By Julie Jacobson · July 18, 2019 • Patent-infringement lawsuits dismissed before Court ruled on validity of two Alarm.com security and home-automation patents.
By Julie Jacobson · June 3, 2019 • Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.
By Jason Knott · May 2, 2019 • CE Pro’s Smart Home Deep Dive Study reveals number and types of interfaces, room placement, pricing, margin, manhours, and brand preference for smart home installations
By CE Pro Editors · 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.
By Julie Jacobson · 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.
By Rodney Bosch · March 4, 2019 • The smart home security company finished strong in 2018, posting SaaS and license revenues of $77.8 million in Q4.
By CE Pro Editors · February 13, 2019 • Alarm.com originally sought $20 million in damages, claiming SecureNet infringed on three of its patents. A jury disagreed, awarding no damages for lost profits to Alarm.com.
By Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2019 • Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?
By CE Pro Editors · January 8, 2019 • The three companies are collaborating during CES 2019 to showcase how a Schlage smart lock can be integrated into an Alarm.com system thanks to Wi-Charge's wireless power technology.
By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
By Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018 • Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes
By Rodney Bosch · November 12, 2018 • For the third quarter ended Sept. 30, Alarm.com reported total revenue grew 24.3 percent to $111.8 million, up from $90 million during the same period last year.
By Julie Jacobson · November 6, 2018 • AMETEK acquires cellular-communications and IoT provider Telular for $525M, including Telguard SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform for integrating home automation with professionally monitored security.
By Julie Jacobson · October 30, 2018 • After IPO, Honeywell spinoff Resideo (NYSE: REZI) joins Control4 and Alarm.com as the only pure-play, pro-centric security and smart-home stocks. We compare 12 publicly traded competitors.
By CE Pro Editors · October 24, 2018 • The NorthStar authorized affiliate funding program funds qualified security and automation systems originated and installed by independent companies.