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.
By Bob Dolph · October 10, 2018 • Smart-home pros stymied by a home-automation challenge should check with the security industry for problem-solving adapters, sensors, communicators, and other useful thingamajigs.
By Rodney Bosch · August 9, 2018 • Thanks in part to an increase of security camera and thermostat sales, Alarm.com was able to exceed $100 million in total revenue for the first time in company history.
By Julie Jacobson · June 6, 2018 • Liberty Bell Smart Home transformed Control4-certified showroom to promote simple security and home-automation packages based on Alarm.com and Interlogix Ultrasync on the lower end, Control4 at the higher end.
By Jason Knott · May 1, 2018 • Azione integrators share advice on charging for engineering and project management, hiring and firing, GPS tracking for vehicles and other profit-building tips.
By Julie Jacobson · April 27, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson conjures up "the big story" on new Amazon Smart Security Services, including an army of licensed alarm installers, Amazon's own central monitoring station, Ring and Zonoff-inspired smart-home services, Amazon Key and more. (Spoiler: She was 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 11, 2018 • New integrator-friendly Alarm.com connected thermostat uses machine learning and cloud intelligence to anticipate HVAC failures and water damage.
By Jason Knott · January 5, 2018 • 46 public stocks tracked by CE Pro rise 40.53%, led by Sharp, Control4, LG, Samsung and Sony.
By Rodney Bosch · November 9, 2017 • Alarm.com reports year-over-year Q3 revenues of $90M, an increase of 32.6% over 2016's Q3 and a 4.6% jump vs. Q2 revenues this year. Video doorbell cited as key to success.
By Julie Jacobson · September 6, 2017 • SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider ipDatatel merges with security provider Resolution Products in a merger backed by former Alarm.com chairman Ralph Terkowitz and his group ABS Capital.
By CE Pro Editors · August 10, 2017 • Alarm.com's total revenue increases 33% while SaaS and license revenue increases 40% following the acquisition of Connect and Piper business units from Icontrol.
By Robert Archer · June 16, 2017 • IC Realtime leads the way for the sixth year straight. Lilin and Vivotek fall out of the top five, with Alarm.com and Hikvision taking their places. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 14, 2017 • Fueled by its OvrC platform, SnapAV is the new Remote Managed Services category leader. Ihiji, Pakedge, BlueBolt and Alarm.com also saw significant additions. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 13, 2017 • Control4, Crestron and Savant lead the whole-house automation category, as Lutron and Alarm.com emerge beyond lighting and security to follow. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.