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ADT introduces self-setup with Google Nest products


ADT introduces self-setup with Google Nest products

January 3, 2023SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), ADT introduced the ADT+ app as part of a new fully integrated product ecosystem. According to ADT, customers will now be able to access and control their ADT devices more easily. That includes a base, keypad, motion sensors, door and window sensors, smart bulbs, smart locks and smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, as well as compatible Google Nest Cams, Doorbell and Thermostats, through, “…an intuitive app experience,” the...

ADT, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Doorbell, Google Nest, Raya Sevilla, Residential, smart locks, thermostats

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Assa Abloy shows growth in Q3 results, commitment to HHI acquisition


Assa Abloy shows growth in Q3, commits to HHI acquisition

October 28, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

STOCKHOLM – This week lock maker and security giant Assa Abloy presented its Q3 financial results, with strong growth despite signs of a market slowdown. The conference call opened with remarks from Assa Abloy President, CEO & Head, Global Technologies Division Nico Delvaux. The company experienced an organic sales growth of 14 percent which Delvaux credited to Entrance Systems and the America’s contributions, as well as Global Technologies. Net sales have increased 33 percent with...

Assa Abloy, Control iD, COVID, DHL, DoorBird, EBITDA, Emtek Products, intercom, Nico Delvaux, smart locks, Smart Residential, Third Quarter (Q3), United States Department of Justice (DOJ)

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ULTRALOQ U-Bolt Pro Wi-Fi named as 2022 Best Smart Lock

October 13, 2022SSN Staff

UNION CITY, Calif. – Accolades for ULTRALOQ this week as its U-Bolt Pro Wi-Fi was named as one of the best smart locks of 2022 by CNET. It’s just the latest honor for the U-bolt, which also earned top pick distinction from several other outlets including PCMag,, and Wirecutter. The product was compared against seven different dimensions in judging like ease of use, performance, price range and more to top its competitors and receive the 2022 recommendation. ULTRALOQ...

Clark Ruan, CNET, fingerprint ID, PCMag, smart locks, ULTRALOQ

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DoJ sues to stop Assa Abloy acquisition of Spectrum Brands Home & Hardware division


DoJ sues to stop Assa Abloy acquiring Spectrum Brands' Home & Hardware division

September 23, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed an antitrust lawsuit to block the proposed acquisition of Spectrum Brands' Holdings Home and Hardware Improvement division by its rival, Swedish conglomerate Assa Abloy. Assa Abloy and Spectrum make two out of three of the largest players in the residential door hardware community, an industry sector worth roughly $2.4 billion. In their complaint the DoJ alleged that the acquisition would eliminate...

antitrust, Assa Abloy, Jonathan Kanter, Nico Delvaux, smart locks, Spectrum Brand Holdings, United States Department of Justice (DOJ)

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SALTO introduces the new XS4 Original+ smart locking system

November 8, 2021SSN Staff

NORCROSS, Ga.—SALTO, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has introduced the XS4 Original+, the next generation of the company’s flexible and reliable smart locking solution that features a beautiful design with a sleek flat reader in two new colors. The new SALTO XS4 Original+ takes the trusted and proven flagship XS4 Original electronic lock product family and incorporates the latest technology to accommodate access control needs of both today and tomorrow. “Our...

SALTO Systems, smart locks

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Yale and August integrate with DoorBird IP Video Door Stations

March 16, 2021SSN Staff

SAN FRANCISCO—Smart lock leaders, Yale and August, announced an integration with DoorBird’s IP Video Door Stations. Customers can now connect any Wi-Fi connected August or Yale smart lock to a DoorBird IP Video Door Station for a seamless “approach to entry” experience. “We’re proud of our robust list of integration partners, helping you connect your locks to voice assistants, lights, alarm systems and even vacuums,” the companies said in the announcement....

August Home, smart locks, Yale Locks

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Allegion U.S. launches Schlage Mobile Access Solutions

June 11, 2020SSN Staff

CARMEL, Ind.—In the age of digital transformation and the evolving mobile economy, providing secure, convenient access is at the forefront of security challenges faced by multifamily properties, businesses and campuses. The Schlage Mobile Access Solutions portfolio redefines access control for the mobile world.  “Allegion is always looking for ways to address our customers’ evolving needs with real, sustainable innovation, so we’re excited to launch this comprehensive,...

Access Control, Allegion, Allegion’s Schlage, Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019, Mobile Access, Schlage, smart locks, wireless locks

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A mainstream view: What's hot in home security?

October 21, 2015Amy Canfield

If you're too focused on industry news these days, as many of us tend to be—present company included—here's a look at what at least one mainstream media outlet has to say about the latest in home protection. “What was previously only possible in sci-fi movies is now becoming reality,” the Huffington Post said. Sometimes it's helpful to get a look at what the “real” people out there are hearing—and to learn from that. Some of these are big “duhs!”...

Residential Security, scanners, Security Systems News (SSN), smart cameras, smart locks

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