Alula, a provider of smart security and automation systems for professional installers and the award-winning inventors of the Connect+ platform, announced the launch of a professional partner program that provides incentives, marketing support, product training and access to an online resource center.
On Nov. 14-16, hundreds of professionals gathered in Miami, Fla., for Honeywell’s 2019 Building for the Future event. Featuring presentations, breakout sessions and an innovation showcase, this provided a unique chance for those involved with Honeywell to connect and learn more about what the company is working on — which was particularly interesting since this was the first conference Honeywell held since separating from Resideo in 2018.
RemoteLock — which went through a rebrand approximately 18 months ago — has always been in the lock business, cutting its teeth in the vacation rental space. But now, the company has evolved into focusing on software versus hardware.
This year’s CONNECT conference, held Oct. 24-26 in Phoenix, Ariz., marked a new beginning for Resideo, as it was the first the company has hosted independently since spinning off from Honeywell last year. The three-day-long event didn’t hesitate to send a strong message as to what Resideo’s focus will now be: playing to the strengths of its security dealers and other professionals in the HVAC, plumbing and electrical trades to bring seamlessly connected and easy-to-use smart home technologies to consumers.
Clare and NorthStar have announced a partnership bringing NorthStar’s affiliate program to all Clare security dealers. The program will offer dealers security funding options for Clare’s smart home and security platform, including Clare’s secure hub and all Clare encrypted intrusion sensors.
Paxton, a brand of electronic IP access control and video intercom solutions, has announced a new distribution relationship with ADI Global Distribution, making it even easier for dealers to buy its products.
The RS2 dealer meeting was held at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort and included a golf outing, a tour of the Midway aircraft carrier and a dinner cruise.
Dealers “like to learn from each other,” said Gary Staley, RS2 founding partner. Noting that attendees will keep one another in mind when they have a project that covers areas beyond their own geographic area, he said, “the camaraderie they build here goes a long way.”