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Vivint Smart Home and Google collaborate

June 27, 2018SSN Staff

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home announced a collaboration with Google to make every new Vivint smart home voice-enabled using the Google Assistant. Vivint is giving voice control to every new customer by including two Google Home Mini devices with every smart home system, and adding Nest Thermostat E and Google Wifi as options in its smart home suite.The collaboration builds on Vivint's integration with the Google Assistant, which makes it easy to control lighting, locks, thermostats, garage...

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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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Vivint gets $100m investment from Peter Thiel, Mitt Romney's investment firm

April 27, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home on April 27 announced a $100 million strategic investment from Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital, an investment firm founded by Tagg Romney, Eric Scheuermann and Spencer Zwick, and chaired by Mitt Romney.In an internal memo shared with Security Systems News, Todd Pedersen, founder and CEO of Vivint Smart Home, told employees that this strategic investment will help accelerate growth and innovation. “As a venture capitalist and an entrepreneur, Peter Thiel...

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Vivint gets quarter-million new subscribers in 2015

March 9, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home on March 8 announced its fourth quarter and year-end financial and operational results, showing record increases across the board, including nearly a quarter-million new smart home subscribers.For the fourth quarter, Vivint's total revenue increased 14.8 percent to $175 million, with record total revenues for the year at $653.7 million, a 16 percent increase over last year.Vivint added 33,162 new smart home subscribers in Q4, a 53.9 percent increase over the same...

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Smart home high point for Vivint

October 21, 2015Amy Canfield

PROVO, Utah—Vivint is bullish on smart home technology, reporting a record demand for its integrated smart home products and services, according to CMO Jeff Lyman.“We've had a really solid year as far as growth. Eighty percent of our new customers are choosing one or more of our smart home devices with their systems, such as lock, camera and garage control, along with our doorbell control,"Lyman told Security Systems News.Vivint says it has seen a 60 percent increase in smart home customers...

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Vivint exec transitions from shoes to security

March 18, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

PROVO, Utah—Vivint has been making a habit in the past year of going outside the industry to hire members of its leadership team. The latest example is Jeff Lyman, who worked for Nike before joining the home automation/home security giant.Lyman is now Vivint's chief marketing officer, the company, which is based here, announced Feb. 26. He started at Vivint last summer and was vice president of consumer experience until his recent promotion.Prior to joining Vivint, Lyman spent nearly 10 years...

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