Ring Settles with ADT in Zonoff Lawsuit, Acquires Lighting Co., Plans Spring Launch of Ring Alarm

CES 2018: Ring reportedly settles with ADT in Zonoff lawsuit for $25 million, plans to launch super-cheap ‘Ring Alarm’ security system soon, adds Z-Wave sensors, acquires Mr. Beams (Wireless Environment, LLC). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Nortek at CES 2018: Elan Integrates with 2Gig, GrillGuard Prevents Stove Fires

Newly merged Core Brands and Nortek Security Controls (NSC) demo Elan and 2Gig integration for professional installers, plus GrillGuard security sensor for stoves and UL-listed Rely — a small, powerful, low-cost security panel.

Onkyo Introduces Alexa-Enabled, Multi-Sensor VC-FLX1 Smart Speaker

Onkyo’s new VC-FLX1 Smart Speaker features Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, as well as other features such as a built-in web cam and temperature, motion, light and humidity sensors.

Comcast Xfinity Rolls Out MDU Smart Home Program

Cable giant Comcast packages smart home devices, services to create ‘simple solution to an advanced network’ for multi-dwelling unit (MDU) developers.

Schlage ND Classroom Security Lock | Mr. Locksmith Blog

Schlage ND Classroom Security Lock | Mr. Locksmith Blog For further information go to http://mrlocksmith.com/   A huge market right now for locksmiths is Emergency school lockdown procedures or “Active Shooter” as well as other institutions and even some commercial applications. However, for schools, there are so many security products on the market and a lot […]

8 Last-Minute Things to See, Hear, Speak to, and Sleep on at CES 2018

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.

Highlights from CES 2018: Day 2 in Tweets

A roundup of CES 2018 day 2 tweets that summarizes all of the consumer electronics news that somehow forged its way through the #CESBlackout darkness.

Julie Jacobson’s Best of CES 2018 – Sight Unseen

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson thinks she picked some real winners — especially in the smart home and IoT categories, and especially in the Eureka Park start-up zone — even before CES 2018 began.

Yale Locks Develops Lock in Collaboration with Nest that Homeowners Control via Nest App

Yale Locks & Hardware, a division of Assa Abloy, has announced its key-free Nest x Yale touchscreen deadbolt that homeowners can control from the convenience of their Nest app.

ADT Sets Valuation, Pricing for IPO

ADT sets $17 to $19 per share price target for its IPO, aiming to raise $1.9 billion.