10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vivint Smart Home

When you see or hear the name Vivint Smart Home, home security, the color orange, or even Utah Jazz basketball may come to mind—and you’d be on target in any case. But those are just pieces of a much bigger picture.

Rooted in a history of home security, Vivint has gone on to lead an explosion in the smart home category comparable to the computer revolution of the 1980s, or the smartphone boom of the 2000s. At Vivint, we’re moving forward and building upward, and we’re doing it better and faster than anyone else.

Here a few more things you probably didn’t know about Vivint Smart Home:

1. We’re at the top of the smart home industry

Vivint is the No. 1 smart home service provider in the U.S.1. Our Smart Home Pros have installed systems in more than 2 million homes, and our devices can be found in more homes throughout North America than any other smart home service provider.

Vivint Smart Home is the leading smart home services provider in the U.S.

2. Vivint Gives Back

Our charitable organization, Vivint Gives Back, seeks to enhance the lives of children with intellectual disabilities, including autism, through technology, service, and innovation. To date, Vivint Gives Back has donated more than 160,000 volunteer hours from Vivint employees and $15 million toward charitable causes.2

Vivint Gives Back volunteers
Vivint Smart Home employees donate thousands of volunteer hours each year to support a number of charitable causes.

3. We’re making an impact at home

Vivint is the largest tech company and employer headquartered in Utah, and is a key contributor to the growing and influential Silicon Slopes community.3 And our more than 10,000 employees like it here. Forbes named Vivint Smart Home one of “America’s Best Employers.”

Vivint Smart Home Provo, Utah offices
Vivint Smart Home offices in Provo, Utah, part of the Silicon Slopes community.

4. Innovation is in our blood

Fast Company ranked Vivint Smart Home #22 on its list of The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for “opening the door to the connected home of the future.” Other brands on the list include Amazon, Apple, Airbnb, Facebook and Google.

5. It’s all in the name

Our company name has a meaning that describes what we do. Vivint means "live intelligent.” The first syllable, “viv,” comes from the Latin word vivere, which means to live, while “int” is short for intelligent. Vivint=Live Intelligently. It’s what we're all about.

Vivint Smart Home name meaning

6. J.D. Power recognized

That’s right. J.D. Power, one of the world’s most trusted providers of Voice of the Customer insights ranked Vivint “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems.”4

J.D. Power award Vivint Smart Home
J.D. Power award: "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems."

7. We’re an all-inclusive smart home company

This means we combine products and services to provide the most comprehensive smart home experience. Hardware and software, sales, professional installation, monitoring, and customer support. We do it all.

8. Smart Home Pros make the difference

Our team of highly trained, certified professionals—Smart Home Pros—expertly take homeowners from consultation to installation while providing high-level customer service. They live and breathe smart home technology.

Vivint Smart Home Pros help install smart homes and educate customers
Our Smart Home Pros are experts at installing and educating about smart home technology.

9. We like to mix it up

While we create our own smart home products, Vivint also conveniently integrates with several other smart home devices, including:

Vivint Smart Home integrates with other popular smart devices

10. We heart basketball

If you’ve ever visited Salt Lake City, then you’ve probably seen our name in lights at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. We are proud to own the naming rights for the home of the Utah Jazz.

Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz, in Salt Lake City, Utah

At Vivint Smart Home we’re turning the dream of the future into reality. We’re more than just the leading smart home service provider in the nation, and more than our awards and industry accolades. Right now, our focus is on moving the smart home industry forward with meaningful innovation and award-winning service that help homeowners focus on the things that matter most to them.

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  1. Strategy Analytics. 2018. "Strategy Analytics Announces The Top 10 Smart Home Service Providers In The US". prnewswire.Com.
  2. Vivint Gives Back
  3. Silicon Slopes. 2018.
  4. Vivint Newsroom: J.D. Power Ranks Vivint Smart Home No. 1 in Home Security Customer Satisfaction
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