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For Sale: Logitech Remote, Video Security Divisions

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For Sale: Logitech Remote, Video Security Divisions

Fiscal Q3 2012 brings "unacceptable" results for Logitech, with weakness across all territories (especially Europe). As a result, the company plans to "divest" of its remote and video security divisions.

In other words, Logitech will soon sell off the Harmony remote and Alert security divisions.

By end 2013 other "non-strategic products" will meet the chopping block, including gaming console peripherals Continue reading...

A Team-Up in Smartphone-Based Security

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A Team-Up in Smartphone-Based Security

Two smartphone-enabled home automation and security product developers team up-- motion-sensing dock maker Lumawake and security system developer Lockitron combine the forces of their respective products.

According to the two companies the newly announced combination provides an intelligent door able to automatically lock up once users are fast asleep.

Designed as a sleep recognition system, the Continue reading...

AuthenTec’s One-Swipe Password Control

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AuthenTec’s One-Swipe Password Control

For retailers & distributors, AuthenTec and Dolphin will demo at CeBIT a solution to safeguard family digital life: for parents (protecting access to personal and financial online info) and for children (protecting their social time and playtime online).

With all the security you need these days, no one at home or work finds managing password security easy. At CeBIT, AuthenTec will present a Continue reading...

Logitech Debuts Wireless Home-Security System

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Logitech Debuts Wireless Home-Security System

Move over. Here come the big brands…Logitech introduces a wireless home-monitoring camera system based on the Homeplug AV wireless-networking platform.

“The video security market is characterized by expensive, hard-to-install and hard-to-use security systems, as well as poor-quality monitoring cameras," points out Eric Kintz, VP/GM of Logitech's video business.

Ouch...

Hard-hitting Logitech Continue reading...

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