The residential market is shaking off the recession to emerge with greater upside than ever. Consumers want new technologies and services associated with home controls and remote access, and security companies are positioned to deliver them. With the latest trends, sales tips, technology and more, SSI’s Rebirth of Residential Security Revenues special section tells how to cash in. First up: New market research.
July 01, 2012
IP-based services and mobile apps that allow consumers to control and stay connected to their homes are expected to anchor a key market adrift in economic uncertainty. SSI’s 2011 Residential Market Report provides research from Parks Associates to help security contractors take hold of these opportunities.
November 06, 2011
Within the next few years, near field communication (NFC) will become a standard feature on smartphones, as consumers show more interest in the "mobile wallet" to make payments, according to a new report.
November 01, 2011
Consumer demand for remote monitoring and the increasing presence of broadband service providers will drive growth in the security market, according to a new report by Dallas-based research firm Parks Associates.
August 01, 2011
Research firm Parks Associates released a new report that details the exploding market for smartphones, adding credence to the belief that installing security contractors will need to add mobile applications to their portfolios or eventually risk losing significant market share to competitors that do ...
Rodney Bosch · May 17, 2011
For starters, marketplace expansion is expected to be stunted as it emerges from the recession. Still, IP video, systems integration and home controls are among industry growth areas. SSI speaks with half-a-dozen analysts to get their take on what’s in store for the electronic security industry in 2011.
By Rodney Bosch · January 04, 2011
Competing broadband home management providers iControl Networks and uControl announce they have entered into a definitive merger agreement ...
November 07, 2010
A new report by Parks Associates reveals monitoring makes up 75 percent of home security revenues ...
January 27, 2009