By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2018 • New Alexa Guard turns Amazon Echo into sound-recognition device, alerting users and professional monitoring stations to smoke/CO alarms and glass breaks; first partner ADT sees stock price soar.
Amazon Announces ADT Pulse as Professional Installation and Monitoring Solution for Alexa Guard [PR]
By CE Pro Editors · September 21, 2018 • ADT says Alexa Guard, new audio analytic service from Amazon, "deepens Amazon's marketing and distribution relationship with ADT."
By Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2018 • Not from The Onion: ADT files patent application for 'Determining what the indicators represent on a security device.'
By Jason Knott · August 10, 2018 • ADT reports 6% revenue boost and 73% of all new customers opt for ADT Pulse smart home automation. Pigeonholes Google, Amazon DIY security offerings as suitable for ‘renters.'
By by Ken Kirschenbaum, esq. · May 30, 2018 • Former ADT salesperson can proceed with lawsuit for claims such as "Failure to adequately reimburse plaintiff for expenses he incurred while using his personal vehicle for work" and "Failure to provide wage statements."
By CE Pro Editors · May 21, 2018 • ADT Cybersecurity has partnered with Cofense, a phishing detection and response company, to provide customers with an automated incident response platform.
By Julie Jacobson · 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.
By CE Pro Editors · March 16, 2018 • ADT credits marketing and installation efficiencies for 4% revenue gain. Breakeven point per subsidized installation cut to 2.5 years. Possible Amazon partnership on table.
By CE Pro Editors · March 2, 2018 • By partnering with Arrow Electronics, ADT will gain managed detection and response services.
By Julie Jacobson · January 19, 2018 • CNBC interviewers and pundits-at-large try to blame ADT's lackluster IPO on a doomed market for full-service security and home automation, but they're simply wrong.
By Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2018 • CES 2018: Ring reportedly settles with ADT in Zonoff lawsuit for $25 million, plans to launch super-cheap 'Ring Alarm' security system soon, adds Z-Wave sensors, acquires Mr. Beams (Wireless Environment, LLC). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · January 8, 2018 • ADT sets $17 to $19 per share price target for its IPO, aiming to raise $1.9 billion.
By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2017 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · December 26, 2017 • 2017 was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in consumer technology, including security, smart home, IoT, cybersecurity, high-performance audio and the home-technology installation channel. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · December 25, 2017 • ADT files with SEC seeking to raise $100 million to $1.5 billion in IPO that values the security giant at $15 billion.