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Security industry mourns sudden loss of 2GIG's Scott Simon

March 23, 2020SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Scott Simon, security industry trailblazer and co-founder of 2GIG Technologies, passed away suddenly, according to Lance Dean, with whom he co-founded 2GIG.“The news will come as a sad shock to many, as he had many friends after his 30 plus years in the industry,” Dean said in the announcement. “Scott was a fantastic expert in security and had so much knowledge. We all enjoyed working with him to 'revolution'-ize the industry. He certainly left his mark and...

2Gig Go!Control, 2GIG Technologies, Honeywell, Lance Dean, Nortek Security & Control, Scott Simon

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Honeywell enters into brave new world of AI

May 22, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

ATLANTA—Following the recent announcement of its technology integration with Intel, which will enable new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in its MAXPRO connected security platform, it is clear that Honeywell is jumping with both feet into the brave new world of AI.The new security platform, which will support MAXPRO Network Video Recorders (NVR) and Video Management Systems (VMS), will incorporate Intel Vision products that enable advanced analytics, deep learning and facial recognition...

AI, deep learning, Honeywell, Intel, Machine Learning

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Honeywell Homes and ADI spin to be renamed Resideo

July 30, 2018Spencer Ives

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Honeywell recently announced that Resideo will be the corporate name of the Honeywell Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution businesses when they become a stand-alone, publicly traded company following completion of a spin that is expected by the end of 2018.Honeywell will license its brand to Resideo under a long-term agreement for use in its home comfort and security hardware, and software solutions for all channels.“As a standalone, independent business,...

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On The Editor's Desk

Honeywell to offer DIY home security system

October 18, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

Honeywell began notifying customers this week about the launch of a new DIY home security system. “We are actively working with our professional security dealer and installer customers to grow their businesses as this industry evolves," Brian Casey, vice president and general manager, Residential & Intrusion Solutions, Honeywell Security & Fire, told Security Systems News. “We believe the rapidly growing self-installed security space represents an opportunity for professional security...

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Honeywell to spin off Home and ADI Global Distribution business

October 10, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.—Honeywell announced today plans to spin its $4.5 billion Home and ADI Global Distribution business, which includes its security business, and its $3.0 billion Transportation Systems business, into two independent, publicly-traded companies by end of 2018. The planned separation transactions are intended to be tax-free spins to Honeywell shareowners for U.S. federal income tax purposes.“The new independent company will include home heating, ventilation and air conditioning...


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On The Editor's Desk

Honeywell names new global leaders for security and fire businesses

September 13, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

Honeywell announced today that it has appointed Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell's global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell's global fire business. In their new leadership roles, Lattanzi and Koutrouki will drive greater customer focus, the press release read, and both will continue to report to Michael Flink, president of Honeywell Security and Fire. “Serving our customers and growing our business are at the core of everything we do in...

Dino Koutrouki, Honeywell, Honeywell Security and Fire, Michael Flink, Richard (Rich) Lattanzi

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Honeywell refreshes video portfolio

October 5, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell unveiled at ASIS International in September the latest enhancements to its overall portfolio of video technology designed to improve ease of use for operators, simplify installation for security professionals, and provide higher-quality video to help protect facilities.“We are in the midst of refreshing the entire video portfolio, and we are also in the process of simplifying the portfolio, as we want to make it easier for both our dealers and systems integrators...

Alessandro Araldi, Gerald Coste, Honeywell

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Monitoring Matters

SDN hears positive feedback

August 31, 2016Spencer Ives

In a recent SSN News Poll readers said that DIY offerings can add new streams of revenue to a traditional security business and open a company up to new customers. A couple of those respondents specifically pointed to the DragonFly offering from Honeywell, which pairs DIY installed equipment with professional monitoring. Earlier this year, Bart Didden of USA Central Station started a new venture, Security Dealer Network, or SDN, to help dealers offer the DragonFly product with professional monitoring...

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Also Noted

Honeywell connects to SkyBell

August 22, 2016SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell's Total Connect app is now fully compatible with the SkyBell HD Smart Video Doorbell, expanding the company's smart home ecosystem. The company announced the integration, which will allow users to access the doorbell's camera directly through their Honeywell Total Connect iOS app, near the end of July. Users will be able see and communicate with visitors while at the same time still being able to arm/disarm and lock/unlock the premises. The app sends iOS push notifications...

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News and Notes

ADT gets into the Ring

July 20, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

ADT announced earlier this week that the Ring video doorbell is now available for its customers nationwide. While the Ring has made some noise in the smart doorbell category, there are many options to choose from when it comes to this first-line-of-defense product for homeowners. Others who have had success with doorbell cameras include Vivint, Skybell and August, to name just a few. As more and more consumers begin to embrace smart home products like the video doorbell, dealers are adding these...

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