28. June 2017 · Comments Off on Home Automation Products to Add $1.8 Billion in Incremental Sales · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Home automation products are set to add $1.8 billion in new consumer electronics sales through 2018 reports Allison Halliday of Realty Biz News. The forecast comes from The Future of Tech report from global information company, The NPD Group, which predicts a 74% growth in this category from 2016 to 2018 which will be driven by sales of monitoring and security projects as well as growth in power and sensors.

Source: Home Automation Products to Add $1.8 Billion in Incremental Sales – RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News | Builder Magazine

23. June 2017 · Comments Off on Security systems are increasingly integrating with home automation · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As home security systems continue to adapt with the current technology market, local experts say the trend is leading to integrated smart home setups with control at the fingertips becoming standard. “The ability to control your system from your smartphone device — that is becoming a trend that is pretty much now is going to be standard,” John Palmer, a sales manager for the Denison-based Four Feathers Alarm, said. Palmer said the trend is moving toward cellular monitoring — that is the full control of a home security system available through a smartphone, and the home security systems are becoming increasingly integrated with home automation systems.

Source: Security systems are increasingly integrating with home automation – News – Nueces County Record Star – Alice, TX

23. June 2017 · Comments Off on Will Security Dealers, Home Automation Pros or Comcast Own the Smart Home Cybersecurity Market? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Some entity will come to own the business of residential cybersecurity, network monitoring and remote managed services, but it’s unclear who that might be.It could be big home security dealers or central monitoring stations like ADT, commercial IT managed service providers like Accenture, cable companies like Comcast/Xfinity, electronics superstores like Best Buy/Magnolia, DIY networking companies like Eero or possibly, just possibly … home automation integrators, aka the “CEDIA channel.”

Source: Will Security Dealers, Home Automation Pros or Comcast Own the Smart Home Cybersecurity Market? – Security Sales & Integration

22. June 2017 · Comments Off on Home Automation Trend Clicks with More and More Consumers · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

According to a 2016 survey, home automation — such as home entry notifications and video monitoring — is gaining in popularity among parents. Today, nearly one in four parents either uses a home automation system or plans to within one year. The use of technology has become so prevalent that parents prefer using it to check on what’s happening at home, rather than friends or neighbors. According to survey results, 73 percent of parents rely on texting to check in with teens and tweens who are home alone at

Source: Home Automation Trend Clicks with More and More Consumers | Connected Life – Noozhawk.com

16. March 2016 · Comments Off on Why Every Healthcare Device Should be Connected to the Internet of Things · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There are myriad “things” that could benefit from having a Wi-Fi Internet connection, enabling access to devices and data anytime and anywhere.  Whether it’s a vibration device monitoring commercial building disturbances or irrigation controllers charged with watering acres of plants at a theme park, the Internet of Things (IoT) provides companies with an avenue to improve efficiency, add value, and ultimately make the “things” they manufacture “smart.”

Source: Why Every Healthcare Device Should be Connected to the Internet of Things | Lantronix