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”From voice to video, the “it” technology of the moment has a positive effect on dealers, says Greg Blackett, of Tyco Security Products. “A lot of these products
drive interest in security. There is an opportunity there in the form of reaching a customer that hasn’t had security before by delivering new products. Maybe
they will start with a point product but then possibly migrate to a more secure, professional solution. Those are the types of things that will help us…. As an industry we are doing good work making sure products can connect in a meaningful way. ”While homeowners are nearly 2. 5 times more likely than renters to have a working security system, a significant portion 43 percent of recent buyers acquired their systems as part of the purchase of a new or existing home. While interactive services have taken hold in the industry, radically improving customer satisfaction and retention, the addition of home control products including lighting and thermostats has also expanded the value of security solutions. Bundling smart energy, home security, and smart home services has made the security industry the leading channel for smart home services. Looking to move beyond the current 21 percent to 22 percent penetration among broadband households, professional monitoring providers may be hard pressed to find a single silver bullet.