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Julie Jacobson · March 04, 2015 · Leviton Security & Automation’s new Lumina Gateway and Leviton Cloud Service represents the company’s next generation building- and home-automation systems. The Lumina RF has been designed specifically for small commercial installations, as it supports only 40 RF devices.
Julie Jacobson · February 24, 2015 · Icontrol has hired two ADT bigwigs to help launch its Icontrol One Dealer Program for independent security and home automation dealers. The program seems to be targeted squarely at rival Alarm.com.
Julie Jacobson · February 05, 2015 · Allure Energy alleges that Honeywell infringed on patents related to smart thermostats, specifically technology pertaining to geo-fencing through GPS smart phones.
Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2015 · Westinghouse Security, formerly NextLock, launched the Nucli, a mega-featured door lock with Z-Wave, BLE and Wi-Fi home automation hub built in, at CES 2015.
Julie Jacobson · December 17, 2014 · Crestron and Savant end four years of lawsuits that have disrupted the professional home automation business. The two parties settled out-of-court.
Julie Jacobson · December 10, 2014 · Learn why Tyco invested in Qolsys despite already owning DSC, which makes security/home automation systems.
Julie Jacobson · November 14, 2014 · Did you know that Nortek's Linear security and home automation group has the only NASA-approved doorsets? Or that it has a crash-test dummy named Fred? I didn't.
Julie Jacobson · September 18, 2014 · By incorporating Control4's Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) into its Gemini security panel, Napco aims to strengthen its position in the security/home automation realm.
Julie Jacobson · August 19, 2014 · Popular cloud-based home automation platform IFTTT is testing an ADT Pulse channel to engage customers with a DIY element.
Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2014 · Learn certain things you can do to optimize a home or small-business network today for new developments — like IoT, hacker bots, cloud services and 4K — tomorrow.
Julie Jacobson · July 07, 2014 · The deal allows Control4 to take over manufacturing, technical support and sales of Card Access' ZigBee devices.
Julie Jacobson · July 03, 2014 · Wink’s 24/7 tech support, product packaging, device discovery, real-time diagnostics expected to drive home automation sales; works with Android Wear.
Julie Jacobson · July 02, 2014 · The original $99 Staples Connect home automation hub by Linksys drops to $49, with a new $79 option from D-Link coming with ZigBee and Bluetooth; Windows 8 and Samsung TV apps added to platform.
Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2014 · Monoprice has launched a new line of affordable Z-Wave home automation prdoucts, including an electronic door lock.
Julie Jacobson · June 23, 2014 · Nest has announced that it will acquire Dropcam for $555 million and hints at a hardwired security device.



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