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
Interactive, lifestyle-based services that offer security customers added convenience are taking off, including remote arm/disarm, video look-in, lighting control, energy management and more. Learn whys and hows of getting into and succeeding in this growing side of the marketplace.
By Tom Babich · November 11, 2014
Here are 10 home automation products security integrators can suggest to customers.
SSI Staff · November 10, 2014
SSI Editor-in-Chief speaks with four residential security authorities — ADS Security's John Cerasuolo, United Alarm's Jim Corbett, security industry consultant Peter Giacalone and ihiji's Mike Maniscalco — to gain their assessment of the market.
Scott Goldfine · November 06, 2014
Parks Associates lends expertise and the latest research to steer security professionals toward their best chances at success in offering smart-home devices.
By Tricia Parks · October 31, 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
Brite Energy business launches its first phase in Southern California. The new service integrates with P1’s enhanced home automation and monitoring offering.
SSI Staff · October 22, 2014
The latest addition to Honeywell's Total Connect Remote Services is its Total Connect Tracking services that supports the ability to keep tabs in real time of family cars and company trucks.
By Robert Archer · October 20, 2014
Learn how electronic security dealers are capitalizing on quicker and simpler jobs, upsell opportunities and end user comfort by using Wi-Fit technology.
By Rob Puric · October 01, 2014
The widely adopted wireless protocol for control and automation products and services can also provide a robust platform for smoke and carbon monoxide detection.
By Mark Walters · September 23, 2014