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Smart dealers can benefit from smart thermostats

October 6, 2015Amy Canfield

AUSTIN, Texas—Smart and connected thermostats offer traditional resi dealers a way to make an impact in the home security market if they take the right approach, according to Omar Talpur, market analyst, security and building technologies, for IHS Technology.As manufacturers increasingly bring these Web-connected thermostats to the market to compete, for example, with the Nest Learning Thermostat, there is much to be learned, Talpur told Security Systems News.“You can install intelligence...

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Mass notification sets sights on apps over SMS

October 18, 2013SSN Staff

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—SMS may have had its day as the preferred delivery method of mass notification. Vendors are looking for new ways to deliver information, and their attention has landed on smartphone apps, according to a new report from IHS. SMS can be compromised in emergencies, the report found. “The reliability of traditional telephone markets has always been a hit-or-miss proposition in the event of an emergency,” said Omar Talpur, security, fire and access control analyst...

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High-profile bombing, shootings drive MNS market

June 5, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

AUSTIN, Texas—The Boston Marathon bombing, the Sandy Hook school massacre and other high-profile incidents are a key reason why demand for mass notification systems is expected to spike 30 percent within five years, according to a new report from IMS Research, now part of IHS. The need to help protect the public will help drive spending on MNS in North America to $2.1 billion in 2017, up from $1.6 billion in 2013, the report says. “Very few people die in a building fire anymore”...

Boston Marathon, Emergency Mass Notification Systems, IHS, IMS, MNS, Omar Talpur, Sandy Hook

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