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Video in the home goes mainstream

Checking in on kids, elderly parents and pets facilitated by residential video surveillance
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09/02/2014

In the second decade of the 21st century, home security is no longer just about catching bad guys.

Tyco Fire brings three new sprinkler valves to American market

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08/29/2014

LANSDALE, Pa.—Tyco Fire Protection Products introduced three new valves in the American market this summer for use in commercial and industrial fire sprinkler systems. Introduced were two new resilient seated gate valves and the pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve.

Advanced Cabling acquires 1st Response

Integrator eyes expansion in Missouri
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08/27/2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Advanced Cabling Systems, a $21 million integrator based here, has acquired 1st Response Security, a Honeywell CSS dealer with expertise in the school vertical. Both companies are based here.

SentryNet brings back the cruise

The company is also weeks away from rolling out a second enhanced version of its mobile app
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08/27/2014

PENSACOLA, Fla.—A few weeks away from releasing the second installment of its dealer app, SNapp 2.0, SentryNet, a monitoring company based here, announced it’s also doing something else for the second time: booking a Carnival cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, which high-performing dealers can earn tickets to.

Guardian implements ASAP to PSAP in Richmond

Jason Bradley: program is a ‘differentiator—with potentially limitless possibilities for signal transmission
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08/27/2014

WARRENDALE, Pa.—When Jason Bradley was named director of central station operations in April, he said implementing the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol program would be high on the agenda.

Johns seeks to transform ISI Security

New president will focus on large construction market, nationwide build up
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08/27/2014

SAN ANTONIO—As the newly named president of ISI Security, Buddy Johns plans to lead this $70 million firm that’s known for its specialization in the corrections vertical through “a major transformation.”

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SSN News Poll October 2014

More and more connected products in homes and businesses increasingly provide central stations with new revenue and service opportunities to monitor those devices. But some say that to do that, centrals need to change and become more like data centers. Do you agree? Tell us what you think the central station of the future will look like.

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