Digital voice controlled assistants such as Amazon’s Echo and Dot offerings and Google Home were a hot item this past holiday season — and they will begin playing an increasingly important role in controlling security systems this year.
Honeywell, a global provider of connected homes, announced a new addition to its Lyric Security and Home Control platform that allows consumers to control their home security and automation systems on their personal devices.
Security Specialists LLC, a systems integrator and full-service solution provider of integrated life safety, electronic security, video surveillance and communications systems for commercial and residential clients, recently launched the DragonFly “create-your-own” security system for residential users.
Strong gains in home renovation and repair spending are expected to continue into next year before tapering, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
The video surveillance market is evolving with changing technology and greater integration. Integrators such as Sonitrol of Evansville's Chris Dingman are finding these opportunities as the market continues its upward trend. Read more about SDM February Issue.