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Read: J.D. Power Names Home Security Companies With Highest Customer Satisfaction

J.D. Power Names Home Security Companies With Highest Customer Satisfaction

Smart home features are a key opportunity to driving customer satisfaction with home security systems, according to J.D. Power.

Read: Vivint Parent Company APX Group Holdings Reports Q3 Net Loss

Vivint Parent Company APX Group Holdings Reports Q3 Net Loss

Vivint finished the summer selling season with a 19% year-over-year gain in its direct-to-home sales channel, along with recurring revenue gains.

Read: Vivint Smart Home Products No Longer Sold in Best Buy Stores

Vivint Smart Home Products No Longer Sold in Best Buy Stores

With the end of the co-branded arrangement, Vivint eliminated more than 400 in-store sales positions and related overhead costs.

Read: Alarm.com Prevails in Smart Home Patent Dispute With Vivint

Alarm.com Prevails in Smart Home Patent Dispute With Vivint

The Federal Circuit confirmed a ruling by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that invalidated claims in a Vivint patent on a method for remotely controlling smart home devices.

Read: Vivint Partners With Google to Give Voice Control to New Customers, Expand Smart Home Suite

Vivint Partners With Google to Give Voice Control to New Customers, Expand Smart Home Suite

Vivint will give two Google Home Mini devices to every new customer and add Nest Thermostat E and Google WiFi to its smart home suite.

Read: Vivint Smart Home Chief Engineering Officer Named Top C-Suite Executive

Vivint Smart Home Chief Engineering Officer Named Top C-Suite Executive

Vivint’s JT Hwang is one of Utah Business magazine’s CXO of the Year honorees for his role in building the company’s Cloud-based smart home platform, among other achievements.

Read: Are Pro Security Companies on Amazon’s Shopping List?

Are Pro Security Companies on Amazon’s Shopping List?

Buying an alarm company such as Brink’s or Vivint would give Amazon an army of techs to sell more security and home automation gear and reduce the cost of truck rolls by saturating the market.

Read: Top Security Stories From January 2018

Top Security Stories From January 2018

The most popular security news and events you may have missed from the month of January on SSI online.

Read: New Vivint App Shares Smart Home Cameras With Neighbors

New Vivint App Shares Smart Home Cameras With Neighbors

The Streety app by Vivint Smart Home allows neighbors to easily crowdsource camera footage captured by their IoT cameras, regardless of brand.

Read: Vivint to Pay ADT $10 Million Over Deceptive Sales Lawsuit

Vivint to Pay ADT $10 Million Over Deceptive Sales Lawsuit

ADT says Vivint used deceptive sales practices to mislead ADT customers into signing long-term contracts.

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