With so many innovations coming to the home security industry, Nortek President Mike O’Neal says the company chose to shift from selling hardware-based products to be more of a provider of components for the industry.

With so many innovations coming to the home security industry, Nortek President Mike O’Neal says the company chose to shift from selling hardware-based products to be more of a provider of components for the industry. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

— When the wireless revolution hit the home security and automation industry several years ago, Carlsbad-based Nortek Security & Control LLC was confronted with more than just disruptive technology...

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