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General News

Eight steps forward and one sideways for the security industry

December 9, 2019Brian Seemann

The security business is in the midst of upheaval, with tech giants like Google and Amazon offering consumers the tools to set up and operate their own secure smart homes. And, the rise of IoT gadgets is further redefining the industry. However, if the last several decades serve as a guide, change and upheaval are the norm for security professionals. New technologies shift solutions and business models, and give both installing dealers and consumers new opportunities and experiences.Nest, Ring and...

alarm.com, Alula, Amazon, Brian Seemann, Google Nest, Interlogix, IoT, Nest, smart home, technology sunset


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Suppliers

Security industry player, Interlogix, to close its doors

September 23, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn.—Interlogix, part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced it will “wind down” its businesses in the United States and Canada by the end of this year to focus on their other fire and security businesses, with a company spokesperson specifically naming LenelS2.“After a thorough portfolio review of our security business, we have communicated our plans to wind down our Interlogix U.S. and Canada businesses,” Interlogix...

commercial security, Interlogix, LenelS2, Residential Security, United Technologies Corp, UTC Climate Controls & Security


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Residential

Don't run from DIY, pros say at ESX 2015

July 6, 2015Amy Canfield

BALTIMORE—DIY is everywhere, the consumer-driven products are polished and are connected to powerful mobile apps, and it's up to traditional security companies to decide whether they're going to embrace it or dismiss it, according to panelists at ESX 2015.“DIY Security—Competition or Opportunity?” was moderated by Kirk MacDowell of Alarm.com. Brian Leland, VP sales and marketing of Interlogix, and Sterling Barnes, COO/GM of Melaleuca Security, were panelists.DIY security is...

alarm.com, Brian Leland, DIY, ESX 2015, Interlogix, Kirk MacDowell, Melaleuca Security, Sterling Barnes


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News and Notes

It's all about the Millennials

July 1, 2015Amy Canfield

It's the Millennials who are the biggest DIY buyers, according to ESX 2015 panelists at a “DIY Security—Competition or Opportunity” discussion. Icontrol's 2015 State of the Smart Home Report, a nationwide survey which Security System News conducted and has reported on earlier, also found that the Millennial generation, loosely defined as those born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s, are big consumers of home automation. You can read more about the survey at the above link, but...

Brian Leland, DIY, ESX, home automation, iControl, Interlogix, Melaleuca Security, Security Systems News, Sterling Barnes


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News and Notes

Daily dispatches from ISC West

April 1, 2015Amy Canfield

On Monday I'm headed out to ISC West. I'll have my boots—well, actually, my sandals because it is Vegas, after all—on the ground Tuesday through Friday. I'll be adding to this blog post each day, keeping you updated with the news I find and the people I talk to on the show floor. So check back here often. You may just read something you'll want to check out on your own while you're there. One of the best things about ISC West is the opportunity it gives me to meet with our readers. It's...

alarm.com, DPM, Genetec, Guardian Protection, Honeywell, iControl, Interlogix, ISC West, Mission 500, Qolsys


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On The Editor's Desk

Razberi gets $3m, new board members, CTO

November 12, 2014Martha Entwistle

Razberi Technologies, which was reinvented three years ago by Tom Galvin, today announced that it received a $3m investment from a new investor, LiveOak Venture Partners of Austin, Texas. I had a chance to speak to Galvin about the deal. “We launched the company exactly three years ago, in November 2011. We've been growing nicely through word of mouth but we got to the point where, to sustain growth, we needed outside capital,” he said. The funds will be used “to invest in sales,...

Ben Scott, DVR, GE Security, Interlogix, Jiri Modry, Ken Boyda, Krishna Srivivasan, LiveOak Ventures, Razberi Technologies, Rich Anderson


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Monitoring

SW24 adds DIY to tap apartment market

February 20, 2013Rich Miller

NEW YORK—Targeting what it sees as an underserved market—apartments, with more than 2 million in metropolitan New York alone—SecureWatch 24 is getting into do-it-yourself security and is opening a store near Rockefeller Center to sell the systems.SW24, which specializes in property surveillance and facilities management, entered the residential intrusion market last fall by giving consumers the option of month-to-month monitoring contracts. DIY for apartment dwellers is a natural...

alarm.com, DIY, Interlogix, Jay Stuck, Monitor America, SecureWatch 24


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Residential

Former Interlogix president joins Guardian Protection

February 7, 2013SSN Staff

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Bob Haskins, former president of Interlogix, will fill a newly created position at Guardian Protection Services, according to a company announcement this week. Haskins' responsibilities as Guardian's VP of strategic planning and business development will include helping to expand the company's dealer program, the announcement said.Guardian, based here, said Haskins “will be actively engaged in establishing enhanced business models for both the internal account generating...

Bob Haskins, Controls & Security, GE Security, Guardian Protection Services, Interlogix, Russell Cersosimo, Security Systems News, United Technologies Corporation, UTC Climate


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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

ESA of Florida to hold inaugural event

September 14, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

I wrote this spring about the Irving, Texas-based Electronic Security Association launching a state-chartered chapter in Florida. Now ESA of Florida is about hold an inaugural event. ESA created the new state chapter because Florida is home to so many security companies. The Sept. 20 inaugural event, which will be a legislative dinner featuring the chairman of the Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board, Ken Hoffman, who will discuss licensing requirements in Florida and the function of the board,...

Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board, Electronic Security Association, ESA of Florida, Honeywell, Interlogix, Ken Hoffman, Rapid Security Solutions, Security Systems News, Steve Paley, Telguard


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Monitoring Matters

The best of ESX: And the winners are ...

June 27, 2012Rich Miller

Just off the show floor after a very busy Wednesday at ESX, starting with the CSAA Excellence Awards Breakfast. There were a number of great seminars throughout the day and the floor was abuzz with networking. I assume everyone saved a little energy for the ESX Crawl I'm about to get out there myself to sample a little of that Nashville hospitality, but I'd be remiss if I didn't mention the award winners who highlighted the day. For those who might have missed it: CSAA Central Station of the Year:...

2GIG, 3M Cogent, Alarmco, Altronix, Axis Communications, BlueStar Security Solutions, Bold Technologies, CheckVideo, CSAA, dice


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