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Global home automation market to hit $78b by 2022

North America is currently dominating the market
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05/23/2016

DALLAS—The global home automation market is forecasted to more than double by 2022, according to a recent Marketsandmarkets report, in part due to the Internet of Things and home automation features that save money by reducing energy consumption.

Cloud+ goes to Austin

The industry’s only conference dedicated to cloud
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05/20/2016

AUSTIN, Texas—Security Systems News today announced that the second annual Cloud+ conference will take place Nov. 29-30 at the Lost Pines Resort in Austin, Texas.

Market Trends: Mobile access control today—where are we?

Smartphone usage for access control and security management increasing
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05/19/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—Access control is one of those areas in commercial security that just screams for smartphone compatibility. People seldom leave their home, car or office without their phone in tow, and scanning a prox card or identity badge seems so, well, 2006.

Dealers find new way to connect with customers

Alarm.com’s Customer Connections is designed to create loyalty and upsell opportunities
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05/18/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—SMS Security Systems’ Scott Stellfox and Kevin Buckland of True Steel Security say Alarm.com’s Customer Connections is a great way to keep in touch with customers, upsell and lower attrition.

FBI Chief Celestini to speak about cybersecurity at ESX

ESX Public Safety Luncheon featured speaker is senior executive FBI representative to the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command
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05/18/2016

FORT WORTH, Texas—FBI Section Chief Philip Celestini will be the featured speaker for the ESX Public Safety Luncheon on June 9, ESX organizers announced today.

Morgan Hertel to focus on tech and trends in new role at Rapid Response

Communications pathways will be ongoing challenge for security industry
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05/18/2016

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—In his new role as Rapid Response Monitoring VP of technology and innovation, industry veteran Morgan Hertel intends to help Rapid leverage new and emerging technology in the monitoring space.

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SSN News Poll July 2016

With cybersecurity dominating much of the conversation at PSA-TEC and elsewhere, this month’s News Poll wants to know how your company is addressing cybersecurity.

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