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.
By CE Pro Editors · November 14, 2017 • ADT Cybersecurity will target commercial clients with 'rapid response' network security in addition to physical security systems.
By Julie Jacobson · November 8, 2017 • Ring refunds preorders for Ring Protect, Best Buy pulls promos, smart home and security industries pray for ADT win in lawsuit claiming Ring stole IP from Zonoff, ADT’s development partner.
By Rodney Bosch · November 7, 2017 • Here's the reality of DIY security and home automation, with some research and musings by Rodney Bosch of CE Pro's sister publication Security Sales & Integration.
By Julie Jacobson · November 3, 2017 • In ADT Holdings vs. Harris, et al, the Delaware Chancery Court temporarily enjoined Ring from selling new Ring Protect DIY security and home automation system, claiming it stole intellectual property from Zonoff that belonged to ADT. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
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 · September 27, 2017 • In ADT Holdings vs. Mike Harris, testimony begins on the acquisition of Zonoff's IoT assets by Bot Home Automation (dba Ring.com). Ring revenues revealed.(Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · August 23, 2017 • CEDIA and Icontrol co-founder Chris Stevens is a key executive of CommandScape, the new high-end home-automation and building-control system from Netscape founder Jim Clark. Two ADT alums also involved.
By CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2017 • This is no false alarm! The bill was sponsored by ADT Security Services in order to encourage responsible use of alarm equipment.
By CE Pro Editors · July 24, 2017 • Apollo Global Management, parent company of ADT, could register for an IPO in the fall and take ADT public by the end of 2018. Apollo acquired ADT in February 2016 for $7 billion.
By Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017 • If traditional home-automation integrators don't get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart home. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · May 16, 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.
By Jason Knott · May 5, 2017 • ADT sees voice activation, wearables, IP cameras, one-button panics, roadside assistance and distracted driving alerts for parents of teens as ways security systems must adapt to lifestyle needs.