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Read: AVNation to Host Virtual Conference for Residential Custom Install Pros

AVNation to Host Virtual Conference for Residential Custom Install Pros

The event was created to continue education, trainings and networking as the industry has transitioned to remote work due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Read: How to Effectively Sell, Deploy and Maintain These Smart Home Trends

How to Effectively Sell, Deploy and Maintain These Smart Home Trends

Experts delve into the latest trends and vendor offerings in the residential smart locks and energy management market.

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Read: Kwikset Launches Halo WiFi-Enabled Smart Lock, No Hub Required

Kwikset Launches Halo WiFi-Enabled Smart Lock, No Hub Required

The Halo from Kwikset also features SecureScreen technology that randomizes digits prior to entering a code to prevent fingerprint and code detection on the touchscreen surface.

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Read: Whole-Home Networks Are Becoming a Standard Offering by Homebuilders

Whole-Home Networks Are Becoming a Standard Offering by Homebuilders

A new survey by Parks Associates reveals home and multi-dwelling unit builders are placing a growing importance on smart home and voice control technology.

Read: Alula to Host Virtual Trade Show to Demo New Portfolio Additions

Alula to Host Virtual Trade Show to Demo New Portfolio Additions

Held over two days, the free online event will include updates on new products, custom interactive controls and the expanded Alula Pro Partner Program.

Read: Acoustic Design Systems Launches Fire Systems and Monitoring Services Division

Acoustic Design Systems Launches Fire Systems and Monitoring Services Division

Founded nearly two decades ago, Acoustic Design Systems is a Las Vegas-based provider of commercial and residential home automation and security solutions.

Read: CEDIA Cancels Tech Summits for March and April

CEDIA Cancels Tech Summits for March and April

Due to coronavirus outbreaks, the association has called off Tech Summits scheduled in Southern California, Dallas and Houston.

Read: 60% of Newly Acquired Security Systems Are Self-Installed, Parks Associates Says

60% of Newly Acquired Security Systems Are Self-Installed, Parks Associates Says

The research firm’s DIY Home Security Tracker finds do-it-yourself security solutions make up the majority of new security households.

Read: 3 in 4 U.S. Households at Risk to Get Hacked Via Voice Assistants by 2025

3 in 4 U.S. Households at Risk to Get Hacked Via Voice Assistants by 2025

Recent findings show that voice assistants can get hacked by using ultrasonic waves to imitate voice commands, according to Atlas VPN.

Read: DIY Security Camera Market to Surge 80% by 2024, Reports Omdia

DIY Security Camera Market to Surge 80% by 2024, Reports Omdia

Rising demand for consumer security cameras and video doorbells is driving new competition, challenging market leaders Nest and Arlo, Omdia says.

Read: Vivint Smart Home Shakes Up Top Management With Dunn Departure

Vivint Smart Home Shakes Up Top Management With Dunn Departure

Vivint President Alex Dunn will step down after 14 years at the company, but will serve in an advisory role through March 2021.

Read: Smart Home Product Buyer Preference: DIY vs. Pro Installation

Smart Home Product Buyer Preference: DIY vs. Pro Installation

Somewhat surprisingly, smart home product buyers that prefer DIY are more likely to be Boomers than Gen-Xers or Millennials, according to this study.

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