ADT LLC announced the launch of ADT Anywhere, a new family safety service and mobile app built in conjunction with partner Life360. The new app combines Life360's proprietary family location technology, 24/7 crash detection and roadside assistance with professional panic response monitoring via ADT Canopy.
ADT announced the nationwide availability of ADT Canopy, a month-to-month contract service with 24/7 professional security monitoring via LG Smart Security. ADT Canopy will also extend their intrusion detection and panic response service offerings through new partnerships with leading smart home and consumer electronics brands, including Samsung, NETGEAR and Glympse.
Sonitrol, a unit of Stanley Black & Decker’s Security division with headquarters in Indianapolis, reported it reached a new milestone by assisting with 175,000 documented criminal apprehensions since 1977, when the company first began recording apprehension statistics.
After a signal disruption affecting more than 10,000 ADS radio transceivers resulting from what ADS called a “bad packet” of data from AES technology, the two companies have taken steps to correct the issue and ensure the network does not experience further disruptions.
If you read the kind of stuff that I do, you cannot help but be amazed at the explosive growth of the Internet of Things, IoT for short. With the costs of Wi-Fi interfaces dropping into the range of $1 per device in large volume, more and more “things” are getting connected to LAN networks and the Internet.
Alarm.com recently announced the integration of several new dealer programs, central stations and equipment distributors for SecurityTrax, a cloud-based customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning solution for security dealers.
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.
Vision & Purpose with 2020 just three short years away, security integrators such as Comtronics' John Campau are forming ambitious plans based on emergent opportunities. More Details in SDM's 2017 Industry Forecast Study projects strong growth this year.