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ADT expands monitoring with Canopy

January 13, 2016Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—ADT announced its new Canopy service at CES, which brings the company's professional monitoring capabilities into devices from LG, Honeywell, Samsung, and others.“The real core of this … is expanding what can be monitored and how it is monitored,” Arthur Orduna, ADT chief innovation officer, told Security Systems News. The program currently has three categories, Orduna said: panic and response services, fire and life safety, and intrusion.On Jan. 6, ADT announced the first...

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ADT's new partnerships 'push the boundary'

June 3, 2015Amy Canfield

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT's recent partnership with LG Electronics and Google's Nest is the company's means to “push the boundary” between residential security and home automation with the goal of extending “protection and security to as many people as we can,” according to ADT chief innovation officer Arthur Orduņa.ADT will work with LG Electronics on a new “All-In-One” smart security product and with Google's Nest to integrate the Nest Learning Thermostat into...

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ADT: New partnership with IFTTT to make smart home smarter

August 20, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Homeowners already can make some rules for their home security/home automation systems, such as telling a thermostat that if the temperature goes up, it should adjust itself. But a new relationship that ADT has with service provider IFTTT could soon open the door to Pulse customers putting even more devices in their homes on autopilot, the company said this week.“What IFTTT is doing is really unique and really powerful and we are fortunate to be partnered with them,”...

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ADT's new $25m mPERS partnership to also enhance lead generation

May 14, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

ADT has invested $25 million in a new partnership with Life360, a provider of location-based services and family networking technology that has more than 33 million customers, ADT announced this week. The partnership is expected to lead to cobranded mPERS solutions and also “provide a valuable lead generation source for ADT,” the company said. During a discussion of ADT's disappointing Q1 results earlier this year, CEO Naren Gursahaney cited some “lead generation challenges,”...

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ADT, McAfee: Home security intersects with smartphone security

January 29, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

I recently wrote about ADT's announcement that it is partnering with Internet security provider McAfee this year to offer customers a plan that not only protects their homes, but their digital devices and data. Now a recent survey on how not protecting your smartphone can impact your security at home highlights just how important such a partnership is. ADT made the announcement about McAfee at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Now, this week, ADT and McAfee released the results of the survey...

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ADT at CES 2014: New partnerships expand security beyond the home

January 8, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

ADT announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week that it is partnering with Ford Motor Company in 2014 to enable drivers to do such things as open garage doors or control their thermostats from a car. The company also is partnering with Internet security provider McAfee this year to offer customers a plan that not only protects their homes but their digital devices and data. Additionally, ADT is partnering with health solutions provider Ideal Life to support its ADT Health platform...

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Vivint innovates with new position

January 15, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

PROVO, Utah—Vivint announced today that it has created a new position—chief strategy and innovation officer—and has named Matthew Eyring, a prominent strategy consultant, to the job.Eyring most recently was the managing partner of Innosight, a global strategy and innovation consulting firm. Vivint said Eyring “will lead the organization's directional growth initiatives in home automation, residential security and solar markets as well as provide guidance and direction on new...

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Spinoff enhances ADT as job creator

January 4, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—The ADT Corp. already has about 16,000 employees, but since spinning off from Tyco International in the fall, the home security giant has become even more of a job creator, adding hundreds of new hires around the country.Job recruitment also will be a major focus for the company in 2013, according to Anita Graham, chief human resources officer for ADT, which is based here.“For [this] year … talent acquisition is a really critical area for us because as a stand-alone company...

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ADT's new hire to focus on technologies of the future

October 24, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—The new stand-alone ADT's announcement this week that it has hired cable industry veteran Arthur Orduņa has the blogosphere speculating that ADT is adding a “cable guy” to make it more “cable-friendly” and ready for acquisition by a telecom or cable company. But The ADT Corp. insisted again this week that its focus since being recently spun off from Tyco International is on being an independent publicly traded home security/home automation company focused...

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ADT's new hire to create 'a culture of innovation'

October 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

The new ADT has just created a new position—that of chief innovation officer—and today announced that Arthur Orduņa has been appointed as the new CIO. He'll report directly to ADT CEO Naren Gursahaney, the company said. Here's more from a news release from The ADT Corp., which is based in Boca Raton, Fla. and is newly independent after splitting off from Tyco International: Mr. Orduņa will be responsible for technology vision and strategy across the entire company. He will create a strategic...

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