By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2015 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson: Wink and home automation hubs are complicated; the end of LiteTouch and the fate of hardwired lighting controls; Thread and AllSeen IoT lovefest; Control4 and Alarm.com stock.
By Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2015 • Control4 (CTRL) hits all-time lows, while Alarm.com (ALRM) flounders. What’s going on with these home automation stocks, and what can be done to boost their IoT appeal?
By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2015 • Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM), leading provider of cloud platforms for security and home automation, opened with a bang on Nasdaq today.
By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2015 • All smart-home eyes will be on Nasdaq: ALRM Friday June 26 as Alarm.com becomes only the second pure-play home automation IPO after Control4.
By Julie Jacobson · June 17, 2015 • Leading home automation provider Control4 (Nasdaq: CTRL) sees stock jump 8.5% in two days, perhaps due to Alarm.com IPO news, investors covering short sales, and possible trouble in DIY land.
By Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2015 • Latest S-1 for Alarm.com, a leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider suggests valuation could exceed $670 million for the home automation industry's second public co. after Control4.
By Julie Jacobson · June 7, 2015 • Alarm.com will be the second pure-play home automation IPO after Control4 (Nasdaq: CTRL). Potential valuation will draw from security RMR, SaaS acquisitions and of course IoT sentiment.
By Julie Jacobson · May 26, 2015 • In S-1 filing for $75M IPO, Alarm.com miscalculates the number of subscribers of its closest SHaaS (smart home as a service) competitor Icontrol.
By Julie Jacobson · May 22, 2015 • Smart home platform provider Alarm.com files Form S-1 with SEC for $75M public offering, potentially making the company only the second pure-play home automation IPO after Control4 (CTRL).
By Julie Jacobson · May 14, 2015 • Door knockers are out in force this summer, aggressively pursuing your clients and prospects to the tune of more than 250,000 security and home automation sales for the season. Whatcha gonna do about it?
By Julie Jacobson · April 15, 2015 • After a major investment by Tyco, Qolsys develops DSCTouch, an Android-based security, home automation panel for Tyco’s DSC brand. Also at ISC 2015: clever new doorbell, robust remote updates, hardwire bridge.
By Julie Jacobson · April 13, 2015 • Now that Apple Watch is shipping, home automation developers like Savant, Lutron, Crestron, Honeywell and Alarm.com are rushing to finish their apps and enjoy the hype of WatchKit and the new wearable craze.
By Jason Knott · April 2, 2015 • For the first time since 1975, CE Pro 100 company Guardian Protection has rebranded with new logo, website and mobile app for customers and builders with an emphasis on its home automation services.
By CE Pro Editors · April 1, 2015 • Jay Kenny, vice president of marketing for Alarm.com, says that security dealers are in a good position to offer homeowners a fully integrated package of smart home services.
By Lisa Montgomery · March 18, 2015 • Alarm.com app, created for the Apple Watch, allows users to monitor and control electronic devices and home security system.