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Read: Considerations to Think About When Sharing Surveillance Footage With Customers

Considerations to Think About When Sharing Surveillance Footage With Customers

Sharing footage with clients such as tenants of multidwelling units can be risky for security pros. Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum shares how to protect your company should a request be made.

Read: Book Review: Great Minds Think Alike

Book Review: Great Minds Think Alike

Ron Davis’ “Greatest Ideas of the Alarm Industry’s Greatest Thinkers” reveals 90 pieces of actionable business advice for alarm dealers and security integrators.

Read: A Peek Into Vicon’s Mission for Open Standards

A Peek Into Vicon’s Mission for Open Standards

Vicon Industries CEO Eric Fullerton believes video surveillance consolidation has stifled innovation. He is now challenging security systems integrators and end users to spec only ONVIF-based open platform systems.

Jason Knott's Latest Posts

Read: Tariffs and the Security Industry: Here’s What You Need to Know & How to Prepare

Tariffs and the Security Industry: Here’s What You Need to Know & How to Prepare

Here is everything you need to know as the security and custom electronic industries brace for the impact of another potential round of Trump’s tariffs.

Read: Lowe’s Seeking Buyer for Iris Smart Home Business

Lowe’s Seeking Buyer for Iris Smart Home Business

The Iris Smart Home platform features the usual home automation components: a smart hub, contact sensors, motion sensors, smart bulbs, WiFi camera integrations and more.

Read: ADT Reveals Q3 Revenues, Optimistic About Amazon Relationship

ADT Reveals Q3 Revenues, Optimistic About Amazon Relationship

ADT reports quarterly revenue of $1.15 billion, thanks primarily to ADT Pulse smart home growth. Pulse customers will soon gain Amazon’s new Alexa Guard feature.

Read: Control4 Had Record Q3 Revenues, But Why Did Its Stock Plunge?

Control4 Had Record Q3 Revenues, But Why Did Its Stock Plunge?

Smart home gear manufacturer Control4 reported revenues of $71.6 million and yet CTRL shares tumbled on lowered Q4 guidance.

Read: Study: 12% of Smart Home Households Leave Technical Problems Unresolved

Study: 12% of Smart Home Households Leave Technical Problems Unresolved

A Parks Associates study reveals unresolved technical problems with smart home devices have gone up 240% in the past three years.

Read: Honeywell Spinoff Resideo to Begin Trading on NYSE

Honeywell Spinoff Resideo to Begin Trading on NYSE

When Resideo begins trading on the NYSE Oct. 29, current Honeywell shareholders will receive a 6-to-1 stock dividend.

Read: Alula Adds Surveillance Cameras to Home Security and Automation Platform

Alula Adds Surveillance Cameras to Home Security and Automation Platform

The line of four low-cost security cameras include doorbell, p/t/z and bullet options, with the potential for integrators to earn RMR.

Read: Arlo Shares Surge 38% After Stock Market Debut

Arlo Shares Surge 38% After Stock Market Debut

After debuting at a less than estimated $16, Arlo Technologies stock has soared 38% after its IPO with a focus on RMR generated from surveillance cameras.

Read: Residential Remodeling to Remain Robust Through Mid-Year 2019

Residential Remodeling to Remain Robust Through Mid-Year 2019

Homeowners are expected to increase spending on improvements and repairs at a solid clip over the coming year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) report.

Read: Nest CEO Steps Down as Company Folds Into Google’s Home Division

Nest CEO Steps Down as Company Folds Into Google’s Home Division

The move comes as Google looks to more easily integrate some of its machine learning technology and artificial intelligence into Nest products.

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