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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 his mark and...

2Gig Go!Control, 2GIG Technologies, Honeywell, Lance Dean, Nortek Security & Control, Scott Simon


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Security dealers score $10,000 wins at ISC West

April 11, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

2GIG Technologies recently shipped its one-millionth panel and the lucky Utah security dealer who ordered it was awarded $10,000 at the ISC West show on Thursday as a result. And remember SAFE Security's ISC West promotion in which it was offering a $10,000 bonus to dealers who signed up for its dealer program by the last day of the show? Well, the show and the promotion don't end until tomorrow, but SAFE President and CEO Paul Sargenti told me on Thursday that it looks like 11 dealers have qualified...

2GIG Technologies, Ben Edstrom, Elite Home Security, Lance Dean, Paul Sargenti, SAFE Security


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Suppliers

Nortek to buy 2GIG for $135m

February 14, 2013Martha Entwistle

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Nortek, parent company of Linear, announced this morning that it will acquire 2GIG Technologies for $135 million.2GIG, known for its Go!Control system, is a manufacturer of security and home automation equipment. The company was launched in 2009 by two former Honeywell employees.Nortek's Linear business helped develop the 2GIG Go!Control product. Linear was in the news a couple of weeks ago when it purchased a line of Z-Wave-enabled products.“Our partnership with 2GIG...

2GIG Technologies, Blackstone, Duane Paulson, Lance Dean, Linear, Mike O'Neal, Nortek, Todd Santiago, Vivint


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Residential

2GIG voluntarily recalls some panel components

November 14, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

CARLSBAD, Calif.—2GIG Technologies, a home security systems developer known for its Go!Control panel—an all-in-one security and home automation system with a touchscreen interface—recently announced a voluntary recall of some of the GSM radio modules used with the panels because of a possibility they might overheat.“We decided to do this out of an abundance of caution,” Todd Santiago, president of the company, which is based here, told Security Systems News in an email...

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Vivint promotes Jim Nye to VP of product management

September 13, 2011SSN Staff

PROVO, Utah—Vivint on Aug. 31 announced that Jim Nye has been promoted to vice president of product management. Nye joined Vivint in 2006, and most recently served as vice president of business development. In his new position, Nye will continue to manage business partnerships related to product development, as well as all new product selection and supply chain management. Nye leads the company's relationship with 2gig Technologies, which allows Vivint to provide customers with home automation...

2GIG Technologies, GO!Control, Jim Nye, Vivint


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Honeywell and 2GIG settle patent infringement lawsuit

June 1, 2011Martha Entwistle

MELVILLE, N.Y.—In a settlement announced today, 2GIG Technologies will pay to license Honeywell technology covered in the so-called “148 Patent.” Other terms of the settlement remain confidential. In a joint announcement, Honeywell and 2GIG Technologies said the settlement resolves the nearly two-year-old patent infringement lawsuit filed by Honeywell in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on November 24, 2009. The suit was filed against 2GIG and Scott Simon,...

148 Patent, 2GIG Technologies, Honeywell, Jim Green, Scott Simon


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ISC West features new partnerships and acquisitions

April 7, 2011SSN Staff, SDN Staff

LAS VEGAS—What was new on Day 1 of ISC West 2011? As usual, there were a number of partnership announcements and a couple of acquisitions; new this year was lots of talk about physical security information management systems. PSIM announcements abounded on the show floor. IPVideo Corporation announced its first endeavor into the PSIM space with the release of C3 Fusion. Steve Sleicher, chief operating officer with IP Video said that the company, which has a video management software platform,...

2GIG Technologies, ADT Security Services, alarm.com, Alison Slavin, Aruba Networks, Bay Alarm Company, Beth Blake, C.O.P.S., C3 Fusion, CAA Industry Leadership Breakfast


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Monitoring

POTS sunset on the horizon?

January 7, 2010Daniel Gelinas

WASHINGTON--Plain-old telephone service--the mainspring of traditional burg and fire alarm signal transmission--could be coming to a mandatory end. The Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 1 issued a public notice seeking comment on a National Broadband Plan that could include a mandatory switch from a public switched telephone network to IP, similar to the FCC-enforced switch from analog to digital broadcast television that occurred in early 2009. For an exclusive look at how IP technology...

2GIG Technologies, AICC, Alarm Industry Communications Committee, AT&T, Electronic Security Association, ESA, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, John Chwat, Lance Dean


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