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Read: Vivint Reveals Some Eye-Popping Numbers During Quarterly Filing

Vivint Reveals Some Eye-Popping Numbers During Quarterly Filing

In its first earnings call since becoming a public company, Vivint revealed margins at 40.6%, $66 in RMR per subscriber and 15 devices per installation.

Read: ADT Sees Revenue Climb 12% in 2019, Details 3G Sunset Upgrade Cost

ADT Sees Revenue Climb 12% in 2019, Details 3G Sunset Upgrade Cost

ADT continues to diversify beyond traditional home security, recently launching Blue by ADT, a DIY offering, and acquiring Defenders, its largest independent dealer.

Read: Vivint Makes Stock Market Debut, Shares Rise 5%

Vivint Makes Stock Market Debut, Shares Rise 5%

Vivint’s merger with Mosaic and IPO reportedly brought $690 million in capital to the company and added $488 million in equity.

Read: Ring Introduces Exclusive Pro-Install Equipment Line at CES

Ring Introduces Exclusive Pro-Install Equipment Line at CES

The Ring X line features higher equipment price points, longer warranty and lifetime subscription to streaming service for customers.

Read: ADT Unveils DIY Smart Home Security Brand, Products at CES 2020

ADT Unveils DIY Smart Home Security Brand, Products at CES 2020

ADT says it will rebrand its LifeShield DIY solutions under the new name Blue by ADT. The company also unveiled new cameras, as well as new products for Command and Control.

Read: Napco, UEI Lead Smart Home Stocks in 2019

Napco, UEI Lead Smart Home Stocks in 2019

Stocks of 50 major smart home-related companies averaged a stock price increase of 29% in 2019, led by impressive gains from UEI, Napco and others.

Read: How UL IoT Safety Rating Helps Manufacturers Demonstrate Cybersecurity Responsibility

How UL IoT Safety Rating Helps Manufacturers Demonstrate Cybersecurity Responsibility

Since the official launch in 2019, UL has tested a variety of IoT products, including kitchen appliances, smart bulbs, smart TVs and security cameras.

Read: Judge Rules Nortek Did Not Infringe on Chamberlain Access Control Patent

Judge Rules Nortek Did Not Infringe on Chamberlain Access Control Patent

U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Nortek Security & Control was not in violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Read: Best Buy Total Tech Support Subscribers Surpass 2M Mark

Best Buy Total Tech Support Subscribers Surpass 2M Mark

For an annual fee of $199, Best Buy Total Tech Support subscribers receive unlimited Geek Squad support for all of their technology.

Read: Cloud-Based Video Surveillance: How to Sell It ‘As a Service’

Cloud-Based Video Surveillance: How to Sell It ‘As a Service’

Johnson Controls’ Martin Renkis talks pricing, sales tactics for integrators adopting an ‘as a service’ business model for video surveillance.

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