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Nortek to buy 2GIG for $135m

Deal includes five-year supply agreement with Vivint

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Nortek, parent company of Linear, announced this morning that it will acquire 2GIG Technologies for $135 million.

Nortek Security & Control buys Numera for mPERS

With acquisition, company will be on forefront of ‘aging in place,’ president says

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control has purchased Numera Inc. for a reported $12 million.

Linear promotes company veteran


CARLSBAD, Calif.—Linear has promoted 15-year company veteran Kevin Ward to product line manager for garage door openers, gate openers and telephone entry systems, the company announced Nov. 20.

Telguard HomeControl now available for dealers


ATLANTA—Telguard’s HomeControl for Go!Control panels is now available to dealers, Telguard and 2GIG announced Nov. 7.

Linear to offer Z-Wave product line

New products will debut at ISC West, work 'with any panel'

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Linear will introduce a new line of Z-Wave-enabled products at ISC West this year as the result of an asset acquisition from Advanced Control Technologies, Duane Paulson, Linear SVP, product and market development, told Security Systems News.