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ADT’s safety app now detects car accidents, alerts first responders

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ADT’s safety app now detects car accidents, alerts first responders

August 16, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.— ADT has partnered with Cambridge Mobile Telematics, a leading mobile telematics provider, to allow ADT’s Personal Safety App SoSecure to offer crash detection and emergency response. By teaming with Cambridge, ADT’s personal safety app, which is available for download on iOS and Android, help keeps roads and drivers safer. “As consumers continue to rely on more intuitive and interactive security products and services, ADT is expanding beyond the home to...

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ADT reports second quarter 2021 results

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ADT reports second quarter 2021 results

August 6, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT Inc., the most trusted brand in smart home and small business security, has reported results for the second quarter of 2021. Among the operational highlights announced for Q2 2021 were: • Gross recurring monthly revenue (RMR) additions grew 28 percent • End-of-period RMR of $352 million increased by 4 percent • Solid customer retention with attrition at 13.3 percent • Commercial recovery continues with improved year-over-year results •...

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ADT files patent infringement suit against Vivint

June 30, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT, the most trusted brand in smart home and business security, has brought actions for patent infringement against Vivint, a security and alarm company headquartered in Provo, Utah.  Separate but related actions have been filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Vivint has introduced and promoted a series of products willfully infringing upon several of ADT’s patents, the...

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ADT and Ring settle trademark dispute

June 24, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT has settled a lawsuit against Ring LLC, an Amazon company and provider of smart home security devices. As per the settlement, Ring will release a new version of its Outdoor Siren product and will discontinue the marketing and sale of the current design. “ADT and Ring are pleased to have reached a mutually agreeable resolution,” said David Smail, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at ADT. “Ring will release a new version of the Outdoor...

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SIA’s AcceleRISE virtual conference set for Aug. 23-25

May 19, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. —The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced details for the 2021 AcceleRISE conference – an essential experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry – taking place virtually Aug. 23-25. The 2021 AcceleRISE event will challenge tomorrow’s security leaders to test their limits, escape their comfort zones and grow their industry expertise. “I am so excited about AcceleRISE...

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ADT named No. 1 smart home security provider by Strategy Analytics

May 14, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT was named the #1 Smart Home Security Provider for the fifth straight year by research firm Strategy Analytics. ADT remained the largest provider with nearly 3.2 million interactive subscribers at the end of 2020, accounting for 20 percent of the U.S. interactive security market. The company continues to protect and connect more customers with industry-leading solutions that make people’s lives safer and simple – at home, work and on the go. Recently,...

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ADT announces executive leadership changes

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ADT announces executive leadership changes, Q1 results

May 5, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT Inc. announced several changes to its leadership, starting with the retirement of Jim Boyce, president, chief business development officer, effective May 31, 2021. The company also announced its Q1 financial results, showing continued recovery and growth and the commercial side of the business. Leadership Changes The company is grateful for Boyce’s leadership, wisdom and dedication, and for his many contributions as CEO of Defenders and its successful integration...

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ADT brings trademark suit against Amazon’s Ring

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ADT brings trademark suit against Amazon’s Ring

April 27, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT has brought an action for willful trademark infringement, unfair competition, and related violations against Ring LLC (Ring), an Amazon company and provider of smart home security devices. In March 2021, the complaint asserts, Ring adopted a blue octagon mark that is virtually indistinguishable from ADT’s iconic blue octagon mark, which is protected under numerous federal trademark registrations. ADT’s blue octagon is iconic in the security market, proudly...

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ADT, Google announce Nest smart home security integration

April 12, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. — ADT, a leading provider of security, automation and smart home solutions, has announced that its customers can now purchase Google Nest Mini, Nest Hub, and Nest Hub Max products and have them professionally installed by ADT’s nationwide network of smart home technicians. According to ADT, if a customer’s hands are full, that person could just say, “Hey Google, disarm my security system” so he/she could go straight to the kitchen counter...

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ADT appoints Sigal Zarmi to company’s board of directors

April 6, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT Inc., a leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions serving consumer and business customers in the United States, announced the appointment of Sigal Zarmi to the company’s board of directors as an additional independent director. “We are pleased to welcome Sigal to our board of directors,” said Marc Becker, ADT chairman of the board. “Her extensive experience in technology and transformation will be a tremendous asset...

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