.com’s New ‘Sensor Walk Test’ Eliminates Laborious Security Verification Calls

April 24, 2019 New enhancement to Alarm.com's MobileTech dealer tool shortens security-system installations by allowing installers to verify sensor communications without calling central monitoring station.

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

Ken Kirschenbaum · April 17, 2019 The recent trend of DIY security companies claiming to protect homes with no contracts isn't always 100% accurate.

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

April 16, 2019 CE Pro's Julie Jacobson couldn't really put a finger on big residential security or home automation themes at ISC West 2019.

Elk Products 319 Series Wireless Sensors Work With Interlogix Protocol

Elk Products 319 Series Wireless Sensors Work With Interlogix Protocol

April 10, 2019 The latest Elk Products devices provide an economical way to employ the 319.5 MHz wireless band.

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

April 09, 2019 New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

April 05, 2019 Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first 'triple-path' alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Injured U.S. Army Sergeant Caleb Brewer Honored With Specially Adapted Smart Home

Injured U.S. Army Sergeant Caleb Brewer Honored With Specially Adapted Smart Home

March 28, 2019 The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm JL Automation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Caleb Brewer and his family.

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

March 21, 2019 ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.

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Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

May 16, 2019 Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

April 26, 2019 Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."


Alarm.com’s New ‘Sensor Walk Test’ Eliminates Laborious Security Verification Calls

April 24, 2019 New enhancement to Alarm.com's MobileTech dealer tool shortens security-system installations by allowing installers to verify sensor communications without calling central monitoring station.

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

April 16, 2019 CE Pro's Julie Jacobson couldn't really put a finger on big residential security or home automation themes at ISC West 2019.

Elk Products 319 Series Wireless Sensors Work With Interlogix Protocol

Elk Products 319 Series Wireless Sensors Work With Interlogix Protocol

April 10, 2019 The latest Elk Products devices provide an economical way to employ the 319.5 MHz wireless band.

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

April 05, 2019 Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first 'triple-path' alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

March 21, 2019 ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

February 21, 2019 IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.

ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

January 07, 2019 ADT Video Doorbell, ADT Voice Control Integrations with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, ADT Go and ADT’s Interactive Crime Map

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

November 15, 2018 SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

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Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

Stop Spare Change from Falling Through Holes in Your Company’s Processes

Advertorial · March 31, 2016 Professional Services Automation can make sure billable time doesn’t slip through the cracks and dramatically impact cash flow.

Using Managed Services as the Remedy for Legacy Clients

Advertorial · March 16, 2016 Four easy steps to transitioning your clients -- the good and the bad -- to your new managed services business model.

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

Advertorial · Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.

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Kwikset is the leading provider of innovative security solutions that deliver superior quality, convenience and aesthetic appeal. Whether it’s solely for security or as a critical element in a “connected”...
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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...
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