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Read: NAPCO Sets Another Record for Net Sales During Q3

NAPCO Sets Another Record for Net Sales During Q3

Despite the solid sales growth in Q3, NAPCO says its ability to fully meet demand for products continues to be constrained by the ongoing supply chain challenges, electronic component shortages and logistics delays.

Read: Alarm.com Bottom Line Takes Hit in Q1 Courtesy of Supply Chain Woes

Alarm.com Bottom Line Takes Hit in Q1 Courtesy of Supply Chain Woes

Though Alarm.com’s Q1 revenues rose 19% to $205M, hardware and shipping costs increased dramatically, resulting in a price increase for Q2.

Read: Vivint Sees Q1 Revenues Increase 14.7% to $392.7M

Vivint Sees Q1 Revenues Increase 14.7% to $392.7M

Vivint says it believes its 11.2% attrition rate is the lowest among national smart home companies by a significant margin.

Read: Should Your Business Begin Accepting Crypto Payments?

Should Your Business Begin Accepting Crypto Payments?

Integrators must prepare themselves as transactions utilizing cryptocurrency payments become more common, especially among affluent Millennials.

Read: Alarm.com Total Revenue Increased 21.2% in 2021, 17.9% in Q4

Alarm.com Total Revenue Increased 21.2% in 2021, 17.9% in Q4

Alarm.com continues to see success with its SaaS business model and anticipates up to 9.3% revenue growth in 2022 to as high as $819M.

Read: Vivint Announces 2021 Fiscal Results; Adds 360,500 New Subscribers

Vivint Announces 2021 Fiscal Results; Adds 360,500 New Subscribers

Vivint also reported its lowest subscriber attrition rate in more than three years of 11.3% in its latest quarter.

Read: 5.5B Matter-Compliant Smart Home Devices Expected to Ship by 2030

5.5B Matter-Compliant Smart Home Devices Expected to Ship by 2030

Manufacturers want to make the Matter smart home specification the de facto standard with more than half of all devices able to connect.

Read: How to Profit on Lighting Controls and Motorized Shades

How to Profit on Lighting Controls and Motorized Shades

A recent study shows why security dealers and integrators are well-positioned to offer residential and commercial clients lighting controls and motorized shades.

Read: Joe Freeman, ‘Father of Home Automation,’ Dies at 88

Joe Freeman, ‘Father of Home Automation,’ Dies at 88

Freeman was principal of consulting and research firm J.P. Freeman & Co. and penned SSI’s “By the Numbers” column in the early-to-mid aughts.

Read: 2021 Software Deep Dive: Integrators Share Frustrations, Needs & More

2021 Software Deep Dive: Integrators Share Frustrations, Needs & More

The 2021 SSI Software Deep Dive Study reveals security integrators are constantly investing in software, spending $1,260 per year.

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