The new computer based home security products are gaining popularity. Additional features and upgrades are in the pipeline. The technology is likely to dominate the industry over the long haul. For now, though, most sales are being made to new installations. Upgrade sales to existing customers have been relatively modest. And even in the new user market sales have been less dynamic than they might have been under better economic conditions. Still, volume is likely to expand. And margins promise to widen on any increase in activity.
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