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Don't run from DIY, pros say at ESX 2015

July 6, 2015Amy Canfield

BALTIMORE—DIY is everywhere, the consumer-driven products are polished and are connected to powerful mobile apps, and it's up to traditional security companies to decide whether they're going to embrace it or dismiss it, according to panelists at ESX 2015. “DIY Security—Competition or Opportunity?” was moderated by Kirk MacDowell of Brian Leland, VP sales and marketing of Interlogix, and Sterling Barnes, COO/GM of Melaleuca Security, were panelists. DIY...

2015,, Brian Leland, DIY, Electronic Security Expo (ESX), Interlogix, Kirk MacDowell, Melaleuca Security, Sterling Barnes

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It's all about the Millennials

July 1, 2015Amy Canfield

It's the Millennials who are the biggest DIY buyers, according to ESX 2015 panelists at a “DIY Security—Competition or Opportunity” discussion. Icontrol's 2015 State of the Smart Home Report, a nationwide survey which Security System News conducted and has reported on earlier, also found that the Millennial generation, loosely defined as those born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s, are big consumers of home automation. You can read more about the survey at the above link, but...

Brian Leland, DIY, home automation, iControl, Interlogix, Melaleuca Security, Security Systems News (SSN), Sterling Barnes

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