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There are so many moving parts to our system now, it's hard to keep track of them all. Plus, we move with such rapidity from one issue to the next that it seems nothing really gets resolved, it's just on we go to the next crisis. Geo political speaker, Larry McKewin would say the government likes it that way because it keeps us arguing with each other rather than keeping our government officials accountable. Thanks again for all the food for thought and for all the hard work you obviously put into this article. I also appreciated your objectivity. You weren't ranting and that's easy to do given the controversial nature of the topic.

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01.14.2007 | 34 Comments

Startups aren't the only ones making money off the DIY demand. Products from corporate titans such as Google's Nest and Dropcam are also diversifying the market. In most cases these have been acquired, not developed by the big corporations themselves. Investment firms have also spotted an opportunity in the DIY home security market. For example, Sequoia invested early; in 2014, the firm dumped $57 million into SimpliSafe, which offers self installed security systems. All told, DIY systems are on track to take over 34 percent of the home security market by 2020.

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01.14.2007 | 16 Comments

" KrystiansWe have yet to test anti burglary systems, but Samsung announced a partnership with ADT and will start selling a home security starter kit $549. This includes a central base station that is also a SmartThings Hub, two window/door sensors and a motion detector. You can add ADT monitoring services for $14. 99 for life safety and $24. 99 for security services. Nest ProtectThe Nest Protect is our top smart smoke detector. Not only does it detect both carbon monoxide and smoke, but it will also tell you where the source of the fire is bedroom, basement, etc. It will additionally send you an alert on your phone if you're away from home. The Nest Protect can also be connected with a number of other smart home devices and performs a monthly self checkup to ensure that it's working properly. It's more expensive than other smart smoke detectors, but it's a worthwhile investment.