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Smart Home Survey: Amazon Echo’s Open Platform Favored Over Apple, Google Ecosystems

Argus Insights says consumers are attracted to interoperability between home control devices and show disfavor toward closed or propriety platforms.


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Central Security Group President and CEO Richard Ginsburg shares the type of 2015 he is anticipating for the electronic security industry. Scott Goldfine · December 24, 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

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

Three members of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) Board of Directors address recurring revenue, competition, technology and more in the latest Under Surveillance blog. Scott Goldfine · November 17, 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

Linear President Michael O’Neal joins the conversation to discuss 2GIG, which was a sister company of Vivint, and the burgeoning market for home control solutions and services. By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2013

Systems control and integration is rapidly becoming a leading area of growth for the residential electronic systems industry. Hence, it is essential home technology professionals not only get trained, but put their knowledge into practice. Here’s how to get started. October 31, 2013

SSI’s annual Best of the Best issue (July 2013) includes profiles of seven of the industry best-run installing security contracting companies. My interviews with executives and managers from runner-up Vivint covered much ground not included in print. Following is the third of a few bonus excerpts, with Vivint's David Powerll here talking employee recruitment and retention. Be on the lookout for more online extras from Vivint, as well as other Installer of the Year and Integrated Installation of Scott Goldfine · July 11, 2013

Cable provider Comcast has launched its Xfinity Home Control service in an effort to reach consumers that want smart home solutions but do not want to pay for professional security monitoring, the company announced this week. June 10, 2013

The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of more than 200 independent manufacturers that build wireless home control products based on the Z-Wave standard. Mark Walters, chairman of the group, joins the conversation to discuss the increasingly competitive home automation/home security landscape. By Rodney Bosch · June 03, 2013


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