By CE Pro Editors · July 26, 2018 • It's not so much that Millennials and other modern-day consumers want cheap; it's more that they want simple, convenient and immediate.
By CE Pro Editors · July 13, 2018 • OneVision is expanding its existing recurring monthly revenue platform to include manufacturer's reps and hopes to expand the service nationwide.
By Julie Jacobson · June 28, 2018 • OneVision becomes the only smart-home tech-support provider to work with four major managed services platforms in the custom installation channel.
By Julie Jacobson · June 28, 2018 • Buchan Consulting integrated an old hardwired Lutron HomeWorks system with new Z-Wave lighting and controllers to create one seamless Elan home-automation system for the guy who designed the iconic 'Attack from Mars' pinball machine.
By Julie Jacobson · June 22, 2018 • Report says Amazon is contemplating selling homeowners insurance alongside robots, security, home automation and other IoT devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · June 18, 2018 • AmTrust's innovative TapSafe IoT initiative has Fing scan networks for connected devices, and then offers smart-home warranties and tech-support on-the-fly based on risk-assessment profiles.
By Jason Knott · June 11, 2018 • NYC home-technology integrator Sage Audio Video stays efficient by standardizing every project from sales to design to service plans; reaps RMR through OvrC remote system management platform from SnapAV.
By By Mike Grubb · May 30, 2018 • Utilizing the latest remote management technologies, A/V integrators can truly deliver high-value maintenance programs to clients that bring increased revenue.
By Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2018 • Acquiring a national alarm company could help Amazon increase recurring monthly revenue (RMR), but also pave the way for Amazon to become a chief security officer (CSO) and managed service provider for the home.
By CE Pro Editors · May 8, 2018 • Compare your own service department vs. industry averages for monthly truck rolls, timeframe between service requests per client, response time and common causes of service requests.
By Julie Jacobson · May 4, 2018 • I-View Now and newcomer Chekt enable security and smart-home dealers to add video verification to traditional alarm monitoring, providing recurring revenue to the installer and improved emergency response to the end user.
By Jason Knott · April 26, 2018 • Azione Unlimited buying group targets lighting fixtures, recurring monthly revenue and voice control as key initiatives for 2018 and beyond.
By Joseph Kolchinsky · April 13, 2018 • Providing free round-the-clock support is taxing your business. Here’s a step-by-step guide to converting your business to a paid support model.
By Jason Knott · April 11, 2018 • Sonnen EcoLinx home battery storage system is targeted solely at the custom integration channel, with RMR opportunity to create Virtual Power Plants for the smart power grid.
By Julie Jacobson · April 5, 2018 • Way beyond a "distribution deal," the partnership between Lutron and SnapAV is an ambitious effort to expand the lighting-control universe, and to extend the ecosystem of OvrC-enabled managed services for the home-technology channel.