Backed by former ADT president Mike Snyder, Abode is UL-compliant security system with pay-as-you-go monitoring; gateway features ZigBee, Z-Wave, IP for home automation; platform ideal for both DIYs and pros.
Previously, consumers could buy a smart security base package for $39.99 per month and add a la carte services.
Security Sales & Integration ‘Monitoring Matters’ columnist Peter Giacalone explains to security systems integrators that they’re in the lifestyle business, not the technology business.
The Minnesota-based installing security contractor will leverage DMP products to offer its clientele the latest in Web-enabled and mobile technologies and services.
Icontrol One, the new SHaaS (smart home as a service) offering for independent security and home automation dealers, now has its first hardware partner: Interlogix Simon XT/XTi.
For the second year in a row, Icontrol Networks’ State of the Smart Home report finds consumers are predominantly interested in the security benefits of smart home technology.
Legrand’s new home automation platform supports On-Q IP cameras, video door entry, intercom, lighting control and multiroom audio as well as various third-party security, door locks and smart thermostats.
Latest S-1 for Alarm.com, a leading smart home as a service (SHaaS) provider suggests valuation could exceed $670 million for the home automation industry’s second public co. after Control4.
Using Apple HomeKit, Lutron CasÃ©ta wireless lighting and Serena shades, via Smart Bridge home automation gateway, can now be controlled using Siri voice commands.
ADI developed the Connected Home display to give dealers the opportunity to test Z-Wave enabled smart home products before presenting them to customers.