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Smart Home Deep Dive: Profiling a Typical Smart Home Installation

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

Resideo’s Security, Home-Automation IPO: Comparing REZI, CTRL, ALRM

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.

CE Pro 100 Names Top Intrusion/Fire Control Panel Brands

By Robert Archer · June 19, 2017 • Honeywell leads the intrusion and fire control panel category followed by Interlogix, DSC, 2GIG and Leviton/HAI. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.

Sarasota Home Opens Smart Motorized Shades to Magnificent View

By Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016 • Home of the Year Gold Winner for Smart Home under $150,000. Lutron lighting control and a super-smart shading system help this Intracoastal home keep its cool at all times.

Protecting Clients’ Home Artwork with Museum-Level Sensors

By Jason Knott · August 3, 2016 • New Magnetic Asset Protection (MAP) sensor from Art Guard allows integrators to add a layer of security detection to clients' valued items. Sensor integrates with multiple security control panels.

DSC Launches Reduced Pricing Program for Smart Home Builders, Developers & Installers

By Chelsea Cafiero · May 25, 2016 • New program offers reduced pricing, by as much as 50%, on DSC/Tyco products to homebuilders and developers looking to demo home security and automation systems to clients.

Napco’s StarLink Connect Extends Cellular, Wi-Fi, Z-Wave and iBridge Platform to Honeywell, DSC

By Julie Jacobson · April 6, 2016 • ISC West 2016: iBridge, the SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform from Napco, is now compatible with Honeywell, DSC and soon Interlogix alarm systems, bringing cellular, Wi-Fi, Z-Wave and interactive services to wider market.

Telguard’s HomeControl Flex Offers IFTTT Integration for Security, Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · April 14, 2015 • Professional security and home automation panels can integrate with 170+ smart home products via IFTTT. Telguard HomeControl Flex to be demo’d at ISC West 2015.

Icontrol Hires Two Key ADT Execs; Launches First Program for Security, Home Automation Dealers

By Julie Jacobson · February 25, 2015 • Icontrol Networks goes head-to-head with Alarm.com; nabs two ADT channel-development pros to drive new 'Icontrol One' program for independent security and home automation dealers.

Thread Group Reaches 50 Members, But Few Home Automation Movers & Shakers

By Julie Jacobson · December 16, 2014 • Led by Nest, Thread Group adds 43 members, mostly start-ups and chip makers, also a handful of established home automation players. Insteon, Jasco and Tyco could move the needle.

URC Adds Four Drivers to Total Control Home Automation; Sonos Coming Soon

By Julie Jacobson · December 16, 2014 • Two-way control modules for Lutron Caseta, Aprilaire thermostats, DSC security systems and Fusion Ovation music streamers added to URC driver library. Sonos is coming "very soon."

Why Tyco Invested in Qolsys Security/Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · December 8, 2014 • Tyco (NYSE: TYC) already owns DSC, which makes security and home automation systems, so why did it invest in Qolsys, a start-up with a richer, Android-based offering?

Boston Integrator Bets Big with Showroom

By Robert Archer · April 21, 2014 • Con-Cept from Dracut, Mass. looks to triple its business with new high-tech design center.

Battle of Home Automation Platforms: Alarm.com Scores with DSC

By Julie Jacobson · December 11, 2013 • Already compatible with iControl (via Telguard), Tyco's DSC adds Alarm.com cloud-based services for interactive home automation and security.

Following AT&T Acquisition, Xanboo Dumps Security Dealers

By Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2011 • Xanboo was one of the first to merge traditional security panels with home automation and cloud-based service, but new owner AT&T just terminated all dealers.

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