Amazon’s New Alexa Guard: Huge Implications for Sound Recognition in Security; ADT Stock up 7%

New Alexa Guard turns Amazon Echo into sound-recognition device, alerting users and professional monitoring stations to smoke/CO alarms and glass breaks; first partner ADT sees stock price soar.

Amazon Announces ADT Pulse as Professional Installation and Monitoring Solution for Alexa Guard [PR]

ADT says Alexa Guard, new audio analytic service from Amazon, “deepens Amazon’s marketing and distribution relationship with ADT.”

The Smartest Water Leak Detectors at CEDIA Expo 2018

Equipped with artificial intelligence, integration capability, water leak and water valve controllers give pros a new product category to pursue.

DIY Doorcams from Remo+ and Panasonic Present Opportunity for Pros

Over-the-door doorcams offer integrators damage-free home surveillance solutions for apartments, dorm rooms, rentals.

Nortek Security & Control Embraces Facial Recognition

Nortek’s Elan line of surveillance cameras and touchscreens feature facial recognition for enhanced detection analytics; touch-free control.

Elan Intelligent Video Doorbell Features Tamper Resistant Tech

During the CEDIA Expo 2018 show in San Diego, the new Elan Intelligent Video Doorbell made its market debut.

CE Pro Names 2018 BEST Award Winners at CEDIA Expo

Celebrating the most noteworthy new products and technologies of 2018, the CE Pro BEST Award winners are honored this week at CEDIA Expo 2018.

$199 RemoBell W Includes On-Demand Streaming, Customizable Field of View

Remo+’s latest smart home security product is designed to discreetly monitor all front door activity, regardless of weather.

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

Selling Telguard’s Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.

ADT Patent Application: Deciphering Those Darn LED Lights on a Security System

Not from The Onion: ADT files patent application for ‘Determining what the indicators represent on a security device.’