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Elliot Cohen joins ADT

Former TripAdvisor exec and Citymaps founder to lead business development
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04/03/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.— ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, recently announced the appointment of Elliot Cohen in the newly created role of senior vice president of business development, effective immediately.

ADT launches new home automation system nationwide

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03/27/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the U.S. and Canada, is rolling out the ADT Command panel and control platform nationwide.

Value add-ons give dealers competitive advantage

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03/20/2019

DALLAS—The annually published “Security Dealer Survey” by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company that covers the residential security industry from both a consumer and dealer perspective, found over 70 percent of U.S.

ADS makes first buy of year

Company acquires Security Specialists in South Carolina
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03/06/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a regional security and automation company headquartered here, made its first buy of 2019 following a record-setting eight acquisitions in 2018.

Alarm.com working with D.R. Horton Home

Every new D.R. Horton home will be a smart home powered by Alarm.com
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02/27/2019

TYSONS, Va.—Alarm.com, a platform for the intelligently connected property, has been selected to power whole-home automation and remote control in every new home built by D.R. Horton — America's largest home builder by volume.

Amazon to acquire home mesh WiFi provider eero

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02/20/2019

SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO—Amazon and eero announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire eero.

ADT acquires DIY home security provider LifeShield

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02/12/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced this week that it has acquired LifeShield LLC, a pioneer in advanced wireless home security systems, in a transaction valued at approximately $25 million. John Owens will continue in his current capacity, leading the LifeShield team.

Parks Associates addresses key trends at Summit

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01/16/2019

LAS VEGAS—Leading smart home and consumer IoT industry executives came together here for Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS Summit on Jan. 8, the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Arlo unveils security system, DIY option at CES

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01/09/2019

SAN JOSE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS—Arlo Technologies Inc., the maker of network connected cameras, announced at CES 2019 the Arlo Security System.

Comcast launches digital security service

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01/09/2019

PHILADELPHIA—Comcast announced at CES the national launch of Xfinity xFi Advanced Security, a new artificial-intelligence-powered service that monitors, blocks and informs customers of online threats to connected devices, and provides seamless digital protection for those devices when connected to their home network.

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SSN News Poll September 2019

With the debate on biometrics and data privacy heating up, and more and more states seeking to regulate the collection, use and retention of biometric data, this month’s News Poll focuses on the future of biometrics and its role in security.