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Nortek Control unveils the new 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel


Nortek Control unveils the new 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel

March 9, 2021Paul Ragusa

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Control launched its 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel today, packed with artificial intelligence (AI) and edge analytics, secure face recognition touchless disarm and compatibility with live feed of ONVIF cameras to the 2GIG EDGE panel. Nortek Control President and CEO Christopher Larocca told Security Systems News during a sneak peak of the new panel that the 2GIG EDGE panel is going to revolutionize the pro-install security market. “We believe that...

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Also Noted Residential

2GIG EDGE Security Panel wins CTA Product of the Year award

January 15, 2021SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Capturing the pinnacle of security industry awards, Nortek Control announced that the company’s soon to be released 2GIG EDGE Security Panel has won the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) 2021 Security and Surveillance Product of the Year Award. “The CTA Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence Awards sets the benchmark in our industry for the best in custom integration and installed technology. To be recognized among the best of the best is a tremendous honor,...

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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,...

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General News

Security industry mourns sudden loss of 2GIG's Scott Simon

March 23, 2020SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Scott Simon, security industry trailblazer and co-founder of 2GIG Technologies, passed away suddenly, according to Lance Dean, with whom he co-founded 2GIG. “The news will come as a sad shock to many, as he had many friends after his 30 plus years in the industry,” Dean said in the announcement. “Scott was a fantastic expert in security and had so much knowledge. We all enjoyed working with him to 'revolution'-ize the industry. He certainly left...

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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

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...

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

March 30, 2016Paul Ragusa

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...

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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...

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Small Texas company makes big strides

January 14, 2015Amy Canfield

CROWLEY, Texas—After hitting the ground running in July 2013, Sentry Security Solutions anticipates big financial gains this year. Co-founded by Nick McAmis and Joel Clarke, the Dallas-Fort Worth-area company expects to post $500,000 in sales revenue and $75,000 in RMR for 2015. “We're tracking to that already,” McAmis told Security Systems News. In its first full year of business, the company of three employees—the two partners and their sole technician—reaped...

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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...

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