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Of its clients, 85 percent employ some “smart home component,” Boyce said. That could include the ability to disarm the home alarm, lock a door, or look at security camera footage via a cellphone. But increasingly, Boyce said, smart home components include the ability to adjust components like
lighting, heating and air conditioning, and appliances and devices. Defenders projects up to 97 percent of its clients will have some form of smart home technology within 12 months. “We think the residential security business will continue to grow and the growth will accelerate because there will be more
smart home components,” Boyce said. That’s pretty impressive penetration considering Defenders didn’t get into smart home devices until 2014.