Tag: Security

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Securing Relationships, Building Trust as the Smart Home Evolves

As the definition of “smart home” evolves, the importance of security increases, becoming top of mind for consumers. In fact, privacy and security concerns are among the top purchase barriers for those who don’t own smart devices, revealed Tech Journalist Andrea Smith at a CES 2021 roundtable. Participating in the discussion were Ohad Amir, CTO, Essence; Michelle Guss, director, Residential Business…

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Manufacturer and distributor SnapAV is now carrying Ring's pro-focused “X Line." SnapAV’s addition of the Ring X Line, available on SnapAV.com and in SnapAV Local Pro Stores for U.S.-based SnapAV partners.

Ring’s X Line Joins SnapAV

Ring is further cementing its position into the custom install industry. Manufacturer and distributor SnapAV is now carrying Ring’s pro-focused “X Line.” Additionally, Blackwire, residential and commercial distributor to the custom installation industry, has introduced the Ring Events Driver for Elan home automation systems, which is an addition to their existing drivers for Control4 and URC systems.

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The 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel's design is thin, “modern and sleek” with a bright, high resolution. Itl has been upgraded to a new “intuitive” user interface and a secure platform that not only supports encrypted sensors, which help eliminate system hacks and prevent account take-overs, but provides a hands-free disarm for added convenience.

Nortek Control Reveals Anticipated 2GIG EDGE Panel

Nortek Control has launched the 2GIG® EDGE™ Security and Automation Panel, with, reportedly, the industry’s first secure face recognition touchless disarm. The 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel, which was named CTA 2021 Security and Surveillance Product of the Year Mark of Excellence Award, was developed to be the “center of today’s smart home, making it compatible with a broad array of home technologies and products,” Nortek explained. The company reports that it has made the panel “seamless” to connect to other cameras in and around the home while also providing the ability to view video “in real time from up to eight different camera feeds.”

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