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IHS Markit: Disruption coming to professional smart home market

Professionally monitored smart home accounts will surpass traditionally monitored accounts in 2022 Alarm.com and Comcast’s acquisition of Icontrol, finalised March 8, will mean stiff competition in the coming years for other providers of professional home automation systems. Although Comcast is a telecom, and telecoms often get poor customer service reviews, this has not slowed its growth as a home automation and security provider. Robust smart home platform IHS Markit...

IHS Markit research: Penetration of smart home systems to reach 7 percent globally by 2025

Service providers with vertically integrated ecosystems need to quickly market in-house innovation Highlights of smart home systems growth analysis Service providers with smart home offerings share core tenets that incorporate flexibility, innovation and ‘the experience’. As long as a service provider adheres to these values, the means of development and delivery of the ecosystem (proprietary or open) is inconsequential. IHS Markit projects the penetration of s...

Tyco Security Products’ home automation access control solutions to be showcased at CES 2016 in Las Vegas

Tyco will highlight its IQ panel, a robust wireless smart home solution, at the event in Las Vegas Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, will showcase its connected home solutions in its debut appearance at the 2016 CES show, January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas. The world’s gathering place for consumer technologies provides an ideal platform to feature the company’s expanding range of techn...

Home security systems’ additional automation features promote smart homes

Home security devices are evolving and expanding their offered features, providing new opportunities for the security industry Home security isn’t just home security anymore. These days cameras, door and window alarms are just pieces of the web–enabled “smart home.” And, the home is getting smarter, as service providers begin to merge home security systems with home automation. The added value of these additional features is now drawing more potential c...

Future of interactive residential security market in the US – bleak or bright?

Have interactive services lost their edge? Are users discouraged and disenthralled? That’s a myth that needs busting, because security companies continue to have success offering these solutions to customers. Alarm companies who began their business with traditional intrusion detection continue to deliver interactive services as part of a total, connected home solution. Companies like Complete Security Systems, Marlboro, N.J.; Marshall Alarm Systems, Yorktown Heights, N.Y.; and The Securi...

From barriers to Bluetooth at ISC West: Reinventing the door opening category

ASSA ABLOY discussed the importance of securing the critical infrastructure, the building and beyond, at a media press conference April 15 on the opening day of ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas. Martin Huddart, president of ASSA ABLOY’s Access and Egress Hardware Group, based in New Haven, Conn., outlined some of the current and future objectives of the company, which continues to fine-tune its global leadership in door opening solutions while playing a significant role in the future of access...

Kwikset’s electronic locks receive certification through Icontrol Networks OpenHome Partner Program

Kwikset's SmartCode locks will bring consumers added peace of mind via remote locking capabilities Kwikset, the leader in residential security, announces that two of its most popular electronic locks have been certified through the Icontrol Networks OpenHome™ Partner Program. The SmartCode™ 910 and SmartCode 914, both with Home Connect™ technology, are among eleven devices that Icontrol, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, recently added to...

Yale demonstrates its line of Yale Real Living intelligent locks at ASIS 2013

The Yale Real Living line of electronic locks combines a wide range of features with a high level of flexibility Underscoring its commitment to access control for today’s digital home, Yale is at ASIS 2013 demonstrating its line of Yale Real Living™ intelligent locks and supporting its extensive roster of top integration partners exhibiting here. The Yale Real Living line of electronic locks combines a wide range of features with a high level of flexibility to mak...