By Rodney Bosch · June 28, 2019 • By acquiring LifeWhere's remote monitoring and diagnostics solutions, Resideo looks to more effectively bridge the gap between homeowners and service experts
By Julie Jacobson · June 12, 2019 • Top security and home-automation execs back CellBounce, reportedly the only DIY solution for upgrading 3G/CDMA alarm panels without a truck roll.
By CE Pro Editors · May 30, 2019 • Ed McConaghay sat down with CE Pro to discuss how RTI is responding to the growing impact of IoT devices on the control marketplace, and how integrators should present new systems to clients.
By Julie Jacobson · May 24, 2019 • Home automation company shows HomeKit-enabled circuit breakers, smart bulbs, DMX LED lighting strips, human-centered lighting at Lightfair 2019.
By Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019 • SnapAV's acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn
By Julie Jacobson · April 26, 2019 • Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."
By Rodney Bosch · April 19, 2019 • UL Technology & Security director Andrew Jamieson says the world doesn't need another IT security standard but does need cybersecurity oversight of IoT devices. He provides an update on UL's Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP).
By CE Pro Editors · April 11, 2019 • According to Primex, device compatibility, service flexibility, security, and service coverage could slow the 5G revolution.
By Julie Jacobson · April 9, 2019 • New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.
By Julie Jacobson · April 9, 2019 • After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is 'much better' than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]
By Julie Jacobson · April 5, 2019 • Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first 'triple-path' alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.
By Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2019 • Leviton's new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.
By CE Pro Editors · March 22, 2019 • Powered by Mojio, Vivint Smart Home's new Car Guard lets homeowners monitor the security, location and diagnostics of a car in the same app used for home security and home automation.
By Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2019 • ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.
By Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2019 • BSH opens Home Connect APIs for integrating Bosch, Thermador and Siemens smart appliances with third-party home-automation systems and culinary service providers.