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Residential sees considerable revenue impact following Vivint arbitration filing

November 16, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

TYSONS, VA – Last week saw both and Vivint hold their Q3 earnings calls, but it’s that is left holding the short end of the stick as it has filed for arbitration against the latter. The aftermath of the Q3 report saw Vivint’s stock surge 20% to close at $8.44 by days end. comparatively slipped in late October after an update provided on a licensing dispute with Vivint that will have a major impact for the company beginning in Q4 and continuing into..., cross-license agreement, david bywater, licensing dispute, patent, SaaS, Steve Trundle, Vivint

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Residential integrates Kohler/Phyn water monitoring solutions to platform

October 5, 2022SSN Staff

KOHLER, Wis. and LOS ANGELES – Bath and kitchen product innovator Kohler joined with Phyn, a leader in intelligent water solutions, to provide their suite of home monitoring solutions to the platform. Kohler and Phyn say the integration make it easier for customers to track their water consumption identifying areas of excess use, and track leaks in real time to help conserve money and resources. "We are very excited to offer Kohler's new H2Wise solution as an option for..., Felicia Ratka, Huston Sprang, Kohler, Phyn, Shawn Barry, Smart Home Monitoring, solar, Toll Brothers

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Also Noted introduces Smart Thermostat HD

September 15, 2022SSN Staff

TYSONS, Va. – has introduced its new Smart Thermostat HD.  The company says its product is fully integrated into smart home security systems and is Energy Star certified. “This newest connected thermostat offers end users next-level comfort and control, plus the ability to monitor the health of the heating and cooling systems to optimize performance and avoid costly repairs. The Smart Thermostat HD is a top-of-the-line solution with its sleek form..., Energy Star, HVAC, smart home, smart thermostats

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National security expert Brian Harrell joins SDS in advisory role

August 23, 2022SSN Staff

ROWLEY, Mass.—Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an company, announced that national security expert Brian Harrell has joined the company as a member of its advisory board as well as its National Security Subject Matter Expert. Harrell is a former Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former first Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As one of the..., Brian Harrell, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Rich Onofrio, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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Also Noted debuts Solar Program for start of summer

June 20, 2022SSN Staff

TYSONS, Va.— In response to increased demand for solar energy, is now offering an integrated solar monitoring solution for service providers with a new Solar Automation & Awareness service package and Solar Program Certification Course. Solar is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. energy industry, with an average annual growth rate of 42 percent over the past decade.’s solar monitoring offering allows customers with SolarEdge and Enphase..., Shawn Barry

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2022 ESX Innovation Award winners

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2022 ESX Innovation Award winners announced

June 6, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced the winners of the 2022 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) Innovation Awards, distinguishing innovation and excellence in the industry, and identifying the next-gen products and services that will offer significant opportunities for growth for integrator companies. These products and services were selected by an independent panel of judges based on a specific set of criteria, including ingenuity, applicability, response to market...

2022 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) Innovation Awards, ADT,, Altronix, Alula, Amherst Alarm, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, CSRPS, Deep Innovation, Electronic Security Association (ESA), Eric Widner, Essence Security International Ltd., Evolon Technology, Inc., George De Marco, Johnson Controls, Kwikset, Loud Security, Mark Reimer, Michele Monheim, Napco, Rodger Reiswig, RSPNDR, SiteOwl, STid, Vistacom Control Room Solutions, WeSuite

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Five companies to keynote Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS conference

April 19, 2022SSN Staff

ADDISON, Texas—International research firm Parks Associates has announced that, Cox Communities, Comcast, Nice North America, and Sunnova will present the keynotes at the in-person CONNECTIONS Conference on May 17-19 at the Omni Frisco Hotel in Texas. The annual executive conference focuses on the growing role of broadband and connected devices, systems, and services in the home. The firm’s latest research shows a rising average number of connected devices..., Anne Ferguson, Brad Wills, Brett Sobol, Comcast, CONNECTIONS, Cox Communities, David Henry, David Puckett, Elizabeth Parks, Heather Sellar, Jeff Bales, Jennifer Doctor, Joel Berntsen, Kent Dickson, Kevin Weirich, Kian Saneii, Lainie Muller, Nice North America, Parks Associates, Paul Palmer, Paul Williams, Stacey Higginbotham, Sunnova, Uday Kiran Chaka, Vera Gavrilovich, Vickie Rodgers

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Mission 500’s annual 5K/2K raises over $90,000 at ISC West 2022

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Mission 500’s annual 5K/2K raises over $90,000 at ISC West 2022

April 8, 2022SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500, a 501c3 charitable organization born from the professional security industry to serve children and families in need across the U.S., raised over $90,000 at the organization’s annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk at ISC West 2022 in Las Vegas. “We are once again blown away by the contributions and efforts put forth by the security industry to raise money for children and communities in crisis,” said Tracy Larson, Co-Chairwoman of Mission 500. “It was great...

ADT,, Altronix, Bosch, Brinks Home, Chris Mosley, Complete Security Systems, COPS Monitoring, Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), First Response Systems, Galaxy Control Systems, GSA Schedules Inc., HID Global, Hikvision, ISC West 2022, Jim Highsmith, LRG Marketing Communications, Milestone, Mission 500, Motorola Solutions, Napco Starlink, PSA Network, Ronnie Pennington, Safety Technology International, Sage Integration, Security Systems News, SiteOwl, Tracy Larson, Unified Technology Partners, Vaxtor, WeSuite

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Also Noted named one of Fortune’s fastest growing companies

February 7, 2022SSN Staff

TYSONS, Va.—, the leading platform for the intelligently connected property, is celebrating the recent recognition of being named to Fortune magazine's list of the top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in 2021. was ranked on the annual list for the second year in a row, coming in this year at No. 48, and is one of only four companies headquartered in Virginia.  For more than 20 years, has been pioneering smarter solutions that deliver total protection..., Fortune, Victoria Schillinger

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SS&Si names industry veteran Ryan McHone as Partner Success Manager

February 3, 2022SSN Staff

DELTONA, Fla.—SS&Si Dealer Network, one of the fastest-growing security and low voltage product distributors in the United States, has announced that industry veteran Ryan McHone has joined its team as Partner Success Manager. McHone will support new and existing dealer partners, introducing them to new products and directing them to their suite of partner resources including free private labeling, extended payment terms, dealer marketing support, and consumer financing providers. “I’m..., Jake Voll, Ryan McHone, SS&Si Dealer Network

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