By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
By Julie Jacobson · November 7, 2018 • Arlo Go customers use the wire-free, battery-powered cameras to monitor calving, inverter battery levels, construction sites, weather and other conditions that require remote surveillance where Wi-Fi won't go.
By Julie Jacobson · November 6, 2018 • AMETEK acquires cellular-communications and IoT provider Telular for $525M, including Telguard SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform for integrating home automation with professionally monitored security.
By Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2018 • Selling Telguard's Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.
By Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018 • ISC West is chock full of companies vying for your time, so here's another group of worthwhile booths and things to see.
By Julie Jacobson · May 5, 2017 • As POTS lines disappear, security dealers are upgrading alarm panels with dual-path communicators that provide both IP (Wi-Fi or hardwired) and cellular connections to the central station.
By Julie Jacobson · April 7, 2017 • Netgear launched the Arlo Go cellular camera with AT&T, but now supports multiple carriers via swappable SIM cards. At ISC West, Netgear revealed Arlo Mobile, the company’s own cell plan. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · April 5, 2017 • Introduced at ISC West 2017, Telguard’s new TG-SCI Plus dulal-path alarm communicator combines Wi-Fi with pay-as-you-go cellular service.
By Julie Jacobson · May 7, 2015 • Home automation companies like HomeSeer enable multiple triggers and actions for IFTTT, the otherwise limited if/then engine for smart home devices. Plus: IFTT update in the pro channel.
By Julie Jacobson · April 14, 2015 • Professional security and home automation panels can integrate with 170+ smart home products via IFTTT. Telguard HomeControl Flex to be demo’d at ISC West 2015.
By CE Pro Editors · April 11, 2015 • Latest Tool for Dealers Makes Installing Telguard Cellular Security Products Faster and Simpler
By Julie Jacobson · March 24, 2015 • Already powering ADT Pulse and cable company security/home automation systems, Icontrol will now offer its platform to smaller independent security dealers.
By Julie Jacobson · March 4, 2015 • We saw it at CES 2015, we'll see it at ISC 2015: Leaders like Honeywell and ADT are mulling DIY channels for their professionally monitored security and home automation systems.
By Julie Jacobson · February 25, 2015 • Icontrol Networks goes head-to-head with Alarm.com; nabs two ADT channel-development pros to drive new 'Icontrol One' program for independent security and home automation dealers.
By Julie Jacobson · December 8, 2014 • Tyco (NYSE: TYC) already owns DSC, which makes security and home automation systems, so why did it invest in Qolsys, a start-up with a richer, Android-based offering?