Smart Home Deep Dive: Profiling a Typical Smart Home Installation

CE Pro’s Smart Home Deep Dive Study reveals number and types of interfaces, room placement, pricing, margin, manhours, and brand preference for smart home installations

One Day Left to Get Listed in 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter now to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.

Castration Rings for Locksmiths! Bump Keys! Mr. Locksmith Video

Castration Rings for Locksmiths! Bump Keys! Mr. Locksmith Video For further info and to purchase Bump Keys go to Mr. Prolock Bump Keys: My Grandfather was a locksmith and he called it “Rapping a Cylinder” today we call it “Bumping a Lock” with “Bump Keys.” When bumping a lock, the key is initially inserted into the […]

$250 Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt Compatible With Ring via Amazon Key

The Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt enables homeowners to benefit from Amazon Prime in-home deliveries.

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are “the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net.”

Ultimate Makeover: Michigan Integrator Helps Home Gym Transform Into a Home Theater

Automation Design + Entertainment flexes its integration muscle to turn a 3,500-square-foot home gym into an Elan controlled home theater.

Alarm.com’s New ‘Sensor Walk Test’ Eliminates Laborious Security Verification Calls

New enhancement to Alarm.com’s MobileTech dealer tool shortens security-system installations by allowing installers to verify sensor communications without calling central monitoring station.

Latest on UL Cybersecurity Standards for IoT Devices

UL Technology & Security director Andrew Jamieson says the world doesn’t need another IT security standard but does need cybersecurity oversight of IoT devices. He provides an update on UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP).

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

The recent trend of DIY security companies claiming to protect homes with no contracts isn’t always 100% accurate.

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson couldn’t really put a finger on big residential security or home automation themes at ISC West 2019.