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Vivint Partners with Best Buy on Smart Home; Builds out Sky AI; Teams with Airbnb

By Julie Jacobson · January 6, 2017 • At CES 2017, Vivint announced a partnership with Airbnb, showcased new AI features of its security and home-automation platform, and said little about smart-home trial with Best Buy. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Vivint Smart Home Partners with Airbnb to Simplify Hosting

By CE Pro Editors · January 4, 2017 • Vivint allows Airbnb hosts to manage their homes remotely with automatic keyless access, energy management and home security.

About that DIY Home Automation Thing: Case Study in Senior Living

By Julie Jacobson · October 3, 2016 • In her blog on the changing landscape of DIY home automation, Julie Jacobson hoped to inspire new business models in the channel … like this innovative thinking that brings the Airbnb model to senior living.