With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Market players from all sides agree there is room for everyone in the rapidly expanding connected home space, but will that change?
August 1, 2017
Many describe 2016 as a “pivot point” in the connected home space. While not yet out of the tall weeds, there are signs of organization and cooperation all around.
Insurers are racing to gain access to data in order to quantify risk on a more granular level. Today, most insurance discount programs for smart products are cross-marketing programs focused on lifting sales and collecting data that can, over time, be analyzed to more precisely quantify risk.
Telular Corporation, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has surpassed one million IoT subscribers in the commercial telematics and security markets. To drive continued growth, the company has strengthened its position in the commercial telematics space by realigning its recent acquisitions under the SkyBitz business unit.
Kastle Systems, a leader in advanced managed security systems and services, announced the launch of KastlePresence, an intuitive Internet of Things (IoT) workplace solution. Controlled by a simple smartphone app, KastlePresence offers a suite of features, including an entirely hands-free mobile access solution, designed to make spaces safer, smarter and more convenient for people who occupy and manage office buildings.
If a security integrator from 15 years ago suddenly found themselves transported to TEC 2016, presented by PSA Security Network from May 9-12 in Westminster, Colo., they would note a whole lot of changes.
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With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.