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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.

Read: Swann 4K Surveillance System Receives Google Assistant Voice Control

Swann 4K Surveillance System Receives Google Assistant Voice Control

Swann claims to be the first security company to bring Google Assistant voice control technology to wired 4k surveillance systems.

Read: Why You Should Go ‘Above and Beyond’ to Differentiate With Service

Why You Should Go ‘Above and Beyond’ to Differentiate With Service

Jennifer Doctor, senior director of product management for Tyco Security Solutions at JCI says, “Personal service means more than sending a bill or responding when an event happens.”

Read: Swann Adds Google Assistant Voice Control to Wired Cameras

Swann Adds Google Assistant Voice Control to Wired Cameras

Swann claims to be the first security company to bring voice control technology to wired multicamera systems.

Read: Honeywell DIY Smart Home Security System Now in Stores

Honeywell DIY Smart Home Security System Now in Stores

Consumers can purchase the self-installed system and Alexa speaker at Lowe’s, Best Buy and Home Depot, as well as on Amazon and on Honeywell’s online store.

Read: LifeShield Adds Home Automation Capabilities to Wireless Security System

LifeShield Adds Home Automation Capabilities to Wireless Security System

LifeShield’s home security system is now compatiable with Z-Wave-certified devices and can be controlled using Amazon Alexa voice commands.

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