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Residential security adoption rises to 33 percent

Up from 28 percent in 2018, Parks says 2020 does pose challenges
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04/17/2020

DALLAS—Consumer Insights 2020 research from Parks Associates finds security system adoption, after holding steady at 25-28 percent for over five years, jumped up to 33 percent of U.S. broadband households at the end of 2019.

REMO slams the door on intruders, fire and more

The importance of application in choosing a door for security
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10/09/2019

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.—With such advanced security technologies and products available on the market, it’s easy to dismiss the basics. Take the humble door, for example.

ADT signs definitive agreement to sell Canadian ops to TELUS Corporation

Sale expected to result in a stronger ADT with improved capital efficiency
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10/01/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT Inc., a smart home security provider serving residential and business customers, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell ADT Security Services Canada, Inc.

Security industry player, Interlogix, to close its doors

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09/23/2019

HARTFORD, Conn.—Interlogix, part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced it will “wind down” its businesses in the United States and Canada by the end of this year to focus on their other fire and security businesses, with a

American Defense Systems acquires Direct Protect Security and Surveillance

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08/23/2019

DALLAS—On Friday, August 16, 2019, American Defense Systems of Dallas acquired Direct Protect Security and Surveillance out of Costa Mesa, CA. Direct Protect has provided smart home solutions to residents and businesses in over 13 states for approximately 10 years.  

LifeShield HD Video Doorbell camera makes its debut

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07/11/2019

LANGHORNE, Pa.—Recently acquired by ADT, LifeShield added the LifeShield HD, Wi-Fi-connected video doorbell to its professionally monitored, DIY smart home security product offerings.

Home sweet home

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

There has been a lot of good news coming out lately on the state of residential security, which over the past few years has been bolstered by interactive and connected services, home automation, DIY and the emergence of mobile everything.

Pokemon—NO!

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security dealers have a new security threat to warn homeowners about: Teenagers and adults (yes, grown men and women) taking to the streets, on foot and in their cars, to capture Pokemon creatures with their phones, in and around your neighborhoods, your mailboxes (more on this la

Comcast and Alarm.com reportedly in talks to acquire Icontrol

Alarm.com could win ADT business if deal goes through
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06/15/2016

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Interactive services platform provider Alarm.com and cable giant Comcast are in talks to acquire platform provider Icontrol Networks, according to several sources who spoke to Security Systems News, and published reports.

Redwire creates a resi division

Doug Smith said resi account acquisition possible in 2016
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01/13/2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Redwire, a commercially focused security company based here, is getting into residential security.

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