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More than ever we see alarm systems integrated with cameras in the home. All these services are coming together that we couldn’t do before. 2016 really
pushed the envelope for integration, I believe. ”Rehman, like a growing number of his residential dealer peers, has started calling his business a “residential integrator” because of the growing complexity of Internet of Things residentially often referred to as smart or connected home that are increasingly included in a residential security system. “We are in the smart device technology now. Everything has to be app operated. In that scene we do end up working with a higher tier of clients that look for that marriage between systems. They are looking for customization. They don’t want
a gold, silver or bronze package. They want something different than the Jones across the street. ”Despite near unanimous agreement that 2016 was significantly up, at least one study in the residential security space shows it was actually a small increase and that the improvement really began in 2015, says Tricia Parks, founder and CEO, Parks Associates, Dallas.