CableFAX Daily executive editor Michael Grebb meets Louis Stilp, founder, president and CEO of InGrid, Inc., a digital home security firm that’s targeting cable operators and other broadband service providers.

The pitch? Analog security systems share drawbacks that shouldn’t apply in the digital age. So InGrid wants to show cable operators how broadband-enabled security can improve flexibility, reliability and functionality for consumers seeking home security solutions. And of course, home security adds yet another service to MSOs’ burgeoning bundle.

No deals quite yet, but Stilp tells Grebb that the company is confident that MSOs and other broadband providers will come around. One enticement: InGrid would handle all the background technology (similar to how Research In Motion takes care of network tasks for big wireless providers offering the Blackberry device), allowing MSOs to concentrate on marketing and customer satisfaction.

Length: 5:35

Credits:
Producer/Interviewer: Michael Grebb
Editor: Christine Hardtman
Video shot by Crews Control

The Daily

Subscribe

MobiTV Files for Voluntary Bankruptcy

MobiTV started off March by filing for voluntary relief under Chapter 11, saying it intends to use the proceeding to implement a restructure that will position the company for long-term sustainability and growth.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB? VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.