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Got design in mind?

May 20, 2015Amy Canfield

You've heard the old real estate sales mantra: “Location, location, location.” For many in the residential security industry today, the new mantra is “Design, design, design.” At ISC West this year I met with a long list of security pros, from manufacturers to dealers to providers, most of whom proclaimed that on top of tech advancements their equipment was made “to look good.” They're right. Their designs are looking good. Panels, switches, sensors and more are...

Abode, ADT, Avi Rosenthal, Christopher Carney, Honeywell, Nortek, Residential Security, Security Systems News, Z-Wave Alliance


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Ex-ADT exec kick-starts Abode

May 20, 2015Amy Canfield

PALO ALTO, Calif.—A former ADT executive's Kickstarter campaign to help finance a new DIY home security company exceeded its $100,000 goal, and the company, Abode, is up and running.The campaign raised more than $150,000 in 45 days, co-founder Christopher Carney, former director of finance M&A and director of finance, sales and marketing for ADT, told Security Systems News.The company, based here, has raised more than $1 million to date, much of that from global investors, he said.“The...

ADT, Brent Franks, Christopher Carney, DIY, Residential Security, salesforce.com, Security Systems News, TerraSmart


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Former ADT finance director wants to kick-start home security company

March 25, 2015Amy Canfield

Christopher Carney, a former director of finance M&A and director of finance, sales and marketing for ADT, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his new company, Abode Systems. The 45-day campaign aims to raise $100,000 by May 7 to bring the “new kind of home security and automation solution to market,” Carney said in a prepared statement. The solution “will put big security companies on notice,” he said. Carney co-founded Abode, based in Palo Alto, Calif., with Brent Franks,...

Abode Systems, ADT, Brent Franks, Christopher Carney, DIY, home security, Residential Security, salesforce.com, Security Systems News


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