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That CEDIA Podcast with Julie Jacobson on 2018 Home Tech Happenings and 2019 Trends

By Andrew Nichols · December 7, 2018 • Julie Jacobson, with CEDIA podmeisters Ed Wenck and Walt Zerbe, recap the year in home technology, shame the guest on bad 2018 predictions, and discuss trends for 2019 in CEDIA Tech Council Podcast #89

What Happens When Amazon Acquires a ‘Real’ Security Company Like Vivint, Guardian or Brink’s?

By Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2018 • Acquiring a national alarm company could help Amazon increase recurring monthly revenue (RMR), but also pave the way for Amazon to become a chief security officer (CSO) and managed service provider for the home.

9 Interesting IoT Finds at ISC: Blingy Smart Lock, Awesome Fire Alarm

By Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2018 • ISC West 2018: SnapAV pitches OvrC to alarm dealers, a smart lock for newlyweds, neat fire-protection system that could spawn a category ... and more security and home automation from Vegas.

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

By Julie Jacobson · February 5, 2018 • Every year, CE Pro selects five home-technology trends and opportunities for pros who install audio, video, security and home automation systems. Voice control, virtual reality, 4K, smart home as a service (SHaaS), mass sensorization, high-resolution audio (HRA), IoT awareness …. . .