For the second year in a row, Icontrol Networks’ State of the Smart Home report finds consumers are predominantly interested in the security benefits of smart home technology.
SSI Staff · June 24, 2015
Latest S-1 for Alarm.com, a leading smart home as a service (SHaaS) provider suggests valuation could exceed $670 million for the home automation industry's second public co. after Control4.
Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2015
Lutron adds Apple home automation functionality to Caseta Wireless Smart Bridge with Apple Homekit, enabling Siri control over Lutron lights and shades.
Jason Knott · June 03, 2015
The Vivint Doorbell Camera, a Wi-Fi enabled smart home product, uses video analytics technology to alert homeowners to approaching visitors with customized notifications to a mobile device.
SSI Staff · May 20, 2015
Alarm.com Vice President of Marketing Jay Kenny discusses opportunities for security dealers to offer smart home services in this Q&A.
SSI Staff · April 01, 2015
The annual conference hosted by Park Associates provided key insights from executives from energy providers, device manufacturers and technology companies.
SSI Staff · February 20, 2015
The companies are working to connect Nest’s thermostat and smoke/carbon monoxide alarm with ADT’s Pulse system.
SSI Staff · December 23, 2014
The market, which includes all video surveillance equipment sold through in-store and online retail channels, remains fairly evenly split between analog and network technologies.
SSI Staff · December 18, 2014
Utilizing showroom demos to showcase security system-based home automation for millennials, aging-in-place technology for seniors and other features is key to selling against low-cost DIY systems.
By Larry North · November 26, 2014
Interactive, lifestyle-based services that offer security customers added convenience are taking off, including remote arm/disarm, video look-in, lighting control, energy management and more. Learn whys and hows of getting into and succeeding in this growing side of the marketplace.
By Tom Babich · November 11, 2014