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Comcast and Alarm.com to acquire Icontrol

June 23, 2016Martha Entwistle

TYSONS, Va. and PHILADELPHIA—Interactive services platform provider Alarm.com and cable giant Comcast today signed agreements to acquire different business units of platform provider Icontrol Networks, based in Redwood City, Calif.Security Systems News reported on the potential deal on June 15.Alarm.com, a direct competitor to Icontrol, will acquire the Connect and Piper business units from Icontrol for approximately $140 million.Comcast will acquire Icontrol's "Converge" software platform,...

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Residential

Dealers find new way to connect with customers

May 18, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—SMS Security Systems' Scott Stellfox and Kevin Buckland of True Steel Security say Alarm.com's Customer Connections is a great way to keep in touch with customers, upsell and lower attrition.A CRM marketing service that began two-and-a-half years ago, Alarm.com has added new campaigns to Customer Connections that can help dealers to create upsell opportunities, generate customer referrals and streamline 2G upgrades.Jay Kenny, Alarm.com's senior vice president of marketing told...

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Alarm.com opens new global HQ facility

March 30, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

WASHINGTON—Alarm.com officially opened its new global headquarters here in March, bringing the entire company under one roof and expanding its dealer-training capability.“The new facility allows us to create high-quality innovative technology, and offers the capacity for our engineers to design and create great products,” Jay Kenny, senior vice president of marketing for Alarm.com, told Security Systems News. “That is both in the amount of space and the way the space was designed,...

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Panel: Biz can learn lessons from smart home tech

December 15, 2015Amy Canfield

FOSTER CITY, Calif.—Smart home technology can and should bleed over into the commercial market, especially for small business, according to three platform providers who spoke at the Cloud+ conference, held here.Residential customers with smart homes see the advantages of having everything connected and those that are small business owners want those same advantages at work.“Residential as a cloud testing ground for commercial,” was the name of the educational session. Moderated...

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Alarm.com enhances Smart Solution to protect homes from water damage

October 16, 2015SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—Alarm.com has expanded its Smart Home Security solutions with a Water solution. A combination of sensors, devices and Alarm.com cloud services will detect water leaks, alert homeowners and proactively respond to minimize damage. Powered by Alarm.com's cloud platform, the Water solution protects homeowners from dangers and challenges that traditional security systems cannot address, according to a prepared statement from the company. The solution is integrated into Alarm.com's Smart...

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Home automation should be smart, but simple

July 16, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Home automation experts have heard the message loud and clear: simplify, simplify, simplify.As exciting as the ultimate smart home may seem, end users want control of their home automation devices. Many homeowners have thought about their priorities before they talk to dealers—they want their home technology working for them, not vice versa.Rob Puric, director of the connected home division at Honeywell, based in Morristown, N.J., said his company's research produced feedback...

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Hockey team names Alarm.com Smart Home Security partner

April 9, 2015SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Alarm.com has been named the official Smart Home Security partner of the Washington Capitals NHL team. “As a local company, it's great to support our hometown Washington Capitals and their passionate fans,” Jay Kenny, Alarm.com's vice president of marketing, said in a prepared statement. Alarm.com's Smart Home Security offers HD video cameras, energy management solutions and a range of convenient home automation options for devices throughout the home, such as lights,...

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Alarm.com App for Apple watch

March 15, 2015SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—Alarm.com has an app for the newly released Apple watch.“Alarm.com is committed to giving our dealer partners an advantage in the market with the latest technology innovations.Our app uses the new capability and unique form factor of Apple Watch to create intuitive and convenient ways for people to engage with their smart home security system.We believe this is a great device for creating the kind of compelling and meaningful smart home interactions that Alarm.com has pioneered,”...

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Hockey team names Alarm.com official Smart Home Security partner

February 26, 2015SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Alarm.com has been named the official Smart Home Security partner of the Washington Capitals NHL team. “As a local company, it's great to support our hometown Washington Capitals and their passionate fans,” Jay Kenny, Alarm.com's vice president of marketing, said in a prepared statement. Alarm.com's Smart Home Security offers HD video cameras, energy management solutions and a range of convenient home automation options for devices throughout the home, such as lights,...

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CES and the smart home

February 26, 2015Guest Blogger

Described as "the global stage for innovation," the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) draws more than 170,000 attendees and offers a unique opportunity to see big trends across consumer technology.This year did not disappoint: CES featured new technology in everything fromself-driving carstowearable techto8K televisions with stunning picture clarity. A dedicated Smart Home Pavilion featured more companies and more products than ever before, and attracted massive media coverage and consumer interest.There...

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