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Nortek, Gary Sinise Foundation honor wounded hero

June 30, 2020SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—When U.S. Army Maj. (Ret.) Jeremy Haynes left his home in Albany, Ga. to fulfill his deployment in Afghanistan, he left behind two children and his wife, Chelsea, who was pregnant at the time. He had no idea that the next time he saw his wife she would be by his side at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was being treated for debilitating wounds received in combat.  On a mission in Kabul on August 5, 2014, an Afghan military soldier shot Haynes four times,...

2GIG, Gary Sinise Foundation, Lutron, Nortek, Nortek Security & Control, Yale Locks


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2GIG launches partitioning for its GC3 panel

October 24, 2018Spencer Ives

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control recently announced the launch of Smart Areas partitioning for the 2GIG GC3 security panel, a self-contained wireless system.“We've taken a step forward today to extend the 2GIG platform by adding this unique solution for our dealers,” Joe Roberts, NSC's executive vice president of marketing and innovation, told Security Systems News in an email interview.With partitions, alarm users can separate their properties into different security...

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News and Notes

The resi buzz at ISC West

April 13, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

At this year's ISC West, the big theme on the residential side was the connected home, and all of the possibilities now available to dealers who are looking to provide interactive services, including some DIY options, to the homeowner. The DMP Owners Forum, a daylong training event for dealers, included the introduction of new products and services tailored to help dealers take advantage of the connected home and DIY. The smart-home theme continued on the ISC West show floor, as I visited residential...

2GIG, alarm.com, DMP, Honeywell, Icontrol One, ISC West, Qolsys


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Nortek Security & Control brings 2GIG video solutions to resi market

March 30, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control, a security and home control company located here, recently announced its full line of new 2GIG IP video solutions for the residential and small business markets, where the company sees a growing demand for these products and services.“We offer video cameras in our commercial market, and part of the road map was to bring more cameras to the residential market,” Greg Stone, video product line manager for Nortek Security & Control, told Security...

2GIG, Greg Stone, Nortek Security & Control


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Conservative approach builds RMR for Memphis provider

March 4, 2015Amy Canfield

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.And it's succeeding.Frase, in business for more than 40 years, has 4,000 accounts and $205,000 in RMR. Its goal is to increase RMR by 10 percent every year “and we are accomplishing that,” owner Jonathan Frase told Security Systems News. It is one of the largest, privately...

2GIG, alarm.com, DMP, Frase Protection, Jonathan Frase


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Nortek takes new approach

January 6, 2015Amy Canfield

LAS VEGAS—Nortek Security has acquired a number of companies over the years, including Linear and 2GIG. As a holding company, Nortek mostly allowed those companies to do business as they saw fit.Until now. Nortek's got a new plan in play.Nortek “is very serious about growing our identity and resources” and that means taking a more active role in promoting sharing among its vertical companies, Avi Rosenthal, VP of security and control, told Security Systems News.All Nortek subsidiaries...

2GIG, Avi Rosenthal, CES 2015, GO!Control, Linear, Nortek


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Vivint launches own panel, own platform in new solution

June 10, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

PROVO, Utah—Vivint today launched Vivint Sky, a new cloud-based smart home solution featuring the company's own control panel and software. The company anticipates a gradual migration of its more than 800,000 subscribers over to Vivint Sky from the 2GIG Go!Control panel and the Alarm.com software that they currently use.Vivint Skyand the wireless Internet service that Vivint is currently offering on a trial basis in Utah—are all part of Vivint's plan to create its own ecosystem in the...

2GIG, alarm.com, Jeremy Warren, Linear, Nortek, Todd Pedersen, Vivint, Vivint Sky, Vivint SkyControl


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HomeControl solution for Go!Control panels available for dealers

November 25, 2013SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—The Telguard HomeControl solution for Go!Control panels is available for security dealers, Telguard and 2GIG announced Nov. 25. With HomeControl, users can remotely arm and disarm security systems and tie in to motion detectors and door sensors. The solution includes Z-Wave control and integrated video surveillance, according to the release. “Collaborating with 2GIG, a premier security system provider, ensures that HomeControl reaches the widest number of households at...

2GIG, GO!Control, HomeControl, Shawn Welsh, Telguard


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Telguard HomeControl now available for dealers

November 7, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Telguard's HomeControl for Go!Control panels is now available to dealers, Telguard and 2GIG announced Nov. 7. The automation system allows users to remotely arm and disarm security systems, and includes Z-Wave and integrated video surveillance. HomeControl can be connected to all of the Go!Control panel's events, such as motion detectors or door sensors, according to the release. “Security dealers were asking for options for interactive services with our 2GIG by Linear Go!Control...

2GIG, Duane Paulson, GO!Control, Linear, Telguard HomeControl


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On The Editor's Desk

Linear execs: 2GIG still innovating

August 21, 2013Martha Entwistle

2GIG is still innovating. That's the message I got yesterday from a briefing with Bruce Ehlers, SVP engineering for Linear, and Mike O'Neal, Linear president. It's also working with some providers it did not work with previously. The 2GIG panel has historically worked with alarm.com software. Ehlers and O'Neal emphasized that it still works with alarm.com, but it now also will work with iControl, Telular and Uplink. "We are not walking away from alarm.com. We have a strong relationship with alarm.com....

2GIG, Bruce Ehlers, Linear, Mike O'Neal, Nortek, Vivint


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