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Microsoft has selected Insteon smart home devices and RF/powerline technology to help the firm enter the connected home market. Julie Jacobson · May 15, 2014

Consumer Electronics Association’s new Builder Technology Market Study reveals that installations of almost every home technology increased or held constant from 2012 to 2013. SSI Staff · May 08, 2014

Bright House Networks has selected a software platform by iControl Networks to power its home security and controls solution. Rodney Bosch · May 05, 2014

2Gig by Linear’s new “Internet of Things” offering — the GC3 self-contained security/home automation system — features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and user-swappable cell radios. Julie Jacobson · April 17, 2014

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




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