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.
By Jason Knott · May 1, 2012 • New mass-market business models converge with traditional integration and custom retail to create a dynamic CE Pro 100.
By Rachel Cericola · March 29, 2012 • Vivint's Secondary Panel increases accessibility to Vivint's Go!Control home automation system.
By Jason Knott · March 1, 2012 • CE Pro 100 company Vivint receives $762 million in new bank financing from Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citibank, Barclays Capital and others.