Monitored alarm systems in Europe and North America reached 46mn at the end of 2018

Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the market for connected security applications.

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Alexa Guard makes waves for DIY security and insurance – but only a ripple for security providers

Announced last week by Amazon, Alexa Guard turns any Amazon Echo into a security device, using what the company calls “guard mode.”

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The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 45mn in 2017, says Berg

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 45 million in 2017.

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Smart thermostats gain traction in Europe and North America

Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the smart thermostat market. The number of North American and European homes with a smart thermostat grew by 67% to 10.1 million in 2016.

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Vivint, ADT, AT&T and Comcast head a US list of ‘Top 10 smart home service providers’

Strategy Analytics has released the results of its competitive analysis of US providers of fee-based smart home services such as self-monitoring, notification, automation and energy management services — apart from or in addition to professionally-monitored interactive security.

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Smart home technology from Vivint helps parents keep tabs on kids when home alone

In conjunction with National Child Safety Protection Month, Vivint is raising awareness of the benefits smart home technology can provide families in creating a safer home. With both parents working full-time in nearly half of all two-parent homes, it is more important than ever for homes to provide a controlled, safe environment for kids.

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