Resideo Technologies Inc. has acquired energy efficiency technology from Whisker Labs and hired the team behind it. The technology creates a thermodynamic model of a home to accurately predict home heating and air conditioning run time and energy use to enable a homeowner to use less energy while maintaining comfort.
Control4 Corporation, a global provider of smart home solutions, is advising customers the company will embrace “Works With Google Assistant” and is developing new Nest drivers in cooperation with Google’s certification standards.
Kwikset, a brand of Spectrum Brands Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, announced that its SmartCode 888 Deadbolt Lock was chosen to become part of the new Home is Connected smart home system from D.R. Horton Inc.
Resideo Technologies Inc. announced details of its Resideo Premier Security Dealer Program for top professional security and smart home dealers. The new, exclusive loyalty program will help dealers expand their offerings in the security and smart home markets, while driving value for homeowners.
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.
Resideo Technologies Inc. has acquired Buoy Labs, based in Santa Cruz, Calif. The newly acquired company produces an innovative Wi-Fi enabled solution that tracks the amount of water used in a home, integrating smart software and hardware that can identify potential leaks and intervene to prevent them through its subscription-based app services.
Qolsys, a provider of security and smart home technology, announced that, in partnership with Alarm.com, disarm images captured by the built-in 5MP panel camera on the IQ Panel 2 Plus now include face recognition powered by Alarm.com.
As the cover asserts, this year may be a tipping point for access control sales — with big data, cloud, cyber and more causing customers to rethink and retool their access control and identity management systems.
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