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Security Providers Feeling Heat From Smart Home Market Competitors

Despite their current dominance in North America, installing security contractors are forecast to relinquish market share to hard-charging MSOs, smart home specialists, DIY system providers and utilities.


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In an exclusive interview, find out from Qolsys Co-Founder Michael Hackett how the developer of Android-based security and home automation systems is making its mark with dealers and consumers. SSI Staff · February 05, 2016

In Pakedge, Control4 acquires networking expertise, an industry-leading suite of networking, power management and cloud-based remote management capabilities. Julie Jacobson · February 04, 2016

Built with an Android operating system and powered by Alarm.com, the Qolsys IQ Panel controls gives homeowners complete control over every aspect of their home. SSI Staff · February 03, 2016

Home automation is gaining popularity among end users. For those interested in bypassing professionally integrated systems in favor of a DIY, tread carefully. Julie Jacobson · February 01, 2016

In an effort to help a disabled homeowner better control her home functions, Cybermation integrated a voice-recognition software with an ELAN Entertainment and Control System to customize a smart home system with only her voice. She now can control her lights, climate, door locks and other devices in her house. By Chelsea Cafiero · February 01, 2016

Hikvision USA/Canada President Jeffrey He spoke with SSI to address the company's relationship with communist China, its goals for 2016 in the video surveillance market and its integration with Control4 for smart homes. Scott Goldfine · January 27, 2016

Alarm.com and the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) announced on Thursday the availability of customer Smarter Home Security solutions designed specifically for current and former NFL players. SSI Staff · January 22, 2016

Monitronics International, a residential security provider, and Alarm.com, a platform for smart home and connected security technology, announced on Wednesday they have extended their technology partnership. Alarm.com will continue to be the primary supplier of smart home technology and connected security services to Monitronics and its more than 600 authorized dealers. SSI Staff · January 21, 2016

Despite their current dominance in North America, installing security contractors are forecast to relinquish market share to hard-charging MSOs, smart home specialists, DIY system providers and utilities. SSI Staff · January 19, 2016

A survey of U.S. adults conducted by Coldwell Banker Real Estate found that almost half of all Americans either own smart home technology or plan to invest in it in 2016. SSI Staff · January 18, 2016




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