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Security Sales & Integration "Monitoring Matters" columnist Peter Giacalone explains to security systems integrators that they're in the lifestyle business, not the technology business. Peter Giacalone · July 10, 2015

The Minnesota-based installing security contractor will leverage DMP products to offer its clientele the latest in Web-enabled and mobile technologies and services. SSI Staff · July 07, 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 30, 2015

For the second year in a row, Icontrol Networks’ State of the Smart Home report finds consumers are predominantly interested in the security benefits of smart home technology. SSI Staff · June 24, 2015

With a smartphone, tablet and PC user interface, Legrand's new $1,400 Intuity entry-level enclosure-based home automation platform supports On-Q IP cameras, video door entry, intercom, lighting control and multiroom audio as well as various third-party security, door locks and smart thermostats. Jason Knott · June 24, 2015

Latest S-1 for Alarm.com, 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 · June 16, 2015

Lutron adds Apple home automation functionality to Caseta Wireless Smart Bridge with Apple Homekit, enabling Siri control over Lutron lights and shades. Jason Knott · June 03, 2015

The Vivint Doorbell Camera, a Wi-Fi enabled smart home product, uses video analytics technology to alert homeowners to approaching visitors with customized notifications to a mobile device. SSI Staff · May 20, 2015

Security giant ADT has formed alliances with LG Electronics to develop and all-in-one smart security devices and Google’s Nest to integrate the Nest Learning Thermostat into ADT’s Pulse platform. SSI Staff · May 18, 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 15, 2015




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