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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...

ISC West 2015: Mission 500 Announces Humanitarian And CSR Awards

The presentation will be at 5:00pm at the Security 5K reception area in the concourse adjacent to the Expo hall Mission 500, a charitable organization that engages security professionals to sponsor needy children through the World Vision organization, has announced the winners of its annual Humanitarian and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards.   The CSR and Humanitarian award will be presented on April 16, 2015 at ISC West. The presentation will be at 5:00p...

Vivint CSO Brings Lessons Of Government Cybersecurity To Home Automation

Cybersecurity is an ongoing concern in the realm of home automation and security systems. Joe Albaugh brought a unique perspective to the subject in July when he became Chief Security Officer (CSO) of Vivint, the second largest residential security and home automation provider in the United States. Albaugh’s approach to the cybersecurity aspects of home automation is based on his 20 years of experience including past positions as chief information security officer for three large, critical...

IHS Reports Rapid Market Growth In The Coming Years For Cloud-based Home Management Systems

The global installed base of cloud-based home management services is projected to grow to 44.6 million at the end of 2018 Cloud-based home management systems that allow users to remotely control household features like lighting and air conditioning are set for rapid growth in the coming years, with the installed base set to rise by a factor of eight from 2013 to 2018. The global installed base of cloud-based home management services is projected to grow to 44.6 million at...