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Read: Why Interactive Services Are Driving Growth in Residential Security Market

Why Interactive Services Are Driving Growth in Residential Security Market

Competition from DIY solutions, low-cost smart home devices, new business models, new partnerships, emerging technologies and new entrants continue to transform residential security.

Read: DIY Solutions and Pro Monitoring Offerings Blur Market Segments

DIY Solutions and Pro Monitoring Offerings Blur Market Segments

The home security market continues to grow as more pro providers offer DIY solutions and DIY brands add pro monitoring.

Read: Why Multidwelling Units Are Expanding the Smart Home Market

Why Multidwelling Units Are Expanding the Smart Home Market

Like a standalone smart home, individual residences can be “personalized” and automated with security, lighting, climate control and more.

Read: The Burgeoning Implementation of Video Analytics in the Smart Home

The Burgeoning Implementation of Video Analytics in the Smart Home

Video analytics, such as facial recognition, will play a major role in the future as a result of normalizing specialized algorithms in home security systems.

Read: Examining Elevated Smart Home Use Cases During COVID-19

Examining Elevated Smart Home Use Cases During COVID-19

Companies that address the growing health and safety needs of consumers are being rewarded, taking share from those that are slower to adapt to this dramatic shift in the market.

Read: Families and Technology: Early Adopters and Market Influencers

Families and Technology: Early Adopters and Market Influencers

Parks Associates says home security systems are a promising path to drive smart home adoption rates among households with children.

Read: Today’s Role of Smart Home and Voice Assistant Platforms

Today’s Role of Smart Home and Voice Assistant Platforms

As smart home device use continues to rise, integrators can be relied on to deliver a unified app experience.

Read: Security System Purchasing Trends: Examining ADT’s Recent Partnerships & the Retail Channel

Security System Purchasing Trends: Examining ADT’s Recent Partnerships & the Retail Channel

ADT’s recent moves suggest a continued focus on professional installation as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, however, 45% of consumers report purchasing their security system through the retail channel.

Read: Top 5 Smart Home and Security Trends at CES 2021

Top 5 Smart Home and Security Trends at CES 2021

Among the notable trends at CES this year was WiFi sensing, which uses disruptions in WiFi signals from compatible smart devices to detect motion.

Read: Looking Forward to 2021: How COVID-19 Will Reshape Home Security

Looking Forward to 2021: How COVID-19 Will Reshape Home Security

With COVID-19 still affecting the way most Americans live, work, play and go to school, the security industry is faced with a variety of opportunities and challenges.

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