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Read: Massachusetts School Unable to Turn Smart Lights off Due to Software Failure

Massachusetts School Unable to Turn Smart Lights off Due to Software Failure

Supply chain issues largely blamed for the considerable time it has take for facility managers to repair the systems.

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Read: Why Home Energy Management Equals Sustainable Opportunity

Why Home Energy Management Equals Sustainable Opportunity

Though already gaining steam, a number of factors have sent interest in energy management into overdrive. Get onboard the latest trends and learn how to integrate this offering into your security portfolio.

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Read: Johnson Controls Collaborates with Cobalt Robotics Robot Guards

Johnson Controls Collaborates with Cobalt Robotics Robot Guards

Johnson Controls C•CURE 9000 access control and event management system integrates with Cobalt Robotics’ remote guard service.

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Read: Ensuring Safe, Secure Senior Living Scenarios with Smart Technology

Ensuring Safe, Secure Senior Living Scenarios with Smart Technology

Connected technology such as security cameras and notification systems can go a long way in providing safer, more comfortable living experience for seniors looking to live independently.

Read: How EVs Can Become a Gateway to Greater Smart Home Sales

How EVs Can Become a Gateway to Greater Smart Home Sales

As sales of EVs increase, manufacturers such as Savant are assisting integrators with solutions to cater to clean power customers who also eye other smart technology.

Read: Ajax Systems Partners with ADI Global Distribution

Ajax Systems Partners with ADI Global Distribution

Following its entry into the North American market back in June of 2022, Ajax Systems is further strengthening its presence in the market through a new alliance with ADI Global Distribution.

Read: Protecting the Connected Home: Home Security Meets Personal Privacy

Protecting the Connected Home: Home Security Meets Personal Privacy

Parks Associates research finds most consumers (72%) are concerned with the security of their smart home products and their network.

Read: Smart Home Stocks Take a Beating in 2022

Smart Home Stocks Take a Beating in 2022

Smart home stocks fell an average of 32% in 2022. NAPCO, Vivint and ADT are among only five companies that had stock price gains last year.

Read: Alarm.com Sues Vivint for Alleged Patent Infringement

Alarm.com Sues Vivint for Alleged Patent Infringement

The lawsuit asks for a jury trial, an order requiring Vivint to pay an ongoing royalty to Alarm.com of an yet-to-be-determined amount, enhanced damages for up to three times the actual damages, plus attorney’s fees.

Read: Yale Home Announces Smart Safe Products

Yale Home Announces Smart Safe Products

Read: Simplify Smart Living with a Platform Built for Pros

Simplify Smart Living with a Platform Built for Pros

Clare products are easy to install and use, with intuitive features for both installers and end-users.

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