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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




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