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Security Providers Feeling Heat From Smart Home Market Competitors

Despite their current dominance in North America, installing security contractors are forecast to relinquish market share to hard-charging MSOs, smart home specialists, DIY system providers and utilities.


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My Alarm Center, a provider of security alarm and home automation solutions, received a $50 million loan. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

SSI and Parks Associates' survey tells the story of how security dealers can emerge on top in the ever-growing smart home industry. By Tricia Parks · November 11, 2015

The announcement follows an initial rollout in July in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Miami. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

A research note from IHS suggests vendors and service providers now must concentrate on understanding end-user needs, technology types. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

SSI spoke with Nortek Security & Control executives to discuss how the company is rising as a major player in the security and connected home control market. Scott Goldfine · November 02, 2015

Icontrol Networks, a distributor of interactive security and home automation platform, announced it is expanding its ecosystem of available devices to include cloud-based integrations. This extension of the Icontrol Developer Program allows application and device developers to integrate with Icontrol-powered solutions via the cloud. SSI Staff · October 29, 2015

The Utah Jazz's arena has a new name: 'Vivint Smart Home Arena.' That'll be the name for the next 10 years, boosting visibility to professionally installed security and home automation. Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2015

A new market research report expects the global alarm monitoring market to reach $54.46 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 6.73% between 2015 and 2020. SSI Staff · October 26, 2015

At its annual conference, Honeywell Connect outlined its business strategy of selling to Millennials and DIYers, as well as open up about the smart home industry. Jason Knott · October 26, 2015

The industry forecast states that North America leads the global home automation market and is likely to remain in the top spot through 2020. SSI Staff · October 20, 2015




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