abode systems announced a major new integration with smart lock manufacturer, Danalock at CES 2019. In January 2019, the sleek, easy-to-install, retrofit Danalock V3 smart lock featuring Z-Wave and Bluetooth connectivity will be available to be directly integrated into the abode DIY home security system for even greater smart home control and security.
abode systems announces a strategic investment from Nice S.p.A. Through the transaction, which was public as of Friday, April 13 and reported to the Italian stock exchange, Nice will acquire 75% of abode systems with the remaining stock held by abode founders. Abode was originally founded in 2014 by former ADT executive Christopher Carney and launched on Kickstarter in 2015. The home security startup combined professional-grade security with desirable and popular smart home features and a powerful home automation engine to create what is now a well-developed smart home security space.