Whether it’s to gain a new stream of RMR or offer a better customer experience, mobile-friendly solutions are something that should be seriously considered by security pros.
The integration allows for Amazon Alexa users to use the Alexa app to enable or disable new voice unlock functionality for their Schlage Sense and Connect locks.
Smart home market insights will be explored during the annual CONNECTIONS conference, hosted by Parks Associates, May 22-24 in San Francisco.
Silicon Labs acquired Sigma Design’s Z-Wave business to bring together all the short range IoT standards under one roof.
Dwelo’s web and mobile software offers apartment dwellers the ability to control smart devices such as light switches, thermostats and door deadbolts for their individual units.
Ring’s Neighbors app is a way to crowdsource information from residents about suspicious activity.
The acquisition is said to enable Nortek Security & Control to deliver advanced security, control and entertainment systems, leveraging artificial intelligence and video analytics to personalize security and connected home experiences.
The Connect+ is a modern, wireless security solution that can reduce installation time and is ready to scale your business from essential level installations such as renters to advanced level automation for home and business owners.
Newcomer Chekt and I-View Now enable security and smart home dealers to add video verification to traditional alarm monitoring, providing recurring revenue to the installer and improved emergency response to the end user.
Multiple-system operators (MSOs) held about 6% of professional monitored-security accounts in 2017, but are forecast to account for nearly 14% of the market in 2022, according to IHS Markit.