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Nortek, Gary Sinise Foundation honor wounded hero

June 30, 2020SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—When U.S. Army Maj. (Ret.) Jeremy Haynes left his home in Albany, Ga. to fulfill his deployment in Afghanistan, he left behind two children and his wife, Chelsea, who was pregnant at the time. He had no idea that the next time he saw his wife she would be by his side at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was being treated for debilitating wounds received in combat.  On a mission in Kabul on August 5, 2014, an Afghan military soldier shot Haynes four times,...

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Nortek Security & Control promotes Chris Lynch

April 24, 2019SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control, a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control and health and wellness technology, announced the promotion of Chris Lynch to manager of Builder Services. He joins Director of Builder Services, Bret Jacob, in expanding the Nortek New Home Program to create opportunities for integrators, builders, architects and designers. Complete connected home strategies are created through the program offering a range of affordable, feature-based...

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Nortek Security & Control appoints Chris Hart to regional manager and solution specialist, Health & Wellness

April 22, 2019SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control, a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control, and health and wellness technology, recently appointed Chris Hart as regional manager & solution specialist, Health & Wellness. He is responsible for the sales of Numera healthcare solutions throughout the Central and Western United States and Canada.“Chris is an expert in the health and wellness, telemedicine and telehealth industries,” John Carpenter, vice president...

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Joe Roberts of Nortek Security and Control predicts industry trends

April 1, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

CARLSBAD, Calif.—The countdown to ISC West 2019 is in full force. Industry professionals are predicting trends that will be prevalent on the showroom floor as well as giving little hints as to what their specific brand will introduce at the show. Soon the world will meet products and services never before seen in the security industry.Security Systems News spoke with Joe Roberts, executive VP of marketing and innovation, Nortek Security & Control, about upcoming trends he expects to see at...

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Avi Rosenthal opens consulting firm

September 15, 2016Spencer Ives

SAN DIEGO—Avi Rosenthal, who has worked in the IoT realm for 20 years, has opened a full-service consulting firm, IoT Consulting, to help companies get their products manufactured and marketed.“You've got a lot of people that have phenomenal ideas, that are looking at the problem from a different angle, but may not understand how to get their product to market, how to get their idea generated, manufactured,” Rosenthal, president of IoT Consulting, told Security Systems News.Rosenthal...

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Apple Watch SOS and mPERS: Apples and oranges?

July 14, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—On first inspection, the Apple Watch's newly announced 'SOS' feature may seem similar to an mPERS device, but PERS experts who spoke to Security Systems News said comparing an Apple Watch with an mPERS device is like comparing apples and oranges.Apple in June announced new features for its Apple Watch 2, which its expects to release later this year. Here's how the Apple Watch SOS feature works: If an Apple Watch user holds down the device's side button, nearby emergency services...

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Nortek acquired

July 6, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

Melrose Industries Plc, a UK-based investment firm with a penchant for quick turnarounds, announced today that is has acquired Nortek, Inc., a global company with brands including 2GIG, NuTone and Elan. What this means for Nortek Security & Control, which specializes in residential security and home automation products and services, is still unclear. As I wait to hear back from both Nortek and Melrose for more on the particulars of this deal, the big question is: What kind of impact will this have...

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Will Apple take bite out of the PERS market?

June 22, 2016Spencer Ives

Apple recently announced a new 'SOS' feature coming to the Apple Watch—similar to a PERS device. If an Apple Watch user holds down the device's side button, emergency services local to that user's location will be notified, as well as emergency contacts. I spoke with former Numera CEO, current Group VP of the Nortek Innovations & Incubation Foundry, about how the Nortek offerings compare to the announced features of the Apple Watch SOS. He said one particular differentiator for Nortek is "the...

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Nortek unveils technology think tank

June 15, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—In conjunction with the recent acquisition of Nuiku, a natural language processing platform for use with home automation and other applications, Nortek has launched a technology incubation think tank—the Nortek Innovations & Incubation Foundry.The team, led by former Numera CEO Tim Smokoff, will closely monitor trends in the marketplace, seeking opportunities to acquire or internally develop emerging technologies that can be adopted quickly and deployed efficiently across...

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Nortek acquires voice recognition company Nuiku

June 1, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Nortek Inc., a global company with brands including 2GIG, NuTone and Elan for security and home automation applications, has acquired Nuiku, a natural language processing platform for use with home automation and other applications.Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.“This is very exciting for us because Nuiku is natural language, so it is not just voice activation, like with the system in your car,” Nortek president and CEO Michael J. Clarke told Security...

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