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ADT Security And Google Collaborate To Create A Suite Of Innovative Smart Home Security Offering

ADT, a renowned provider of security and smart home solutions, and Google announced that they are entering into a long-term partnership to create the next generation of smart home security offerings. The partnership will combine Nest’s award-winning hardware and services, powered by Google’s machine learning technology, with ADT’s installation, service and professional monitoring network to create a more helpful smart home and integrated experience for customers across the Unit...

Freedonia releases new study, Safety & Security Alarms, which discusses DIY home security

The rise of DIY home security is driving traditional vendors to pursue new growth strategies. Recent activity at ADT exemplifies how firms that have historically focused their business on professional monitoring are expanding to offer their own branded security equipment that users can monitor themselves without having to sign a long-term contract – a key to competing with firms like Amazon, Nest, and SimpliSafe. Freedonia’s newly published Safety & Security Alarms explores the i...

Embracing The Do-It-Yourself Approach For Smart Home Security

The success of smart homes began with professional security providers offering bundled packages, focused mostly on security monitoring. However, due to the cost of professional contracts, consumers began to embrace the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach. Despite the challenges and opportunities that come with professional and DIY approaches, the momentum of smart home growth depends on these two approaches working symbiotically. Smart home systems In 2017, there were about 122 million smart home de...

ASSA ABLOY's Yale Celebrates 175 Years, Smart Locks And New Partnerships

When Linus Yale Sr. invented the pin tumbler cylinder lock, it was the start of an iconic security brand that would eventually be known all over the world. What began in a lock shop in Newport, N.Y., would eventually evolve into the global presence of the brand “Yale” that we know today. The Yale brand was purchased in August 2000 by the Swedish lock manufacturer ASSA ABLOY Group, which expanded Yale’s global presence in the ensuing years and recently has led the way into smar...

Connected Technologies integrates with security dealers for Connect ONE cloud-hosted security management platform

Connected Technologies, LLC, offers the most exciting and popular integrations for security dealers to leverage with the Connect ONE cloud-hosted security management platform. Connect ONE supports Nest indoor and outdoor cameras with the ability to view and control all cameras with a single interface, including multiple locations, on the same screen. The Nest cameras provide live audio with Connect ONE, on-demand and live viewing a video verification event. In addition, dealers installing the w...

ADT Reaches 2 Million Customer Milestone For Pulse Interactive Security Platform

ADT Pulse allows customers to arm and disarm their security system, and access home automation features ADT LLC, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, recently surpassed the 2 million customer milestone for its groundbreaking Pulse interactive security platform. Introduced in 2010, ADT Pulse was the first mass market security and home automation platform available to consumers, delivering a seamless ecosystem to create a smarter, safer home....

Connected Technologies’ Connect ONE Security Management Platform Integrated With Various Products

When you install Nest, you can view and control all cameras in the easy-to-use Connect ONE interface New integrations from Connected Technologies, with the industry’s most exciting products continues to expand the installation and specification possibilities of the Connect One cloud-hosted security management platform.Nest Camera Integration The Connect ONE platform now supports the popular Nest indoor and outdoor cameras. When you install Nest, you can view and control...

SourceSecurity.com’s 10 Most Clicked Articles Posted In 2016

Again in 2016, the most well-trafficked articles posted at SourceSecurity.com tended to be those that addressed timely and important issues in the security marketplace. In the world of digital publishing, it’s easy to know what content resonates with the market: Our readers tell us with their actions; i.e., where they click.   Let’s look back at the Top 10 articles we posted in 2016 that generated the most page views. They are listed in order here with the author&r...

Internet Of Things Trends Boosting The Commercial Security Industry

The single largest group of consumer IoT devices being deployed is for home automation and residential security Business and technology analysts are in unanimous agreement that the number of IoT devices will explode into the many 10’s of billions within the next five years. These billions of new computing devices will produce enormous volumes of data about ourselves, our society, and our physical environment. The security industry is at ground zero of this upheaval. In f...

Home Automation: A Growth Area For The Security Industry?

It’s become a hot topic lately, but what are the real prospects for the smart home and home automation market? More specifically, what role can the security industry play in what is seen as a growth area? Earlier this year, IFSEC International in London saw the launch of a new home automation zone featuring a replica smart home, showcasing a range of interconnected devices such as intruder alarms, CCTV, biometric readers, door entry solutions and locks, as well as wireless control of bli...

IFSEC International 2016 Celebrates Huge Visitor Numbers

IFSEC 2016 attracted 27,052 attendees, in line with the 2015 attendance IFSEC International 2016, organized by UBM EMEA, has announced another hugely successful year for Europe’s largest security event, hosted from the 21st – 23rd June at ExCeL London.Volume Of Visitors IFSEC once again delivered an exceptional industry experience, attracting 27,052 attendees, in line with the 2015 attendance. The event saw a huge day one and two at IFSEC, with exhibitors overwhel...

Top Trends Driving Expansion Of Home Automation In The Security Industry And Beyond

It’s the 21st century already. Isn’t it time we all lived in smart homes? For technophiles everywhere, the smart home can’t come soon enough. The same might be said for the security marketplace, which is well positioned to thrive in the coming era of home automation. The wait could be shorter than we think, given some recent trends and events we are seeing in the home automation market. Let’s consider several of them: 1. Home Automation Is Getting Attention From Silic...