By Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018 • Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.
By CE Pro Editors · November 7, 2018 • Each of the 27 properties in three new RC Homes communities will include a standard Elan home-automation package with a video doorbell, smart thermostat, smart light switches, and prewiring for data and entertainment.
By CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2018 • The 2GIG GC3 security panel comes complete with a user interface, a wireless transceiver, controller, and communicator all in one package.
By CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018 • Nortek says 2GIG Water Leak Detector is the first to provide dual-source protection against water leaks and flooding.
By Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2018 • At ISC West 2018, Nortek Security & Control (NSC) demonstrated new Elan IP cameras and NVRs, integrated with Elan home automation system and 2Gig security - a first in the home-control category.
By Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018 • IoT garage-door controller provides all the safety measures required of UL 985 for ‘unattended operation’ but it’s stupid simple for DIY installs.
By CE Pro Editors · March 7, 2018 • NSC has created a training program that includes on-site education events, webinars, and five training modules.
By Jason Knott · January 31, 2018 • Mike Jordan, vice president of product management at Nortek Security & Control, talks about new Elan surveillance cameras and NVRs, 3D interface, 2GIG GC3 panel integration, HR10 and HR30 remotes, and new Niles and SpeakerCraft outdoor speakers.
By Jason Knott · January 16, 2018 • Newly merged Core Brands and Nortek Security Controls (NSC) demo Elan and 2GIG integration for professional installers, plus Stove & Grill Guard security sensor for stoves and UL-listed Rely -- a small, powerful, low-cost security panel.
By Julie Jacobson · January 5, 2018 • Modern-day IoT devices might prevent fires like the recent Bronx apartment blaze, or at least mitigate the spread of flames and loss of life. Multiple life-saving home smart-home devices debut at CES 2018.
By Jason Knott · December 19, 2017 • Nortek Security & Control (2GIG, Linear, GoControl) and Core Brands (Elan, SpeakerCraft, Niles, Xantech, Panamax, Proficient, Gefen) unite to form new company called NSC.
Best of DIY and Pro: UL-Listed Security Hub with SmartThings Inside, Monitored by ADT, Built on 2GIG
By Julie Jacobson · October 2, 2017 • Best Buy to sell new 2GIG-based security panel with Samsung SmartThings home-automation hub inside, including ZigBee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, security-sensor, and cellular radios. Presumably UL-listed for fire and life safety, with no-contract monitoring by ADT. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · June 19, 2017 • Honeywell leads the intrusion and fire control panel category followed by Interlogix, DSC, 2GIG and Leviton/HAI. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Julie Jacobson · June 5, 2017 • Chasing SnapAV, distributor WAVE Electronics launches Lux cameras, nabs Honeywell security, prints logos on Amazon Echo, packages DIY products for security pros. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)