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News and Notes

A 'smart home' snapshot

May 25, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

The Smart Home 360 report, which comes out today from the market research company Argus Insights, provides a snapshot of what is out there in the smart home market today. The study looks at changes in the market from March to April, as well as overall trends Argus researchers are seeing within the quickly emerging and maturing market. I caught up with Argus Insights CEO John Feland, who pointed that because the smart home market is changing so fast, “we are continuously pulling data around...

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Smart homes—all is not golden?

March 23, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

While the “smart home” may be a vision of the future—with the rise in interest and demand for these technologies and services continuing unabated—all is not golden in this quickly emerging world of interconnectedness. Potential concerns include cost, ease of set-up and self-service, and support services. Following data released in December by Argus Insights that shows growth in consumer demand for connected home devices slowing in 2015, findings from a recent survey reveal...

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Residential

Good news for dealers: Consumers still disappointed with DIY cameras

September 30, 2015Amy Canfield

LOS GATOS, Calif.—Consumers' disappointment with DIY home security cameras could become a “renaissance” for traditional dealers, according to John Feland, CEO of Argus Insights. Customers need some help, he said, and dealers are positioned to do just that.While consumers are slowly becoming more satisfied with smart home devices, they still are disappointed in their DIY security cameras, according to a September report from Argus Insights, Feland told Security Systems News.Following...

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Consumers 'ho-hum' about home automation?

June 22, 2015Amy Canfield

LOS GATOS, Calif.—Advances in connected home technology were all the buzz at ISC West 2015, and recent studies point to a boom, too, but an alternative report from Argus Insights suggests that the big buzz is overrated. The market is stalling and may even be shrinking, it says.The June report, “Connected Home or Ho-Hum?” says that consumer demand for connected home products dropped 15 percent in May of this year from May 2014 and is continuing to decline. The report is based on...

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