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Read: You Can Bank on Every Home Having Voice Control in 10 Years

You Can Bank on Every Home Having Voice Control in 10 Years

Privacy concerns aside, voice control is set to become the most important change to user interface design since the touchscreen revolution.

Read: Get a Clue, Gizmodo. Pro-Installed Smart Home Gear <i>Is</i> Worth It.

Get a Clue, Gizmodo. Pro-Installed Smart Home Gear Is Worth It.

Mainstream consumer media like Gizmodo still don’t seem to realize that professional smart home installation is an option compared to DIY.

Read: Why Temperature Monitoring Is Critical in a Post-Pandemic/Herd Immunity Environment

Why Temperature Monitoring Is Critical in a Post-Pandemic/Herd Immunity Environment

The medical consensus is that temperature scanning solutions will be used as general gateway health monitors even after COVID-19 is defeated, or at least at herd immunity levels.

Read: How the Alarm Industry Can Raise the Bar to Properly Test Systems

How the Alarm Industry Can Raise the Bar to Properly Test Systems

Equipment, layout, wiring, transmission equipment, service and monitoring need to be tested together to ensure a “system” operates as intended.

Read: Demands to Defund the Police Bring Big Changes to Campus Security

Demands to Defund the Police Bring Big Changes to Campus Security

The reform movement is forcing educational facilities to revise their approaches to campus safety and security.

Read: AIREF Morphs to FAST, and Why the ‘Industry Owes a Debt of Thanks’

AIREF Morphs to FAST, and Why the ‘Industry Owes a Debt of Thanks’

The Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation reexamined its existing mission and decided on an entirely new direction.

Read: U.S. Capitol Attack: IDing Domestic Terrorists Using Facial Recognition and Video Surveillance

U.S. Capitol Attack: IDing Domestic Terrorists Using Facial Recognition and Video Surveillance

Umbrella Technologies CEO Thomas Carnevale explains how law enforcement will likely leverage technology to ID the Capitol Hill attackers.

Read: PSA to Amazon: Not Interested One Bit in Becoming Your Labor Force

PSA to Amazon: Not Interested One Bit in Becoming Your Labor Force

During ADAPT 2020, PSA CEO Bill Bozeman laid bare his disdain with Amazon’s idea that integrators could serve as the tech behemoth’s installation arm.

Read: Demands to Defund the Police Are a Call to Action for Alarm Industry

Demands to Defund the Police Are a Call to Action for Alarm Industry

Industry veteran Tony Smith explains why the alarm industry would be wise to strengthen its existing police relationships in the wake of national protests.

Read: Should COVID-19 Give Security Companies Reason to Worry About Their Future?

Should COVID-19 Give Security Companies Reason to Worry About Their Future?

Are you concerned that your company is losing value, or that COVID-19 will help DIY put an end to pro security? Industry veteran and consultant Ron Davis explains why there’s no reason to worry.

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