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IHS weighs in on CES 2017 trends

February 1, 2017Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the smart home became more refined, according to IHS, presenting more use cases to dealers and consumers.Blake Kozak, IHS' principal analyst for smart home and security technology, told Security Systems News that this year's CES built off of previous years' announcements and technologies. “Maybe last year, and the year before, you'd see these providers coming out with thermostats and things like that. But now, you're seeing those thermostats...

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Vivint unveils smart home assistant at CES

January 11, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home, a smart home services provider based here, made several big announcements at CES 2017 last week, most notably Vivint Sky, the company's new smart home assistant that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, to manage all of the devices in a connected home.Vivint CMO Jeff Lyman told Security Systems News that at CES this year the company built a narrative around AI. “We launched our AI layer, which we call Sky, and its purpose is to enable the consumer to live...

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Smart home presence up at CES 2017

January 11, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

LAS VEGAS—With the 2017 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show wrapping up on Sunday, it is always fun to see what technology trends are coming out of the show and how these will influence the security industry. Over the past few years, the smart or connected home has made its way into the fabric of the show, growing in size and presence each year. Many prominent companies in the industry made big announcements at the show this year, including some notable unveils from ADT, Vivint, Alarm.com,...

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