By Security Sales & Integration · October 5, 2018 • The loud tone produced by the alert set off certain glass break sensors and caused some PERS and mPERS subscribers to push their emergency buttons.
By Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018 • Smarter video surveillance, neighborhood-oriented services, and machine learning are some of the alarm and home-automation trends to to expect at ISC West.
By Julie Jacobson · February 13, 2018 • KNX home automation system with Google Assistant allows seniors and other residents to summon help by voice or automatically through IoT events; caregivers can respond remotely with realKNX system demonstrated at ISE 2018.
By Julie Jacobson · July 1, 2015 • Nortek Security & Control (formerly Linear), the PERS provider featured in Life Alert commercials, has acquired Numera, maker of cellular-enabled health and wellness systems including fall detection and telehealth. Implications for 2Gig home automation?
By Julie Jacobson · April 9, 2012 • The next big thing in security, home automation and digital health technology could be IBM’s multitouch floor that detects family members, falls, intruders and other activity.
By Jason Knott · September 29, 2011 • Nortek Co. will build product to suit for integrators in areas of radio frequency (RF), PERS, security, access control, CCTV, A/V, digital electronics and electrical/mechanical solutions, and garage door operators
By Jason Knott · April 1, 2011 • Standard calls for two attempts at verification, along with specific steps to be taken if operator receives busy signal or answering machine.
By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2009 • Central station records dialog after elderly woman presses emergency pendant