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ADT and Google partner with plans to dominate smart home

Behemoths look to create end-to-end platform for a secure and intelligent home
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08/04/2020

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT and Google announced a long-term partnership with the goal of creating an end-to-end smart home solution that combines Google’s technology platform with ADT’s installation, service and professional monitoring network.

Reliant teams up with SimpliSafe to deliver home security to Texas customers

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08/04/2020

HOUSTON—As part of Reliant’s focus on providing cutting-edge smart home and security innovations to customers across Texas, the company established a new relationship with SimpliSafe to provide renters and homeowners in urban and rural markets with special offers and disc

GHS Interactive Security rebrands as Vio Security

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07/14/2020

DALLAS—Community-based security alarm monitoring company, GHS Interactive Security, LLC announced Arena Investors LP, a U.S. institutional private invest firm, has recapitalized the company and acquired a majority stake.

Parks Associates announces CONNECTIONS Community

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06/11/2020

DALLAS—International research firm, Parks Associates, announced the launch of an online conference and networking experience, November 10-12, focused on the connected home and IoT industries.

Total professional monitoring revenue to exceed $15B in 2020

Parks’ research identifies new use cases in energy, health, security and smart home for professional monitoring
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05/13/2020

DALLAS—Research firm Parks Associates forecasts professional monitoring revenue for the U.S. residential security sector will total $15.74 billion in 2020, with smart home services accounting for $1.2 billion.

COVID-19 to drive voice control demand

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04/24/2020

OYSTER BAY, N.Y.—Voice control device shipments in 2020 will grow globally by close to 30 percent over 2019, according to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research.

ADT working with real estate developer HHHunt

Partnership to integrate smart home technology in new and existing multifamily and student housing
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02/17/2020

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT is partnering with real estate development company HHHunt to install smart home and property automation technology into new and existing HHHunt multifamily and student housing communities, adding another prominent real estate company to its list of partners.

Resideo joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

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01/06/2020

DAVIS, Calif.—The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its Board of Directors.

29 percent of US broadband homes own a smart home device

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01/03/2020

DALLAS—Approximately 29 percent of U.S. broadband households now own a smart home device, a 20 percent growth rate from one year ago, according to new research from Parks Associates based on its 4Q 2019 survey of 10,000 broadband households.

Intrusion trends stem from smart home, home automation capabilities

Robert Davis, Johnson Controls, shares trends, best practices, and the future of intrusion detection
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01/02/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—The concept of physical intrusion, detection and keeping unauthorized individuals from accessing a particular space is an issue as old as time.

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