A panel of industry experts discussed the impacts big data, privacy concerns, the BYOD movement, new entrants into the industry, and other trends will have on security during the keynote address at ISC West 2014.
Scott Goldfine · April 04, 2014
During the next three years, the penetration rate for residential intrusion alarm products in the United States will increase by 5% to 8%, according to a new study by IMS Research, now part of IHS.
June 10, 2013
With its purchase of LifeShield Home Security, a do-it-yourself (DIY) security company, satellite TV provider DirectTV officially entered the home security space. Terms of the deal were not released.
Ashley Willis · June 05, 2013
The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of more than 200 independent manufacturers that build wireless home control products based on the Z-Wave standard. Mark Walters, chairman of the group, joins the conversation to discuss the increasingly competitive home automation/home security landscape.
By Rodney Bosch · June 03, 2013
Are you worried about AT&T entering the security market? Ken Kirschenbaum offers reasons why you shouldn't be too bothered about it.
Ken Kirschenbaum · January 21, 2013
Homeowners who may never have thought about installing a security system are now getting marketing flyers in their monthly statements and seeing ads on television. The idea of adding a home security system is being increasingly planted into their minds. What does that mean going forward? It may mean the end of traditional home security providers as we know them today.
October 31, 2012
The Burglar and Fire Alarm Association of Michigan (BFAAM) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA) have have opposed two bills that would create specific licensing requirements for IP-enabled security systems in Michigan. Both groups maintain that the legislation will help telephone companies enter into the state’s electronic security sector, while creating a burden on existing security providers.
October 03, 2012
This weekend AT&T is opening a 10,000 square-foot flagship store on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue where for the first time the company will offer a retail demo of its Digital Life services.
August 29, 2012
Verizon discusses its entrance into the home monitoring and controls market.
By Rodney Bosch · July 01, 2012
AT&T is the latest telecommunications company to launch a portfolio of IP-based home security and automation services, further ratcheting up competition in what is projected to be a multibillion-dollar market within a few years.
By Rodney Bosch · June 03, 2012