CARLSBAD, Calif.—The Z-Wave Alliance made its presence known at ISC West in a big way this year—including broadcasting a live home automation demonstration from the top of the world.
LEHI, Utah—Elite Home Security and Evolve Solar have moved into a new, 20,000-square-foot facility here to optimize their year-old partnership.
TORONTO—Imperial Capital Group of Toronto has acquired super-regional Ackerman Security.
YARMOUTH, Maine—Google’s venture into home security and automation may turn out to be a very good thing for traditional resi companies, according to providers interviewed by Security Systems News.
KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security Systems plans to acquire three companies by June, according to owner and president John Loud.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT has added a wearable, mobile PERS device to its health product portfolio.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Home security is on Google’s agenda, according to its recently acquired patent for “Security Scoring in a Smart-Sensored Home.”
SALT LAKE CITY—Alarm Protection Technology (APT) is the victor in its legal battle with residential security giant ADT.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—While telecoms and cablecos are making inroads into the home security industry by leading with automated home services, a decades-old family run business, Frase Protection, is taking the opposite route.
OREM, Utah—NorthStar Alarm Services has increased its credit facility to $80 million, doubling it in 20 months, according to CEO Jason Christensen.
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