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Who Is Going To Support The Growing Senior Community?

March 1, 2013

For years, the editors at CE Pro magazines have been reporting how the senior and independent living communities is the next best market for home automation dealers and integrators. Now, the security market is joining the conversation, with Security Systems News publishing a story headlined “Security companies, others eye growth of PERS » Read More

FCC Issues New Rules for Cellular Signal Boosters

February 20, 2013

Jason Knott of CE Pro reported today the FCC ruling will require by March 1, 2014 that cellular signal boosters cannot interfere with wireless networks or emergency calls. Here’s the story: The FCC has issued new rules for cellular signal boosters that require the devices to abide by technical requirements that prohibit them from » Read More

Should DIY Alarm Systems Be Regulated?

February 8, 2013

Ok, we want to hear from you on this one – both professional installers and well as the do-it-yourself crowd. In this month’s issue of CE Pro magazine, editor Jason Knott wrote about a recommendation to regulate DIY alarm systems. Do you agree? Do you disagree? Let’s hear what you have to say! Here’s the » Read More

Are Trunkslammers Stronger Than Ever?

May 20, 2010

Dealers have been telling Jason Knott, Editor of CE Pro magazine, the recession is taking its toll on mid-sized integration companies, not the bottom-feeders. He writes: Everyone knows 2009 was a lousy year. CE Pro lost about 10 percent of its subscribers. That means electricians, IT VARs, security dealers, and home automation and A/V integrators » Read More