By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2019 • Arlo chases Nest Secure, Ring Alarm, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, Amazon and other IoT giants with new security system and home automation 'SmartHub' with proprietary RF technology. Launches at CES 2019.
By Julie Jacobson · December 28, 2018 • Security dealers and home-tech integrators should try Nextdoor.com to generate hyperlocal business, referrals and repeat customers in a very efficient manner.
By Jason Knott · December 26, 2018 • Research: San Francisco and Seattle are most frequent cities for Amazon package theft by 'porch pirates' and offer strongest potential to install front doorbell camera systems.
By CE Pro Editors · November 21, 2018 • Fingerprint access-control devices from ekey Biometric Systems integrate seamlessly with Crestron smart-home systems for secure and convenient entry.
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 Jason Knott · October 5, 2018 • Honeywell spinoff Resideo due to start trading on NYSE October 29. Current Honeywell shareholders will receive 6-to-1 stock dividend.
By Jason Knott · August 10, 2018 • ADT reports 6% revenue boost and 73% of all new customers opt for ADT Pulse smart home automation. Pigeonholes Google, Amazon DIY security offerings as suitable for ‘renters.'
By CE Pro Editors · August 8, 2018 • The 2,300-square-foot store features security demos and smart home automation technology, like the company's own Amazon Alexa skills used to control smart locks, IoT lighting, and HVAC.
By Jason Knott · July 25, 2018 • Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and Security Industry Association (SIA) say U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods will hurt the smart-home industry, especially the thermostat and security markets.
By Jason Knott · July 6, 2018 • BeON Home, manufacturer of Bluetooth Low Energy smart light bulbs, has closed its operation.
By CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018 • Alula Connect+ security and home-automation platform can be installed during construction at very low cost to homebuilder, allowing integration with built-in smart-home tech like Pella Insynctive windows and doors.
By Julie Jacobson · May 30, 2018 • Exploiting Whisker Labs' machine-learning heritage, the Ting IoT device plugs into any wall outlet, detecting electromagnet anomalies across the entire electrical network, and warning homeowners of potential arcs and faults that could lead to dangerous fires. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · May 23, 2018 • Free to law enforcement, I-View Now’s Police Alarm Portal for video verification could lead to faster and safer response to alarms by emergency responders.
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 Advertorial · May 1, 2018 • Hooked on Nest thermostats, smoke and CO alarms and indoor/outdoor surveillance cameras, this Nest Elite Pro dealer -- and his Nest-obsessed customers -- can't wait to integrate the new Nest Hello video doorbell and Next x Yale smart lock, starting today. The products are now available.