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Home automation should be smart, but simple


YARMOUTH, Maine—Home automation experts have heard the message loud and clear: simplify, simplify, simplify.

Survey: Dealers cite cost as barrier to adding home automation

That’s a misperception, says Icontrol’s Greg Roberts

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—A majority of residential security dealers thinks adding home automation services to their traditional offerings is cost prohibitive. That’s a big misperception, according to Greg Roberts, VP of marketing for Icontrol, and one that could put providers at a significant disadvantage in today’s marketplace.

Icontrol targets independent dealer

New connected home platform designed to give big-company technology to smaller dealers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Independent dealers for the first time now can take advantage of Icontrol Networks’ connected home platform.

Piper a 'lead-in technology' for security companies

Software platform provider iControl acquires Piper, DIY 'home awareness and automation device'

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Software platform provider iControl is one step closer to providing “smart home solutions for every household in the world,” with the April 9 acquisition of Blacksumac, iControl marketing director Greg Roberts told Security Systems News.