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Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2015 · Having already sold its door-to-door security and home automation business for $1.8 billion, Vivint is selling its solar installation business to renewable energy company SunEdison for $2.2 billion.
Julie Jacobson · July 09, 2015 · NBC might not be covering the pageant, but IC Real Tech will be there behind-the-scenes with 720-degree cameras and an app called Miss USA 720 Experience.
Julie Jacobson · July 01, 2015 · Personal emergency response system (PERS) provider Nortek Security & Control (formerly Linear), has acquired Numera, maker of cellular-enabled health and wellness systems including fall detection and telehealth.
Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2015 · Icontrol Networks has announced that its security and home automation platform, Icontrol One, will now support Interlogix’s Simon XT/XTi line of security panels.
Julie Jacobson · June 29, 2015 · FLIR Systems’ FLIR One technology, which turns iPhones into a thermal imaging camera, has partnered with Manything and IFTTT, opens up major opportunities for security and home automation.
Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2015 · began trading stock on NASDAQ on June 26. The company becomes only the second pure-play home automation IPO after Control4.
Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2015 · Latest S-1 for, a leading smart home as a service (SHaaS) provider suggests valuation could exceed $670 million for the home automation industry's second public co. after Control4.
Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2015 · One of the biggest objections to professionally monitored home security is that the homeowner has a dog for that. How does your electronic security company respond?
Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2015 · ADT's new DIY camera from LG Electronics does home automation and security via Z-Wave, ZigBee and Wi-Fi.
Julie Jacobson · May 15, 2015 · Door-to-door salespeople will be out in full 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. What is your security firm going to do about it?
Julie Jacobson · May 14, 2015 · Leading home automation provider Control4 has been authorized by its board to repurchase up to $20 million in CTRL stock, which is trading at an all-time low.
Julie Jacobson · May 13, 2015 · Former Z-Wave Alliance chairman Mark Walters has amicably parted ways with the organization and will now serve as vice president of strategic development for home automation group ZigBee Alliance.
Julie Jacobson · May 07, 2015 · Law enforcement officials explain “priority response” and the importance of professional security monitoring with video verification.
Julie Jacobson · April 28, 2015 · Mountain climber Mariusz Malkowski from Sigma Designs controlled his smart home from Mt. Everest recently to promote the Z-Wave Alliance. He is now safe after the devastating avalanche triggered by Nepal's earthquake.
Julie Jacobson · April 24, 2015 · How can a Wi-Fi analyzer help security dealers sell more cable? Channel Vision’s Darrel Hauk demonstrates.