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NewsPoll: SSN readers debate the utility of CES home automation gadgets

February 18, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Home automation gadgets coming out of the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show are interesting, but discretion might be needed before some go too far, according to Security Systems News readers responding to our latest NewsPoll.CES was a popular event—28 percent of SSN poll respondents attended the show in Las Vegas. Though 69 percent of respondents couldn't make it, they stayed current on news reports. Three percent said that CES is not on their radar.“This is definitely...

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Honeywell takes connected home to masses at CES

January 7, 2015Martha Entwistle

LAS VEGAS—As “connected home” has become a household phrase, industry stalwart Honeywell Security is taking its message to the masses, introducing its Lyric security system at CES, the giant consumer electronics show taking place here this week.This is the first time Honeywell Security has exhibited at CES and the first time it “has really tried to be noticed by consumers and the consumer media,” David Gottlieb, Honeywell Security's global marketing communications leader,...

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Nortek takes new approach

January 6, 2015Amy Canfield

LAS VEGAS—Nortek Security has acquired a number of companies over the years, including Linear and 2GIG. As a holding company, Nortek mostly allowed those companies to do business as they saw fit.Until now. Nortek's got a new plan in play.Nortek “is very serious about growing our identity and resources” and that means taking a more active role in promoting sharing among its vertical companies, Avi Rosenthal, VP of security and control, told Security Systems News.All Nortek subsidiaries...

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