By Julie Jacobson · April 7, 2014 • Lutron’s new Smart Bridge Pro brings apps, Internet connectivity to low-cost ClearConnect dimmers, thermostats, motorized shades, new GE smart bulbs.
By Arlen Schweiger · April 4, 2014 • In its efforts to help integrators provide digital deterrence for customers, specialty cameras and lockbox recorders offer solutions at ISC West 2014.
By Arlen Schweiger · April 4, 2014 • Israeli company’s In Motion Identification combines facial recognition and behavioral analysis to permit entry in easy-to-use fashion.
By Jason Knott · April 3, 2014 • Now with a flat rate to help dealers build RMR, Telguard's Home Control, based on iControl Networks, allows homeowners to arm/disarm their security system, control Z-Wave devices, and view integrated video.
By Julie Jacobson · April 3, 2014 • You have to see these CCTV demos to really get it. Lilin shows 120 fps, ICRealtime demos 720 degrees with no warping at ISC West 2014.
By Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2014 • IQ Panel from start-up Qolsys is a self-contained security/home automation system built on Android, featuring WiFi, Bluetooth, Z-Wave and cellular radios; works with Alarm.com cloud-based service.
By Julie Jacobson · April 17, 2013 • At ISC 2013, IC Realtime demo'd new iOS and native Mac apps, plus partnership with Verizon that allows dealers to earn RMR on 4G LTE service. Plus ... building a better hog trap.
By Julie Jacobson · October 27, 2012 • Security Expo was to begin Oct. 30 in New York City but state of emergency from Hurricane Sandy forces cancellation.
By Julie Jacobson · June 11, 2012 • Touchscreen brings Internet access and Z-Wave-enabled home automation to Honeywell Vista security panels; system integrates with ZigBee-enabled smart meters.
By Julie Jacobson · April 2, 2012 • 2Gig appears to be the first to offer local DVR on self-contained security panels -- up to 1TB via built-in SATA drive. Service complements cloud-based solution from Alarm.com.
By CE Pro Editors · April 12, 2011 • Idiot sneaks into International Security Conference (ISC West) with fake badge, steals untethered iPad from an exhibitor hawking video surveillance.
By Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2011 • New Connect24 service offers remote monitoring/control of DSC security, surveillance, lighting, energy management, other Z-Wave home automation devices.
By Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2011 • Standalone ZigBee energy management solution to feature controller, smart thermostats and load control modules to communicate with smart grid -- no separate home automation system required.
By Julie Jacobson · April 8, 2011 • New slave controller, Introduced at ISC West, could bring intercom, messaging, other higher-bandwidth apps to 2Gig's Go!Control alarm system