Acquires Smart Communicator Maker EBS looks to enhance its ability to service international clients with acquisition of Poland-based EBS, makers of smart communicators. Acquires Smart Communicator Maker EBS

In a move designed to amplify its ability to serve international markets, (Nasdaq: ALRM) has acquired EBS, a Poland-based specialist in the design and manufacturing of smart communicators that are widely deployed in international markets.

EBS technology complements’s software solutions. Integrating with EBS smart communicators will expand’s support for legacy security control panels that are widely deployed in international markets, providing its service providers with a cost-effective solution for efficiently deploying’s advanced connected property solutions.

“By leveraging the strengths of both EBS and, we are confident in our ability to deliver superior security solutions, support our service providers, and build on our competitive edge in the global market, all while collaborating with the experienced and knowledgeable teams at EBS,” said Aydin Bolkar, Vice President of International Operations at

EBS was founded over 30 years ago and has built a reputation for its high-quality manufacturing of smart communicators, according to a press release. As part of the family, EBS will gain access to a global network, research, and a portfolio of smart home and business security solutions. EBS’ solutions cater to a diverse range of clients, from households and small businesses to world-renowned security agencies and government institutions, according to the company.

“This merger promises numerous benefits and we are confident that it will substantially enhance our capacity to serve our customers even better,” said Krzysztof Stalewski, CEO at EBS.

EBS will continue to operate independently and the current management team at EBS will lead the business from its headquarters in Warsaw, Poland, and maintain a manufacturing facility in Elk, Poland.’s platform is used by millions of consumers and businesses  and deployed via a network of thousands of integrators. The platform integrates with a growing variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices through apps and interfaces, controlling security, video, access control, intelligent automation, energy management, and wellness solutions.

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Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald Expositions Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at

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