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.
According to new research conducted by Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence, as many as 68.4 percent — or almost 7 out of 10 — cameras are currently running out of date firmware.
Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a global provider of wireless security, home automation, access control and health and wellness technology, announced that an administrative law judge (ALJ) of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a notice finding there was no violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in connection with the patent infringement action brought against Nortek by The Chamberlain Group Inc.
Resideo Technologies Inc., a global provider of home comfort and security solutions, announced a number of actions this week, including that the company’s president and CEO, Mike Nefkens, and the board have mutually agreed to a transition, which will allow him to focus on family health issues.
For the past 13 years, U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Chad Watson (Ret.) has proven the resiliency and toughness of U.S. service members by creating a new life for himself after he lost half of his right leg in a 2006 IED explosion in Iraq. In recognition of Watson’s sacrifice and determination throughout his difficult recovery, the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence, Supporting Empowerment) program selected him to receive a brand new smart home in Illinois, complete with security, automation and entertainment technologies from Nortek Security & Control LLC.
While Nexkey might be new to the security scene, the company has already made a name for itself, earning a coveted New Product Showcase Award from the Security Industry Association in the wireless access control device and peripheral category at ISC West last year.
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.