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Small, Midsized Security Dealers Threatened in Shifting Resi Market

Jeff Kessler, a managing director at Imperial Capital, foresees troubled waters for those security providers that fail to transform their business models to include a home automation offering.


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The summer sales model company was previously branded as Titan Alarm in Canada and Stryke Alarm in the U.S. SSI Staff · February 04, 2015

The wireless home automation/security suite uses the Alarm.com interactive services platform and is professionally installed and monitored. SSI Staff · January 28, 2015

A research firm says the global home automation market was valued at $4.4 billion in 2013 and is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.3%. SSI Staff · January 16, 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 · January 12, 2015

The number of North American and European homes with a smart thermostat grew by 105% to 3.2 million in 2014, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. SSI Staff · January 12, 2015

UTC's Interlogix is now shipping the ZeroWire self-contained wireless security and home automation system to select high-volume dealers. The company plans to integrate the system with other UTC brands like Carrier and Kidde will be forthcoming Jason Knott · January 08, 2015

When an alarm goes off, the security system would instruct smart lights to flash red and blue, which could frighten off an intruder. ADT, LIFX, AllSeen, Qualcomm among companies adopting this technology. SSI Staff · January 06, 2015

Honeywell will unveil its voice-control technology to a new professional-grade home security system under the Lyric brand name at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Lyric system features cameras, motion, smoke and sensors that integrates with home automation, and control of lighting, shades and door locks. Jason Knott · January 06, 2015

The companies are working to connect Nest’s thermostat and smoke/carbon monoxide alarm with ADT’s Pulse system. SSI Staff · December 23, 2014

A new report from MarketsandMarkets estimates the global home automation and control market to grow 11.36 percent between 2014 and 2020. SSI Staff · December 22, 2014




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