One security professional has been bitten by the home automation bug as he tries out the Wink hub and SmartThings hub in his own home to see which better handles all of his smart devices.
Bob Grossman · March 21, 2016
The line continues to blur between home security and automation. SSI
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SSI Staff · March 17, 2016
An online survey found that 93% of Americans say their home security system should contact authorities in the event of a burglary, fire or other incident at their home. It also found that 63% of Americans say MIY security systems are not as safe as professionally-monitored systems.
Stephen Sellner · March 09, 2016
The company won two gold and two silver awards, which included Contact Center of the Year for the Technology Industries sector.
SSI Staff · March 08, 2016
HAUS, a business education company for home technology dealers, announces its first two vendor partners -- home automation company Savant and smart speaker brand Sonos.
SSI Staff · March 03, 2016
Nest, the smart thermostat manufacturer, announced it will shut down its energy data service, MyEnergy, within the next 30 days.
SSI Staff · March 02, 2016
Rather than run from the DIY market, Comtronics is embracing the future and adding DIY and MIY home security systems to its traditional business model. Its management says the decision is driving business it never had before.
Jason Knott · March 01, 2016
Argus Insights says consumers are attracted to interoperability between home control devices and show disfavor toward closed or propriety platforms.
SSI Staff · February 29, 2016
Z-Wave latest smart home technology was approved for UL 1023 compliance, which will help it gain a major advantage in the home security space.
Julie Jacobson · February 22, 2016
WeatherBug Home will provide the data and analytics for Xfinity Home’s energy-saving tool, EcoSaver, which learns the heating and cooling patterns of a home and makes automatic, incremental adjustments to the thermostat.
SSI Staff · February 08, 2016