Alarm.com customers can how use voice control with their Google Home to arm and disarm their security systems, unlock doors, change the temperature, turn the lights on and off, and more.
Source: Okay Google: Ask Alarm.com to Arm the Security System – CE Pro
Zonoff, one of the most promising IoT platform providers, closes shop after Honeywell reportedly reneges on acquisition. Security and home-automation giants ADT, Icontrol and Alarm.com figured into the demise. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: Goodbye, Zonoff: IoT Provider Sunk by Alarm.com, Icontrol, Honeywell, ADT – CE Pro
Comcast’s Dan Herscovici on the acquisition of Icontrol: new smart-home roadmap, a wholesale offering to other providers, thoughts on DIY, integration with TV and voice controls, IoT center in Austin, TX … and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: Exclusive: How Comcast Will Use Icontrol to Dominate Security, Home Automation Market – CE Pro
Icontrol, a pioneer in cloud-based security and home automation, has been acquired by Alarm.com and Comcast, despite antitrust concerns. Here’s what could be in store for the players and the SHaaS (smart home as a service) landscape.
Source: Alarm.com and Comcast Close Icontrol Acquisition: What Now? – CE Pro
In its lawsuit to stop Icontrol from being sold to Alarm.com and Comcast/Xfinity, Honeywell defines the relevant security and home-automation market way too narrowly, defendants claim. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: Icontrol, Alarm.com Respond to Antitrust Suit: Honeywell Defines Smart-Home Market All Wrong – CE Pro
Two dominant SHaaS (smart home as a service) providers Icontrol and Alarm.com are being sued by competitor Honeywell to block a proposed merger. Combined company would control 70% of the market for interactive security and home automation. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: Honeywell Sues to Block Icontrol, Alarm.com Merger on Antitrust Grounds – CE Pro
Comcast has agreed to acquire Icontrol Networks Inc., an Austin-based company that creates technology and platforms for connected home security and IoT.
Source: Comcast Makes Moves in the Connected Home with Icontrol Acquisition – Dealerscope
Comcast, Alarm.com Join Up to Acquire Icontrol Z-Wave Alliance
Source: Comcast, Alarm.com Join Up to Acquire Icontrol – Z-Wave Alliance
Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Parts of Icontrol
Source: Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Parts of Icontrol – CE Pro
Comcast signed an agreement to acquire Austin-based Icontrol Network assets that play in the connected home security and the Internet of Things (IoT) space. The operator says Icontrol has been an important partner since the launch of Xfinity Home in 2010.
Source: Icontrol Platform Snapped Up by Comcast