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2017 Residential Market Report: Keys for Security Dealers to Conquer the Connected Home

Interactivity was close to unknown 10 years ago. When interactivity did occur, it was for custom security systems only. And the capability today is not only for installed systems; it is available in most DIY systems, even low-cost systems.

That presents a reminder to security dealers: be on the lookout for changes that matter. Some innovations are simply “nice-to-have”; others are compelling and will enter mainstream consumer wants quickly. Parks Associates believes voice recognition is next on that list.

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