AT&T will link its home security and automation service ‘Digital Life’ with its connected car service ‘Drive.’ The integration allows consumers to control their homes from a dashboard in their vehicles.
SSI Staff · March 03, 2015
Hewlett Packard’s (HP) 2014 HP Internet of Things study reveals that home security systems are easily hacked, especially those connected to the cloud, primarily due to inadequate password authentication.
Jason Knott · February 16, 2015
During a press conference, Ron Rivera credited an alarm system installed by CPI Security for alerting the family to leave the residence in early morning hours.
SSI Staff · January 06, 2015
Two researchers conducted independent studies and discovered how thieves can hack and disable home alarm systems made by top security companies.
SSI Staff · July 24, 2014
The startup home security company is moving into a newly renovated 20,000-square-foot facility.
SSI Staff · July 09, 2014
An Aberdeen UK woman has been driven mad by her faulty burglar alarms. The sirens, which were as loud as a jet just after take-off, didn't stop blaring for 29 hours.
Barbara Wyness, 74, said two alarms in her home security system went haywire and the piercing screams refused to stop despite the frantic efforts of friends and family who tried to shut it off.
SSI Staff · July 29, 2013
With the residential market accounting for nearly 41% of the $2.7 billion intrusion alarm market in 2012, IMS Research, now part of IHS, forecasts it to have five-year compound annual growth rate of 5.3% from 2012 to 2017.
July 09, 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
Homeowners who may never have thought about installing a security system are now getting marketing flyers in their monthly statements and seeing ads on television. The idea of adding a home security system is being increasingly planted into their minds. What does that mean going forward? It may mean the end of traditional home security providers as we know them today.
October 31, 2012
AT&T is the latest telecommunications company to launch a portfolio of IP-based home security and automation services, further ratcheting up competition in what is projected to be a multibillion-dollar market within a few years.
By Rodney Bosch · June 03, 2012