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Read: Home Security Systems: Dealers, Purchase Trends and Triggers

Home Security Systems: Dealers, Purchase Trends and Triggers

Part of the rise in the adoption of home security systems is the separation of professional installation from professional monitoring. Parks Associates has all the details.

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Read: Building Automation Systems: Become an Expert and Win Customers With These 5 Benefits

Building Automation Systems: Become an Expert and Win Customers With These 5 Benefits

As technologies continue to converge, integrators are increasingly fınding opportunities at the intersection of security and building automation systems.

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Read: Alarm.com Unveils Smart Thermostat HD

Alarm.com Unveils Smart Thermostat HD

The Alarm.com Smart Thermostat HD has access to every sensor throughout a security system and takes cues from security panels, motion sensors located throughout a home, door and window sensors and more.

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Read: New Yale Assure Lock 2 Works With Bluetooth, Apple HomeKit, WiFi

New Yale Assure Lock 2 Works With Bluetooth, Apple HomeKit, WiFi

The redesigned Yale Assure Lock 2 will eventually gain Z-Wave and Matter Smart Modules, giving customers the option to adopt the smart home industry’s newest connectivity standard.

Read: Snap One Announces New WiFi 6 Wireless Access Points

Snap One Announces New WiFi 6 Wireless Access Points

The Access Networks’ Unleashed line of enterprise-grade WAPs are said to allow integrators to address residential or commercial installations with fast, reliable, self-healing wireless network solutions.

Read: VMP Introduces ER-HCM Series Horizontal Cable Manager System

VMP Introduces ER-HCM Series Horizontal Cable Manager System

The new Video Mount Products (VMP) ER-HCM Series cable manager fits standard 19-inch rack and cabinet spaces.

Read: What Drives Alarm.com’s Uncommon Innovation

What Drives Alarm.com’s Uncommon Innovation

Alarm.com has long been a disruptive and successful security vendor, providing dealers innovative and interactive solutions. Execs discuss what makes the company tick, its move into the commercial market and more in the latest Security Speaking podcast.

Read: Axis Showcases New Solutions for Integrating Sight, Sound, Analytics & More at GSX 2022

Axis Showcases New Solutions for Integrating Sight, Sound, Analytics & More at GSX 2022

At GSX 2022, Axis unveiled its AXIS M3057-PLR Mk II dome camera, D3100 Connectivity Hub, a new beta version of a time-in-area feature for AXIS Object Analytics and the new AXIS A12 Series edge-based door controllers.

Read: Z-Wave Alliance Rolls Out Free Educational eBook Series on Z-Wave Technology

Z-Wave Alliance Rolls Out Free Educational eBook Series on Z-Wave Technology

The eBook series is said to serve as the definitive guide to Z-Wave technology and how the Z-Wave protocol addresses serious challenges both now and in the future.

Read: Nice/Nortek Control C3-IP Power Conditioner Reduces Service Calls

Nice/Nortek Control C3-IP Power Conditioner Reduces Service Calls

The Panamax C3-IP power conditioner and power sequencer from Nice/Nortek provides control options via LAN and third-party control systems.

Read: Participate in SSI’s Home Automation Deep Dive Survey

Participate in SSI’s Home Automation Deep Dive Survey

SSI and Parks Associates seeks the participation of security dealers/integrators to gain a better understanding of residential security and home automation trends in the industry.

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