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My Smart Home Trolled Me
"I've gained a new degree of respect for monitored systems like Vivint's Sky which, though comparatively expensive, do at least have the reassurance of a 24/7 call center to act on any alarms that might get triggered."
With employees' help, Vivint sends thousands of meals to Haiti
"What many might not realize beyond the orange logo, home security and summer sales jobs, is that the company is involved in a significant amount of service and monetary donations in both local and global communities."
Vivint creates CSO position, hires federal cyber expert Joe Albaugh
"Joe Albaugh, who today joined Vivint in the newly created position of chief security officer, brings significant cyber expertise, having previously served as chief information security officer at the U.S. Department of Transportation and also at the Federal Aviation Administration."
This Tech Startup Wants to Revolutionize Your Home
"Think of it like Nest’s smart thermostat feature, except on steroids. It’s unlike anything out right now."
Sure smart home tech is cool. But how much does it save you?
"Smart home technology is convenient, state-of-the-art and undeniably cool. But does it help where it really matters—in consumers' pocket?"
Vivint Solar CEO says Utah company has long-term future in Hawaii
"Vivint Solar, which has risen quickly to become one of the top solar energy companies in Hawaii, is here to stay, the Utah-based company’s CEO told PBN."
Which Company will Control Your Home?
"ADT and Vivint are giving away ambitious home-automation systems with touchscreen control panels as an incentive to sign up for long-term contracts."
Vivint launches smart home platform
"On the heels of tech giants Google and Apple making known their intentions to enter the smart home market, Utah-based Vivint on Tuesday launched its own smart home platform called "Vivint Sky.""
Honeywell And Vivint’s New Smart Home Platforms: Openness Is Overrated
"Honeywell’s latest may be a curated platform, but Vivint’s is iron-clad."
New Vivint Smart Home System Wants to Know More About You
"At the center of the system is the Vivint SkyControl panel, which includes proprietary cloud technology that can learn from your preferences and behaviors. From there, the system will make suggestions on how you can enhance the convenience and control throughout your home."
Vivint launches a “learning” home-control system
"Vivint was already using what I consider to be the home-control industry's best control panel, the 2Gig Go! Control panel, and the all-new SkyControl panel has the same genes."
Vivint Sky promises easy home automation
"It's an update on Vivint's smart home hub with a slick capacitive touchscreen control panel at its heart that lets you control lights, thermostats and door locks and monitor video feeds from mobile devices and PCs in a simple interface."
Vivint launches own panel, own platform in new solution
"“Vivint is creating what we believe could be a new standard in vertically integrated, subscription-based home automation services, with its own control interface, its own platform, [and] some of its own devices.”"
Vivint Sky home automation system adapts to your way of life
"Vivint is looking to ramp up the automation in home automation with Vivint Sky, a smart home system designed to learn and adapt to its users' habits."
Vivint Unveils Proprietary Smart Hub ‘Vivint Sky’
"Vivint today launched a proprietary smart hub called Vivint Sky, which will allow users to control lights, thermostat, door locks, high-definition security cameras and other devices throughout the home, all from a smartphone, laptop or tablet."