The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 all-in-one platform boasts several industry firsts, according to the manufacturer, including S-line encrypted sensor technology, 5MP panel camera, Bluetooth touchless disarming, dual path communication with LTE and Wi-Fi.
HomeSafety.com has been providing leads and calls to big players and national home security companies successfully since its inception and the company has decided to expand its reach by offering a tailor-made solution to the local and regional home security dealers.
Uplink Security and Nortek Security & Control recently completed the integration of the firmware of Uplink with the firmware of Nortek’s 2GIG GC2 panel, allowing alarm dealers to easily pair the GC2 panel with Uplink’s suite of home security services.
When Jason Rivera and Ben Brookhart of Power Home Technologies LLC, Raleigh, N.C., were thinking of ways to generate additional revenue for their growing home security business, they knew they wanted a reliable, low voltage solution that made homeowners say, “I don’t know how I ever lived without it.” They were willing to invest in training, personnel and marketing support if the solution fit.
The Helix Security and Automation Platform by Resolution Products, Hudson, Wis., was named Best Residential Security Platform by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) in the techhome division of the Mark of Excellence awards during the International Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas in January.
The Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of more than 300 leading manufacturers and service providers worldwide dedicated to interoperable wireless control products based on the Z-Wave open standard, held its annual Fall Summit “The Future Powered by Z-Wave,” November 4-6, 2014 at the Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif.
Savant, Hyannis, Mass., a smart home technology company, released new survey results revealing that more than half of consumers in the United States believe that home automation will be an everyday feature in less than 10 years from now, and nearly one-fourth saying that the technology will be an everyday feature in less than five years.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.