Mozilla’s Naughty-or-Nice List Rates Connected Devices on Privacy and Data Security

Mozilla publishes second annual *Privacy Not Included list of connected smart-home and entertainment devices, and how they rank on privacy and cybersecurity. Enter the Creep-o-Meter.

Connected Home Security Tool Helps Ensure a Secure System

According to Dan Fulmer of FulTech Solutions, the Connected Home Security Tool can help integrators and users install their connected devices more securely.

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

Home Automation and Alarm Giant Vector Security Adds Retail Location; More Coming

$300 million alarm and smart-home provider Vector Security opens second retail location with hands-on home-automation demos; plans national expansion of retail storefronts.

ADT Optimistic About Amazon Alexa; Reports Q3 Revenues Up 6%

ADT reports quarterly revenue of $1.15 billion, up 6 percent, primarily due to ADT Pulse smart home growth. Amazon Company looks to bring alarm voice response directly to law enforcement vehicles.

Wounded U.S. Army Captain Nick Vogt Receives Custom ELAN Smart Home

The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm Xtend Technologies to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Nick Vogt and his family.

Alarm.com Q3 Results Show Total Revenue Growth of 24.3 Percent

For the third quarter ended Sept. 30, Alarm.com reported total revenue grew 24.3 percent to $111.8 million, up from $90 million during the same period last year.

DoorBird Door Intercom Combines a Doorbell and Keypad

Introduced just recently, the DoorBird D2101KV IP Door Intercom incorporates a doorbell and keypad that supports integration into residential and commercial environments.

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera “police have been asking for,” IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.

Consumer Video Surveillance Market to Top $1 Billion in 2018

According to IHS Markit, sales from standalone network video-surveillance cameras reached $996 million globally in 2017 and is estimated to grow past $1 billion by the end of 2018 thanks in part to some pretty clever tech.