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Read: Exec Interview: Ring Looks to Engage Pros With New Installer Initiative

Exec Interview: Ring Looks to Engage Pros With New Installer Initiative

Company leaders reveal how what has been a DIY-oriented business, that expanded into security systems and surveillance cameras, is actively growing its pro install channel.

Read: DICE Corp. Receives Patent for Authenticated and Functional SMS Links

DICE Corp. Receives Patent for Authenticated and Functional SMS Links

The invention described in U.S. Patent no. 10,447,686 is for a computer system that creates pre-authenticated, functional URLs within SMS messages

Read: AI, Sensors and Video Surveillance Verification: Home Security Innovations You Need to Know

AI, Sensors and Video Surveillance Verification: Home Security Innovations You Need to Know

Features like video verification and video analytics are creating new opportunities to expand use cases and adoption of home security systems.

Read: Proof Consumers Still Desire Professional Services Over DIY

Proof Consumers Still Desire Professional Services Over DIY

Like the trend of music lovers re-embracing vinyl records and vintage gear, research shows a rise in professionally installed and monitored systems.

Read: 6 Factors to Embrace for Success in the Residential Market

6 Factors to Embrace for Success in the Residential Market

The security industry is changing and, believe it or not, for the better. Accept the changes that are good and resist those that are detrimental.

Read: Home Automation Deep Dive: New Findings on Pricing, DIY, Market Challenges & More

Home Automation Deep Dive: New Findings on Pricing, DIY, Market Challenges & More

SSI’s 2019 Home Automation Deep Dive, conducted in partnership with Parks Associates, reveals dealers are finding 10% growth in the home, helped in part by smart devices.

Read: DIY Tops Pro Systems in 2019 J.D. Power Home Security Satisfaction Study

DIY Tops Pro Systems in 2019 J.D. Power Home Security Satisfaction Study

The home security satisfaction survey reveals that pro install customers are primarily driven by reputation while DIY customers are more interested in costs when it comes to decision making.

Read: Swann Releases Wired and Wireless DIY ‘Security Digital Ecosystem’

Swann Releases Wired and Wireless DIY ‘Security Digital Ecosystem’

The release includes three new wired security systems, including DVRs with sensor warning light cameras and 4K Ultra HD NVRs.

Read: Sights and Data Points From TMA Annual Meeting in Napa Valley

Sights and Data Points From TMA Annual Meeting in Napa Valley

The Monitoring Association hosted its annual meeting in California’s famed wine country. This image gallery includes research findings from select sessions.

Read: Survey Spotlights Top Motivations for Most Home Security Purchases

Survey Spotlights Top Motivations for Most Home Security Purchases

A recent consumer survey conducted by Safety.com aims to ferret out the reasons and incentives that drive home security ownership in the United States.

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