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Honeywell takes connected home to masses at CES

January 7, 2015Martha Entwistle

LAS VEGAS—As “connected home” has become a household phrase, industry stalwart Honeywell Security is taking its message to the masses, introducing its Lyric security system at CES, the giant consumer electronics show taking place here this week.This is the first time Honeywell Security has exhibited at CES and the first time it “has really tried to be noticed by consumers and the consumer media,” David Gottlieb, Honeywell Security's global marketing communications leader,...

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On The Editor's Desk

Honeywell Security Products gets new president

September 9, 2014Martha Entwistle

Honeywell today named Inder Reddy president of Honeywell Security Products Americas.† Reddy succeeds Scott Harkins, who accepted a new role within Honeywell in June. inder.reddy_.jpg Honeywell Security Products Americas is a provider of intrusion, access control and video surveillance technologies. Reddy is out of the office all of this week, but Honeywell has promised me an interview in the next couple of weeks. Reddy joined Honeywell in 2010 and most recently served as VP of global...

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Honeywell's Harkins transitions to new role

June 11, 2014Martha Entwistle

Honeywell's Scott Harkins is transitioning to a new role. Honeywell spokeman David Gottlieb today confirmed that “Scott Harkins has accepted a new role within Honeywell to help develop global growth opportunities within the Connected Home space. He will leave his current post as president of Honeywell Security Products Americas by the end of June.” Honeywell Security Group has not yet announced a successor to Harkins. “Honeywell Security Group has a strong leadership team in place...

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Monitoring Matters

Video verification: a residential service?

May 7, 2014Leif Kothe

Video verification in the residential market—it was a topic that surfaced in some of the PPVAR panels I attended at TechSec, though the discussion had been picking up momentum well before that. It really seemed to pick up last August, when Honeywell Security announced it was joining the membership ranks of PPVAR, a move that some saw as a sign of the “mainstreaming” of video verification. That seemed to be the gist of Scott Harkins (president of Honeywell Security Products Americas)...

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Also Noted

Honeywell renews platinum level partnership with ESA

March 27, 2014SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—The Electronic Security Association announced March 26 that Honeywell Security has returned as the exclusive Platinum-level Executive Strategic Partner for 2014. Begun in 2008, the Executive Strategic Partnership program is only available to ESA associate members and provides funding to support ESA programs that promote and enhance the industry. As a Platinum-level Executive Strategic Partner, Honeywell Security will gain exposure to thousands of qualified prospects and top decision...

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Honeywell joins PPVAR

August 27, 2013Leif Kothe

Over the weekend, the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, a public-private partnership comprising stakeholders in property crime, announced the addition of a major manufacturer to its membership ranks. The company? Honeywell Security. After speaking with some in the industry involved with PPVAR, including Keith Jentoft, president of Videofied and RSI Video Technologies, it is increasingly clear to me why this carries major implications for the future of video monitored alarm systems. A...

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Honeywell to showcase mobile, cloud advancements

March 28, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—At ISC West, Honeywell plans to showcase products and services that reflect advancements in cloud and mobile device technology, according to a company statement. "If there's a common theme that runs across the technologies we're showcasing this year, it's probably 'mainstream,'" Scott Harkins, president of Honeywell Security Products, Americas, said in the statement. "A lot of trends like mobile, the cloud and connected home and business used to be considered novelties, but that...

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General News

Doubling residential penetration: Pie in the sky or an eventuality?

December 12, 2012Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—Forty percent residential penetration.ADT CEO Naren Gursahaney said recently that it's not a “moonshot,” and Honeywell Security Products President Scott Harkins said his company shared the expectation that it could happen. But given that the rate has hovered at 20 percent for years, is it realistic to believe it can be doubled? Or is that just optimism from the corner office?The latest SSN News Poll shows that Gursahaney and Harkins aren't alone in their thinking....

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Residential

New First Alert leader aims to 'reinvent' the program

November 28, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.— Marek Robinson, the new leader of First Alert Professional, says his hiring is an example of Honeywell Security Products' renewed focus on its premier dealer program.“If you go back even six months or a year there was really no one leading the network, so just the investment in people is a very significant one—bringing me into the role, and we're going to be adding several people from both a sales and marketing function to support the loyalty programs,” Robinson...

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Honeywell aims at doubling residential penetration

November 7, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Honeywell Security Products President Scott Harkins said last week that he believes the industry's residential security penetration rate could double to 40 percent, and that Honeywell aims to become “the Apple of the industrial world,” combating the growing do-it-yourself security system trend by creating products that are easy to install, sell and use.“I saw that ADT Ö suggested that they thought market penetration could be 40 percent,” Harkins told...

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