By CE Pro Editors · May 28, 2015 • Wi-Fi enabled Vivint Doorbell Camera allows homeowners to detect visitors at their front door and interact with them from inside the home or remotely with a mobile device. The camera captures audio and video from each visit, and the videos can be posted or shared via email. Features include a 180-degree view, a camera with night vision, two-way communication, and the ability to remotely unlock doors.
By Jason Knott · May 27, 2015 • With revenues up 6% reaching $1.8B, the CE industry's highest revenue custom integration companies also report strong increases in median installation prices. Explore the top 100 companies, including Best Buy/Magnolia, Vivint and ADT, top traditional custom A/V integrators, top security integrators, top commercial integrators, and more in this comprehensive report.
By Julie Jacobson · May 14, 2015 • Door knockers are out in force this summer, aggressively pursuing your clients and prospects to the tune of more than 250,000 security and home automation sales for the season. Whatcha gonna do about it?
By CE Pro Editors · February 10, 2015 • Todd Pedersen to pose as a video store owner and work with Vivint's 24/7 monitoring station, wireless Internet division, field services department and a Vivint Solar warehouse.
By Jason Knott · October 1, 2014 • The NYSE IPO for Vivint Solar, a spinoff of CE Pro 100 residential home automation/security integrator Vivint Inc., has shares rising as much as 7% in early trading.
By Julie Jacobson · March 18, 2014 • Rooftop fire at Vivint call center and warehouse near Salt Lake City forces evacuation of hundreds of employees at the security and home automation firm.
By Julie Jacobson · November 7, 2013 • Commercial security firm Universal Protection and residential security/home automation company Vivint are top two U.S. job creators, according to Inc. magazine. Both offer remote monitoring and control.
By Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2013 • After acquisition of Smartrove, Vivint is offering 50 Mbps upstream/downstream wireless broadband for $55/month in addition to security, home automation, solar power - all sold door-to-door; Utah zero-energy home showcases the goods.
By Jason Knott · February 25, 2013 • My own home is proof mass-marketed home automation is raising awareness.
By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2012 • HAI, LiteTouch, Thiel, 2Gig, Vivint, Jeff Zemanek and Utz Baldwin were some of the companies and names in the CE news in 2012.
By Julie Jacobson · October 4, 2012 • Plenty of home technology products are affordable, easy to use and simple to install. To reach millions of households, we need disruptive business models.
By Jason Knott · September 6, 2012 • Utah-based Vivint, the giant door-to-door home security and home automation vendor, is for sale, Reuters reports
By Arlen Schweiger · July 31, 2012 • Vivint Solar is expanding its offerings to the progressive Bay Area, adding to solar services already in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Hawaii.
By Rachel Cericola · June 1, 2012 • Vivint Solar is bringing its services to Hawaii, promising no upfront costs for designing, installing and maintaining a solar system.
By Jason Knott · May 1, 2012 • Best Buy’s Geek Squad/Magnolia/AudioVisions couldn’t be more opposite in their approach to ADT and Vivint, but each method succeed.