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Less Than 30% of Households Know Where to Buy Smart Home Products and Services, Study Finds

A study by Parks Associate found that fewer than 30% of households know where to purchase smart home products and services.

Every security company is constantly looking for ways to acquire new customers. These 5 questions can lay out the map to help find these new clients. Paul Boucherle · June 23, 2016

The Duluth Police Department is asking businesses to enroll their outdoor security cameras to help investigate crime. Stephen Sellner · June 22, 2016, a technology provider, conducted a study that found 37% of working Americans would prefer a better way to automate their work tasks than have a better sex life. Stephen Sellner · June 22, 2016

The benefits of IP video surveillance over the older analog systems are well documented, but are you, the security integrator, doing all you can to move your customers to the better systems? By Erin Harrington · June 22, 2016

Alarm Systems, an authorized Honeywell security dealer, has acquired Milwaukee-based Associated Technical Services, a provider of custom access control and video surveillance systems. Stephen Sellner · June 22, 2016

Time of Savings provides Nest Thermostat its energy information so it can lower its energy usage in peak hours. SSI Staff · June 22, 2016

Tyco Security Products announced on Tuesday that the Travis Unified School District in Fairfield, Calif., has chosen a hybrid PowerSeries Neo intrusion system paired with’s connected services to manage security at its schools, located within Travis Air Force Base and in neighboring cities and towns. SSI Staff · June 22, 2016

The use of wireless technology for door lock applications and the integration of home alarm systems with wireless devices is happening now and security dealers would be wise not to waste time. Al Colombo · June 21, 2016

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday new rules for drone operation that allows small drones used for educational and research purposes to take to the skies. Stephen Sellner · June 21, 2016

Security cameras used on the campus of the University of Illinois have been so successful in identifying subjects in investigations that the city of Champaign is considering expanding the use of cameras beyond the campus. Stephen Sellner · June 21, 2016


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