CellBounce Solves Massive 3G/CDMA Sunset Problem for Alarm Industry

Top security and home-automation execs back CellBounce, reportedly the only DIY solution for upgrading 3G/CDMA alarm panels without a truck roll.

What Recession? CE Pro Mid-Year Report Predicts Growth for Second Half of 2019

So much for the predicted recession in 2019… integrators report 5% to 10% growth in first half of year, with stronger growth predicted. Hot product categories predicted.

Injured U.S Army Vet Receives Special Home Filled With Gaming Tech

Local integration company Interactive Interiors worked with The Gary Sinise Foundation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Tyler Jeffries and his family.

Houzz Survey: Outdoor Security Having a ‘Major Moment’

Annual Houzz survey shows security a top tech during remodeling, home assistants purchased by one in four remodelers.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2019: Familiar Brands Dominate the Market

A handful of go-to names stand out for CE Pro 100 companies as revealed by the annual Brand Analysis, but the 61 categories tracked also shed light on the increasingly diversified product portfolio offered by today’s highly successful integrators.

Texas Integrator Uses Telguard Communication Upgrades to Expand Smart Home Sales

Smith Thompson Home Security in Texas relies on Telguard’s TG-1 Express not only for reliable LTE and 3G/4G panel signal transmissions, but for seamless upgrades and setting up new and existing customers with the HC Flex smartphone app for automation and security controls.

Nortek Security & Control President Mike O’Neal Departs; NSC Begins Search

Mike O’Neal, president of Nortek Security & Control, departs after eight years. He led Linear and 2Gig security and home-automation brands, oversaw merger with Nortek’s Core Brands.

Monitronics International Will File for Bankruptcy

Monitronics will be merged with its holding company Ascent Capital Group pending stockholder approval.

Brink’s Home Security Parent Company Files Bankruptcy

Monitronics will be merged with its holding company Ascent Capital Group pending stockholder approval.

Resideo Acquires Whisker Labs’ Responsive Energy Efficiency Technology

According to Resideo, Whisker Labs’ thermodynamic mapping technology will help the company with its line of connected thermostats like the Honeywell Home T-Series.