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Smart-Home Devices Fuel Rising Residential Tide

Parks Associates lends expertise and the latest research to steer security professionals toward their best chances at success in offering smart-home devices.


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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




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