Home Automation

Read: Smart Home Security System Sales on Pace to Hit $4.8B by Year-End

Smart Home Security System Sales on Pace to Hit $4.8B by Year-End

Home and rental insurance incentives will encourage a faster rate of adoption going forward. These and other trends are presented in Smart Home Security, a new study from Freedonia Group.

Read: ‘CNET Smart Home in San Francisco’ Offers How-To Guide for Lifestyle Enhancement

‘CNET Smart Home in San Francisco’ Offers How-To Guide for Lifestyle Enhancement

The newly opened demo house, outfitted with Comcast’s Xfinity home automation system, will teach consumers how to enhance their living spaces with the help of smart home technology.

Read: Nest Pro Channel  Smart Home Gear to Be Rep’d by LRG in Central, Midwest Regions

Nest Pro Channel Smart Home Gear to Be Rep’d by LRG in Central, Midwest Regions

The Nest portfolio features hardware, software and services for the smart home, including smart thermostats, smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, and the Nest Cam.

Read: Nortek Security & Control Integrates Home Automation Platform With 2GIG Panel

Nortek Security & Control Integrates Home Automation Platform With 2GIG Panel

ELAN is billed as the only whole home automation platform to natively integrate with the 2GIG GC3 security and control panel.

Read: Comcast to Offer Smart Home Platform to Multifamily Developers

Comcast to Offer Smart Home Platform to Multifamily Developers

The new program will enable Xfinity Communities to address the rising demand among multifamily developers to offer residents home automation capabilities.

Read: BCE Finalizes Purchase of AlarmForce to Boost Smart Home Strategy

BCE Finalizes Purchase of AlarmForce to Boost Smart Home Strategy

BCE acquired all of the approximately 11.4 million common shares of AlarmForce for $182 million, paid in a combination of cash and BCE common shares.

Read: NMC to Monitor Nest Cam Security Cameras With I-View Now Integration

NMC to Monitor Nest Cam Security Cameras With I-View Now Integration

National Monitoring Center is among the first to enable security dealers to integrate video verification of Nest security cameras through I-View Now.

Read: MONI Renews Monitoring Partnership With Skyline Security

MONI Renews Monitoring Partnership With Skyline Security

Skyline Security will rejoin MONI’s dealer program in the New Year after being with Guardian Protection Services for four years.

Read: DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

The startup Konnected Alarm Panel is billed as the first-of-its kind solution to convert a wired alarm system for app-based smart home controls.

Read: DIY Gambit: Should Pro Installers Consider a Self-Install Offering to Stave Off Competition?

DIY Gambit: Should Pro Installers Consider a Self-Install Offering to Stave Off Competition?

A slew of DIY security and home automation competitors are flooding the marketplace, challenging traditional business models to keep pace.

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