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Market Trends: ‘It’s a fascinating time’ for home automation

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 9:49 Be the first to comment

YARMOUTH, Maine—To describe the dynamic nature of today’s residential security market, Jonathan Klinger, VP marketing, Honeywell Security & Communications, likes to quote a veteran industry colleague.

Klinger said the colleague told him recently that “he’s seen more change in the industry in the last four months than he’s seen in the last four years, and more change in the last four years than in the last 40.”

For years, the security market has been static, with the number of North American homes opting for monitored security systems stuck at around 20 percent.

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Which will sunset first: POTS or current GSM?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:34 2 Comments

While cellular radios are touted as a good fix, their shelf-life needs to be understood and communicated By L. Samuel Pfeifle Any number of panel manufacturers say they have a solution for the impending POTS demise, or for homes that have given up POTS lines in favor of cell-only phone communication: GSM radios. Communicating over [...]

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Wireless trends report, 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 15:45 1 Comment

Faster, cheaper and easier (in relative terms): Wireless providers tackle asset tracking, HD, new pricing models By L. Samuel Pfeifle The use of wireless communication is exploding so rapidly it’s difficult to get your arms around what’s new. Before you know it, what was new is old hat. Just taking numbers from one manufacturer, wireless [...]

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