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COVID-19 to drive voice control demand

April 24, 2020SSN Staff

OYSTER BAY, N.Y.—Voice control device shipments in 2020 will grow globally by close to 30 percent over 2019, according to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research.Last year, 141 million voice control smart home device shipped worldwide and, despite the key China market being impacted during the first quarter of 2020, ABI said the value of voice control during the pandemic will remain strong.“A smarter home can be a safer home,” Jonathan Collins, research director at ABI Research,...

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ABI Research connects the smart home with the smart city

June 8, 2018Spencer Ives

LONDON—ABI Research recently published “The Emerging Role for Smart Homes in the Smart City,” a report that examines areas of overlap between smart homes and smart cities and the potential for interaction between the two.“We are seeing more interest in both these markets and … the interaction between them is starting to expand,” Jonathan Collins, research director for ABI and author of the report, told Security Systems News. “We're talking about … where the data...

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Market for smart home sensors is changing

May 10, 2017Spencer Ives

LONDON—ABI Research recently published a report, “The Future of Sensors in the Smart Home,” which looks at how smart home sensors will be changing over the next five years.The study covers the global market for smart home sensors. “It's definitely a U.S. led market,” Jonathan Collins, research director for ABI Research, told Security Systems News. Collins also pointed to Western Europe and areas of the Asia-Pacific region as notable areas gaining traction in the market.ABI...

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AT&T to buy DIRECTV for $48.5b

May 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS, Texas and EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—AT&T plans to buy satellite television provider DIRECTV for $48.5 billion, the companies announced this week. The deal will allow AT&T to expand its broadband network to more than 70 million customer locations, the companies said.Both companies have home security/home automation offerings—AT&T has Digital Life and DIRECTV bought LifeShield Security last year. And according to Tom Kerber, director of research, home control and energy for Parks Associates,...

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Security industry share of smart home market to be cut in half by 2019, report says

March 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—Monitored security companies will stay at the top of the U.S. managed smart home market for the next five years, but their market share will drop more than 50 percent by 2019 as competitors such as telecoms and cablecos leverage their own strengths in the space, predicts a new report from ABI Research.Smart home adoption in the U.S. is poised to grow 37 percent between 2013 and 2019, according to ABI, a technology market intelligence company based here.Jonathan Collins, ABI principal...

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Sizing up Google's smart home play

January 29, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security companies should take note of Google's recent expansion into the connected home with its $3.2 billion buy of smart thermostat and smoke alarm maker Nest Labs, industry experts tell Security Systems News.“I think it's an indication that change could well be on the way,” Jonathan Collins, principal analyst for ABI Research, a New York-based technology market intelligence company, told Security Systems News.The deal alone won't have a large direct impact on...

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Lowe's home automation/home security launch near

May 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

MOOREVILLE, N.C.—Lowe's, the world's second-largest home-improvement retailer, is expected to launch its new home automation/home security service soon. And the fact that Lowe's will be offering an affordable, cloud-based service is cited in a new report as a factor in moving such services into the mainstream and contributing to the phenomenal growth of the home automation market predicted before the end of the decade.Lowe's, based here, earlier this year announced a partnership with AlertMe,...

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