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