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
Crestron and Savant end four years of lawsuits that have disrupted the professional home automation business. The two parties settled out-of-court.
Julie Jacobson · December 17, 2014
The strategic deal allows Alarm.com to offer Secure-i's standalone, commercial-grade video solutions that includes cloud-based hosted services and Axis Communications’ high definition (HD) cameras.
SSI Staff · December 16, 2014
Learn why Tyco invested in Qolsys despite already owning DSC, which makes security/home automation systems.
Julie Jacobson · December 10, 2014
SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine discusses why 2014 turned out to be the Year of the Connected Home.
Scott Goldfine · December 01, 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
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