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Small, Midsized Security Dealers Threatened in Shifting Resi Market

Jeff Kessler, a managing director at Imperial Capital, foresees troubled waters for those security providers that fail to transform their business models to include a home automation offering.


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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

Distributor AVAD has announced the availability of the Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarm at its branches for integrators. January 29, 2014

The combination of Honeywell VISTA home security panels and Savant Systems home automation technology will allow electronic security contractors to increase revenue. January 28, 2014

Executives from Time Warner Cable, Alarm.com, iControl Networks and Lowe's will discuss how dealers can build revenue with smart home technology bundles during Parks Associates Smart Energy Summit. January 21, 2014

Staples and Zonoff announced “an aggressive expansion of the program” at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here , including new ecosystem device partners and support for additional wireless protocols. January 06, 2014

Telguard HomeControl remote security and home automation service, powered by iControl, debuts for 2Gig panels, providing competition for Alarm.com. November 25, 2013

A zero-energy residence near Salt Lake City stands as a testament to the possibilities for home automation, energy management and security to be an integrated mainstay in smart homes. Find out how a collaboration between Vivint and a local home developer made it all possible. By Rodney Bosch · November 01, 2013




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