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Read: Inside the Smart Home & Beyond With Tim Whall at CAA Winter Conference

Inside the Smart Home & Beyond With Tim Whall at CAA Winter Conference

SSI Senior Editor Rodney Bosch hosted an in-depth discussion with SSI Industry Hall of Famer Whall, encompassing residential market opportunities, no-term contracts and more.

Read: 2018 Residential Security Market Report: Home Monitoring Fees, DIY on Upswing

2018 Residential Security Market Report: Home Monitoring Fees, DIY on Upswing

The 2018 Residential Security Dealer Survey shows security pros face sharing smart home market spoils with wholesale monitoring providers, DIY and other competitors.

Read: Smart Home Products: Impact on the Home Security Industry

Smart Home Products: Impact on the Home Security Industry

Understanding smart home product purchase patterns can help security dealers incorporate additional products and services, increasing revenue opportunities.

Read: New Startup Offers DIY Security System With Pro Monitoring

New Startup Offers DIY Security System With Pro Monitoring

Cove says its DIY security system is an affordable solution with the combined benefits of professional and DIY systems, and “none of the drawbacks.”

Read: 5 Key Industry Trends in Second Half of 2018 as Seen by Imperial Capital

5 Key Industry Trends in Second Half of 2018 as Seen by Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital’s Jeff Kessler and Saliq Khan outline five current trends in their recent report, “Technology Enabled Services Update.”

Read: Apartment Renters Place High Value on Security Amenities

Apartment Renters Place High Value on Security Amenities

Security dealers would be wise to study the opportunities to provide their services, including smart home amenities, to the growing population of apartment dwellers.

Read: How a Hybrid DIY Model Puts Security Dealers on Firm Footing

How a Hybrid DIY Model Puts Security Dealers on Firm Footing

Brian McLaughlin, CEO of Alula, a provider of end-to-end professional security systems, discusses the DIY trend and other dealer-channel topics.

Read: Study: 12% of Smart Home Households Leave Technical Problems Unresolved

Study: 12% of Smart Home Households Leave Technical Problems Unresolved

A Parks Associates study reveals unresolved technical problems with smart home devices have gone up 240% in the past three years.

Read: DIY Cameras Account for Majority of Smart Home IP Camera Sales in the U.S.

DIY Cameras Account for Majority of Smart Home IP Camera Sales in the U.S.

Parks Associates notes voice integration and the development of AI as it relates to image and sound recognition will drive the next generation of IP cameras.

Read: DIY Video Doorbell Dilemmas Open Door to Pitch Pro Monitoring

DIY Video Doorbell Dilemmas Open Door to Pitch Pro Monitoring

Many DIYers forgo monitoring fees, but dealers are well-positioned to solve pain points consumers are experiencing with their security devices, including video doorbells.

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