When approached properly, the do-it-yourself model has the potential to produce better numbers than traditional alarm business.
Peter Giacalone · March 06, 2015
Monitronics bolsters its DIY interactive and home automation services and picks up 32,000 LiveWatch Security customer accounts.
SSI Staff · March 03, 2015
The market, which includes all video surveillance equipment sold through in-store and online retail channels, remains fairly evenly split between analog and network technologies.
SSI Staff · December 18, 2014
Utilizing showroom demos to showcase security system-based home automation for millennials, aging-in-place technology for seniors and other features is key to selling against low-cost DIY systems.
By Larry North · November 26, 2014
Revolv is now a Nest company and the home automation hub will not be available for sale. Service and support will be available to existing Revolv clients but will not be available to new customers.
By Grant Clauser · October 29, 2014
With the acquisition of DIY security company Swann Communications, Infinova hopes to continue to drive product requirements, develop high level product design and then leverage Infinova’s expertise in final product development and manufacturing.
SSI Staff · October 21, 2014
Traditional security alarm dealers need to reinvent themselves and adapt to the changes in the market before suffering losses to equity.
Mark Matlock · September 29, 2014
Nucano's upcoming Smart Door Chime can connect to and control over 1,000 existing devices, including door locks and security cameras.
By Rachel Cericola · June 23, 2014
iControl, a provider of a cloud-based security and interactive home control platform, has acquired BlackSumac, the maker of Piper, a do-it-yourself video surveillance and control system.
By Julie Jacobson · April 09, 2014
Just weeks after it announce plans to drop its DIY home automation system, Verizon is said to be prepping the FiOS Quantum Gateway and a Zigbee module.
By Rachel Cericola · March 21, 2014