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New Hanover County ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 29, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 111th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on Monday, July 25, 2022. The New Hanover County ECC in North Carolina became the 12th ECC in the state of North Carolina to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The New Hanover County ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Stanley Security, Guardian Protection, Securitas, ADS, United Central...

ADS, ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Brinks Home Security, CPI Security, Guardian Protection, Holmes Security, National Monitoring Center, New Hanover County ECC


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Rockwall, Texas ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 5, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 110th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on June 22, 2022. The City of Rockwall Emergency Communication Center ECC in Texas, servicing the cities of Rockwall, Fate, and Heath, became the 12th ECC in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The Rockwall ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Security...

ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Alert 360, Brinks Home Security, Guardian Protection, Morgan Hertel, National Monitoring Center, Protection One, Rapid Response Monitoring, Security Central


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ADT files patent infringement suit against Vivint

June 30, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT, the most trusted brand in smart home and business security, has brought actions for patent infringement against Vivint, a security and alarm company headquartered in Provo, Utah.  Separate but related actions have been filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Vivint has introduced and promoted a series of products willfully infringing upon several of ADT’s patents, the...

ADT, David W. Smail, Vivint


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Vivint sues ADT for patent infringement

March 2, 2021SSN Staff

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home, Inc., a North American-based smart home company, announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ADT in the United States District Court for the District of Utah. In the complaint, Vivint asserts that ADT infringes six of Vivint’s U.S. patents related to security and smart home technology. As a provider of smart home technology, Vivint has more than 300 issued patents related to its proprietary technology. The company is seeking damages...

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ADT, Vivint report big revenue gains for 2019

March 11, 2020SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. and PROVO, Utah—Both ADT and Vivint reported strong fourth quarter and overall annual revenue gains for 2019, with ADT up 12 percent and Vivint up 10 percent for the year.Some of the highlights of the ADT report include:• Total revenue growth of 10 percent for the fourth quarter;• Total annual revenue of $5.1 billion, up 12 percent;• Full year commercial organic revenue growth of 16 percent;• Greater home automation with more than 80 percent interactive...

2019 earnings, ADT, Jim DeVries, Todd Pedersen, Vivint


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How I Use My System: Brian Brower

May 30, 2018Spencer Ives

Brian Brower, Vivint's VP of product management, has 20 years of experience in product development. He is also the VP and GM of core services at the company. A big focus for Brower is the apps that they've been developing, such as its new Streety neighborhood-focused app. Security Systems News talked with Brower in mid-May about his home security system.What kind of system do you have at home?Surprisingly, I have a Vivint system at home. It's interesting—because I started at Vivint, we built...

Brian Brower, How I Use My System, Security Systems News, Vivint


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AI and smart homes: We may not notice the future

March 28, 2018Kenneth Z. Chutchian

The Jetsons are not walking through your front door anytime soon. Or perhaps they're already here and you don't remember life without them. That's the way technology blends into our lives, often without a formal invitation. The security industry knows this.Industry experts interviewed by Security Systems News agree that most of us take for granted the ways in which artificial intelligence has changed our lives at home. They don't necessarily agree on the speed of change over the last five to 20 years,...

alarm.com, Brad Russell, Jeremy Warren, Parks Associates, Sridhar Solur, Vivint, Xfinity Homes and Data Services. Jeff Bedell


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Vivint to roll out neighborhood-focused app

February 7, 2018Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—At CES 2018 Vivint unveiled Streety, a free app that can help protect a neighborhood through connectivity to shared cameras, which will be launching March 1 in the U.S. and Canada, Clint Gordon-Carroll, vice president and general manager of cameras at Vivint Smart Home, told Security Systems News.Gordon-Carroll commented on the influx of IP cameras in the consumer space as a starting point for the planning behind Streety. “The consumer shelves are filling up with these IP cameras,...

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Vivint to pay ADT $10 million in deceptive sales lawsuit settlement

January 5, 2018SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT yesterday announced that Vivint would pay the company $10 million to settle a deceptive sales lawsuit filed in April 2017, ADT's largest deceptive sales settlement to date.“ADT filed its lawsuit against Vivint on April 4, 2017 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida after receiving complaints from nearly a thousand ADT customers who stated Vivint made false or misleading statements to switch their security service from ADT to Vivint,”...

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Vivint announces new campus, new solution

June 21, 2017Spencer Ives

In the past couple of weeks, Vivint has made two announcements. The first announcement, which came out on June 13, was about the company's new facility. Then, on June 20, Vivint announced its new solution for property developers and managers—Vivint Smart Properties. According to Vivint's announcement, the new facility will be a 43,000-square-foot building, capable of housing up to 400 employees and includes a demo home equipped with a Vivint smart home system, a full-size basketball court,...

Alex Dunn, Harrison Jenkins, Noelle Cockett, Tom Few, Utah State University, Vivint


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