iControl, a provider of a cloud-based security and interactive home control platform, has acquired BlackSumac, the maker of Piper, a do-it-yourself video surveillance and control system.
By Julie Jacobson · April 09, 2014
Cloud-based security and home automation provider Alarm.com demos app for Pebble, shows Google Glass for installation purposes and introduces networked server for local CCTV recording.
By Julie Jacobson · April 08, 2014
During ISC West, Telguard announced the HomeControl OneRate service plan for 2GIG and DSC panels, which offers a flat rate to help dealers build RMR.
Jason Knott · April 03, 2014
Just weeks after it announce plans to drop its DIY home automation system, Verizon is said to be prepping the FiOS Quantum Gateway and a Zigbee module.
By Rachel Cericola · March 21, 2014
Security dealers will lose more than 50% of their current market share on the home automation industry as telcos, cable companies and retailers gain strength, according to a new report from ABI Research.
By Jason Knott · March 19, 2014
In settling with Lutron on three patent-infringement claims, home automation giant Crestron will pay royalties on past and future sales of Infinet lighting controls.
By Julie Jacobson · March 11, 2014
Will Google's acquisition of Nest shake up the electronic security systems installation and monitoring field?
Scott Goldfine · February 21, 2014
Comcast has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion. Both use iControl platform for professional and DIY security/home automation.
By Jason Knott · February 13, 2014
Control4 Corp., a provider of automation and control solutions for the connected home, on Tuesday reported record financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2013.
SSI Staff · February 12, 2014
Verizon Home Monitoring and Control, a $10/month home automation and security offering for DIYs, has been discontinued; platform partner 4Home by Motorola is gone.
By Julie Jacobson · February 10, 2014