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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...

Fibaro Home Center 2 Compatible With Home Automation Devices

Fibaro, a leading European manufacturer of wireless, intelligent home automation systems, announces the availability in the United States of Home Center 2, the centerpiece of Fibaro’s total connected home ecosystem.  Based on Z-Wave wireless technology, the Home Center 2 uses Fibaro and other Z-Wave sensors to provide complete control over hundreds of home automation devices and scenarios. As a result, the Home Center 2 brings a high level of convenience, safety and energy efficiency...

Expanding Market For Home Automation Sector

  Just how big is the home automation industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies – large and small—that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world’s largest corporations – Apple and Google – along with the nation’s biggest cable and telecom companies – Comcast and AT&T. It includes big names in security like Honeywell and ADT. Then there are less known, but fast g...

The Year In Mergers And Acquisitions: Top 10 Of 2014

2014 was a year for eye-popping merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the security space. The big deals of the year included some of the largest names in the industry. One name is larger than any in the security market – Google, which made not one but two acquisitions this year that could impact the future security market. It was also the year that a smaller player in the video camera market (although a huge familiar brand overall) bought a large, open systems V...

Google-owned Nest Labs signs acquisition agreement with Dropcam worth $555 million

The agreement has been signed for $555 million in cash Google-owned Nest Labs, Inc. (nest.com) announced recently that it has entered into an agreement to buy Dropcam for $555 million in cash, subject to adjustments. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals in the US. See latest article from our Editor on how this space is witnessing some solid activity.