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May 10, 2019

Resideo makes first acquisition since spin-off

Company announced it has acquired Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Buoy Labs, the maker of a WiFi solution that tracks water usage in the home.

Q&A: Tobin Richardson, president and CEO, Zigbee Alliance

Richardson discusses interoperability, Amazon in the smart home, and how professionally-installed and DIY home automation systems can continue to co-exist.

Armstrong’s monitoring expands through CML acquisition

According to president Gary Armstrong, CML monitoring operations will be rebranded under the Armstrong’s umbrella.
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Selling the smart home

Selling the smart home

As smart home security technology dominates the headlines, it is worth examining how this technology is being delivered to consumers by dealers and other solution providers — and how this process might be improved. » Learn more...

Trend-spotting at Barnes Buchanan

Annual conference yields insights into major market trends for alarm monitoring and home automation. » Read full article

TMA launches Five Diamond Dealer Program

The Monitoring Association says the program provides the means for Five Diamond alarm companies to share the benefits of its designation with key dealers. » Read full article

ADT acquires do-it-yourself home security provider LifeShield

Founded in 2004, ADT says LifeShield was the first to bring a wireless DIY home security offering to the residential market. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

Security Canada Alberta

Date: May 29, 2019
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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Date: June 3-6, 2019
Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
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Security Summit Canada

Date: June 13, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Security Canada West

Date: June 19, 2019
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Date: Sept. 8-12, 2019
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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