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
While the majority of homes have smoke detectors, most are standalone devices and only 15% have working carbon monoxide detectors. Thus there’s a huge untapped market for greater levels of homeowner protection and greater fire contractor profits. Learn how to make the compelling case for monitored system-connected fire/life-safety solutions.
April 30, 2013
U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 366,600 home fires from 2007-2011, according to a new report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
April 24, 2013
When learning about a 76-year-old widow slept with a hatchet under her pillow for protection after she had been robbed, a Power Home Technologies employee decided to pay it forward and installed a security alarm system for the woman free of charge.
December 12, 2012
A resident of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, who purchased a home video surveillance system from Vivint earlier this year, has received video clips that show the inside of someone else’s home.
December 12, 2012
Police here arrested an installing alarm technician Monday after he allegedly tried to steal more than $40,000 worth of jewelry during an alarm installation.
December 11, 2012
The residential security landscape is being rocked by a seismic wave of IP connected features and services. Gain perspective of how each segment of the channel is being jolted by this major shakeup and eventual shakeout. Also take heed of the telling statistics and tips to capture new revenues to keep your business on solid ground.
November 01, 2012
There were an estimated 80,100 carbon monoxide (CO) incidents in 2010, nearly double the 40,900 reports in 2003, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
October 15, 2012
ADS Security has introduced a new solution that merges its primary home security offering with home automation services, allowing consumers to remotely manage their systems from anywhere using a mobile device.
September 26, 2012
The 2010 US census is a fascinating statistical look at a wide range of factors impacting life in the United States, not least of which is the effect of crime – robbery and burglary in particular. Using the data from the Robbery and Property Crimes report, this infographic takes a look at crime in modern America – where it happens, when it happens, and how often.
September 25, 2012