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Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

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Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

March 21, 2019 ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.

ADT Ends Pulse, Adds Command & Control, Pauses Alexa Guard, Plots DIY

ADT Ends Pulse, Adds Command & Control, Pauses Alexa Guard, Plots DIY

March 18, 2019 New ADT Command and Control launches nationwide this month, ending long rein of ADT Pulse security and home automation platform. Company plots DIY course with LifeShield acquisition, but not with Alexa Guard quite yet.

ADT Reports Total Revenue Up 7% in Q4 2018

ADT Reports Total Revenue Up 7% in Q4 2018

March 13, 2019 In addition to financial information, ADT reported that 40 percent of its residential customers now use ADT Pulse, which combines security with lighting and climate control.

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

February 21, 2019 IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.

ADT Enables Security Monitoring Over FirstNet, Dedicated Public-Safety Communications Platform

ADT Enables Security Monitoring Over FirstNet, Dedicated Public-Safety Communications Platform

February 21, 2019 ADT alarm signals can be relayed within a network designed specifically for public safety, enabling an enhanced communications with first responders.

ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

January 07, 2019 ADT Video Doorbell, ADT Voice Control Integrations with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, ADT Go and ADT’s Interactive Crime Map

Former ADT CEO: $10/Month, No-Term Alarm Contracts Sold Online Are Future

Former ADT CEO: $10/Month, No-Term Alarm Contracts Sold Online Are Future

December 21, 2018 Former ADT CEO Tim Whall says the future of smart home security is $10 per month, no-term monitoring contracts sold online to clients. Residential dealers need to transition to higher upfront equipment fees.

Are Amazon and Ring Working Together to Create a ‘Suspicious Persons’ Database?

Are Amazon and Ring Working Together to Create a ‘Suspicious Persons’ Database?

December 20, 2018 Ring says its patent does not reflect current developments to products and services, but speculation continues to swirl after Amazon's 'Rekognition' facial recognition experiment got the company in hot water earlier this year.

Internet-Based Alarm Monitoring Can Be Safer than Cellular. Say What?

Internet-Based Alarm Monitoring Can Be Safer than Cellular. Say What?

By Russell Vail · December 14, 2018 Cellular might seem more reliable than Internet for communications between alarm systems and central stations, but what happens when CDMA sunset kills millions of pro-monitored security systems?

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

November 15, 2018 SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

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Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

March 21, 2019 ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

February 21, 2019 IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.

ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

ADT Unveils New Command and Control Security System, Replacing ADT Pulse

January 07, 2019 ADT Video Doorbell, ADT Voice Control Integrations with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, ADT Go and ADT’s Interactive Crime Map

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

November 15, 2018 SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

Amazon’s New Alexa Guard: Huge Implications for Sound Recognition in Security; ADT Stock up 7%

Amazon’s New Alexa Guard: Huge Implications for Sound Recognition in Security; ADT Stock up 7%

September 21, 2018 New Alexa Guard turns Amazon Echo into sound-recognition device, alerting users and professional monitoring stations to smoke/CO alarms and glass breaks; first partner ADT sees stock price soar.

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

August 30, 2018 Selling Telguard's Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.

Honeywell DIY, Alexa Enabled Smart Home Security System Now Available

Honeywell DIY, Alexa Enabled Smart Home Security System Now Available

August 02, 2018 Honeywell's DIY system features an integrated 1080p wide-angle HD camera with night vision, 145-degree viewing, and facial recognition.

Fibaro Home Automation Acquired for $73M by European Controls Co.

Fibaro Home Automation Acquired for $73M by European Controls Co.

July 13, 2018 Nice Group acquires Fibaro (Fibar Group S.A.), popular maker of Z-Wave sensors and smart-home hubs, shortly after acquiring Abode, a DIY security and home-automation company with professionally monitored alarm systems.

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

July 02, 2018 Private Equity firm Hellman & Friedman acquires controlling stake in DIY security provider SimpliSafe. CE Pro's Julie Jacobson reviews synergies with H&F portfolio companies SnapAV, Verisure (Securitas Direct) and HUB International insurance.

Alula’s ‘SmartHome Now’ Saves Builders Up Front, Lets Buyers Add Tech Later

Alula’s ‘SmartHome Now’ Saves Builders Up Front, Lets Buyers Add Tech Later

June 26, 2018 Alula Connect+ security and home-automation platform can be installed during construction at very low cost to homebuilder, allowing integration with built-in smart-home tech like Pella Insynctive windows and doors.

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Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

Stop Spare Change from Falling Through Holes in Your Company’s Processes

Advertorial · March 31, 2016 Professional Services Automation can make sure billable time doesn’t slip through the cracks and dramatically impact cash flow.

Using Managed Services as the Remedy for Legacy Clients

Advertorial · March 16, 2016 Four easy steps to transitioning your clients -- the good and the bad -- to your new managed services business model.

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

Advertorial · Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.

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