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Read: PSA Rebrands A/V Division USAV to EDGE

PSA Rebrands A/V Division USAV to EDGE

The inspiration for the new name was derived from the brand CI Edge, which PSA acquired alongside USAV in 2017.

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Read: How Environmental Monitoring Can Be Elemental to Business

How Environmental Monitoring Can Be Elemental to Business

Monitoring climate and potential damaging elements like water and gas represents a high need and potentially lucrative path for security pros to boost revenues.

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Read: Snap One Redesigns OvrC Customer App, Partner Dashboard

Snap One Redesigns OvrC Customer App, Partner Dashboard

Snap One has updated its OvrC app and platform to provide more options to users and more integration capabilities for dealers.

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Read: Alarm.com Unveils Solar Monitoring Program

Alarm.com Unveils Solar Monitoring Program

Alarm.com’s integrated solar monitoring solution for service providers features a Solar Automation & Awareness service package and Solar Program Certification Course.

Read: uHave Control Unveils uSwitch CS Relay/IO

uHave Control Unveils uSwitch CS Relay/IO

The uSwitch CS from uHave Control is said to offer high levels of functionality to deliver control, monitoring and the ability to reboot any device from anywhere.

Read: Z-Wave Product Ecosystem Surpasses 4,000 Certified Devices

Z-Wave Product Ecosystem Surpasses 4,000 Certified Devices

Certification ensures all Z-Wave devices — regardless of brand, manufacturer and chip generation — work harmoniously with each other to deliver on the promise of the interoperable and backwards compatible smart home.

Read: Rhombus Systems’ New A100 Audio Gateway Provides Gunshot Detection

Rhombus Systems’ New A100 Audio Gateway Provides Gunshot Detection

The Rhombus A100 Audio Gateway features built-in audio analytics to detect abnormal audio such as gunshots, glass break, sounds of distress, bullying and fights, and can trigger automated alarms or messages.

Read: ADT Acquires Smart Apartment Platform IOTAS

ADT Acquires Smart Apartment Platform IOTAS

Users of the IOTAS app will now be able to reach an ADT agent in the event of an emergency by simply swiping a dedicated button in the app.

Read: Smart Home Devices for MDU Residents: Are You Selling to This Lucrative Market?

Smart Home Devices for MDU Residents: Are You Selling to This Lucrative Market?

Parks Associates research shows 43% of U.S. MDU residents report using smart home devices. Here’s why IoT products are in-demand by both residents and property managers.

Read: RGB Spectrum Introduces Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor

RGB Spectrum Introduces Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor

The newly announced Zio 4000 video wall processor from RGB Spectrum supports complex visualization and situational awareness simultaneously.

Read: Security Dealers: Look to Vacation Homeowners to Secure More Smart Lock Sales

Security Dealers: Look to Vacation Homeowners to Secure More Smart Lock Sales

Securing a vacation property with connected smart locks is a great way to help owners leave stress behind, and for integrators to increase sales.

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