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On The Editor's Desk

Jetting into the future

October 20, 2021Paul Ragusa

Security Systems News Managing Editor Cory Harris’ blog last week, Get Smart, got me thinking. Not just about TV shows from my childhood, but the topic of the smart home and how much more “the home” – no matter where and what you call home – is becoming more and more of an epicenter of activity, at levels never before seen in my life. But getting back to fun TV shows from our past (sorry I couldn’t resist!), my mind went to The Jetsons, that fun-loving...

Parks Associates, Smart home automation, Smart Home Monitoring, Smart Home Security


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Double-digit growth predicted for home monitoring and security devices

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Double-digit growth predicted for home monitoring and security devices

March 29, 2021SSN Staff

NEEDHAM, Mass.—Worldwide shipments of smart home devices are forecast to surpass 1.4 billion in 2025 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 percent as consumers seek out additional conveniences brought about by home automation products and ambient computing, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Home monitoring and security devices, which represents 20.5 percent of the market share, are estimated to grow at an even more impressive CAGR of 13 percent...

Global smart home market, IDC, Smart Home Monitoring


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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Cableco expands home security to Canada's 'Golden Horseshoe'

March 13, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

I wrote recently about two Canadian giants, cable company Rogers Communications and telecommunications company Bell Aliant, planning to offer home security/home automation for the first time in Atlantic Canada this spring. And now Rogers has announced it's expanding the service in its Ontario footprint. Rogers launched its Smart Home Monitoring in its cable footprint in Ontario in August 2011. And today, Toronto-based Rogers announced it is now expanding its offering to Ontario's “Golden Horseshoe.”...

Atlantic Canada, Bell Aliant, Golden Horseshoe, Ian Pattinson, NextGen Home Security, Ontario, Rogers Communications, Smart Home Monitoring


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New security/telco partnership up North

September 14, 2011Daniel Gelinas

RED WOOD CITY, Calif. and TORONTO—The home security penetration rate hovers around 18 percent in Canada, but players in a new partnership say they're going to change that. Home automation and control technology provider iControl and Rogers Communications, Canada's largest communications provider, on Aug. 30 announced a new converged home security, automation and control offering, which they say will raise that rate. "When you start giving people the ability to view cameras remotely, to arm...

home automation, home control, Ian Pattinson, iControl, Jim Johnson, Northern 911, OpenHome, PSAP, Rogers Communications, Smart Home Monitoring, telco, UL-listed


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