Single-family starts edged up 0.5% to a 770,000 annual pace.
Rodney Bosch · August 16, 2016
Computer scientists have discovered vulnerabilities in Samsung's smart home automation system that allowed them to carry out a host of remote attacks.
Rodney Bosch · May 03, 2016
A new entrant to the low-cost video surveillance market, Vigilant is paying a flat $100 fee to licensed contractors to install four- and eight-camera kits purchased by consumers.
Rodney Bosch · April 28, 2016
The National Association of Realtors index forecasts future sales by tracking real estate transactions in which a contract has been signed, but the deal has not yet closed.
Rodney Bosch · April 27, 2016
Consumer Technology Association’s 14th Annual State of the Builder Technology Market Study finds that home technology installations are helping builders recover from the recession.
SSI Staff · April 19, 2016
The latest Associated Builders and Contractors’ Construction Confidence Index is down marginally, but the overall outlook remains steady. Plus, top construction companies in U.S. are ranked.
Rodney Bosch · April 18, 2016
A dozen family members escaped potential catastrophe after a monitored carbon monoxide detector led to police dispatch.
SSI Staff · December 23, 2015
The residential security cameras segment posted the highest contribution of close to 22% in 2014.
SSI Staff · December 22, 2015
New home and apartment construction fell to an annual rate of 1.13 million units in August, according to the latest government statistics.
SSI Staff · September 18, 2015
Users can program BuddyGuard’s Flare security system to recognize their face and voice. If the device doesn’t recognize a person in the home, it will start making sounds, such as dishes being washed in the kitchen or people talking, to trick an intruder into thinking that someone is home.
SSI Staff · June 11, 2015